About Freddie FREDDIE YAP is a Senior Writer with 15 years of experience covering East of Suez crude and oil product markets. He is interested in digging beneath the surface of market developments to uncover the backstories and the underlying dynamics. He is also intrigued by refining developments – even sometimes obscure refining processes – and exploring what these mean for crude and product markets.Before joining Energy Intelligence, Freddie reported on crude markets and priced crudes daily at Argus Media for more than five years. He also had short stints covering LNG and coal markets. Before his career covering energy markets, he was a newspaper Reporter in California, covering city government and notably a maximum-security medical facility that treated convicted violent criminals.Freddie has a BA in journalism with a minor in political science from Indiana University.