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Hydrocracking
January 30, 2013 | Energy Information Administration

“A hydrocracking unit, or hydrocracker, takes gas oil, which is heavier and has a higher boiling range than distillate fuel oil, and cracks the heavy molecules into distillate and gasoline in the presence of hydrogen and a catalyst.” Quoted from the Energy Information Administration article.


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The Most Energy-Intensive Industry
July 10, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
"The cement industry [...] is the most energy-intensive of all manufacturing industries, with a share of national energy use roughly 10 times its share of the nation's gross output of goods and services. On average, other energy intensive industries' share of energy use is roughly twice their share of gross output. Cement is also unique in its heavy reliance on coal and petroleum coke." Quoted from the Energy Information Administration article.

Liquid Fuel Consumption Down in 2012
March 17, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
"Total U.S. liquid fuels consumption fell from 20.8 million bbl/d in 2005 to 18.6 million bbl/d in 2012. EIA expects total consumption to rise slightly over the next two years to an average of 18.7 million bbl/d in 2014, driven by increases in distillate fuel and liquefied petroleum gas consumption, with little change in gasoline and jet fuel consumption." Quoted from the Energy Information Administration Short-Term Energy Outlook.

Summer Internships at Energy Information Administration
February 11, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
"Duties and responsibilities will vary according to internal program office assignment and can range from challenging tasks such as assisting with data analysis & forecasting, developing and designing modeling systems, surveys or reports, researching trends and issues in domestic and international energy markets, to participating in website design and development. In some cases, you can probably earn school credit, too." Quoted from the Energy Information Administration announcement.


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