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Downstream Oil Service

The European downstream value chain explained

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How can we help?

Build a solid foundation for future success with our comprehensive analysis of the European downstream value chain — from pure oil refining to fuels marketing.


In a diverse and constantly evolving downstream oil industry, you need to identify, screen and evaluate your next opportunities while anticipating and mitigating risks. How do you value assets, benchmark performance and understand the structure and dynamics of the downstream oil supply chain in Europe?

What is the Downstream Oil Service?

Our Downstream Oil Service provides easy access to our trusted downstream data and reports so you can understand market structure, profitability and company positions for the European oil supply chain. You will receive:

Country reports

  • Comprehensive downstream oil value chain overview for 36 European countries
  • Oil product demand drivers and long-term forecasts
  • Trade flows, market participant positions and volume market shares
  • Refining and retail assets, as well as storage and distribution infrastructure maps

Company profiles

  • Corporate overviews for 28 major refining and fuels marketing operators
  • Downstream financial indicators and profitability drivers
  • European refining and fuels marketing portfolios and latest country positions
  • Company SWOT and strategy analyses, including M&A

Month in brief reports

  • Insight on the latest M&A activity, including downstream deals, margins and market developments
  • Fuels marketing monthly benchmark margins
  • Regional European refining margins, crack spreads and differentials
  • Developments in oil products demand

Insight reports

  • In-depth coverage of major downstream M&A deals
  • Thought leadership publications on key industry issues

Access to the Downstream Oil data tool

  • Easy access to half a million monthly and annual data points
  • Data tool

    annual and monthly data

  • 36

    downstream country reports

  • 25

    company profiles

Designed to help you:

  • Evaluate downstream infrastructure, from refineries to storage, distribution and retail networks
  • Investigate oil product demand trends and forecasts for national markets and end-user sectors
  • Analyse fuel retail market structure and company positions and benchmark peers
  • Understand new market entry potential, trade channels and profitability
  • Benchmark fuel market competitors and evaluate their profit drivers and strategies
  • Assess the impact of regulatory change and legislative frameworks