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OPPORTUNITY CRUDES REPORT II: TECHNOLOGIES & STRATEGIES FOR MEETING EVOLVING MARKET & ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES
Publication date:June 2011
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.
Why? There are four major reasons.
However, securing supply of opcrudes is not the end-game and cannot guarantee healthy margins as discussed in the published report. Fuel market dynamics have shifted and environmental regulations have been tightening since we published the first, authoritative opportunity crudes study in 2006.
We have identified critical drivers behind the success of processing opportunity crudes to 2030. This 1400+ page, comprehensive report is well researched and analyzed, providing details of the technologies and strategies refiners can deploy to improve profitability and sustain business goals when processing opcrudes. The study also includes a global survey of oil companies' perspectives.
Order today to receive a complimentary registration for the 3rd Opportunity Crudes conference in Houston, TX (US), May 6-8, 2012. For further questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-408-0117.
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