Amidst the sanctions omposed to Russia by the United States and Western allies, increased attention has been placed on Russian crude flows, especially on the reshuffling of their voyages and potential diversions or distressed cargoes. At Kpler, the market data analyst team uses a combination of proprietary data, tracking algorithms, market information, port reports and a robust methodology to track these evolving flows.
As the United States is establishing itself as one of the world’s top crude oil exporters and getting its oil a wide range of destinations, it is increasingly important to have accurate and timely information on American crude export flows, especially at a time when a tightly supplied market riddled with geopolitical uncertainty. As a technology-driven company, Kpler makes the most use of AIS information, comprehensive and regularly updated mapping of all crude oil terminals as well as smart tracking algorithms, making ourselves in the position to ensure the highest level of data accuracy of US oil flows, provide even more immediate and reliable data then EIA and ride the waves of the ever-changing global crude oil market.
A case study showing how to use Kpler’s proprietary data for better analysis of long-term freight dynamics in the Asian LNG market
The impact of China's restrictions on AIS data transfer has been minimal to negligible for Kpler as we are not reliant on any one source of base data.
As Cushing, OK stocks continue to trend towards historic lows, having access to the most accurate and timely data on the market is vital. Kpler's Cushing Drone Inventories uses advanced imagery detection and AI, to provide the clearest insights into storage and capacity levels at the WTI delivery hub before the EIA and competitors.
Having up to the minute visibility on market developments is key to predicting movements in supply and demand that can impact price. As market players try to keep track of the country’s imports in near real time, many struggle to do so due to the increase in the use of dark vessels shipping sanctioned oil. We uncover how China imports from Iran has increased and how you how to track these to gain an edge in the market.
Accurately tracking flows of cargoes in commodity markets has been a challenge for a long time. Kpler has been a pioneer in developing the technology to accurately track commodity market flows. However, some countries are using a variety of techniques to disguise some cargo movements such as switching AIS signals or Ship to Ship transfers. Kpler team of analysts are able to identify these bringing light to the hidden moves of the market.
Congestion events can impact supply and demand and become a major issue for all market players. Being able to identify them on time can provide an edge in the trading process.
Here's an example on how to leverage Kpler's data. In the case-study below, the olefins desk analysts show how to use our data to examine the progress of Morgan's Point terminal.