The Total View of

The Oil Market

PIRA examines every aspect of the oil market including supply, demand, inventories, refining, infrastructure, and trade flows, with the objective of helping our clients understand which way the market is headed.

Why it matters

  • See a detailed and integrated view of supply and demand fundamentals
  • Uncover the story behind the numbers that are driving prices
  • Gain insights into market changes in crude oil and refined products all along the value chain
  • Understand current market developments that really matter
  • Know the industry backdrop for evaluating commodity and equity investments

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What we offer

PIRA offers a wide variety of energy research products and services. Contact us today to see how we can tailor a solution that is right for your business.


Fixed-frequency reports and as-events-dictate bulletins keep you current on trends in crude and refined product markets.

  • Global oil and regional market balances and forecasts
  • Weekly analysis of DOE and Japanese statistical releases
  • Analysis of topical trends and current events
  • Refinery turnaround tracking
  • Political risk analysis and alerts
  • Freight market outlooks
  • Tight oil operator and policy tracking

Data tools

Interactive models and comprehensive datasets underpin PIRA’s analysis and offer user-defined research.

  • Energy price portal
  • Global oil supply
  • Global crude and product demand
  • Global refinery database
  • Crude and product inventories
  • Oil product trading analyzer
  • Oil trade flows
  • Global and regional crude and product balances
  • Financial open interest


Clients can access the analysts and consultants behind PIRA’s content creation and get customized insight.

  • Phone & email access to the oil team
  • Private client conference calls
  • Political risk conference calls
  • On-site market updates
  • Client seminars in Houston, New York, London, Singapore and Calgary
  • PIRA University training workshops
  • Webinars on emerging trends
  • Bespoke project consulting
  • Visits to PIRA’s offices


PIRA clients get desktop and mobile access to our analysis, data and research tools.



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Learn More About Our Events

PIRA hosts a variety of events each year, for clients and non-clients alike. They are ideal forums for direct interaction with the consultants and data analysts who prepare PIRA’s reports and forecasts. In addition to hearing our latest thinking, participants also get a hands-on tutorial on our approach and methodology behind our content creation, arming them with essential know-how to build their own models and forecasts. And because of PIRA’s wide reach and devoted clientele, these events are also an excellent networking opportunity.