Refining & Processing - Light Distillates

Plant Complexity Opens Niche Opportunities

Whether a process facility’s feedstocks are based on shale hydrocarbons or naphtha, plant complexity factors into the ability to capture margin opportunities in niche markets.

Rene Gonzalez
Nov 15, 2016

Downstream Sector Adjusting To Colonial Pipeline Disruption

In an effort to mitigate potential supply disruptions following the temporary suspension of service on Line 1, the governors of Alabama, Georgia and North Carolina have issued executive orders waiving regulations for commercial truck drivers transporting motor fuel in their states. 

Nov 4, 2016

AltaGas Details NGL Export Strategy From Ridley Island

In its latest third-quarter 2016 operating report, AltaGas provided an extensive update for its NGL operations in Alberta and British Columbia. 

Stratas Advisors
Nov 1, 2016

New Canadian Terminal Accelerates Pacific Propane Push

On Oct. 19, AltaGas, based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, made a final decision to proceed with a propane pipeline and marine terminal near Prince Rupert, British Columbia. The move is just the latest signal in the rising importance of propane exports from North America to northern Pacific markets, especially Japan, South Korea and China. 

Gregory DL Morris
Oct 27, 2016

Revving Up Octane: Part II

A host of regulatory and market forces is driving refiners to increase their octane production capacity and impacting investment decisions.

Oct 27, 2016

Revving Up Octane: Part I

A host of regulatory and market forces is driving refiners to increase their octane production capacity and impacting investment decisions.

Oct 25, 2016