Nevyn Nah

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Nevyn covers Asian refined products market analysis. After graduating from the National University of Singapore with a chemical engineering degree, he worked at ExxonMobil for 5 years where he held several roles including process engineering, business analysis and crude optimisation. Most recently, he was a senior analyst at Phillips 66 where he spent 4 years covering Asia and Middle East crude oil markets as well as crude optimisation for Melaka refinery.

Recent publications

  • | Japan oil data – Mar 2017

    Even with HDDs higher y/y by 13%, and by 9% versus the five-year norm, Japanese oil demand declined by 88 thousand b/d y/y to 3.86 mb/d in March, led by weakness in fuel oil demand—down by 85 thousand b/d y/y. This was mainly due to the return of the 0.89 GW Sendai unit 2 nuclear reactor from works ..

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  • | Top of the pops

    Fuel oil’s strength is finally catching up with it. Strong cracks in late 2016 and early 2017 gifted short-term decision makers at simple refineries with the unambiguous signal to up their runs, and they duly obliged. In the first two months of the year, European runs jumped by 0.4 mb/d, despite the..

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  • | Asia Pacific Quarterly

    This is the fifth edition of our Asia Pacific Quarterly, which provides detailed analysis of Asian crude and product markets. The quarterly covers the economic and political trends shaping demand and supply patterns in the region. It draws on our wealth of expertise in global oil and products market..

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  • | China oil data – Mar 2017

    China’s implied demand in March reached 11.38 mb/d, higher y/y by 0.41 mb/d (3.7%) underpinned by an improving economic momentum. Actual demand may be lower if seasonal stockpiling continued, though stockbuilds will be limited due to strong underlying demand and hefty product exports. Q1 17 demand ..

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  • | South Korea oil data – Mar 2017

    Oil demand grew for the first time this year, by 0.14 mb/d y/y to 2.57 mb/d in March. Demand growth was overwhelmingly led by naphtha, which rose by a huge 0.21 mb/d y/y to a 13-month high of 1.28 mb/d as crackers maximised naphtha cracking relative to LPG due to strong co-product prices. Unsurprisi..

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