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CFATS Implementation With DHS’s David Wulf: Part 1

2014 was a very important year for the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Program, which identifies and regulates high-risk chemical facilities to ensure they have security measures in place to reduce the risks associated with these chemicals. In addition to...

/ March 25, 2015

Setting the Facts Straight on Refiners’ Ability to Handle Domestic Crude Oil

The crude export debate has brought with it a conversation surrounding domestic refiners’ ability to handle the growing U.S. oil supply. Given this debate, AFPM released yesterday a third-party survey of U.S. fuel manufacturers. It found that U.S. refiners have more than enough...

/ March 18, 2015

Fact vs fiction: Bakken crude volatility and the WSJ

As Mark Twain* once said, never let the facts get in the way of a good story – and artistic licence certainly appears to have gripped the author of an article recently featured in The Wall Street Journal, titled “Crude...

/ March 10, 2015

The blendwall and rising RINs: market problems with the RFS

In an interview with OPIS Biofuels last week, EPA Office of Air Quality and Transportation Director Chris Grundler was drilled about the RFS rule announcements. In the course of doing so he made a remark which sums up many people’s...

/ February 23, 2015