Oil and Gas Today with Chris Faulkner – Podcast #489

The US Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final permit to Flint Hills Resources to proceed with its project aimed at increasing processing capabilities for Eagle Ford crude at its 230,000-b/d West refinery in Corpus Christi, Tex.

The proposed project, termed the Domestic Crude Project (DCP), proposes to add and modify certain equipment at the West refinery to enable the plant to process a larger percentage of light, US crude oil in lieu of heavier, foreign crude feedstocks. .

This is going to be a new trend here in America as we have to retool these refineries to match the type of oil we are producing domestically… we are definitely on the road to energy independence.

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