Refining

Export Salvation?

Another paper, “Exports: Last Demand Standing,” has claimed the U.S. crude market has reached its “proverbial wall” and only crude exports can save the industry. There frequently is a grain of truth in such studies, but the market is broader and...

/ April 14, 2015

EIA refinery predictions match those of AFPM members

The Energy Information Administration released a report this week saying there are “several different ways” U.S. refineries can handle the higher volume of domestic crude, brought about through the shale revolution: a viewpoint AFPM has long held and voiced through...

/ April 7, 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

Tighter Ozone Standards Are Not The Way Forward

You maybe already be familiar with the ozone NAAQS from our two (1 & 2) previous posts discussing health impacts from lowering ozone standards which EPA refuses to disclose, and the staggering negative economic impact with impossible attainment to become...

/ January 30, 2015