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PADD 3 diesel exports losing steam?

Sep 28, 2020

Diesel/gasoil exports from the US Gulf coast (PADD 3) in September are set to register the largest month-on-month decline seen since April.

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Sep 25, 2020
Oil & Gas
CPP / Clean
Europe
Gasoline
Insight
Oil & Gas
PADD 1

The diversion of a gasoline blending component cargo away from the New York hub could foreshadow a weaker transatlantic pull for European gasoline/blending cargoes in coming weeks.r. 

Sep 24, 2020
Oil & Gas
Brazil
CPP / Clean
Gasoline
Insight
Oil & Gas
PADD 3
mexico

US Gulf coast gasoline exports have been seeking alternative markets in the region in recent weeks, beyond top markets Mexico and Brazil.

Sep 24, 2020
Freight
CPP / Clean
Freight
Gasoline
Insight
Oil & Gas
PADD 1
West Africa

An uptick in gasoline loadings from Europe to West Africa since the beginning of September, compared to a calm summer has led to a strengthening of freight rates in the clean tanker market for LR1s.

Sep 16, 2020
Data Science & Tech
Data Science
Insight
Technology
VorTECHsa

This is the second article of this series, outlining how to think about data processing code in the Python world, and more specifically, how we can improve our code performance while writing legible, maintainable, production-quality code.

Sep 16, 2020
Data Science & Tech
Data Science
Insight
Technology
VorTECHsa

In this article, our Head of Data Services focuses on different practices to make sure that our data can be trusted, how we keep it recent and always accessible by adopting the mindset of site reliability engineering.

Sep 16, 2020
Oil & Gas
Asia
CPP / Clean
Diesel
Europe
Gasoil
Insight
VLCC

A second wave of diesel floating storage is now underway, as expectations grow for a further build.

Sep 16, 2020
Market Report
APAC
APPEC
Asia
Insight
Market Report
Oil & Gas

Stay up to date on the ramifications of China’s long-standing port congestion, discover why Singapore’s fuel oil arbitrage flows from Europe and South Americas are in decline and get to grips with why Asia’s crude floating storage levels could be primed for resurgence.

Sep 10, 2020
Video
Market Report

Part 2 of our Python SDK demonstration series, our Lead Market Analyst looks into using the SDK to extrapolate data on China clean products exports by top destinations.

Sep 10, 2020
Video
Market Report

In this video, our Lead Market Analyst, Serena Huang, provides a comprehensive demonstration of how to use the Vortexa Python SDK to pull data on Chinese product exports.

Sep 10, 2020
Oil & Gas
CPP / Clean
Crude
Insight
LNG
Oil & Gas
US

The effects of Hurricane Laura, which made landfall on the US Gulf coast on 27 August, continue to be felt in the flows of energy commodities out of facilities in or near the path of the storm.

Sep 10, 2020
Freight
Black Sea
Crude
Freight
Insight
Oil & Gas
Russia

Persistently lower Black Sea crude loadings over July-September, compared to more buoyant export levels in the first half of the year, continue to weigh on the regional tanker market rates.

Sep 9, 2020
Oil & Gas
Asia
China
Crude
Freight
Insight
Oil & Gas
PADD 3
US

US crude loadings to China are en course to reach a 4-month high in September, as more bookings emerge along the route for October.

Sep 8, 2020
People & Culture

The iconic American activist Verna Myers once said, ''Diversity is being invited to the party, inclusion is being asked to dance.'' In this blog, Vortexa discusses what diversity means to them, how it impacts individual roles and why it forms just an essential element of the business.

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

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

Sep 3, 2020
Freight
Freight
Insight
Oil & Gas
PADD 3
US

In the wake of Hurricane Laura, we look at the impact of on vessel availability in the clean and dirty fleet segments in the US Gulf coast.

Sep 2, 2020
Oil & Gas
Asia
CPP / Clean
Diesel
Gasoline
Infographic
Insight
Jet Fuel
Oil & Gas

Infographic on India's recent clean petroleum product exports since the onset of covid-19

Aug 28, 2020
Oil & Gas
Gasoline
Insight
Oil & Gas
PADD 1
US

Reduced gasoline imports and lower local refinery production have led to a large deficit in the total volume of gasoline supplied to PADD 1 during the driving season this year vs. 2019.

Aug 28, 2020
Market Report
Market Report

Explore top 10 trends currently shaping the tanker freight market. From utilisation rates to product imports, discover what most risks impacting fundamentals today, according to Vortexa data.

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

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
Oil & Gas
Crude
Infographic
Insight
Oil & Gas
US

US crude exports fell slightly month-on-month in August, but are still up 20% from last year.

Aug 26, 2020
Freight
Floating Storage
Freight

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
Freight
Crude
Freight
Insight
Middle East
PADD 3
VLCC
WAF
West Africa

Utilisation rates for Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC) fell to 44% in August, their lowest level this year following stymied global demand recovery for crude and a significant loss of cargoes compared to 2019 levels, according to Vortexa data.

Aug 20, 2020
Oil & Gas
Floating Storage
Insight
Singapore

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.

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