US refining capacity, product demand not rising in step

08/23/2004
US refining capacity has not kept up with increasing demand for petroleum products. Some within the industry view this decline as being driven by fundamental refining trends as well as the globalization of product trading.This view, however, "holds that the US refining capacity situation is the inevitable result of a global market for petroleum products, as well as the decline in domestic crude production," according to a report released Aug. 17 by New York-based Petroleum Industry Research Foundation Inc. (PIRINC) entitled, "Refining Capacity: Challenges and Opportunities Facing the US Industry."Although released by PIRINC, the report was prepared by energy policy specialists from the Co...
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