James is an Oil Products Analyst, with a particular focus on the EMEA region. He has deep knowledge of the African downstream, having spent seven years with CITAC Africa in London. James is a chartered accountant and fluent French speaker. He is a graduate of the University of Warwick. Prior to joining Energy Aspects, he worked as Financial Planning and Control Manager at a gas distribution company.
RBOB gasoline is tight on the USEC, but conditions in the broader global market have hardly improved. Combined stocks in PADDs 1, 2 and 3 moved into a small surplus in early July, marking the first time that stocks have been higher y/y since Hurricane Harvey. ARA and Singapore stocks are tracking..
Falling Middle Eastern exports, uncertainty over US sanctions on Iran and the threat of Chinese tariffs on US LPG has kept the Asian LPG market unusually strong over the last month as importers sought to replenish stocks early rather than await further clarification. The recent OPEC+ agreement to..