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USA, Week Ending September 21st, 2018
For the week ending September 21st, 2018, we have tracked and estimated a number of barrels per day of crude oil departing the United States of America.
First published Sep 24, 2018 in Crude Oil Exports Report.
A Change in Course for US-China Trade Relations?
US, China's ongoing "trade war"...Something to ponder...We won't speculate, but what does this say about the trade talks?
First published Sep 22, 2018 in Discoveries.
The Reasons for Clandestine Oil Transfers
These past few weeks and months, we've talked about "clandestine transfers" in many posts, so we thought it only reasonable to give a bit more of an explanation as to what this is, how it works, why it is done and what kinds of effects this is having.
First published Sep 20, 2018 in Educational.
Iran Is Becoming a Tricky Track
There are now 45 days to go before the US sanctions on Iran go into full effect. We have already made a great deal of observations during the past year, so here's what we know at this point.
First published Sep 20, 2018 in Discoveries.
EIA Forecast for the Week Ending September 14th, 2018
Find out what we're forecasting for the EIA commercial crude oil inventory for the week ending September 14th, 2018. Will it be a Build or a Draw?
First published Oct 2, 2018 in Data.
USA, Week Ending September 14th, 2018
We have captured and estimated the a amount of crude oil barrels departing the United States of America, for the week ending September 14th, 2018. Find out which 2 importers of US crude only has a total difference of 31,640 barrels.
First published Sep 17, 2018 in Crude Oil Exports Report.
Iran's Sleeper Tanker in Europe Is Awakening
Is Iran back to more of their old tricks? are the Tankers showing their true details or fiddling with the AIS transponders? We all wonder what this tanker will do next!
First published Sep 14, 2018 in Discoveries.
Idle Iran
It's already happening. We're not even half way though September, and Iran has already managed to...something which we haven't seen in a year and a half!
First published Sep 12, 2018 in Discoveries.
EIA Forecast for Week Ending September 7th, 2018
We did not see many maritime US exports of crude oil across the span of last week. This was on account of Tropical Storm Gordon, which briefly caused...
First published Sep 11, 2018 in Data.
USA, Week Ending September 7th 2018
Given that there are tropical storms in the Gulf of Mexico, vessels are playing it safe and moving closer to home rather than out to sea. Note also that these are *actual physical departures* rather than customs filings.
First published Sep 10, 2018 in Crude Oil Exports Report.
A Wild Weekend in Iraq
After so many years of war - it would be a surprise if the oil fields weren't properly secured by government forces as well as private security. Oil is, after all, the single largest lifeline to the nation's economy.
First published Sep 9, 2018 in Discoveries.
USA, August Crude Oil Exports 2018
August was a somewhat tricky month to track, especially towards the end. This is mainly due to two separate factors. These being...
First published Sep 7, 2018 in Crude Oil Exports Report.
An Alternate Timeline in Russia's Crude Oil Production (Updated)
Russia's Ministry of Energy avails us since January 2013. They present production, refinery runs and exports and from that, we are then able to compute the changes in monthly storage.
First published Sep 5, 2018 in Educational.
Venezuelan Crude Oil Exports Since Tanker Collision
After the tanker collision at the Jose Terminal, Venezuela on August 24th, there has been a lot of quick conclusions being drawn in the media that Venezuela's exports are heading further south.
First published Sep 5, 2018 in Crude Oil Exports Report.
EIA Forecast for Week Ending August 31st, 2018
Here is our forecast. Due to the ongoing weather situation in the Gulf of Mexico, radio signal transmissions have been impeded. As we have resorted to completing a new sweep via satellite AIS...
First published Sep 5, 2018 in Data.