Full Title: An Analysis of U.S. Light Tight Oil Absorption Capacity
Publisher(s): Baker & O’Brien, Inc.
Publication Date: September 1, 2014
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This study estimates the capability of the U.S. to absorb incremental light tight oil (LTO) production. It considered the potential to absorb incremental LTO by each of the following mechanisms: Full utilization of existing U.S. refinery light ends handling capacity, displacement of crude oil imports into the U.S, and Capacity Expansions.