What should India's long term refining strategy be?
Dr. Bhamy Shenoy, Dr. Gürcan Gülen
During the last 30 years, with the exception of short periods following the two oil shocks of 73 and 79, investment in refineries has never been attractive in regions where market forces decided the product prices. Yet, the world was awash in excess refining capacity during most of this period. Utilization rates were less than 75% in most regions. Many of these refineries were built either for export purposes or energy security reasons. In 1980, there was 20 million barrels a day (BD), or roughly 30%, more refining capacity than the world demand for products. Starting in the early 1980s, North America and Europe lowered their excess capacity while improving their utilization rates. At the same time, refining capacity continued to expand in the Middle East and Asia...
CEE Think Day on Canadian Energy
March 9, 2006
CEE held a Special Think Day on Canadian Energy. Click below to download Think Day agenda and speakers' presentation slides.
- Think Day Agenda
- Overview on key energy sector developments and issues in Canada
Roland Priddle, Consultant, CEE International Advisory Board (Retired chair, NEB-Canada)
- Update on Atlantic Canada LNG projects
Phil Ribbeck, Director, LNG North America, Repsol YPF
- Update on Canadian CBM
Mr. Kin Chow, Chair, Canadian Society for Unconventional Gas and Vice President, CDX Canada
- Update on Alberta oil sands projects
Dr. David Knapp, Energy Intelligence Group
- Fort McMurray and the AthabascaTar Sands -I250 years of a most unique history
Mr. Gerald Westbrook, TSBV Consultants
The event was sponsored by the Canadian Consulate General-Dallas and the Canadian Consulate General.