Refiners' future survival hinges on adapting to changing feedstocks, product specs

This is the fifth in a series of six special reports on Future Energy SupplyThe world's refiners face a future of ever-changing feedstocks and increasingly stringent product specifications.The global conventional crude oil slate will become markedly different from that of today, complicating refiners' processing and logistics strategies. At the same time, a whole new array of oil feedstocks will enter the picture, presenting new processing challenges.And concerns over crude supply reliability, as evinced by outages this year in Venezuela and Nigeria, are no longer limited to the Persian Gulf region.Meanwhile, tightening strictures on refined products, spawned by environmental conc...

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