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Refinitiv Oil Research

Refinitiv oil research

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Refinitiv Commodities Research helps you understand the global commodity complex and empowers commodity traders to make informed trading decisions.

Leverage sophisticated proprietary modelling and forecasting techniques to understand supply and demand trends and their impact on oil and refined product prices. Fed by fundamental data as well as developments in regulatory policy, our commentaries and publications give you the edge in oil trading.

What’s driving oil prices?

New trading flow patterns, volatility, regulatory change and economic uncertainties impact market movements daily in constantly evolving ways. 

Regulatory reforms, political instabilities, moves towards new energy sources, and measures to combat global warming are creating more volatility than ever. 

For oil, the United States is shifting from a net importer to a net exporter. Oil demand is shifting from west to east (along with refinery capacity). After the rapid drop in WTI, traders face the possibility that lower crude oil prices are here to stay. 

Brent, WTI, crude oil and natural gas are shaping energy trends in different ways with shifting demand. These changes lead to one question: are trade wars the new normal?

Our solution

Award-winning data, analytics, news and research 

Refinitiv Commodities Research helps you understand the global commodity complex and empowers you to make informed trading decisions.  

Access a sample of free oil market reports to get a taste of the quality information and analysis you can leverage within our flagship solutions. 

Refinitiv Oil Research provides the most comprehensive insights on the oil market, as well as oil price movements and oil supply-demand forecasts, which make all the difference between success and failure in the oil trading complex. 

Analysis, commentary and insights from Refinitiv Oil Research can help you comprehend: 

  • In-depth and timely fundamental analysis – view rigorously researched and timely analyst reports on the key drivers of supply and demand, imports, exports and global storage levels across multiple regions and products and their impact on prices.
  • Global trade flows – see flows of crude and refined products by vessel globally in real-time using Eikon Map. Data is brought together from multiple sources and rigorously benchmarked by regional analysts to allow accurate assessment of seaborne trade volumes at a port and berth level.
  • Analyst derived forward swap curves – our regional teams across pricing time zones (London, Singapore and Houston) assess all major regional crude and refined product contracts 48-months out at market close, with intra-day prices provided by our proprietary fair value assessments.

Access market insights and analysis with a selection of free oil market reports available for download.

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Why use Refinitiv oil research?

Our dedicated team of analysts, researchers, and oil market specialists provide analysis and assessments of the fundamental elements of the commodity trading complex. We have the information that allows you to predict future oil price movements earlier and with greater success.


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Meet our oil market analysts

Meet the authors and contributors who share their expertise across Refinitiv Oil Research, informing your oil trade decisions. 


Our dedicated research and forecasts team have built an enviable record of thorough analysis and accurate forecasting across the oil market. 


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