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Refining Market Coverage

Helping you to make more effective commercial and trading decisions on the downstream sector


Providing clarity on the refining sector

FGE’s refining sector coverage provides users with reliable analysis of and data on the key aspects of refining, from margins and product cracks to utilization rates, refinery capacity, maintenance schedules, runs, crude throughput and refinery configurations. Our coverage gives you a unique and independent perspective on the short- and long-term economic operating environment for the refining sector, so you can better position yourself in this highly competitive market.

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  • Introduction

    Our refining, crude oil and oil products market expertise will help you gain full visibility on the complexities that exist within the refining sector and help you adapt quickly to market changes. Our refining experts have first-hand experience working within the downstream sector and have a comprehensive understanding of both the technical and commercial attributes involved in their operation. In addition, we have relationships with key players within the downstream sector which enables us to provide our clients with key insights that they wouldn't typically find elsewhere.

  • Analysis and insights

    In our reports, you will have access to detailed analysis of the short-, mid- and long-term operating environment for refining, at a country, regional and global level, with our own independent assessment of the implications on the oil products trade. Through our suite of market relevant reports, you will be able to identify where the international refining industry currently stands and where it is headed.

  • Data analytics

    On the data side, you will have access to our proprietary analytics on refining capacity, margins and product cracks, utilization rates, configurations, runs and crude throughput at a plant, country or regional level. In addition, users will also have access to our detailed refinery maintenance schedule information.

    With the use of our Refinery Online Database System (RODS), users can quickly identify and understand how much capacity, by unit, exists at any point in time in every country or region and how much capacity will be added, by plant. Users can also view a snapshot of refining configuration (units and capacities) at any point in time, by plant, for a selected set of refineries filtered by region, country, operator, owner and status.

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  • What you will get

    As part of our refining/downstream coverage, clients will receive regular reports, alerts, advisories and commentaries in email or PDF format, regularly updated Excel data sets, direct access to our online client portal, oil online data platform or refinery online data platform*, contact with our expert consultants/analysts via email/conference-call/telephone/in-person meetings, invites to complementary market update webinars and ongoing consultations with key members of our oil team.

    * Depending on the level of coverage taken

Refinery Online Data System

All your downstream data needs in one easy-to-use platform

With our Refinery Online Data System (RODS) you can flexibly query our proprietary data on refining capacity and configurations at a plant, country or regional level, allowing you to track the history and outlook for configuration, capacity, operatorship, and ownership data for all refining projects globally.

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Key features


Coverage for all countries with existing or planned capacity of any kind


Assessment of how refinery investments will develop over the next 5-10 years


Detailed analysis/forecasts of refinery margins over the next 5-10 years


Identify changing trends in refinery margins and product cracks


Detailed refinery maintenance schedule information


Global data for every refining project

Data available for all existing, under construction or proposed project.

Detailed coverage

Deep-dive on regional and country level analysis

Country Level Coverage

Research & Analysis

East of Suez Oil Service

East of Suez Oil Service

FGE’s leading oil service, providing clients with the very best data and analytics, analysis, and insights on the Asia Pacific and Middle East crude oil and oil products markets for over 30 years.
Short-Term Global Oil Service

Short-Term Global Oil Service

FGE’s Short-Term Global Oil Service provides up-to-date analysis of the key events and data affecting the oil markets, together with consistent forecasts of future developments.
World Oil Market Reports

World Oil Market Reports

FGE’s World Oil Market Reports, part of the core Short-Term Global Oil Market Service, encompass the key elements of FGE’s global oil service including refining, oil products, crude oil and key fundamental developments in the oil market.

Data Services

Refinery Online Data System

Refinery Online Data System (ODS)

FGE’s Refinery Online Data Service (RODS) allows clients to flexibly query our proprietary data on refining capacity and configurations at a plant, country or regional level, allowing you to track the history and outlook for configuration, capacity, operatorship, and ownership data for all refining projects globally.
Oil Online Data System

Oil Online Data System (ODS)

FGE’s Oil Online Data Service (ODS) allows clients to flexibly query FGE’s proprietary supply and demand data for crude and refined products at a country or regional level, allowing you to identify potential pressure points and regional flows.

Annual Reports

Annual World Refining Outlook

Annual World Refining Outlook

A detailed assessment of the mid/long-term operating environment for global refining and the implications for the oil products trade.
Oil Databooks

Oil Databooks

The East of Suez Oil Databooks provide a deep-dive analysis of key events and trends that impact the Asian and Middle Eastern oil markets, focusing on both medium- and long-term trends that shape oil demand, refining landscape and oil product trade in these regions.