Capture untapped opportunity in the downstream sector

Expand your view of downstream market dynamics with regional refining-market perspectives and scenario-based outlooks on crude and product prices, margins, balances, and flows. Our integrated offerings uncover the key drivers and trends shaping downstream oil markets, and our in-depth global and regional outlooks and custom analysis provide you with the insights you need to make informed, forward-looking decisions in the downstream sector.

Our tools

Global Downstream Model 

The Global Downstream Model forecasts crude and product flows, refined-product supply and demand, and refining utilizations.

Refinery Reference Desk

Expand your understanding of the downstream sector with the Refinery Reference Desk, a comprehensive resource that explains industry terminology and concepts.


OilDesk provides scenario-based crude and product-price outlooks based on refining economics.

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Our research

Global Downstream Outlook to 2035

– For the global refining market, recovery from the COVID-19 crisis will vary across regions and scenarios.

Related insights

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Natural-gas liquids on a roll

– The boom in US natural-gas liquids shows no sign of slowing. But producers and exporters should be aware of bottlenecks and price... disconnects in the logistics chain connecting supply and demand.

What shipowners, refiners, and traders should know about IMO 2020

– New global limits on sulfur content for marine fuels will have a significant impact on fuel markets. Our forecast for 2020 shows... the biggest challenge will be overcoming uncertainty.
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What’s fueling the global downstream market?

– Listen to the recording from our recent webinar: “Three factors fueling the global downstream market.”