Refining

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
It Takes Capitalism to Fund Socialism

It Takes Capitalism to Fund Socialism

It’s not a secret that anti-fossil fuel non-profit organizations are well-funded. All the protests, junk science, media appearances, social media and activism don’t come cheap. In fact, it takes hundreds of millions of dollars. From the story: “Over the past...

/ August 18, 2014

Papers Can’t Handle the Truth: Refiners Have a Handle on Crude

Mark Twain once said, “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you’re misinformed.”  In the case of lifting the restrictions on crude oil exports Mr. Twain would be right. Recent op-eds in the New...

/ August 13, 2014