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Nov 2, 2021
Oil & Gas
Crude
China
Diesel
Floating Storage
refinery
Land storage

China is now facing yet another dilemma of a diesel supply shortage, as the global natural gas tightness and sky-high coal prices are driving factories to turn to diesel power generators amidst rising seasonal diesel demand from other sectors

Oct 26, 2021
Oil & Gas
Crude
UAE
Saudi Arabia
Asia
Floating Storage
OPEC
margins

Global gasoline cracks are soaring amidst growing market tightness. A cap on gasoline production and high blending costs could see cracks reaching regular 5-year highs this winter

Oct 5, 2021
Oil & Gas
Crude
China
Europe
North Sea
Asia
VLCC
Floating Storage
Johan Sverdrup

Puzzling trends are emerging in the North Sea crude market with Forties cargoes increasingly seen offshore UK, yet at the same time Johan Svedrup flows to Asia are poised to rise.

Apr 7, 2021
Freight
Crude
China
CPP / Clean
Diesel
Europe
Houston
Middle East
Rotterdam
VLCC
Freight
Singapore
Floating Storage
PADD 3
Insight
Tankers
Vessel Availability

Explore Q1 2021 freight market update based on Vortexa data.

Feb 4, 2021
Crude
Freight
Floating Storage
Event News

From the 26-28 January, Vortexa partnered with Argus to present at the Argus Crude Live online conference, alongside industry leaders.

Dec 16, 2020
Freight
Crude
China
CPP / Clean
Diesel
Europe
Houston
Middle East
Rotterdam
VLCC
Freight
Singapore
Floating Storage
PADD 3
Insight
Tankers
Vessel Availability

Explore freight markets forecast for 2021 based on Vortexa data.

Dec 4, 2020
Oil & Gas
Crude
China
Oil & Gas
CPP / Clean
Diesel
Gasoline
Europe
Jet Fuel
Freight
Floating Storage
Insight

Floating storage told the story of the extraordinary moves in oil demand and supply in 2020.

Oct 29, 2020
Event News
Europe
Jet Fuel
Americas
Freight
Floating Storage
Middle Distillates
PADD 3
PADD 1
Event News

On the 29th October, the global Vortexa team came together to discuss the middle distillates market, taking stock of the market from both sides of the pond, from Europe to America.

Oct 7, 2020
Freight
Crude
Freight
Floating Storage
Tankers

Crude tanker freight markets remain a prisoner of challenging circumstances, even as the seasonally strongest quarter of the year is upon them.

Oct 7, 2020
Oil & Gas
LR2
Diesel
Europe
Russia
Gasoil
Floating Storage
PADD 1

As the US northeast (PADD 1) heads into the winter season, one factor on the minds of diesel market participants is will the change of seasons drive a change in flows?

Sep 4, 2020
Oil & Gas
US
Oil & Gas
Diesel
Gasoline
Europe
Jet Fuel
Asia
Floating Storage
PADD 3
Insight

How is clean products floating storage faring globally, and what regional dynamics can we see?

Aug 27, 2020
Event News
Event
Webinar
US
Oil & Gas
Gasoline
Floating Storage

On 27 August, our US Analyst & Specialist team looked into the trends of the gasoline market in the US, the market reaction to the pandemic, and what recovery we can see coming in the second half of 2020.

Aug 26, 2020
Freight
Freight
Floating Storage

The number of tankers used for crude and products floating storage activity around the world is down by 36% from two and a half months ago.

Aug 20, 2020
Oil & Gas
Singapore
Floating Storage
Insight

Singapore’s fuel oil floating storage inventories saw a 1.1mn mt drawdown over the last four weeks, reaching 4.2mn mt as of 17 August, the lowest since February. Read on to discover why.

Jun 17, 2020
Oil & Gas
Fuel Oil
Oil & Gas
CPP / Clean
Floating Storage

Fuel oil floating storage became a key feature of the global oil market even before the more recent pandemic-driven explosion in offshore crude and clean products inventories.

Jun 10, 2020
Freight
Floating Storage
May 13, 2020
Oil & Gas
CPP / Clean
Diesel
Europe
Russia
Floating Storage
Sweden
May 5, 2020
Oil & Gas
CPP / Clean
Floating Storage
Infographic
Apr 30, 2020
US
Crude
Oil & Gas
Americas
Floating Storage
Apr 22, 2020
Oil & Gas
Asia
Floating Storage
Apr 21, 2020
Event News
Event
Webinar
Oil & Gas
Floating Storage
Python SDK
Data Science
Event News

Apr 16, 2020
China
Oil & Gas
Asia
Floating Storage
Apr 1, 2020
Oil & Gas
CPP / Clean
Europe
Jet Fuel
Floating Storage
Malta
Apr 1, 2020
Oil & Gas
Floating Storage

Mar 26, 2020
Event News
Fuel For Thought
Webinar
Oil & Gas
Floating Storage
Event News

Mar 24, 2020
Blog Migrations
Oil & Gas
CPP / Clean
Jet Fuel
Caribbean
Floating Storage
Mar 11, 2020
Crude
Oil & Gas
Floating Storage
Mar 6, 2020
Oil & Gas
CPP / Clean
Diesel
Asia
Floating Storage
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.

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