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Paradigm shifts for Colonial Pipeline and NYMEX Gasoline contracts

Oct 03, 2016

By Simon Jacques

Colonial Pipeline and NYMEX Gasoline price relationships are not immune to changes in historic trends.

How Traders Should Buy and Sell Refinery Gasoil

Jun 20, 2016

By Optimization Specialist Robert

Understanding the fundamental market and quality drivers behind refinery gasoil pricing is key to maximizing value capture.

French Refinery Strike Impacts Distillates Arbs

May 30, 2016

By Simon Jacques

Industrial actions in France demonstrate how modern economies depend on the smooth supply of refinery products.

Diesel and Petrol Price Comparison of 25 Countries

Nov 09, 2015

By Kjell Anderton of TrackCompare

Comparing the cheapest and most expensive fuel prices around the world.

Quantifying Mexican Demand for US Natural Gas

Oct 11, 2015

By American Business Conferences

Evaluating commercial opportunities for US natural gas exports to Mexico.

Comparing US vs UK Fuel Prices

Sep 21, 2015

By Kjell Anderton of TrackCompare

Infographic showing gasoline and diesel price comparisons between the US and UK.

High RIN Prices Support Ethanol Blending

Mar 08, 2015

By Simon Jacques

Ethanol blending still economically justified despite lower gasoline prices.

Europe vs US Arbitrages Roll into the New Year

Jan 04, 2015

By Simon Jacques

It’s the holiday season but the energy markets never stop. 

Heavy Oil – The Future of the Industry!

May 19, 2014

By Praxis Global Research

Reficar recognizing the growing trend of heavy oil requirements and upgrading to accommodate this demand.

Independent Refiner 3Q 2013 Earnings Summary

Dec 02, 2013

By Steve Pagani

Independent refiner earnings in the third quarter 2013 were destroyed by crude and product price collapse. Independent refiner earnings were an astonishing 3% of the 2012 third quarter!                 

Unconventional Oil and Gas Transforming Global Energy Supply

Oct 20, 2013

By Euro Petroleum Consultants

Unconventional gas and oil are having a huge impact on global energy supply. Many believe that, after the US, the MENA region is the biggest opportunity for further development.

Independent Refiner 2Q 2013 Earnings Summary

Aug 13, 2013

By Steve Pagani

Spring often signals new life and rebirth, unfortunately for most of the Independent Refiners the second quarter 2013 was a season of disappointment. Refinerlink explores what went wrong for independent refiners in the second quarter of 2013.       

The Dud Refineries of PADD 5 Oil Industry

Aug 04, 2013

By Market Analyst Dan

A summary overview of refinery configurations in PADD 5 that can benefit from strategic debottlenecking or outright closure.            

Independent Refiner 1Q 2013 Earnings Summary

May 26, 2013

By Steve Pagani

Our independent refinery friends navigated through the traditional turnaround season in the first quarter of 2013 with relative success. Lets look and see how each refiner’s earnings turned out in the first quarter of 2013.                

Independent Refiner 4Q 2012 Earnings Summary

Mar 15, 2013

By Steve Pagani

U.S. independent refiners finalized one of their best years ever ending the 4Q2012 with over $3 billion in net profit.

O Canada! Canadian Crude Oil

Mar 01, 2013

By Steve Pagani

O Canada! It may not be a surprise to some, but Canada is on the verge of becoming a major player in the international crude market. But alas, the only thing holding Canada back is a few pieces of metal.             

RefinerLink Super Oil Championship

Feb 01, 2013

By Market Analyst Dan

In honor of the Super Bowl, Refinerlink hosts the Super Oil Championship between Bakken and WCS crude oils. Which crude oil will win's this year's Super Oil Championship?               

Independent Refiner 3Q 2012 Earnings Summary

Jan 26, 2013

By Steve Pagani

Collectively 8 Independent refiners earned $4.7 Billion dollars in the 3rd quarter 2012 with each refiner continuing to capitalize on discounted feedstocks and location advantages.                

Will Imperial Oil’s $100-Million Oil Sands Investment Pay Off?

Oct 14, 2012

By Eve Harrison

Imperial Oil reportedly aiming to spend around $100-million in order to test newly built oil sands technology.      

The Dud Refineries of PADD 3 Oil Industry

Aug 12, 2012

By Market Analyst Dan

A summary overview of refinery configurations in PADD 3 that can benefit from strategic debottlenecking.                      

Independent Refiner 2Q 2012 Earnings Summary

Aug 12, 2012

By Steve Pagani

Independent Refinery earnings in the second quarter 2012 were strong following similar themes from 2011 and 1Q201. But which refiners stood out from the pack?                         

PADD 2 Refinery Configuration Comparison to U.S. Industry

Jul 22, 2012

By Market Analyst Dan

A high level summary of PADD2 refinery configuration and production yield as compared to the rest of U.S. Refining. 

What to Consider When Choosing Where to Build or Buy a Refinery

Jul 09, 2012

By Ralph Laurel

Location. Location. Location. Even in the refining business the location of a facility plays a huge role in how profitable it can be. 

New U.S. Refiners Competitive Advantage

Jun 04, 2012

By Market Analyst Dan

The booming of North American crude oil production and dramatic shift in fuels (gasoline, jet, and diesel) are well published, but how do the themes connect?                                          

Independent Refiner 1Q 2012 Earnings Summary

May 20, 2012

By Steve Pagani

Independent Refinery earnings in the first quarter 2012 were strong as a result of discounted crude cost and improved operating expenses. Can the independent refinery continue to drive strong results through the rest of the year?              ...

A Refiner's Opinion on Delta Refining

May 09, 2012

By Steve Pagani

Delta’s acquisition of the Trainer Refinery from Phillips 66 may prove to be one of the best decisions the airline has ever made, or not. But one thing is for sure; it’s given a lot people in Pennsylvania hope.                        

Blame Only Ourselves for High Gasoline Prices

Feb 28, 2012

By Steven Pagani

It’s easy to place blame on others else for matters that we cannot directly control. The price of transportation fuel is something that many feel powerless in influencing, but we shouldn’t be so quick to point fingers.    
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