Crude Oil- Processing Spreads

August 4, 2014

A processing spread is the price differential between two commodities where one is the product of the other.  In this new article, Crude Oil- Processing Spreads written for About.com, I discuss how Crude oil is refined into products that we use every day.  Turning crude oil into oil products is done by cracking the oil at a refinery.  Monitoring crack spreads is a valuable tool in understanding energy markets. These refining spreads and influence both our investment portfolios and our daily lives.

Article: Crude Oil- Processing Spreads


 

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