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Pass the peace pipe. 2016-09-27
Suncor Energy is going to build tanks with indigenous group—how 'bout a pipeline? Canada's biggest oil company announced on Sept. 6 that it had signed a deal with Fort McKay First Nation, selling a 34.3% stake...
US shale oil exports pivot to Asia. 2016-09-27
According to a survey of five Asia-based industry sources, widespread exports of US crude to Asia will become feasible when the spread between ICE Brent and WTI futures moves above $3.00/bbl. While the spread is currently at just $1.45/bbl...
Official Selling Prices (OSPs) for select heavy grades are varied for Sept., with Mexican Maya and Iranian Heavy nearly steady, but others posting volatile moves. Arabian Heavy's OSP was set sharply lower for the month...
Prices below are settled prices at the end of yesterday or last trading day
Game (crude) changer. 2016-09-14
Earthquakes in Oklahoma are not ok. 2016-09-22
Coking and cracking margins were mostly flat-to-lower on the Gulf Coast in July. Coking margins remained elevated, but trending downward, while cracking profits were relatively weak but inching up...
Baker Hughes' TOLAD™ cold-flow additives enhance the low-temperature handling properties of biofuels, petroleum fuels, residual oils, and crude oils. For more information, visit here
Maxxam Analytics' offers services to predict and measure viscosity of crude oil blends. For more information, visit here
XPLORER-NS analyzer by TE Instruments can measure simultaneously total sulfur and total nitrogen of refinery feedstock ranging from low ppb's to high ppm's, yet the analyzer is the smallest in today's market. For more information, visit here
Exova's expertise in oil pipeline corrosion testing helps operators identify variables ahead of the problems, e.g. construction materials, operating conditions, designs, fabrication, and of course, and crude sour levels. For more information, visit here
Near infrared spectroscopy by Insight Analytical determine composition, physical properties of crudes and NG condensates for upstream production, trains, trucks, pipelines, blending terminals, and refineries. For more information, visit here