CHEM SYSTEMS STUDY OUTLINES U.S. REFINERS' STRATEGIC OPTIONS
Strategic options available to U.S. refiners for meeting legislated environmental mandates come under review in three studies by Chem Systems Inc. The Tarrytown, N.Y., firm said U.S. refiners will have to develop new technological and operational approaches to achieve motor fuel composition and performance standards required by 1990 amendments to the Clean Air Act. The economic burden of meeting evolving environmental requirements will force the U.S. refining industry to restructure.