Research Note 2: Gulf Coast refineries taking or projected to take Canadian tar sands crude that also take Venezuelan and Persian Gulf crudes

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–TRACKING TAR SANDS CRUDES —

From the note:

This research builds upon Research Note 1: Canadian Crude Oil Imports to U.S. Refineries: Tracking Tar Sands Crude, to demonstrate:

  • Of the Gulf Coast refineries shown to take Canadian tar sands crude whether and how much Venezuelan and Persian Gulf Crude oil they imported in 2009.
  • Of the Gulf Coast refineries projected to take Canadian tar sands crude from the Keystone XL pipeline, whether and how much Venezuelan and Persian Gulf Crude oil they imported in 2009.

There are two notes in this series. The first is Canadian crude oil imports to U.S. refineries.