A number of media outlets reported in recent days that Pemex data show Mexico importing light crude oil in February. We believe this is not the case. Pemex published import data for February showing monthly volumes of LPG, gasoline, diesel, fuel oil and “others.”Continue Reading
Libya’s overall oil and condensate exports through January have hit the brakes due to the ongoing force majeure at El Sharara, as well as the inclement weather that disrupted loadings at eastern ports earlier in the month.Continue Reading
I was on TD Ameritrade this morning, chatting with Ben Lichtenstein about Mexican gasoline imports and the current gasoline shortage there (something we discussed in my latest showing on NPR's Texas Standard on Monday - listen here).Continue Reading
Welcome to The GERM Report by Dan Graeber, a commentary on the intersection between geopolitical events and the price of oil. GERM stands for Geopolitical Energy and Risk Monitoring. Our indicator is based on the expected price volatility by the end of the current trading week.
Risk level: Orange - HighContinue Reading
The VLCC Tianjin left the Corpus Christi lightering zone in the Gulf of Mexico on June 19 with nearly 2.1 million barrels of US WTI / Midland WTI crude on board. It has just discharged its cargo at Reliance's Jamnagar refinery in India, sneaking in before the end of the July to mark a record month of deliveries of US barrels to India.Continue Reading
Today's blog is a guest post by Yuwen Li. He is a Data Analyst at ClipperData, specializing in domestic crude flows and U.S. crude exports. Yuwen holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Qingdao Technological University in China, and a M.S. in Financial Engineering from NYU.Continue Reading
The mighty Abudi Zein and myself are back on the road next week for our semi-annual tour, providing a six-month proprietary outlook on oil and product markets. To give you a flavor of some of the topics we will be covering, hark, check out a couple of the charts below.Continue Reading
Happy Middle O'Week! In an effort to bring our ClipperData to life a bit more, here's an inaugural vlogpost discussing a Wall Street Journal article from earlier this week about US oil exports, which was based on our data. We also take a look at some of the current and emerging trends we see.Continue Reading
Crude exports out of Colombia in recent years have averaged just over 600,000 barrels per day, with exports typically highest in January, before gradually descending through the year. To start this year, however, export volumes have dropped off considerably, as unrest rises up in the country once more.Continue Reading
CNBC published an article late last week based on our ClipperData, highlighting how deliveries of U.S. crude grades into China climbed to a record in November.
As U.S. crude and product export markets evolve, new patterns in loadings, destinations, grades and purchasing present themselves in our granular data.Continue Reading