Trending Topic of 2022 – Supply Shortages

Analysis by Sydney Casey FUELSNews will not be published on Monday, January 2, due to the holidays. We wish you a bright and merry New Year! If there is one trend for fuel markets in 2022, it’s supply shortages. Out of FUELSNews’ top ten most-read articles, the top three are related to fuel and DEF […]

Week in Review – Dec 23, 2022

Analysis by Alan Apthorp FUELSNews will not be published on Monday, December 26, or Monday, January 2, due to the holidays. We wish you a happy holiday season and a bright and merry New Year! It’s been a relatively quiet week for fuel markets heading into the holidays, but that’s not stopped the market from […]

What Is It – PADD 1

Every fuel market in the US is unique, with it’s own supply and demand trends. Yet markets in close proximity to one another tend to share similar characteristics. The government groups similar markets into five PADDs, with each one showing unique fuel supply and demand dynamics. By understanding each market in more detail, we can […]

Week in Review – October 7, 2022

OPEC is back in the driver’s seat when it comes to oil prices. Their decision this week to cut supplies by 2 million barrels per day sent prices leaping higher. Crude oil is up nearly $10/bbl this week, and diesel prices are up a full 60 cents per gallon. Market backwardation is beginning to creep […]

What Is It – Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)

Welcome to our continuing FUELSNews series: What Is It Wednesday. Each week, we’ll pick a fuel industry topic to explain, so you can learn more about the market and what drives it. Want to suggest a topic? Email the author, Alan Apthorp, at aapthorp@mansfieldoil.com. If diesel is the hero of the transportation fuels world, then […]

Oil Sinks on Weak Economy, OPEC Deal This Week

Oil markets are seeing large losses this morning as economic concerns continue to weigh. While US economists are still debating on whether the US is in a recession, data from other countries show more concrete evidence of a weakening landscape. A new report from S&P Platts shows that European manufacturing contracted in July for the […]

What Is It Wednesday – 3:2:1 Crack Spread

Welcome to our continuing FUELSNews series: What Is It Wednesday. Each week, we’ll pick a fuel industry topic to explain, so you can learn more about the market and what drives it.   Imagine working for a company where you have no control over your raw material costs, and little control over your sales prices. […]

Prices in Review

WTI Crude opened the week at $67.71. Prices steadily dropped throughout the week falling Monday’s opening price. Crude opened Friday at $64.05, a decrease of $3.66 from Monday. Diesel opened the week at $2.0689. Similar to crude, diesel fell throughout the entire week. It opened Friday at $1.9642 a decrease of $0.1047 from Monday. Gasoline […]

IMO 2020 Hits, Diesel Prices Steady

For all the talk about IMO 2020, markets seem to be adapting quite well to the massive change which affects roughly 4% of the world’s oil demand. The regulation officially went into effect yesterday, requiring that all marine vessels switch from using 3.5% sulfur fuel to 0.5% sulfur fuel. While marine fuel prices have seen […]

Today’s Market Trend

Crude prices are flat this morning after substantial losses of over $1.60 (3.3%) on Friday. Prices this morning are $47.69, just slightly above the closing price on Friday. Crude markets continue to be affected by refinery outages in the Houston area; Goldman Sachs estimates that 2.2 million barrels per day of refining capacity remain offline […]

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