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Title: Bandwidth Study on Energy Use and Potential Energy Savings Opportunities in U.S. Petroleum Refining

Energy bandwidth studies of U.S. manufacturing sectors can serve as foundational references in framing the range (or bandwidth) of potential energy savings opportunities. This bandwidth study examines energy consumption and potential energy savings opportunities in U.S. petroleum refining. The study relies on multiple sources to estimate the energy used in nine individual process areas, representing 68% of sector-wide energy consumption. Energy savings opportunities for individual processes are based on technologies currently in use or under development; these potential savings are then extrapolated to estimate sector-wide energy savings opportunity.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1248754
Report Number(s):
DOE/EE-1230
7391
Research Org:
Energetics
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Advanced Manufacturing Office (EE-5A) (Advanced Manufacturing Office Corporate)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
AMO