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Frans Koster

Market Reporter

About Frans

FRANS KOSTER covers the North American oil market for Energy Intelligence, focusing especially on the refining sector and the midstream industry. Most recently, he has closely monitored how the transition to a lower-carbon economy has affected independent refiners in the US and Canada, with a focus on conversions to produce renewable diesel.

Frans holds a BA in Arabic and Middle Eastern studies from SUNY Binghamton and an MA in international reporting from CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Prior to joining Energy Intelligence, Frans worked for Al Jazeera, Yemen Today Magazine and the New York Post.