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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, Carbon

Carbon Credits: Paying the Pollution Price

Did you know there was a carbon market, setting the price for a chunk of polluted air?

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IMO 2020, Spot Market

IMO 2020 Regulations and Fuel Price Impact Explained

The global shipping world in 2020 will see a challenge no other petroleum-dependent industry has witnessed to date. The

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Crude oil, Gasoline, Diesel, Spot Market

Crude Oil Price Trend Analysis for 2019

The year 2019 may set the stage for a transformative decade, with crude oil prices looking capricious and unstable. Here

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Gasoline, Spot Market, Rack Market

What Makes Gasoline Prices Go Up & Down?

Congratulations! You’ve planned an impromptu weekend getaway!  The car is packed. Kids’ iPads are charged. Last thing you

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Natural Gas, Spot Market, Coal

Natural Gas & Coal Export Markets the Focus of Unique North American Energy Conference

My colleagues and I are excited to organize and attend the North American Export Coal & Gas Summit on October 9-11 in San

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Spot Market, Rack Market, Gasoline, Diesel

Improve Gasoline and Diesel Buying with This Surprise Strategy

If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of buyers that pull gasoline and diesel from one of the United States’ myriad

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