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Global Refining's FCCU Activity Abounds in 2019

Industrial Info is tracking planned fluidized and resid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) capital spending projects worth $674 million that are scheduled to begin construction this…

Refining | refineries | Refining Projects | Petrochemical | Petroleum Refining | FCCU | Fluid Catalytic Cracking

William Ploch

Tue Jan 08 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…

Energy | Renewables | Renewable Energy | Windfarm | Wind Power | Wind Projects | Solar | Solar Power | Ethylene | Chemicals | Oil | Crude | Crude Oil | Refining | Natural Gas | LNG | fracking | Hydro | Hydropower | drilling | Fossil Fuel

William Ploch

Mon Nov 26 2018

U.S. Refineries Running at Record Levels

The only thing that is certain about unplanned refinery shutdowns is that they will occur. The timing, magnitude and importance of unplanned events remains mostly…

Refining | Refinery | Petroleum Refining | Oil & Petroleum | Gasoline | Gasoline Blending | Oil & Gas | U.S Refineries

Industrial Info

Mon Aug 13 2018

U.S. Refining Capacity Stays Flat Between 2017 and 2018

As of January 1, 2018, U.S. operable atmospheric crude distillation capacity totaled 18.6 million barrels per calendar day, a slight decrease of 0.…

Refining | Refining Projects | Petrochemical | Petroleum Refining | Crude Oil | Crude Oil Market

William Ploch

Tue Jul 17 2018

More Work for U.S. Oil Refineries Means More Refinery Shutdowns

Crude oil inventories in the U.S. have slumped to their lowest levels in more than three years, fueled by high exports and near-record refinery…

Refining | Refinery Outage | Refinery Outages | Crude Oil Market | Oil | Oil & Gas | Refinery Shutdown | Refinery Turnaround | U.S Oil Refineries | Refinery Turnaround Schedule

Industrial Info

Thu Jul 12 2018

Global Refining's FCCU Activity Abounds in 2019

Industrial Info is tracking planned fluidized and resid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) capital spending projects worth $674 million that are scheduled to begin construction this year at 49 petroleum refineries globally. The North American market will see the majority of the spend, followed by Asia (see graph below). More than $200 million worth of project activity is planned to begin »

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. »

U.S. Refineries Running at Record Levels

The only thing that is certain about unplanned refinery shutdowns is that they will occur. The timing, magnitude and importance of unplanned events remains mostly uncertain. Or does it? Perhaps we could argue that unplanned refinery turnarounds, even those of small magnitude, are more important during a period of low planned turnarounds such as the end of the summer driving »

U.S. Refining Capacity Stays Flat Between 2017 and 2018

As of January 1, 2018, U.S. operable atmospheric crude distillation capacity totaled 18.6 million barrels per calendar day, a slight decrease of 0.1% since the beginning of 2017, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Industrial Info is tracking more than $30 billion in U.S. Petroleum Refining project activity. The U.S. Southwest region, particularly »

More Work for U.S. Oil Refineries Means More Refinery Shutdowns

Crude oil inventories in the U.S. have slumped to their lowest levels in more than three years, fueled by high exports and near-record refinery performance. The massive influx of business means many refineries will need to undergo maintenance-related turnarounds--many of them unplanned--to stay in shape. Industrial Info is tracking more than $3 billion in planned turnarounds at Petroleum Refining »