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This whitepaper focuses on using Ursa’s China crude oil inventory data as a proxy to provide leading signals for macroeconomic, financial indicators. As the Chinese economy continues to move toward center stage in the global economy, many investors are looking for signals or insights into the overall health of the Chin...

What can satellite imagery tell you about China’s oil policy strategy?

That question was on the mind of Gabriel Collins, a research fellow at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Affairs, home to the number one ranked energy think tank in the world.   

Fortunately, we were able to help. Ursa measures crude i...

We've spent some time recently digging into our global crude inventory data and have found interesting correlations with a range of tradeable instruments.

In a previous whitepaper, we focused on ICE Brent futures, NYMEX WTI, single-name equities (i.e. ExxonMobil) exchange-traded funds and exchange-traded notes.

We're now...

In a previous whitepaper, we outlined hypothetical trading scenarios to capitalize on the 48-hour time advantage of Ursa’s Cushing crude oil inventory measurements relative to the release of the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) numbers and subsequent price movement of NYMEX WTI crude oil futures.

This whitepape...

US oil inventories provide fundamental insight. Comparing stocks against the five-year average was part of the analysis, but historic builds have distorted that figure for the time being. This complementary paper discusses an alternative approach.

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Cushing, Oklahoma has been the center of the US oil pricing universe since 1983 when the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) began trading a crude futures contract and selected Cushing as the delivery point.

But the transformation of the US Gulf Coast into a major oil export hub has generated lots of debate about the e...

Leveraging our deep expertise in satellite radar imagery, Ursa is able to provide reliable measurements - not extrapolations - across global supply chains day or night regardless of clouds or fog.

For example, when Ursa Cushing measurements are compared to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Cushing numbers, U...

October 23, 2018

Ursa's weekly crude inventory data for Cushing has a strong correlation to EIA's weekly data for this location. This complementary white paper demonstrates the correlation and reliability of Ursa's data, which comes out days ahead of EIA data.

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