Atlantic Basin refinery margins are rising again to record levels set earlier this year, spurred by refinery outages and strikes at French refineries, an Oct. 17 analysis by S&P Global Commodity Insights showed.

Ongoing strikes at three [French] Refiners have boosted the country’s demand for product imports at a time of Europe’s refining turnaround, driving up prices,” said S&P Global analysts Lenny Rodriguez and Rebekah Foley.

“This situation resulted in ARA…