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LOOP Sour crude oil benchmark reflects imports, exports needed by USGC refiners

LOOP Sour crude oil benchmark reflects imports, exports needed by USGC refiners

2017-03-30 05:23:10 EST

While US crude production is up, US Gulf Coast refiners are still largely consumers of medium-to-heavy sour crude — much of it imported from the Middle East help fill their needs.


The Barrel Blog

March 29, 2017
With the UK now firmly on track toward Brexit, question marks still hang over what impact the persistent weakness of the pound may have on its fuel costs.
March 16, 2017
Oil will likely flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe in North Dakota early next week and will start commercial service soon thereafter.
March 13, 2017
Based on the latest S&P Global Platts OPEC survey, the producer group’s compliance with its pledged oil output cuts is 98.5%. It is also 111.5%. At the same time, it is 71.9%.
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London (Platts)--30 Mar 2017 940 am EDT/1340 GMT
After a couple of months of increasing values, Angola's heavy crudes, which had been outperforming lighter barrels, have seen demand falter, allowing the heavy-light spread to widen again.
Singapore (Platts)--30 Mar 2017 939 am EDT/1339 GMT
Cash differentials for Middle East sour crude oil grades have fallen to multi-month lows after demand dissipated while supplies remained available for May-loading cargoes, traders said Thursday.
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Feature: The Trump Administration

February 28, 2017
In an address to a joint session of Congress February 28, President Donald Trump did not utter the word energy, or delve deeply into energy policy debates. But Trump touched on areas of interest to the sector.
Trump gives overview of policy, but no specifics on energy goals
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Factbox: In speech to Congress, Trump targets energy regulations
Factbox: In speech to Congress, Trump targets energy regulations
In a speech to a joint session of Congress February 28, President Donald Trump offered broad insight into his policy goals and reaffirmed his administration's push to rollback federal regulations.



Podcasts

Global factors widen the Forties/Urals crude oil spread
March 29, 2017
- Platts editors discuss the "exploding" price difference between two important crudes in North Europe -- benchmark Forties and Russia’s Urals.
The US isn't the only partner available to assist in Mexico's hydrocarbon reforms
March 27, 2017
- Capitol Crude looks to Mexico, where reform is upending the energy sector at a time when its relationship with the US could be on the cusp of a change.
China aims for bluer skies ahead, but at what cost to commodity demand?
March 23, 2017
- Prime Minister Li Keqiang wants to make China's skies blue again. But what does this mean for the country's production and consumption of commodities?
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Asia Pacific and Middle East Refined Oil Products methodology

Published March 2016

The Asia Pacific and Middle East Refined Oil Products Guide contains the primary specifications and methodologies for Platts Asia Products assessments.


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