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Chementator :: Petroleum Refining

May 1, 2014

Tight-oil Tightrope for U.S. Refiners

To take advantage of cost-advantaged crudes from shale formations, refiners must address a host of challenges associated with processing tight oils

Petroleum refiners in the U.S. are incorporating an increasing amount of tight oils into their crude slates to take advantage of their discounted prices, but tight oils present a number of processing challenges, including different contaminants, variable properties and lighter average gravities...

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