Fuel Outlook For The Winter

This DOE Energy Information Administration presentation does a really nice job of explaining the complex interactions among different distilled products, foreign and domestic sources, etc. It’s well worth a scroll through. Note that the EIA folks are less sanguine about distillate inventories than the API folks. That’s the beauty of “redundant” investigation — we use … More Fuel Outlook For The WinterMore Fuel Outlook For The Winter

Less Jet Fuel, More Heating Oil

The July American Petroleum Institute report indicates that the inventory of distillate for heating oil and diesel fuel increased 7.2 percent relative to July 2001. This is a good thing, because it gives refiners a jump on the seasonal demand for home heating oil, which (all other things equal) should lead to more stable heating … More Less Jet Fuel, More Heating OilMore Less Jet Fuel, More Heating Oil