US Gulf Coast refineries operated at a record rate last week, according to the Energy Information Administration. You can see our analysis of the latest numbers here.
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By News Desk | August 20, 2014 02:10 PM Comments (0)
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By Michael McCafferty | August 8, 2014 10:40 AM Comments (0)
The US petrochemical market has seen a flood of investments over the past few years on the heels of a production boom in unconventional North American hydrocarbons. The flow of capital has been welcomed as it transforms the North American chemical industry; one that was left for dead just five years ago as uncompetitive feedstock prices pushed companies toward consolidation. But, are there still opportunities for those looking for high returns on petrochemical investments? This analysis shows that there are still opportunities in the middle of this US-petrochemical super cycle.
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By News Desk | August 6, 2014 01:20 PM Comments (0)
This week’s EIA oil inventory data recorded a big drop in US gasoline inventories for last week. You can see our analysis of the numbers here.
By News Desk | July 30, 2014 02:40 PM Comments (0)
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By Stuart Elliott | July 11, 2014 11:43 AM Comments (0)
The International Energy Agency on Friday gave its first taste of how oil markets might look in 2015, and on first reading it looks as though they should be pretty well supplied throughout the course of the year.
The agency’s confidence that non-OPEC supply can meet almost all of the projected growth in demand next year means that OPEC itself won’t need to produce, on average, any more than its current 30 million b/d ceiling. Read the rest of this entry »
By News Desk | July 9, 2014 02:24 PM Comments (0)
US crude oil stocks fell 2.4 million barrels the week ended July 4 on an uptick in refinery run rates, according to data from the Energy Information Administration. Total US refinery throughput rose above the five-year average, which added to refinery utilization rates. Read the Platts analysis from Alison Ciaccio here.
By News Desk | July 2, 2014 02:42 PM Comments (0)
US crude oil stocks fell a larger-than-expected 3.2 million barrels the week ended June 27, as refiners increased run rates and imports declined, US Energy Information Administration (EIA) data showed Wednesday. Read the Platts analysis from Alison Ciaccio here.
By Ross McCracken | June 26, 2014 12:24 PM Comments (2)