Tag: Iraq oil exports

Bringing Home the Bagels

Today’s blog looks at Saudi deliveries to its Motiva Port Arthur refinery on the US Gulf, as well as the flows of Iraqi and Saudi barrels to other destinations such as India and South Asia.

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Increasing Tensions, Increasing Flows

US crude imports from Saudi Arabia have just hit a 16-month high, as tension increases between the two. Motiva’s Port Arthur refinery, among other things, mean Saudi energy flows are unlikely to be impacted by recent strained relations.

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I Drink Your Milkshake!

Today’s blog digs into changing flows of OPEC crude as Iranian oil exports are dialed back. While oil flows are holding up to some regions, such as Southern Europe, exports are dropping precipitously to others, such as India and Asia in general.

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OPEC takes a new tack with higher exports

OPEC’s July crude exports, although lower than June, are considerably higher than the pace seen over the last year and a half. It appears that OPEC is starting a new trend of higher exports (although Iran and Venezuela could upset that apple cart) – analyst Kanan Mehra breaks down the details in our latest video feature.

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Back to the Future

Today’s blog takes a look at how Saudi crude exports to the US have dropped precipitously, while Iraqi imports have been gradually rising.

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