Multi-Client Strategic Report Publication date:July 2012 Item#:C01200 NEW. The global refining business is pressing forward in a difficult operating environment in which only the best, most sophisticated refineries will be profitable. Complex refineries are considered the ones that can buy the cheapest feeds and convert them into the products the market wants using the most cost-effective processes in the near term with a long-term operational strategy. The cost factor is the key in maintaining profit margins.
Multi-Client Strategic Report Publication date:June 2011 Item#:C01100 At a time of volatile oil prices and crude supply uncertainty, many refiners around the world are again turning their attention to relatively less expensive, unconventional or opportunity crudes (opcrudes). Opcrudes generally include heavy sour grades, oilsand/bitumen, extra heavy oil, high TAN crudes, and oil shale. Refineries without a capability of handling opcrudes will lose out to the competition in the long term.
Worldwide Refining Business Digest Weekly.e Publication date:Weekly- 2013 Item#:A000900 Extensive coverage of refining industry news in the US-Americas, Europe/Middle East/Africa, and Asia-Pacific regions.
Worldwide Refining and Petrochemical Industry Monitor Publication date:January 2009 Item#:D20901 This biannual report covers country-specific supply and demand of oil, refined products, and petrochemicals for all global regions.
Worldwide Refining and Petrochemical Industry Monitor Publication date:January 2009 Item#:D30901 This biannual report provides an overview of existing refinery systems around the world, as well as country-specific plans for new refineries and refinery expansions and revamps.
Worldwide Refining and Petrochemical Industry Monitor Publication date:January 2009 Item#:D40901 This biannual report covers the output and demand of ethanol, biodiesel, biobutanol, and other emerging biofuels, as well as country-specific legislation requiring the production, blending, and use of biofuels.