Refining

Lowering the Ozone Standard Good for Public Health? Show us the Science

At the outset of this post, I hope we can all agree that everyone wants clean air. AFPM’s members and their families live in the communities they serve and have as much interest in clean air as any government bureaucrat...

/ July 31, 2014

U.S. Refineries Competitive Positions

I recently participated at the Energy Information Administration’s 2014 Energy Conference, and during a panel discussion on world product trade, took the opportunity to address issues not raised in recent ICF and IHS studies that supported crude exports. Contrary to...

/ July 29, 2014

Refining Capacity Maxed Out? Bunk

In the course of just seven years, the United States has evolved from a future defined by energy challenges to one of enormous energy opportunities. U.S. crude production has increased by 55 percent to eight million barrels per day just...

/ July 24, 2014

Making Sense of Last-In, First-Out (LIFO) and We Aren’t Talking About Your Work Schedule

As policymakers debate fiscal issues, including deficit reduction efforts, some have called for a retroactive repeal of the “last-in, first-out,” (LIFO) an inventory accounting method used by nearly 40 percent of U.S. businesses.

/ July 22, 2014