United States refineries have processed as much as 16.8 MMBOPD in each of the past two weeks, according to a report released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) on July 24, 2014. The historic mark, based on EIA data beginning in 1989, is the highest refinery rate in U.S. history. Capacity rates also set a record, breaking the previous mark set in 2005.

The EIA singled out consumption in the Midwest as one of the key increased areas. The EIA has five specific areas defined as a Petroleum Administration Defense Districts (PADDs), and ...


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