The Focus is a partnership between US EPA's ENERGY STAR program and petroleum refining companies to improve energy efficiency.
EPA helps petroleum refiners overcome barriers to using energy efficiently and provides energy management resources unique to this industry. In all cases, strategic corporate energy management is promoted as the basis for achieving long-term, sustained energy savings.
Any petroleum refiner with plants in the U.S may participate.
EPA's ENERGY STAR Petroleum Refining Focus has tools and resources to help you improve energy efficiency, save money, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Refineries receiving a Solomon-EII® score within the top twenty-five percent of refineries of similar crude capacity in the United States are eligible to apply for nationally recognized ENERGY STAR certification. Learn how you can apply for the ENERGY STAR.
EPA's energy guide, Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for Petroleum Refineries discusses energy efficiency practices and technologies that can be implemented right now in your refining plants.
Download the Energy Guide (715KB)
Energy Strategy for the Road Ahead is a groundbreaking report that guides companies through the process of evaluating future energy risks and enables them to set a robust energy strategy for the future.
EPA's ENERGY STAR Guidelines for Energy Management outlines the steps for creating a corporate energy management program.
EPA's Energy Management Assessment Matrix is a quick and easy way to compare your corporate energy practices to those outlined in the Guidelines for Energy Management and help you identify areas for improvement.
Energy managers from petroleum refining companies participating in the ENERGY STAR focus meet annually to network among themselves, learn together about the challenges confronting energy management in their businesses and identify solutions.
*denotes ENERGY STAR Partners
**denotes ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year awardees