"The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia."
Crude sellers count the cost of mounting freight rates
Delivered crude comes to Dated Brent
Asia crude buyers cautious as supply uncertainty lingers post-Saudi attacks
Saudi shut-in after attacks, and an exploding scrubber: just another week in oil
The middle way: Distillate-rich crudes forge ahead as IMO 2020 looms
Prepare to reap the whirlwind
Key themes to watch at Platts APPEC 2019
Sweet opportunities remain for sour crude and heavy products
US crude: overpriced, overhyped, and over here?
Cleaner, greener fuels on the road and on the seas
US, Russia battle for Asian crude oil demand
Hormuz tanker tensions fail to ignite the oil markets
The only way is up for refiners
Changing currents for crude flows following trouble in the Strait of Hormuz
Choppier waters for European gasoline
How do current tensions in the Middle East affect crude flows to Asia?
Angola’s challenges as crude production and differentials slide
Oil market feels impact from US oversupply of light ends
Strong NWE gasoline masks a weaker global picture
Why is the fuel oil sulfur spread going bananas?
Turbulence ahead for EMEA jet fuel due to Asian exports, airline economics
Iran sanctions begin to bite; what does IMO 2020 mean for fuel oil?
Russian crude oil contamination causes European supply shock
What does the end of the Iran sanction waivers mean to Asian crude and condensate buyers?
Gasoline resurgent, but why and where next?
So what happened at MPGC 2019?
How Russian Urals crude is reacting to the sweet and sour inversion
Forward fuel and the sticky bitumen question
Dated Brent crude oil grades feel impact of strong buying interest
Oil Markets podcast – Africa's oil opportunities
US crude oil returns to China in small volumes amid ongoing US-China trade talks
Parties! Protests! Dinosaurs! IP Week 2019 in review
How the US sanctions on Venezuela's PDVSA impact Asian crude oil buyers
Azerbaijan prepares to host OPEC/non-OPEC JMMC, boost domestic energy sector
Spotting the big oil trends ahead of IP Week 2019
Nigerian election puts focus on country's energy future
Venezuelan sanctions threaten to remap oil trade-flows across the Atlantic
Brent-Dubai narrows sharply ahead of fresh OPEC oil output cuts, sour crude shortage
Light and heavy oil products in Europe invert again
S&P Global Platts announces CIF Rotterdam offers to be included in Dated Brent assessment
Delays in the Turkish straits put freight markets and Urals Med crude under pressure
The potential for delivered crude oil coming into Dated Brent
Rising number of GPS disruptions pose an emerging security risk for the shipping industry
Low Rhine water levels continue to impact oil products markets
European light ends struggle to find balance amid a culmination of bearish factors
The Oil/Petrochemicals imbalance
European low sulfur VGO market facing bearish headwinds on sinking gasoline cracks
Refiners announce first details of new 0.5% sulfur bunker fuels
West African crude oil trading goes public
Saudi fuel oil demand could support European exports year-round
Jamnagar, Yanbu outages have conflicting impact on European gasoline and VGO markets
Off-spec Houston bunker fuel sparks contamination crisis
Low Rhine water levels struggle to keep NWE barges market afloat
IMO: financing marine fuel costs post-2020
Assessing Libya's oil woes
World Cup special: Russia-OPEC oil negotiations held on the sidelines
Younger generation of shipping executives reconsider scrubbers ahead of IMO 2020
Implications of US sanctions on Iran for Asian oil buyers
What’s keeping naphtha afloat?
Looking for the upside: CPC Blend crude oil at six-year lows
Rotterdam overtakes Fujairah as world's second bunker fuel hub
What next for African refining?
What's behind the Russian sour crude oil slump?
IP Week -- Oil and gas: An industry trying to redefine itself
Asian kerosene strength brings fresh highs to European jet fuel prices
December Forties Pipeline System outage affects January North Sea-Asia crude arbitrage
The Saudi purge and Aramco: how the kingdom's oil policy may play out
Jet fuel barges soar above $50/mt bucking traditional seasonal trends
Northwest European propane prices buck traditional seasonal trends
How is US oil recuperating from Harvey, from wellhead to midstream to refining?
Kurdistan’s independence poll raises the heat in Iraq but what does it mean for oil?
IMO 2020: Which country will be the toughest enforcer of the sulfur cap?
After the storms: Jet fuel trends and outlook in Europe and the US
European gasoline, diesel prices rally on Hurricane Harvey, traders eye Irma impact
North Sea crude complex holds up in face of wider inter-regional spreads
European oil, petchems reaction to Shell Pernis refinery production halt
NWE naphtha turns bullish on petrochemical, gasoline blending demand
What has prompted the recent split in crude differentials in the Med sweet markets?
IMO update: Latest news on the 2020 sulfur cap
What role will China play in the North Sea crude oil market in Q3?
Saudi Arabia's new crown prince and the outlook for the kingdom's oil sector
What next for the gasoline/diesel spread in Europe?
Fuel oil cracks and the OPEC effect
Sweet/sour crude spread in focus as Urals prices over CPC Blend
Russia's ambitious aviation fuel plans take off at industry event
What can the oil market expect at the OPEC meeting in Vienna?
Bulls and bears tussle in the oil supply/demand debate
The forward curve reacts to IMO 2020
Upcoming West Africa sulfur reductions on oil product imports gather apace
Asian buyers become major players in European crude oil markets
May a big month for Iran amid rising crude oil output
Med diesel, gasoil balances adjust after Saudi Aramco-EGPC rapprochement
Global factors widen the Forties/Urals crude oil spread
Russia's falling fuel oil exports
Nigeria finalizes 2017 DSDP program as Africa seeks a cleaner fuel future
The big oil issues for 2017
Libya: back on the road to supply security?
Russian Urals crude values remain strong on program release
Low sulfur fuel oil 2017 power play
Naphtha starts 2017 with a bang
US benchmark gasoline price climbs on surging exports to Mexico
Platts updates USGC high sulfur fuel oil assessment specs
The impact of the IMO's 2020 sulfur cap: Interview with Ensys/Navigistics
Life after sanctions: Iranian gasoil flows to ARA refining hub
Will Russia back up leading role in OPEC, non-OPEC oil output deal with compliance?
Could new crude grades go into Dated Brent?
SPIMEX’s Urals futures contract: A new benchmark for Russia?
How Russia's privatization plans withstand the latest corruption scandal
Saudi Aramco's halt of oil product supply to Egypt surprises markets
Upcoming IMO decision on global sulfur cap could boost scrubbers demand
How is Russia’s refinery modernization plan impacting heavy products markets?
How are tighter emissions regulations impacting the global cruise liner industry?
Russia juggles oil privatization plans
Russia's oil, gas drift to the East gaining momentum
Russia under sanctions: sentiment negative but situation manageable so far
Russia's delayed refinery upgrades, tax maneuver take toll on throughputs
Crude markets across North America watch wildfires in Western Canada
US jet fuel industry works to pin down causes of off-spec fuel
As arb from NWE slams shut, where will Med utilities get their fuel oil from?
Suffering oil majors face more pain from price slump
European 0.1% gasoil price boosted by Russian supply cut
European jet fuel oversupply steals spotlight in 2015
US refiners hoping gasoline margins remain high on summer travel demand
Saudi Arabia's political reorganization and its impact on global oil markets
Rising crude prices prompt fears of disconnect with physical market
Jet fuel specification change a thorn in European traders' side
Russia refinery upgrades change face of European gasoil market
Iran: What could its crude 'flood' look like?
Short-term resurgence of Northwest European LSFO barge demand
Widening crude import rights in China: A game-changer for independent refiners?
Nigeria's oil industry at crucial juncture as new government takes over
Japan's gasoline margin improves to 4-year high, stable outlook ahead
Propane supply tight in Europe on lack of US exports
European gasoline unseasonably firm following US strength
High freight rates limit strengthening of West African crude prices
European marine gasoil demand increases on launch of emissions regulations
Will 2015 mark China's reforms on oil product prices?
Impact from lower jet fuel prices on airline markets to fully manifest itself in 2016: IATA
Will China buy more crude oil in 2015?
European LPG prices under pressure, increasing US exports
Malaysia, Indonesia bite the bullet on fuel subsidies
Russian oil exports tumble ahead of 2015 tax changes
NWE naphtha weakness reaches multi-year lows as demand struggles
Bunker fuel market reaction to bankruptcy filing by OW Bunker
Oil, shipping sectors react to challenges presented by Ebola outbreak
From importer to exporter: China changing backdrop of jet fuel supply in Asia
Russian 10 ppm diesel exports to Europe dip in October but are set to grow
European naphtha sees regional overhang, lower demand
New and growing markets seen to absorb supply as oil refining landscape changes in Asia, Middle East
NWE gasoline climbs on regional refinery maintenance, increased arbitrage flows
The challenges facing the African crude oil, refined product markets
Mediterranean Urals crude differentials under pressure as arbitrage booms
Asian companies gear up as Mexico opens oil, gas sectors to foreign investors
Latest EU sanctions set to hit Russian oil majors
The role of oil and gas in the Scotland independence debate
Tanker markets feel impact from Libya crude loading restarts, Ebola crisis
When will Kazakhstan's Kashagan be able to restart production?
Latest Western sanctions increase pressure on Russian oil, gas sector
European low sulfur fuel oil under pressure as refiners run sweet crudes
China's H1 2014 apparent oil demand edges up on year
West African overhang brings down European crude market amidst poor margins
Shippers weigh options as US fuel emissions standards set to change
Angolan crude values hit fresh lows on soft Chinese demand, weak refining margins
Poor refining margins pressure European, West African crude values
Baltic gasoil volumes find alternative outlet amid weak European demand
WAF freight rates weaken on oversupply, lack of Asian buying interest
European gasoline weakens as US arbitrage opportunities shrink
Oil reserves promising in rough offshore waters of Great Australian Bight
Regulations, reduced demand significantly diminish Japanese oil refining capacity
Japan, S Korea to maintain Iranian crude oil import volumes in 2014
European ULSD liquidity surges and looks set to remain strong
India's energy policy impacted by elections
Recent US gasoline strength and the prospects of European gasoline arbitrages
US fuel oil markets change focus as traditional demand fades
Chinese oil, gas companies take unusual step of cutting capex
Changes in shale flows could mean changes to US crude storage hubs
US sanctions against Rosneft chief: limited impact so far, but could fall-out still hit markets?
Interview with Port of Rotterdam Authority on bunker industry developments and outlook
Rise and fall: Recent Urals crude volatility and the European market
Increase in demand for direct burning crudes from Japan seen following cold-snap
Russian diesel may struggle to sell in UK after importers enact new test
Rise in West African piracy prompts boost to shipping security off Angola
Sinopec’s planned divestment heralds non-state investment in oil sector
Low sulfur fuel oil strengthens rapidly on regional outflows and refinery maintenance
US remains main outlet for European gasoil
Asian naphtha demand propels Med-Japan LR2 rate to record high
Asian Aframax rates jump as firm Med market attracts eastern ballasters
North Sea crude dented by West African imports, less Asian demand
Hedging prevents airfares from tracking European jet fuel costs
European distillate markets under pressure from rising US, Middle East oil supply
Record high dirty tanker rates impact European crude market
Chinese bunker sales drop on low Russian prices and sluggish market
Libyan crude supply starts returning to market despite continued unrest
Floating storage opportunities emerge amid widening ICE Brent contango
European oil storage: Interview with Niels von Hombracht
European vacuum gasoil markets soar on strong US demand and open arbitrage
Chinese oil outlook: Potential room for growth for gasoil