Refiners face major challenges, EIA conference told

05/02/2005
US refiners will need to supply motorists with increasingly clean fuels produced from increasingly sour crude oil, and it won’t be easy, experts warned during an US Energy Information Administration conference Apr. 12 in Washington, DC.“There are alternatives. Unfortunately, all require substantial capital,” said William Brown, an operations research analyst in EIA’s integrated analysis and forecasting office. Brown spoke during a session on adapting US refineries to meet marketing challenges at EIA’s 2005 Midterm Energy Outlook and Modeling conference.The problem is not so much a shortage of crude oil as an increasingly sour slate, suggested Jay Saunders, vi...
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