ACI Refining Strategy 2018

Date: 21 February 2018 Topics: Interfax chief energy analyst Peter Stewart provided an outlook on the European refining sector in light of recent price developments in the oil and gas markets. Link: ACI Refining Strategy...

Platts issues Dated Brent Special Report

The Price Reporting Agency Platts, part of S&P Global, has recently issued a Special Report on the Dated Brent benchmark. The price of Brent crude oil from the North Sea has been used for the last 30-odd years as the pricing reference point for billions of barrels...

Iran unrest sparks price volatility

The article below appeared in the 3 January 2018 edition of Natural Gas Daily, published by Interfax Global Energy Services. Civil unrest in Iran has led to at least 21 deaths, and violent clashes between security forces and protesters that began in the northeastern...

US refiners wean off Venezuelan crude

Faced with the possibility of tighter sanctions on Venezuela, US refiners are switching to lighter crude slates and sourcing more heavy grades from Canada and Mexico. Asian refiners look set to reap the benefit. This has implications for crude differentials in all parts of the world.