Refining

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

Obama’s energy infrastructure promises: what happened?

How times change. Less than three years ago, President Obama was in Cushing, Oklahoma talking about the importance of energy infrastructure, reducing bottlenecks and removing bureaucratic barriers to these vital projects. Obama used his Cushing speech to demonstrate how serious he...

/ January 23, 2015

Even Refining gets the Royal Touch!

Put down your popover, clotted cream and jam . . . For the Anglophiles out there who are also die-hard royal watchers, Prince William and Kate Middleton visited the Valero Pembroke Refinery in southwest Wales earlier this month. The Duke and...

/ November 17, 2014