Will the Fed Raise Interest Rates This Year?

If you sell a dollar-denominated commodity, as oil product retailers do, your business is affected by whether or not the Federal…

Challenges to the Northeast Supply Picture

The home heating oil market in the U.S. Northeast has, much like gasoline nationwide, undergone a period of increasing…

Overt Signs Suggest That China Is Faltering

It is generally acknowledged that the two biggest contributors to the current plunge in oil prices are oversupply and flagging…

Is OPEC’s Strategy Working?

Oil glut is pressuring producers, but demand rally is nowhere in sight

EIA Inventory Numbers Tell a Story

High production levels bode well for season ahead

Pondering the Numbers

Even in summer, marketers can appreciate some thought-provoking data