The Crude Report: The changing role of St James

Author Argus

St James, Louisiana, was once the gateway for imported and domestic crude into midcontinent markets. However, as shale production, pipeline reversals and legislation have changed to allow US crude exports, the role of the old hub has changed.

St James still has extensive blending operations with service to major US Gulf coast refining capacity, but it is now set to better compete in the US export market.

Learn more about the Argus Crude report

Transcript (to follow)


Related blog posts

09 May 2022

The Crude Report: WCS Houston - A sour marker at the sweet spot of market transparency

Join Argus VP of business development Jeff Kralowetz and Americas crude editor Gus Vasquez for this podcast on the rapid rise of the WCS Houston price assessment as a benchmark for sour crude throughout the Western Hemisphere, and beyond.


Crude oil Global English North America

09 May 2022

From the Economist’s Chair: Moving towards an inflection point?

Commodity markets remain in shock over the supply implications of war in Ukraine, but financial and economic headwinds could ultimately take centre stage.


Crude oil Global Asia-Pacific Europe Latin America and Caribbean Middle East North America English

05 May 2022

The US Crude Export Chronicles: April 2022

Heightened geopolitical tensions and an onslaught of supply from the strategic reserves contributed to a convoluted US crude market last month, with sweet and sour price trends producing two sharply different narratives.


Crude oil North America English