Record low water levels are hindering the transportation of naphtha, LPG, gasoline blending components and diesel, amongst other commodities, along the Rhine into regions of Germany, France and Switzerland leading to critically low inland stocks and the release of strategic reserves for products already affected by the war in Ukraine and a rebound in transportation demand.
In this episode of the Oil Markets Podcast, S&P Global Platts Global editors Eklavya Gupte, Virginie Malicier and Vinicius Maffei discuss with Gary Clark the market implications of strained supply chains for clean oil products for Europe.
Price symbols on clean oil products discussed in this episode:
- Naphtha FOB ARA barges - PAAAM00
- Gasoline Eurobob FOB ARA barges - AAQZV00
- Diesel 10ppm FOB ARA barges - AAJUS00
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The following Platts assessments were discussed in this podcast: