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Jan 6, 2022
Oil & Gas
US
Export
Crude
Libya
Saudi Arabia
Europe
Russia
Middle East
VLCC
OPEC
Ecuador

Global crude exports ended 2021 on a high, driven by higher volumes from key OPEC Middle East producers, the US and Russia.

Nov 4, 2021
Oil & Gas
Gasoline
Saudi Arabia
Asia
South Korea
Singapore
refinery

Calls on OPEC+ to raise crude supply faster than originally planned may not be the silver bullet some consuming nations expect as Vortexa data shows that OPEC+ sweet crude supplies are not keeping pace with sour barrels.

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

Sep 29, 2021
Oil & Gas
Crude
China
UAE
Saudi Arabia
Asia
Middle East
Non-OPEC
OPEC

In this insight we explore the underlying trends for OPEC crude exports, highlighting the importance of Saudi Arabia and UAE in the producer group, and assess the impact of China's import activity.

May 5, 2021
OIl & Gas
Fuel Oil
Saudi Arabia
Europe
Middle East
DPP
Latin America/South America
Insight

Saudi Arabia's imports of dirty petroleum products are strengthening as the country gears up for peak summer demand.

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.  

May 19, 2020
Fuel For Thought
Webinar
US
Oil & Gas
Saudi Arabia
Video
May 1, 2020
Video
Fuel For Thought
Webinar
US
Oil & Gas
Saudi Arabia
Americas
PADD 3
Event News

Mar 11, 2020
Market Report
Crude
Oil & Gas
Saudi Arabia
Russia
OPEC
Market Report

The failure of Opec and its non-Opec partners to extend joint production cuts from end-March, the subsequent deep reduction in Saudi Arabia’s official formula prices and pledges on the part of both Saudi Arabia and Russia to raise supply from April have kicked off a global battle for market share between the two nations.

Sep 20, 2019
Market Report
Oil & Gas
Saudi Arabia
Market Report

The anticipation of delayed or lower Saudi refined products exports has reverberated globally and across the barrel.

Sep 16, 2019
Market Report
Crude
Oil & Gas
Saudi Arabia
Market Report

The rate of Saudi crude exports dropped sharply on 15-16 September compared with prior days, following the attack on the country’s Abqaiq crude processing facility and Khurais oil field on 14 September.

Sep 16, 2019
Saudi Arabia
Middle East
Freight
Aug 2, 2019
Market Report
Crude
China
Oil & Gas
Saudi Arabia
Russia
Market Report

China's crude imports from Saudi Arabia surges by nearly 45% year-on-year to 1.55mn b/d in the first seven months of this year, Vortexa data shows.

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.

May 17, 2018
Fuel Oil
Oil & Gas
Saudi Arabia
ARA
Middle East
Rotterdam
Mar 5, 2018
Africa
Oil & Gas
Mideast Gulf
Gasoline
WAF
Saudi Arabia

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