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May 6, 2021
Event News
Fuel For Thought
Fuel Oil
CPP / Clean
Gasoline
Gasoil
DPP / Dirty
Freight
Event News

On the 6th May, our Analyst team came together to discuss the Clean Petroleum Products (CPP) and Dirty Petroleum Products (DPP) market in light of recent global events.

Apr 29, 2021
OIl & Gas
Crude
Oil & Gas
CPP / Clean
DPP / Dirty
Freight
Tankers
Tonne-miles

Claims from top trading houses and research analysts that oil demand is set for a roaring comeback as soon as this summer has divided market experts. Vortexa weighs in.

Jan 13, 2021
Oil & Gas
US
Fuel Oil
Russia
VGO
DPP / Dirty
DPP
Insight

Fuel oil and dirty feedstocks exports (DPP) to the US from the FSU region are on track to fall sharply in January, preliminary Vortexa data show.

Jul 22, 2020
Oil & Gas
Fuel Oil
Oil & Gas
Saudi Arabia
Middle East
DPP / Dirty

Saudi Arabia's fuel oil imports typically rise towards the peak power demand season in summer, but early indications so far in Q3 2020 point to a more subdued seasonal uptick compared with prior years.  

Jul 1, 2020
Oil & Gas
US
Fuel Oil
Oil & Gas
Americas
DPP / Dirty
Latin America/South America
Panama

The share of US marine fuels arriving into the global bunkering and storage hub Panama rose sharply in the first half of this year, following the shift to IMO-compliant marine fuels. This displaced previously dominant high sulphur fuel oil (HSFO) from South America, as we highlight in this article.

May 13, 2020
US
Crude
Oil & Gas
Asia
Americas
Naphtha
DPP / Dirty
Jan 2, 2020
Fuel Oil
Oil & Gas
Asia
DPP / Dirty
Singapore
Dec 13, 2019
US
Oil & Gas
Asia
Americas
Naphtha
DPP / Dirty
Dec 2, 2019
US
Oil & Gas
Americas
DPP / Dirty
Nov 27, 2019
Oil & Gas
Europe
Russia
Asia
Naphtha
DPP / Dirty
Nov 5, 2019
US
Fuel Oil
Middle East
Americas
DPP / Dirty
Jordan
Oct 30, 2019
Market Report
US
Fuel Oil
Oil & Gas
DPP / Dirty
Market Report

As the deadline for the IMO 2020 sulphur cap draws near, high sulphur fuel oil (HSFO) prices have fallen sharply and opened up arbitrage opportunities for US Gulf coast (PADD3) refiners to import fuel oil from Russia at record highs.

Oct 25, 2019
Fuel Oil
Crude
Oil & Gas
Brazil
DPP / Dirty
Latin America/South America
Sep 26, 2019
Market Report
Fuel Oil
Oil & Gas
DPP / Dirty
Malaysia
Market Report
APAC

Fuel oil and crude inventory held in floating storage in the wider Port Dickson area off Malaysia has grown sharply, contributing to the regional offshore build up of IMO 2020 compliant fuels.

Sep 9, 2019
Market Report
Fuel Oil
Oil & Gas
DPP / Dirty
Floating Storage
Market Report

Over the last twelve months, the number of supertankers used for floating storage and blending operations offshore Singapore has more than doubled, from around ten at the beginning of the year, to a current fleet of twenty three.

Aug 23, 2019
Market Report
Fuel Oil
Oil & Gas
DPP / Dirty
Market Report
APAC
Taiwan

Taiwan’s imports of low sulphur fuel oil (LSFO), used in power generation, and imports of high sulphur fuel oil (HSFO), have steadily been declining over the last 12 months.

Aug 16, 2019
Oil & Gas
Russia
Asia
Naphtha
DPP / Dirty
Aug 14, 2019
Market Report
Fuel Oil
Crude
Oil & Gas
Australia
DPP / Dirty
Market Report
APAC

Australian heavy sweet crude grades, such as Pyrenees, Van Gigh and Wandoo, have been swooped up by the market ahead of IMO 2020.

Jul 30, 2019
Market Report
Fuel Oil
Oil & Gas
Saudi Arabia
DPP / Dirty
Market Report

Saudi Arabia’s fuel oil imports in July rose to their highest since June 2018, Vortexa data shows.

Jul 26, 2019
Market Report
Fuel Oil
Oil & Gas
DPP / Dirty
Market Report

Fuel oil backwardation is steepening in Europe and Asia as both markets transition to lower-sulphur bunker fuels from 2020.

Jun 21, 2019
Fuel Oil
Oil & Gas
Asia
DPP / Dirty
Singapore
Feb 7, 2019
Fuel Oil
Oil & Gas
Mideast Gulf
Middle East
DPP / Dirty
Jul 17, 2018
Oil & Gas
Europe
Naphtha
DPP / Dirty
Latin America/South America

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