Cushing Crude Oil Storage Report

Premier source of cushing crude oil storage analytics

Delivering actionable insight on crude stocks at Cushing storage hub, using a combination of the highest resolution optical data and specifically developed AI algorithms. A unique insight into crude inventories and reserves, tailored to meet the needs of traders and analysts.

Tank by Tank Data

The report provides the most frequent per tank per operator Cushing oil inventory and is first to market with daily change in WTI stocks. The Cushing, Oklahoma oil storage site is monitored on a continuous basis enabling detailed measurement and highly accurate insight into possible changes in supply and demand.

Oil storage tanks at Cushing, Oklahoma.

Visualisation of crude storage volumes, Cushing.

Oil traders and analysts are able to use this valuable intelligence of the Cushing storage hub to make improved, more agile WTI trading decisions.

A variety of trading strategies can be employed from high frequency, front month trading to complex multi-strategy trades using a range of options.

Key Features

  • Highest accuracy in comparison to the EIA figures
  • Measurements delivered within 24 hours of data capture
  • Data reports delivered four times a week
  • More than 12-months historic back-test data
  • Flexible contract terms and competitive pricing
  • Custom delivery of data including API
  • Proprietary measurement options available

RGB and thermal imagery of storage tanks at Cushing.

Oil storage tanks at Cushing, Oklahoma.

Client Benefits

  • Monitor storage levels at trader’s purchased/leased assets
  • Build an event-driven WTI futures strategy and extend this to other securities which correlate to crude futures
  • Option for custom selected terminal locations
  • Understand the impact of government sanctions, policy, economic impacts and supply/demand stocks
  • Trade cash arbitrage opportunities which may exist




Prompt WTI timespreads, as in every corner of the market, took a pummelling late last week amid the huge sell-off in crude brought on by the emergence of the new coronavirus variant. While the plummet in flat price and structure was triggered by fears that the Omicron variant would drag on global oil demand, the move was exacerbated by low liquidity on the long weekend, selling pressures from hedging activity and the triggering of sell signals, and initially high speculative net length.

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There was something of a hiatus in the relentless run-up in crude futures on both sides of the Atlantic in early trading ahead of November contract expiry on Wednesday 20th, but prompt WTI timespreads (Dec/Jan) remain well-supported. With speculation high regarding energy shortages going into winter, the market has been trying to reconcile the likely path for crude balances in the weeks ahead with the current state of the physical market and its relevant indicators.

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