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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

FCCU 2019 Spend to Total $2.6 Billion

Industrial Info is tracking $2.6 billion of capital spending on the construction of fluid catalytic cracking units (FCCUs) that is scheduled to begin in…

FCCU | Refining | U.S Refineries | Refining Projects | Petroleum Refining | Oil & Gas

William Ploch

Thu Jan 31 2019

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…

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Industrial Info

Mon Aug 13 2018

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 »

FCCU 2019 Spend to Total $2.6 Billion

Industrial Info is tracking $2.6 billion of capital spending on the construction of fluid catalytic cracking units (FCCUs) that is scheduled to begin in 2019, at 50 petroleum refineries around the world. A majority of the projects, approximately $1.9 billion, are planned to occur in the Asia market region, with Indonesia and Iran projected to see more than »

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 »