New Annual Meeting Sessions in 2016

The petrochemical and petroleum refining industries are always in flux. Whether it is new supplies like oil sands-derived synthetic crudes or tight oil crudes and condensates; new technologies like modelling enabled by advanced-computing power; improved sensor technologies; or new market...

/ January 8, 2016

New USDA Primer on the Use of Ethanol as a Transportation Fuel

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recently released an informative report, U.S. Ethanol: An Examination of Policy, Production, Use, Distribution, and Market Interactions. It includes chapters authored by staff at the Energy Information Administration and Iowa State University, as well...

/ November 3, 2015

Clickbait for petroleum refining nerds

Thanks to the recently-released EIA Refinery Capacity Report, you will not believe the following facts about the U.S. refining industry. Some of these statistics will shock you!

/ July 31, 2015

New Survey Shows That Pump Labels Are Inadequate

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) has long been concerned about the potential for misfueling by consumers at the pump – and the findings of a recent survey by the organization show this concern is well-founded.

/ June 2, 2015