Crude oil used by U.S. refineries continues to get lighter in most regions

The API gravity of crude oil input to U.S. refineries has generally increased, or gotten lighter, since 2011 because of changes in domestic production and imports. Regionally, refinery crude slates—or the mix of crude oil grades that a refinery is processing—have become lighter in the East Coast, Gulf Coast, and West Coast regions, and they have become slightly heavier in the Midwest and Rocky Mountain regions.

Source: EIA: Today in Energy

Crude oil used by U.S. refineries continues to get lighter in most regions

The API gravity of crude oil input to U.S. refineries has generally increased, or gotten lighter, since 2011 because of changes in domestic production and imports. Regionally, refinery crude slates—or the mix of crude oil grades that a refinery is processing—have become lighter in the East Coast, Gulf Coast, and West Coast regions, and they have become slightly heavier ...

Fugro completes deepwater AUV surveys for Shell in US Gulf of Mexico

Fugro has completed several high-resolution geophysical surveys in the US Gulf of Mexico for Shell International Exploration and Production Company.

The project required data collection over multiple deepwater lease blocks in the greater Perdido and Mars development areas to support clearance of potential environmental, engineering, geological and archaeological hazards ahead of planned drilling activities.

As the preferred contractor for this ...

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s scheduled shutdowns reduce electricity loads in California

(Fri, 11 Oct 2019) Starting at midnight, Pacific Standard Time on October 9, 2019, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E)—a large integrated combined services company with nearly 5.5 million customers in Northern and Central California—implemented what they referred to as a Public Safety Power Shutoff. PG&E intentionally stopped delivery of electricity to its customers in certain parts of their service ...

TerraForm Power Prices $700 Million Offering of Senior Notes

NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TerraForm Power, Inc. (Nasdaq: TERP) (“TerraForm Power”) today announced that its indirect subsidiary, TerraForm Power Operating, LLC (the “Issuer”), priced $700 million aggregate principal amount of 4.75% senior notes due 2030 (the “Notes”) at an initial offering price of 100% of the principal amount (the “Offering”) in [Read more]

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