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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, IMO 2020

IMO Compliance Scramble: IHS Markit Study Findings

The oil market is less than a year away from a fuel specification change for which neither the refining nor shipping

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Diesel, Gasoline, Jet fuel, Spot Market

Jet Fuel Prices in 2019 to React to Crude, IMO, Strong Demand

For the past two years, consumption of jet fuel by U.S. airlines has been strong, meaning that the annual pace of the

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Diesel, Gasoline, Spot Market

2019 Gasoline and Diesel Prices by Market

Oil price futures are poised for a volatile 2019, if the end of 2018 is any indication.  What will that mean for gas and

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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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Spot Market, IMO 2020

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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Diesel, Gasoline, Crude oil, 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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