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US EIA: EPA Clean Power Plan Favors Natural Gas

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) found in a May 26 analysis of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed “Clean Power Plan” for existing power plants that natural gas would be the big winner—and coal the big loser.

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Grace, Chevron JV To Build Louisiana Catalyst Plant

W.R. Grace and Co. recently announced that Advanced Refining Technologies, the company’s joint venture with Chevron Products Co., will invest around $135 million to build a residue hydroprocessing catalyst plant and additional alumina capacity at the existing Grace manufacturing facility in Lake Charles, La.

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Refining Revenues Underpin Quarterly Earnings, Part III

Since last year’s crude sell-off, U.S. oil producers have faced grim choices for survival and the Darwinian nature of commodity-market cycles has reappeared, dictating that only the fittest will survive—and only the fittest of the fittest will thrive.