Ursa provides transparency to complex markets, enabling global operators in financial services, energy, industrial, and government sectors to make more informed decisions.
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Use cases include: crude oil balance sheet, macro-economic analysis, systematic trading, physical commodities trading
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Examples include: refinery activity, new construction & repair, pipeline construction & repair
Weekly PDF of calculated refinery demand, along with analysis and summary data on oil flows and storage.
Use predicted demand data 2+ weeks ahead of official government reports to get an edge on the market.
Ursa Space Systems Inc. (Ursa) is a Space 3.0 analytics-as-a-service company that brings transparency to global markets to help traders and analysts in the finance and energy industries make more informed decisions.
Ursa released the world’s first comprehensive weekly China oil inventory report in May, added the Caribbean and MENA regions in September and plans to have global coverage in early 2018. Ursa uses space-based data from radar satellites as the source of their timely reports. Radar works through clouds and at night, allowing collection of information about activities on the Earth rain or shine.
Based in Ithaca, NY, Ursa was founded in 2014 by leaders in the satellite and software security fields with the vision to unlock the potential of data and insights derived from radar satellite imaging.
China NBS (National Bureau of Statistics) just reported October refinery runs data at 11.89 mbd, only a slight drop from September’s all time high of 12.00 mbd. This comes as a bit of surprise to anyone strictly using import data as a proxy for refinery demand, because imports in October suffered a modest drop, falling[…]
The combination of reliable storage and vessel-by-vessel cargo tracking to deliver unprecedented granular transparency of China’s weekly crude oil demand New York City, October 24, 2017: ClipperData LLC, the global leader in crude oil and petroleum product cargo tracking, and Ursa Space Systems, the innovator in accurate and comprehensive global oil storage inventories, today announced[…]
Ursa Space Systems Secures $7 Million Series A Financing from Paladin Capital Group, NEA, RRE Ventures, and S&P Global
New funds will help fuel earth observation analytics company to bring transparency to the global economy October 25, 2017 Ithaca, New York – October 25, 2017 – Ursa Space Systems Inc. (“Ursa”), a Space 3.0 analytics-as-a-service company, announced it closed a $7 million Series A equity financing from experienced financial, security, and strategic investors. The[…]
ITHACA, NY – This morning (10/23/17), Bloomberg published an article regarding an analysis piece written by Barclays Plc analysts, fueled by Ursa China Oil Storage data. By using Ursa’s consistent and reliable oil inventory measurements all throughout China, Barclays was able to conclude that, “… this is bullish for oil fundamentals… It implies that China’s[…]
ITHACA, N.Y. – Ursa Space Systems Inc. (Ursa) today announced the worldwide release of their Middle East/North Africa (MENA) Oil Storage Report. MENA is the third region in Ursa’s expansion to global coverage of oil storage inventories, providing a new reliable data-set to a product line that is already in use by leading traders. “MENA is a[…]
Ithaca, NY – Ursa Space Systems Inc. today announced the worldwide release of their Caribbean Oil Storage Report, the first reliable, weekly report of Caribbean oil inventories. “Ursa’s coverage of the Caribbean oil storage hub is a valuable early indicator of global oil supply and demand balances, and plays a key role in regional crude[…]
Posted – 2017/09/05 In the side by side sliding image shown below, we provide a comparison between a flood map created by the Copernicus EMS on 8/28/2017 and one created by Ursa using Sentinel imagery on 8/30/2017 of the same location. Slide the center vertical bar back and forth to compare images: Using updated imagery[…]
Ursa has released a Standard China Oil Storage Report, allowing an entry point for customers to leverage this new kind of direct observation data. Use the Standard Reports to validate monthly National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) of China measurements or more accurately reconcile crude oil supply and demand balances in China. […]
On Monday, 8/14/17, refinery runs data was released by the NBS of China, showing a 500,000 bpd drop, and the market has since reacted: Oil Falls on Strong Dollar and Continued China Demand Worry – Reuters Oil Slips as Chinese Demand Overshadows Libyan Disruption – Chron Even with imports data released last week, without reliable[…]
July data for China crude oil imports shows a noticeable drop from 8.79 mbd to 8.16 mbd, as noted in the media: China’s Crude Oil Imports Fell to a 7-Month Low – Market Realist A Red Flag For Oil? China’s Crude Imports Drop To 7-Month Low – OilPrice Want to know the whole story? Does[…]