Optiflo Crude

Forecast Crude Oil Flows from Wellhead to Refinery Gate

Analyze Midstream Crude Flows Linked with Refinery Optimization

OptiFlo Crude provides companies with objective, data-driven simulations of the North American crude oil supply chain to create more comprehensive market analyses and forecasts that help make better informed investment decisions for a more successful long-term strategy.



Simulate Refinery Operations

Forecast Asset Utilization

Pipeline utilization by segment and refinery utilization by unit.

Create Custom Scenarios

Modify crude supply, infrastructure and tariffs to compare “what if” scenarios.

Forecast Refined Product Supply

Product output at the refining hub level.

Add and Remove Pipelines and Refineries

Estimate market impact of infrastructure changes.

Crude Supply/Demand by Quality

Comprehensive view of the U.S. market.

Full Transparency and Control of Model Inputs

Take our view of the market at face value or override our presets to rerun Enverus natural gas models with customized inputs. Our forecasts cover 25 years and are powered by General Algebraic Modeling System, which allow users to perform complex, large-scale, linear, nonlinear and mixed-integer optimization modeling.

Workflows Built For Success

You are asked to generate more value per dollar every day. We are relentless in our pursuit to make that faster and easier for you.

Take a holistic forecasting approach by accessing upstream, midstream and downstream data in one application.

Leverage and understand the underlying market drivers of midstream/downstream asset value to improve your bottom line.

Better understand the key market drivers and risks, so you can spot stress points along the supply chain quicker.

Determine future infrastructure requirements, refinery crude slates and product make under multiple defined scenarios set to your company’s unique characteristics.

Easily perform comprehensive, large-scale optimization modeling with our long-term interactive forecast and modeling tools where you can customize inputs such as path capacity, path tariff, crude supply and refinery unit capacity to create custom scenarios.

Key Features

Robust Model of Refinery Operations

Leverage the map view to change displays by selecting pipeline/waterborne/rail transport paths, production regions or refining hubs so you can:

  • Drill down to see individual pipeline capacities, variable transport rates by grade and modeled crude flows categorized by crude quality
  • Analyze a path to see the quantity and quality of crude flowing through it and how close it is to capacity
  • Analyze a producing region to understand the quantity, quality and disposition of its supply

Robust Model of Refinery Operations

Analyze the crude balance of the hub to see inflows, outflows and flowthroughs by drilling down to see individual refining center operations, so you can understand the crude slate, fraction flows and end-product outputs.

Benefit your business



Full North American Coverage No blind spots. Enverus has the entire U.S. and Canadian production, movements and refinery operations covered.
137 Unique Refineries View refineries and condensate splitters for every state and province with processing unit capacities fully enumerated.
127 Unique Pipeline Systems View not just pipeline paths between hubs, but actual pipeline systems with unique operational and commercial characteristics (receipt/delivery points, quality specifications and shipper commitments).
Rail, Coastal Barges, Imports, Exports Enverus models flows into, out of and throughout all modes of transport in the U.S. and Canada.
Crude Volumes Categorized by Quality Create a more in-depth analysis by categorizing volume balances for lights, heavies, sweets and sours instead of generic crude oil.
16 Unique Refined Product Categories Enverus’ proprietary refining model goes beyond simple yield profiles and assesses each refinery’s potential product slate, not just principal products like gasoline, jet and diesel.
Customizable Model Configuration Use Enverus’ capacities, turnaround schedules, processing unit capacities and other assumptions, or apply your own.
Quick Turnaround for Model Results Produce a detailed five-year forecast in less than two hours.
Easy-to-Use User Interface Friendly user interface allows your team to use OptiFlo Crude without knowing how to code.
Export to Excel Model inputs and outputs are available for export into Excel, with just a click of a mouse.

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