Sunday Thematic: Virginia & the Data Center (Natural Gas) Power Hogs

By Paul Sankey Published on January 28, 2024 at 4:54 PM

Good day to you, We have a brief outlook for the week ahead, which is massive for earnings. Big Oils, and companies like Amazon and Apple. Speaking of Amazon and Apple, these past couple of days I got completely side-tracked by the Virginia power market. Why? Because that market arguably represents the cutting edge of global economic development, being by far the biggest data center market in the world, and one that will be an …

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Refining Thematic: The Myth of EVs vs Gasoline * Refining Conference Schedule Launch *

By Paul Sankey Published on December 6, 2023 at 9:08 AM

The final section of our 2024 refining themes takes us to the single biggest sector in global oil, and one with potentially the most dramatic transition: US gasoline. So far we have covered: DIVERGING BALANCES – short distillate, long gasoline; China petchem solves excess gasoline?​ ​CAPACITY ADDS – Major additional capacity East of Suez, Nigeria’s Dangote, Mexico’s Dos Bocas​ ​DIFFERENTIALS NARROW – Saudi cuts vs burgeoning US light-sweet, Q3 2023 start up of Canada’s TMX​ ​RENEWABLE DIESEL …

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