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A respected industry publication for ILTA members, this monthly newsletter highlights legislative and regulatory activities affecting terminal facilities. It also provides news on recent business development within the terminal industry, including new construction, expansions, acquisitions and additions to ILTA's membership, as well as important information about ILTA's committee meetings, conferences and training events. ILTA also offers ILTA News Plus to members. This publication, sent on weeks that ILTA News is not published, aggregates industry and member news.

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Member Feature: Jon Hunt

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Jon Hunt, Senior Vice President of Operations at Energy Transfer, first began his career in the liquid terminals industry by working in oil refining—an area he stayed in for the first 20 years of his career.

“I’d worked for a refining company when I was in engineering school on a summer internship basis, and they hired me out of school,” Hunt said. “The refining business in the in the U.S. particularly has been a challenging business, as gas production and supply has become a global business. At the time, I was working with Sunoco, and then transitioned to Sunoco’s logistics affiliate, which is how I specifically got into the liquid terminal part of the business.”

ILTA 2023 Conference Registration is Now Open!

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In its 43rd year, the ILTA conference and trade show is the largest industry gathering with 4,500 liquid terminal industry professionals. Participants gain a greater awareness of issues impacting terminal facilities, discover innovative approaches to improve operations and build relationships with colleagues and suppliers from around the world. Expert-driven educational sessions, networking opportunities, and the largest trade show in the industry will equip you with the tools you will need to succeed. This is the one industry event you will want to attend in 2023.

ILTA is thrilled to announce the Closing Keynote of Daniel Yergin!

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Daniel Yergin is a leading authority on energy, geopolitics, and the global economy, bestselling author, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for the 2023 Annual Operating Conference and Trade Show in Houston on May 22-24, 2023:

Daniel Yergin is a highly respected authority on energy, international politics, and economics. He is Vice Chairman of S&P Global and chairman of CERAWeek, which CNBC has described as "the Super Bowl of world energy."

ILTA Held a Special Webinar for ILTA Members on Energy Transition

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On December 14, ILTA hosted an Energy Transition Briefing to discuss how liquid fuels and liquids commodities would play a significant role in the transition and diversification of energy sources from fossil fuels to other fuel sources. The purpose of the briefing was to help ILTA members better understand the business and strategic relevance of the liquid storage and logistics industry’s role in long-term transition and diversification of energy sources. A copy of presentation slides is attached below.

EPA Proposed Updates to the Gasoline Distribution Rule Appendix K

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The Environmental Protection Agency continues its efforts to reduce climate-changing emissions related to fossil fuels industry, particularly around the oil and gas sector. In November 2022, EPA issued a proposed rule to strengthening its previous proposals to reduce harmful emissions such as methane and other harmful emissions. On November 15, EPA issued this supplemental proposal to update, strengthen, and expand previous proposed standards intended to significantly reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs).