U.S. petroleum product exports continue to increase

According to recently-released figures from the Energy Information Administration, total U.S. petroleum product exports continued to rise in 2015, jumping by 467,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 4.3 million bpd.

/ March 28, 2016

The Federal Government and States Regulate Several Fuel Parameters

I discussed oxygenated gasoline in a recent blog. However, there are more regulated fuel parameters.

/ February 1, 2016

Fueling Your Christmas: No Days Off For Refineries During The Holidays

Ah, December. As much as our personal activities go into high gear from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, it seems that work activity slacks off a bit at the end of the year. But while many people think December is...

/ December 23, 2015

Oxygenated Gasoline Has Been Required by the Clean Air Act Since 1992

The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 created two programs: winter oxygenated gasoline in some cities to reduce carbon monoxide emissions and reformulated gasoline (RFG).  The winter oxygenated gasoline program began near the end of 1992, and the year-round RFG program...

/ September 10, 2015