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Refinery Evaluation Model

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Benchmark refineries around the world and assess their competitive advantage with independent insight into performance.


The global refining industry is bracing itself for the 2020 IMO bunker specification change. This step change in the sulphur cap for marine fuels, from 3.5% to 0.5%, will have impacts not only for shipping lines but also for refiners, crude producers, bunker suppliers, and emissions and air quality assessors. Road fuels will also see change. Anticipating these developments and making the correct business decisions will be critical to your continued success.

Which refineries are best adapting to changing markets and regulatory environments? How can you assess refineries and ensure that you continue to get the best deal going forward?

What is the Refinery Evaluation Model?

Get a comprehensive view of global refining assets with coverage of configuration, infrastructure, charge and yield, opex, net cash margins, investments, and transactions. With the Refinery Evaluation Model, you gain access to all the key elements you need to understand and compare refinery competitiveness. Its flexible financial model enables you to adjust all underlying assumptions to perform scenario analysis and evaluate potential future impacts on the global refining industry. Additionally, it offers access to visualisation tools and direct data downloads for further analysis across different parameters and regions.

You will receive:

  • Historical net cash margin models for 500+ refineries
  • Net cash margin forecasts
  • Quarterly refinery reviews with updates on infrastructure, investments and transactions
  • Detailed profiles on more than 700 refineries including benchmarking against 140+ metrics
  • Global refinery investments data including project status, costs and expected completion dates
  • Global transaction deal metrics dating from 2000
  • Insight reports analysing key industry issues and trends
  • 700+

    detailed refinery profiles

  • 4

    refinery reviews per year

  • >140

    metrics on each refinery

  • 500+

    historical net cash margin models and forecasts

Designed to help you:

  • Benchmark refineries across 140 metrics to assess their competitive advantage
  • Grasp the effect of changes to refinery configuration or crude slate on earnings performance
  • Assess the key elements influencing current and future margins
  • Evaluate global investment plans and the impact on competitive position
  • Analyse refinery transactions from asset sale details to valuation
  • Understand the themes and trends impacting refining economics