Bob Levin


Bob Levin is managing director of energy/ commodity research and product development at CME Group.

US Oil

Why U.S. Oil Markets Reflect Supply & Demand

Increased oil production in North America during recent years has been well publicized. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports…

China Oil

Which is the Right Oil Benchmark for China?

  Like so many commodities, world demand for crude oil these days is largely driven by China.  The country has…


Three Factors Causing a Shift in Oil Market Benchmarks

  We’re in an environment where the dynamics of the world’s oil market benchmarks are shifting. More accessible supply in…

Why the ‘Two-Thirds’ Myth for Oil Price Referencing Doesn’t Add Up

There is the curious case of the recently reported claim that two-thirds of the world’s oil production was priced according…