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OPIS Blog

A closer look at key topics in the spot, rack and retail markets of the downstream petroleum industry.

Spot Market, Rack Market, Retail Market

Oil Price Analysis: Mid-Year 2018 Update

A steady diet of curveballs may be the best way to describe the first half of 2018 for oil and fuel prices. Revisions to

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Diesel, Gasoline, Jet fuel, Spot Market

How OPIS Assesses New York Harbor Spot Fuel Prices

Gasoline, diesel and jet fuel trade in the New York Harbor spot market on a full-day basis, with price swings having a

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Diesel, Spot Market

Diesel Fuel Prices Set to Soar This Summer: Three Forecasts

Summer 2018 could get to be a hot one for diesel fuel. High diesel prices are in the forecast, given a global

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Gasoline, Spot Market, Rack Market

Gasoline Price Volatility and the Spring RVP Transition

Spring has sprung – Nor’easters blanketing a huge swath of the United States in snow notwithstanding – but the gasoline

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Spot Market, Rack Market, Retail Market

Significant Gasoline Price Inflation Likely In March Madness

We’ve used the “March Madness” sobriquet before, but not necessarily in recent cheap fuel years. 

Get ready for gasoline

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Gasoline, Spot Market, Distillates

How OPIS Covers Chicago Spot Fuel Prices

The Chicago spot fuel market is complex, with gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and kerosene sourced via several pipelines. 

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