WCS: Canada's heavy hitting crude differential

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Report summary

The supply of heavy crude oil is uncertain. Maya from Mexico has been in decline for a decade. Venezuela is increasing its deal backed exports to China.This Insight navigates through the uncertainty and presents a methodology that yields our forecast of the WTI – WCS differential and the disposition of Canadian heavy crude oil.

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    WCS: Canada's heavy hitting crude differential

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Table of contents

  • Executive Summary
    • Map showing some WCS routes to market
    • Supply
    • Demand
    • Refining value
    • Transportation
  • Disposition of WCS

Tables and charts

This report includes 8 images and tables including:


  • Forecast of WTI - WCS differential
  • Growing heavy crude oil supply from Canada
  • Figure illustrating methodology for WTI-WCS
  • Disposition of WCS to refining markets
  • Disposition of WCS by mode of transport
  • WCS: Canada's heavy hitting crude differential: Image 3
  • Illustration of refining value curves
  • Refining value of WCS and coking capacity

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