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US petrochemical construction boom and refining margins cushion profits

I saw this online article from the Hydrocarbon Processing staff that provides a good summary of current conditions in the US, breaking down information per PADD.  The article is on both refining and petrochemical industries including feedstock changes, product demands, and new projects.  I wanted to share with the community... do you have comments to share?

"...Domestic refiners and petrochemical producers will face changing supply and demand conditions, particularly as the sharp decrease in oil prices influences drilling decisions. Infrastructure changes, fluctuating crude oil price differentials and policy decisions will also affect refining and petrochemical operations in 2015..."

http://www.hydrocarbonprocessing.com/Article/3440533/Channel/194955/US-petrochemical-construction-boom-and-refining-margins-cushion-profits.html