Author: Matt Smith

Domestic Crude Oil East: When The Levee Breaks

Floods in the Midwest repeatedly led to pipeline and crude-by-rail disruptions over the last few months. While domestic barge flows on the Mississippi were largely unaffected by the high water levels throughout April, the first cracks began to show in

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Brazil Corn Exports Ready to Rock

Word that US corn production will be sharply lower this year has spurred talk that the United States will import a significant amount of corn this year from Brazil given FOB spreads between the two countries. Brazil corn was last

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US Import Week: The Wild West

Total gasoline imports averaged 1.16 million barrels per day last month, the highest on our records. Even though US Gulf Coast imports fell 38 percent from April’s 19-month high of 213,000 bpd, both the East and West Coasts showed solid

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