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China Is Financing a Petrochemical Hub in Appalachia. Meet its Highly effective Backers

Over the previous yr, oil and gasoline  plans to construct a petrochemical refining and storage hub alongside the Ohio River have steadily gained traction. Proponents hope this potential hub, which might straddle Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky, might sometime rival the economic hall discovered alongside the Gulf Coast in Texas and Louisiana. These plans focus on creating what is called the Appalachian Storage Hub, which acquired a serious enhance on November 9 throughout a commerce mission to China attended by President Donald Trump and U.S. Secretary…

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U.S. Crude Oil Exports Elevated Following Hurricane-Associated Refinery Disruptions

From late August by means of September 2017, Hurricane Harvey prompted disruptions to the U.S. Gulf Coast refining sector, leading to record-high U.S. crude oil exports when export services reopened after the storm and earlier than many refineries returned to pre-storm ranges of utilization. In October 2017, crude oil exports from the USA reached a month-to-month document of greater than 1.7 million barrels per day (b/d). EIA’s Petroleum Provide Month-to-month information for October 2017 present that the biggest will increase…

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