Refining

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

Making a Case for the CASE Act

To piggyback off the ozone NAAQS post my colleague Geoff Moody wrote July 31st, I wanted to bring your attention to a bicameral legislative effort underway to bring some common sense to the new ozone NAAQS regulation that will be finalized...

/ September 17, 2014

Here’s Why We’re Mad – EPA Backtracks on its Own Risk Assessment

It’s not every day that someone other than my parents calls me son, but that’s just what Grist blogger Brentin Mock did when offering up the opportunity to explain why AFPM is “enraged” over EPA’s proposed requirements in the Petroleum Refinery...

/ September 8, 2014