Fear and Loathing in Legoland

On October 9, Lego announced it was ending a marketing partnership with Shell after a Greenpeace internet video highlighted the link between the two companies (and I’m not going to give the insidious video more credence by linking it in this...

/ October 20, 2014

EIA’s Estimates of Gasoline Sales – How Did it Get So Late So Soon?

A few weeks ago I posted an article detailing EPA’s continued tardiness in issuing the 2014 RFS volumes. Today, I’d like to draw attention to similar problems with the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

/ October 17, 2014

The Jones Act – Backward Thinking

It’s 1920. Warren G. Harding was nominated by the Republican Party for President. We were five years removed from the sinking of the Lusitania, two years removed from WWI and the reign of Kaiser Wilhelm II, and Edith Bolling Galt...

/ October 14, 2014

Setting the Record Straight – U.S. Refineries Quickly Adjusting to a Changing U.S. Crude Supply

Writers have their bad days, and Reuters’ Market Analyst John Kemp apparently had one when he penned US refineries fast running out of flexibility on crude. Confusion, or a lack of understanding of the refining industry, is evident throughout Kemp’s...

/ October 10, 2014