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Papers Can’t Handle the Truth: Refiners Have a Handle on Crude

Mark Twain once said, “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re misinformed.”  In the case of lifting the restrictions on crude oil exports Mr. Twain would be right. Recent op-eds in the New...

/ August 13, 2014

Chicago puts the brakes on E15

A political maneuver that would strong-arm Chicago’s fuel retailers into selling E15 — gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol — came to a screeching halt late last month when members of the city council’s finance committee took no vote on the proposal...

/ August 11, 2014

Divesting leaves the vulnerable in the dark

Harry C. Alford, president of the National Black Chamber of Commerce, has written a guest blog for Petro Primer on the University of Dayton’s decision to divest coal and fossil fuels from its $670 million investment pool: Last month, the...

/ August 5, 2014

AFPM Reacts to NAM-Commissioned Report: Potential Economic Impacts of a Stricter Ozone Standard

Statement by the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President Charles T. Drevna on a report commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) that looks at the impact of a stricter National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone likely to...

/ July 31, 2014