Refining

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

U.S. Refineries Competitive Positions

I recently participated at the Energy Information Administration’s 2014 Energy Conference, and during a panel discussion on world product trade, took the opportunity to address issues not raised in recent ICF and IHS studies that supported crude exports. Contrary to...

/ July 29, 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

AFPM Comments on Proposed Petroleum Refinery Sector Risk and Technology Review and New Source Performance Standards

AFPM Vice President of Regulatory Affairs David Friedman provided comments at an EPA public hearing in Wilmington, CA on July 16, 2014. AFPM appreciates the opportunity today to discuss our views on the EPA’s proposed refinery Risk and Technology Review rule....

/ July 14, 2014