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U.S. Shale Plays Spark Planned Grassroot Refinery Projects

The term "new grassroot U.S. refinery" is almost an oxymoron. The U.S. hasn't seen a new major petroleum refinery in roughly 40 years.…

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Thu Apr 27 2017

U.S. Shale Plays Spark Planned Grassroot Refinery Projects

The term "new grassroot U.S. refinery" is almost an oxymoron. The U.S. hasn't seen a new major petroleum refinery in roughly 40 years. Refineries are expensive to build, and the U.S. already has a well-established refining system. Some of the refineries are downright venerable, having been established over a century ago, but it's still more cost-efficient to »