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U.S. Refineries See Sharp Drop in Throughput

The spring turnaround season at U.S. refineries is already here. More surprisingly, refineries have seen a massive, 865,000-barrel-per-day drop in crude throughput during…

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William Ploch

Thu Feb 14 2019

What Winter? U.S. Refineries Already at Spring Turnarounds

According to IIR Energy's David Elpers, the spring turnaround season already is in full force at U.S. refineries, and it may have already peaked.…

Refining | U.S Refineries | Refining Projects | Petroleum Refining | Oil & Gas | Crude Oil | refineries | Energy | Oil | Crude

William Ploch

Mon Feb 04 2019

Western Canada Oil Prices Remain Stronger After Start of Production Curtailment

Western Canada's oil prices have remained relatively strong after Alberta's oil production curtailments took effect on Tuesday to address a storage glut. According to The…

Oil | Crude | Crude Oil | drilling | Natural Gas | Energy | Oil & Gas

William Ploch

Fri Jan 04 2019

Market Outlook in Review: Renewables, Natural Gas Dominate North American Power Industry Spending

North American renewable energy is on the rise, while coal-fired and nuclear development are fading into the background. Along with the increased renewable generation comes…

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William Ploch

Mon Nov 26 2018

US Refinery Overview: Crude Runs Take a Step Back as Refinery Turnarounds Spike

U.S crude runs took a modest step backward during the week that ended May 5. Following two weeks of sky-high crude run levels, a…

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Industrial Info

Wed May 10 2017

U.S. Refineries See Sharp Drop in Throughput

The spring turnaround season at U.S. refineries is already here. More surprisingly, refineries have seen a massive, 865,000-barrel-per-day drop in crude throughput during a single reporting period. Timing is everything, though, and just as PADD 3 was set to begin its "peak" week for planned maintenance, several other regions were hit with unplanned outages. The " »

What Winter? U.S. Refineries Already at Spring Turnarounds

According to IIR Energy's David Elpers, the spring turnaround season already is in full force at U.S. refineries, and it may have already peaked. The findings are based on a recent analysis of U.S. crude runs and data from last week's report from the U.S. Department of Energy. This week’s stats showed a substantial drop in »

Western Canada Oil Prices Remain Stronger After Start of Production Curtailment

Western Canada's oil prices have remained relatively strong after Alberta's oil production curtailments took effect on Tuesday to address a storage glut. According to The Canadian Press, the price differential between Western Canadian Select (WCS) bitumen-blend heavy oil and New York-traded West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil prices was about US$12.50 per barrel on Wednesday afternoon, compared with more »

Market Outlook in Review: Renewables, Natural Gas Dominate North American Power Industry Spending

North American renewable energy is on the rise, while coal-fired and nuclear development are fading into the background. Along with the increased renewable generation comes the need for additional transmission and distribution infrastructure. Britt Burt, Industrial Info's vice president of research for the Power Industry, discussed these and other subjects at the company's recent Market Outlook in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. »

US Refinery Overview: Crude Runs Take a Step Back as Refinery Turnarounds Spike

U.S crude runs took a modest step backward during the week that ended May 5. Following two weeks of sky-high crude run levels, a spike in refinery turnaround activity in PADD 2 was the main driver of a 418,000 barrel-per-day (BBL/d) drop-off in overall crude throughput. Even so, U.S. crude runs remain well above the seasonal »