Global Refining & Petrochemicals

Electric Power
Margins & Economics

U.S. Offshore Wind-Energy Potential Touted

A recent Navigant Consulting report observed that a significant potential exists to increase U.S. electricity capacity and create jobs through the further development of the U.S. offshore wind industry.

Public Policy

EPA Approves New U.S. Biofuel Pathways

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently approved three new biofuel pathways to qualify for generating Renewable Identification Numbers under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard.

Transportation & Logistics

California University, China Ink EV Partnership

The University of California, Davis (UC-Davis) has signed a five-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC) to help speed the commercialization of plug-in and fuel-cell electric cars in China and the U.S.

Margins & Economics

Entrepreneurial Energy Spirit Shines Bright

The “shale revolution” has often been touted as a game-changer in energy production. Despite immense fervor behind its recent success; however, the effort isn’t holding back large, global integrated oil and natural gas firms from scouting innovative energy or clean technologies that could potentially improve existing processes or equipment or, better yet, change the game completely.

Fuels & Processing
Public Policy

The ‘Hippocratic Oath for Energy’

While the exploration and production of shale oil and gas in the U.S. receives most of the attention, often left out of the conversation is the role that the downstream segment, including refining, plays as part of the important domestic energy mosaic.

Margins & Economics
Transportation & Logistics

Anheuser-Busch Converts Houston Fleet to CNG

Anheuser-Busch plans to replace its 66 diesel trucking fleet in Houston with compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered trucks, marking the beer company’s first conversion of an entire brewery fleet and representing a significant milestone in achieving its goal to reduce carbon emissions.

Fuels & Processing