Petrochemicals

Petrochemicals , Storage , Construction

Enterprise, Navigator Begin Service on Houston Ship Channel Ethylene Storage Tank

The new ethylene storage tank will facilitate faster loading and enable the Morgan’s Point terminal, owned 50/50 by affiliates of Enterprise and Navigator, to reach an annual nameplate export capacity of 1 million tons per year

December 29, 2020

Petrochemicals , Crude Oil , Trade , Storage

US Crude Oil Stockpiles Soar amid Record Surge in Net Imports

Crude oil inventories in the U.S. rose by 15.2 million barrels in the week to Dec. 4 to 503.2 million barrels, the largest build in crude inventories since April.

December 9, 2020

Petrochemicals , Midstream

Magellan Midstream to Boost Fuel Loading Capacity in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Magellan Midstream Partners said on Dec. 2 it will invest about $4.65 million to increase truck loading capacity at its refined oil products Cheyenne terminal in Wyoming by more than 50%.

December 2, 2020

Petrochemicals , Crude Oil , Trade , International

What’s Affecting Oil Prices This Week? (Nov. 23, 2020)

The world witnessed the long-waited announcements related to successful trial results of several vaccines, which are the preliminary requisite for quick regulatory approvals that will then translate into mass production and distribution. 

November 23, 2020

Petrochemicals , Crude Oil , Trade , International

What’s Affecting Oil Prices This Week? (Nov. 16, 2020)

There are three additional variables which oil markets are not used to deal with in the fourth quarter: the current infections uptick in Europe, the U.S. presidential transition and announcements about new vaccines, all of them adding bearish or bullish pressure to prices over the next few months.

November 16, 2020

Petrochemicals , Crude Oil , Trade , International

What’s Affecting Oil Prices This Week? (Nov. 9, 2020)

An extra bucket of cold water—the Convent refinery shutdown in Louisiana by Shell is more meaningful than it seems, Stratas Advisors says in its latest oil price forecast.

November 9, 2020

Petrochemicals , Trade

Shell to Shut Down Louisiana Refinery amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Shell said on Nov. 5 it will shut down its refinery in Convent, La., the largest U.S. facility to close since the coronavirus pandemic first hit and devastated economic demand worldwide.

November 5, 2020

Petrochemicals , Crude Oil , Trade , International

What’s Affecting Oil Prices This Week? (Nov. 2, 2020)

A vote of confidence—three different oil markets are behind crude price volatility, Stratas Advisors says in its latest oil price forecast.

November 2, 2020

Petrochemicals , Crude Oil , Trade , International , Storage

What’s Affecting Oil Prices This Week? (Oct. 19, 2020)

Global oil participants saw contradicting messages last week from OPEC and Russia with regards to their approach for rebalancing markets, reminiscent of what happened in early March, Stratas Advisors says in its latest oil price forecast.

October 19, 2020

Petrochemicals , Crude Oil , Trade , International , Storage

What’s Affecting Oil Prices This Week? (Oct. 12, 2020)

Die another day—oil markets misunderstood OPEC’s recent outlook for oil demand to plateau in late 2030s, Stratas Advisors says in its latest oil price forecast.

October 12, 2020