Crude Oil

Real-time data and projections for traders, deep and granular history for analysts, extensive point-in-time data for quants, trend and market analysis for investors.


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Access the richest and deepest cargo data set in the industry, comprising exact grade, quantity and in some cases, shipper and receiver.

We offer:

Tracking of both ballast and laden vessels, providing traders with a forward look at likely loadings.

Combination with chartering reports, showing open vessels for operators.

Extended time series – combined with grade specificity – facilitating pattern detection in cargo flows and highlighting arbitrage opportunities.

Data-driven analysis that grounds forward-looking views for investors, with a medium- to long-term time horizon.

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Concise Charts, Comprehensive Views ClipperData’s dynamic ClipperCompass dashboard gives users an overview of PADD 3 US crude imports and exports - in only six charts!


CLIPPERCOMPASS CRUDE PADD 3 US IMPORTS

CLIPPERCOMPASS CRUDE PADD 3 US IMPORTS

CLIPPERCOMPASS CRUDE PADD 3 US EXPORTS

CLIPPERCOMPASS CRUDE PADD 3 US EXPORTS

STS AND NON-STS ACTIVITY ANALYSIS

STS AND NON-STS ACTIVITY ANALYSIS

This dashboard allows users to discover the most active US ports employing ship-to-ship (STS) transfers for their exports, and the ultimate destinations involved.

ClipperData Crude Oil Articles

Recent Articles from Commodity Research on Crude Oil by Analysts at ClipperData


The Latam Corona vs. Economy Dilemma 07/14/2020 | By Amir Richani

Coronavirus was a distant concern for us in Latin America back in February. Higher infection rates in colder weather made the idea of COVID-19 even harder to grasp as a threat. Life continued as normal, and the pandemic felt a world away. To our chagrin, we learned that cold Cuba Libres at the beach would […]

US-China Energy Flows Belie Combative Rhetoric 06/08/2020 | By Amir Richani

Tension between the United States and China has ratcheted up in recent weeks amid increasingly hostile rhetoric. The global spread of the coronavirus has further hurt relations between Beijing and Washington, stoking the possibility of a new trade war amid a global economic slowdown. However, from a flows perspective, all seems to be fine. LPG, […]

Coronavirus pushes rare crude grades onto global market 05/18/2020 | By Amir Richani

Unusual crude oil grades are making their way onto the global market as refiners slash runs amid cratering demand. Lockdowns and quarantines as a result of the coronavirus are freeing crude grades that are typically consumed in their domestic markets. First up is Argentina, where we have seen the first export of Canadon Seco on […]

Record Saudi Flows vs Tariff Woes 04/06/2020 | By Matt Smith

I was on CNBC Asia last night, discussing the potential for a synchronized production cut – or the prospects of US oil tariffs – amid rampant Saudi crude loadings in recent weeks. We discussed whether the threat of US tariffs on oil imports were more ‘bark than bite’ – and it does indeed seem that […]

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