Weirauch, Wendy

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, Texas

HP Impact: HPImpact: US refiners to spend $15 billion capitalizing on Canada's heavy oil

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

A new industry report examines whether planned investments in the midstream and downstream will be sufficient to accommodate growing volumes of Canadian oil sands production. The analysis, from Wood M..

HP Impact: HPImpact: Refined product use rising; oil prices keep margins in check

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

New research from Purvin & Gertz analyzes demand for refined products in the context of emerging trends in biofuels, alternative fuels, vehicle preference and government mandates. Key conclusions of t..

HP Impact: HPImpact: Smaller firms compete for large projects by harnessing 3D design

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

3D plant design systems have fundamentally transformed the plant creation and operations business by enabling a greater number of smaller businesses to undertake large projects that previously were th..

HP Impact: HPImpact: Key indicators reveal outlook for HPI products

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) regularly reviews various economic and statistical reports to keep a running tab on significant indicators—both positive and negative—impacting the hydro..

HP Impact: HPImpact: Scientists patent new microbial source for biofuels

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

A newly created microbe produces cellulose that can be turned into ethanol and other biofuels, report scientists from The University of Texas at Austin. They say that the microbe could provide a signi..

HP Impact: HPImpact: Feedstock options for second-generation biodiesel mixes

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The global market for biodiesel is poised for "explosive growth" in the next 10 years, according to a new outlook from Emerging Markets Online (www.emerging-markets.com). Although Europe represents 80..

HP Impact: HPImpact: Analysis: five forces to shape energy expansion for decades

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

A new white paper by Dr. Joseph A. Stanislaw, independent advisor to Deloitte's Energy & Resources group, explores the forces molding relations between countries and the private sector as they vie for..

HP In Brief: HPIn Brief

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Some firms settle MTBE suits Oil and gas companies—including ConocoPhillips, Marathon Oil, Chevron, BP America, Shell Oil Co. and Valero Energ..

HP Impact: HPImpact: Good news, bad news for Canada's natural gas and oil production

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Natural gas production in Canada, after two decades of continued growth, reached a plateau in recent years—and may be set to decline overall in the next two. Canada's crude oil and natural gas ar..

HP Impact: HPImpact: Charting the diminished expectations for global oil production gains

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

A recent report from EPRINC provides a summary of many of the key supply constraints that have led to $115+/barrel oil prices. World oil markets have experienced a perfect storm of bad luck over most ..