Refining

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

The Natural Gas Protest: Brought to you by Products Derived From Natural Gas

The Guardian ran a piece this week about anti-hydraulic fracturing protesters that superglued themselves to the entrance of the country’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra). The protestors claim to be raising awareness about redactions from a government report...

/ August 19, 2014

U.S. Refiners Continue to Absorb Increasing U.S. Crude Production

The most recent Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Short Term Energy Outlook shows that, in 2014 and 2015, U.S. refineries are absorbing the increasing U.S. crude oil production not only by continuing to replace crude oil imports with U.S. supply, but also...

/ August 18, 2014