Rick Joswick heads S&P Global Platts’ Analytics team focused on the center of the oil supply chain which bridges the gap between raw oil supplies and end-user demand. This includes refining and petrochemical operations, and balances for LPG, petrochemicals, crude and products. His team develops Platts Analytics’ outlooks for fundamentals including facilities, trade flows, and inventories. It also includes the Analytics’ price outlook for crude, oil product, LPG, and petrochemicals. He was the leader for numerous multi-client studies examining crude and product markets. Rick joined PIRA, now part of S&P Global Platts, in 2004 after 20 years with ExxonMobil in supply logistics, planning, refining, and engineering. Rick has M.S. and B.S. degrees from Rutgers University in chemical engineering.