June 2011

Trends and Resources

HP Impact: Refining margins under pressure to 2015

KBC Advanced Technologies recently published its refining outlook, a report that analyzes issues facing the global oil refining sector and discusses their impact on the crude-oil and refined-products ..

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

KBC Advanced Technologies recently published its refining outlook, a report that analyzes issues facing the global oil refining sector and discusses their impact on the crude-oil and refined-products markets. KBC foresees global refining margins continuing under pressure in the medium term as recovering global demand is met by a continuing wave of new refining capacity construction that will see global refining utilization rates remain around 85% of nameplate capacity at least through 2015. The report highlights the key pressures that face refiners, including declining demand in mature economies; tightening global standards for marine fuel quality; increased taxation and regulation of carbo

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