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Rob Smith
Director, Global Fuel Retail, S&P Global Commodity Insights
Rob Smith is a director in S&P Global Commodity Insights's Refining and Marketing group.

Over the course of his twelve years with the company, Rob has worked in all aspects of the downstream value chain but is now focused exclusively on fuel retailing and convenience. In this capacity, he leads the company's efforts to understand the shifting competitive landscape and how trends such as the maturation of fuel demand will affect the retail station of the future. He is also one of S&P Global Commodity Insights's lead consultants in the fuel retail space, managing both market entry and asset due diligence projects. Rob previously was a Senior Manager at PFC Energy, which was acquired by S&P Global Commodity Insights in 2013.

Rob holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Duke University, US, and a Master of Arts in Security Studies from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., United States.​

Industry expertise
Oil Markets, Midstream, and Downstream
Areas of interest
Crude Oil & Refined Products Markets
Gasoline and Diesel Markets
Oil Markets Supply, Demand and Pricing
Refined Product Marketing
Regional focus
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