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Valero refinery expansion means steady work for Eagle Ford

Valero Energy Corp. is adapting to the reality of cheap oil as it gears up to expand processing capacity to meet the growing demand of diesel and jet fuel. The San Antonio-based company is expected to its increase processing operations by an additional 185 thousand barrels per day of light crude by the first half of 2016. According to a ...

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High Noon on the Gulf Coast: Canada, Saudi oil set for showdown

NEW YORK – As a test of wills between OPEC nations and U.S. shale drillers fuels a global oil market slump, a brewing battle between Canadian and Saudi Arabia heavy crudes for America’s Gulf Coast refinery market threatens to drive prices even lower. While the stand-off between the oil cartel and U.S. producers of light, sweet shale oil has captured ...

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Once-heated Keystone XL Pipeline debate now ice cold

Just as recently as a few years ago, protestors across the United States were up in arms over the proposed construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline. It’s now 2014 and the Keystone XL Pipeline is essentially a non-issue in today’s society, but why? According to Elana Schor’s article on politico.com, oil companies have found plenty of other ways—besides building the ...

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