SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

February 01, 2016 07:30 ET

As Refineries Max Out Capacity, Pet Coke Builds Up, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Feb 1, 2016) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Because of low oil prices and good refining margins, refineries in North America continue to run at high throughput rates. One of the byproducts of refineries, particularly those that process heavy, sour crude is petroleum coke (pet coke), a coal-like substance that is generally higher in sulfur and carbon content than coal. If you happen to live or work near a refinery, you've probably seen the mounds this black, crumbly substance piling higher than ever before.

Within this article: Markets for U.S. petroleum coke.

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