June 2009

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Demand swings vex refiners The refining industry is grappling with shifting scenarios for tomorrow's energy landscape. One scenario has the US beco..

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Demand swings vex refiners The refining industry is grappling with shifting scenarios for tomorrow's energy landscape. One scenario has the US becoming a net exporter of gasoline by 2010, concludes a new analysis by global management consulting firm Booz & Company. The report on refining trends explores rising demand for fuel in Asia and the BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India and China), mandates for biofuels and the impact of inexpensive automobiles. "This confluence of factors is confounding an industry that counts on 20-yr predictions to guide investment decisions made today," according to the report.

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