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Oil Market

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Gain timely and granular insights to global oil market fundamentals for the short to medium term.

We Provide

We provide a comprehensive view of the latest facts and figures in oil markets, along with projections of monthly oil supply and demand, all delivered through our databases, analytics and advisory services.

We Deliver

We deliver field-by-field coverage of global oil supply and demand data, with a short-term forecast accounting for the effects of outages, seasonality and policy decisions on field production. Our daily updated data allows users to quickly analyze monthly supply trends and drill down by crude market, country or crude grade.

We Collaborate

We collaborate with our customers to provide detailed insights on their key markets. We have a deep understanding of the oil market and can, in a timely manner, analyze a client’s situation and provide bespoke, actionable insights, including a more nuanced view of future oil price and production scenarios.

Make informed strategic, trading and investment decisions and stay on top of the short-term monthly trends and medium-term drivers in the oil market.

Features included

  • Monthly field-by-field production data
  • Short-term forecasts with effects of outages, seasonality and policy decisions on field production
  • Upstream supply and associated oil quality (API/sulfur) of all traded crude grades globally
  • Historical data coverage since 2013 and a five-year medium-term supply analysis
  • Archive of prior database releases for full change management overview

Enables you to

  • Obtain quick and efficient analysis of short-term monthly supply and demand trends
  • Acquire a comprehensive view of the current facts and future projections – both globally and at field, operator and country-level
  • Access complete medium-term supply analyses along multiple dimensions
  • Get a full overview of market-moving fundamentals – supply, field outages, balances, inventories and positioning of traders
  • Tap into detailed coverage of upstream trends – field start-ups, exploration, field decline, reserves and cost-of-supply

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Get access to our detailed reports and our steady flow of value-adding commentaries, with complete coverage of short and medium-term oil market fundamentals, timely analysis of the global supply and demand picture and the key drivers behind oil price swings.

Features included

  • Weekly, monthly and quarterly reports – providing insights on:
    • Global short-term oil demand with a focus on individual country trends
    • Short-term supply-demand fundamentals, field outages, balances, inventories and positioning of traders, with special segment analysis of US supply fundamentals, including shale
    • Medium-term oil market outlook, with focus on fundamental supply and demand trends as well as upstream trends such as field start-ups, exploration, field decline, reserves and cost-of-supply.
  • Commentaries – delivering our forecast on crude inventories and views on supply volumes affected by current and future field outages, along with market-driven commentaries on current events and selected topics.

Enables you to

  • Receive expert insights based on independent, best-in-class, fact-based, bottom-up data
  • Refine your market view through value-adding analysis from leading industry experts covering:
    • The short and medium-term outlook for the global oil market
    • Analysis and views on oil market fundamentals – crude and products supply, demand, balances and inventories
    • Other short-term drivers, including field outages, field maintenance, trade flows, and economic indicators.

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  • Our ability to dynamically model oil prices allows us to create bespoke scenarios to stress-test portfolios, projects, fiscal regimes and governments in order to understand their robustness in adverse circumstances. Building on this analysis, we support clients in understanding how they can alleviate the issues identified and create future-proof structures. 
  • Understanding market risk is also a key competency. We support clients in building tools that allow them to take appropriate actions to reduce their short-term or medium-term market risk. 
  • We support clients in understanding the longer-term demand picture for oil and products, and the implications for their business. Using a scenario-based approach, we can detail how, for instance, the rise of electric vehicles, recycling of plastics or changes to travel patterns will affect demand for oil or products, either globally or in a specific region. 
  • Our understanding and work relating to the oil markets often serves as a basis for deep analysis of a wide range of topics, including E&P investment, drilling activity and expected tax revenue.