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Crude Exports

North America Logistics Review Report – January 2016 Overview Section

This Overview is part of our North America Logistics Review subscription service. During the month of January, EIA published its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), including price projections for the next two years: WTI and Brent are expected to average respectively $38 and $40 per barrel in 2016 and $47 and $50 in 2017. In 2015, […]

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U.S. Crude exports finally approved

This Overview is part of our North America Logistics Review subscription service. The energy industry ushered in 2015 in a low price environment. Through year-end 2015, oversupply in the market, coupled with data indicating weak demand growth in China, continued to exert strong downward pressure on crude prices. On the supply side, high inventory levels […]

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Keystone XL – no go – for now and other updates

This overview is part of our North America Logistics Review subscription service. Keystone XL – no go – for now After 7 years of review, U.S President Barack Obama rejected TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline project citing that the project “would not serve the national interests of the United States.” TransCanada’s request to the State […]

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Turbulent times for the midstream sector – Crude price effect – August 2015 Overview

As the price of crude oil continues to remain under $50 per barrel, supply, demand and price forecasts are being significantly revised and this, in turn, will continue to shape the investments being made in crude oil infrastructure throughout North America. In its Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), the EIA estimates that month over month U.S […]

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Swaps may be a way around US crude export impasse, CSIS forum told

Martin Tallett participated in this CSIS forum “U.S. Refining and Crude Oil Exports: An Update” where he talked about potential world refinery markets for U.S. crude. EnSys Energy and ICF collaborated in the study “The Impacts of U.S. Crude Oil Exports on Domestic Crude Production, GDP, Employment, Trade, and Consumer Costs” for the American Petroleum […]

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Crude Imports from Canada continue to increase

Although the first three months of 2015 have shown some industry’s retraction due to sustained low crude prices, there are still plenty of developments which demonstrate the continued dynamism of the North America Crude Renaissance. For example, EIA data show that crude imports from Canada continue to increase. EIA reports that 3.2 mbd of Canadian […]

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Crude prices – implications for logistics

December 2014 Overview from our North America Logistics Review Service – By way of update on last month’s commentary on crumbling crude oil export barriers, PEMEX is reportedly negotiating to receive US crude, the US Department of Commerce has released a regulation which eases re-export of foreign (read Canadian) crudes, this by allowing “incidental” contact […]

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