U.S. Refiners

Refiners and Tax Day: Producing More Than Just Fuels

By mid-January, news sources have thoroughly exhausted reports on American’s Yuletide spending and attention inevitably turns to the day of reckoning: Tax Day. Thanks to Abraham Lincoln, this year procrastinating taxpayers get a few extra days to file and that...

/ April 15, 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

Export Salvation?

Another paper, “Exports: Last Demand Standing,” has claimed the U.S. crude market has reached its “proverbial wall” and only crude exports can save the industry. There frequently is a grain of truth in such studies, but the market is broader and...

/ April 14, 2015

EIA refinery predictions match those of AFPM members

The Energy Information Administration released a report this week saying there are “several different ways” U.S. refineries can handle the higher volume of domestic crude, brought about through the shale revolution: a viewpoint AFPM has long held and voiced through...

/ April 7, 2015