Conflicting Regulations – Tier 3 and a Closer Look at Futility

New regulations coming from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) increasingly conflict with existing regulations and could jeopardize a refiner’s ability to comply with federal fuel formulation regulations. Refiners frequently have to make modifications to operations that are necessary to make...

/ July 24, 2014

Refining Capacity Maxed Out? Bunk

In the course of just seven years, the United States has evolved from a future defined by energy challenges to one of enormous energy opportunities. U.S. crude production has increased by 55 percent to eight million barrels per day just...

/ July 24, 2014

Dear Gina

The Partnership for a Better Energy Future (PBEF) this week sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to detail issues with the proposed carbon standards for existing power plants. PBEF, of which AFPM is a member, expressed five concerns:  •...

/ July 23, 2014

Light Crude Oil and Exports: Finding the Best Home for Domestic Oil and Petroleum Products

AFPM President Drenva presented this speech to XYZ group on X date:   Charlie’s usual intro that outlines the issue including regional problems like the East Coast  •    Domestic crude production has increased 3 million barrels per day in the...

/ July 23, 2014