1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015

Processing 2000 P3

  • 05/10/2000 -- Processing news briefs, May 10
    Petroleos de Venezuela SA ... Technip SA ... Japan Polyolefins Co. ... Showa Denko ... Nippon Petrochemicals
  • 05/10/2000 -- Jacobs Engineering to acquire Stone & Webster
    Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Pasadena, Calif., and Stone & Webster Inc., Boston, have signed a letter of intent for Jacobs to acquire Stone & Webster's assets and contracts. The news comes after Stone & Webster revealed it will file petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code.
  • 05/12/2000 -- Refining survivors of regulatory juggernaut to enjoy strong market
    There is a rough row to hoe coming up for US refiners on the environmental regulatory front, but the survivors likely will enjoy the benefits of a tighter market--namely higher margins.
  • 05/12/2000 -- Processing news briefs�May 12
    Canadian Petroleum Producers Group ... TotalFinaElf SA
  • 05/15/2000 -- General Interest news briefs�May 15
    UK Health & Safety Commission � Southern Energy Inc.
  • 05/15/2000 -- Petroplus closes Cressier refinery acquisition
    Petroplus International NV, Amsterdam, on Monday said it completed its acquisition of Royal Dutch/Shell Group's Cressier refinery and associated assets in Switzerland. The deal will double Petroplus' refining capacity, significantly increase marketing volumes, and add up to 875,000 cu m of additional nonrefinery storage capacity.
  • 05/16/2000 -- Texas to scrutinize polyethylene pipe use
    The Texas Railroad Commission is expected to consider whether it should change its rules for installation of polyethylene pipe. TRC Chairman Michael Williams said TRC should consider if it needs to change the qualifications of polyethylene pipe installers and collect data on manufacturers, installation dates, pipeline dimensions, and pipe batches.
  • 05/16/2000 -- General Interest news briefs, May 16
    Saudi Ministry of Industry and Electricity ... Asea Brown Boveri ... Conoco Ltd. ... Kwikpower International
  • 05/16/2000 -- Processing news briefs, May 16
    Petrogal ... Technip SA ... BASF Sonatrach PropanChem SA ... Lurgi AG ... UOP LLC ... Petroleos Mexicanos SA � Rotork Controls Ltd. � Saudi Basic Industries Corp. ... Thai Fertilizer Marketing Co. ... Chia Tai Co. ... Pakistan's Ibrahim Fibres Ltd. ... Lurgi Zimmer AG
  • 05/18/2000 -- Phillips, Marathon Ashland ink S Zorb licensing deal
    Phillips Petroleum Co. has signed a field licensing agreement with Marathon Ashland Petroleum LLC to design and install Phillips�s S Zorb sulfur removal technology (S Zorb SRT) at Marathon Ashland�s refineries. S Zorb SRT is a new technology that lowers sulfur content in gasoline blending streams.
  • 05/18/2000 -- Conoco to launch carbon fibers venture
    Houston-based Conoco Inc. on Wednesday said it is reaching outside traditional energy markets with the creation of a new venture to market carbon fibers. Conoco is building a new facility in Ponca City, Okla., set to come on line late in 2001, where it will produce a pitch-based carbon fiber.
  • 05/19/2000 -- Processing news briefs, May 19
    Nova Chemicals Corp. ... China Petrochemical Development Corp. ... Formosa Petrochemical Corp. ... Shell Chemicals UK ... Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd.
  • 05/19/2000 -- Shell to build ethers plant in the Netherlands
    Royal Dutch/Shell Group said May 18 that construction has begun on a 100,000 tonne/year propylene oxide glycol ether plant at Pernis, The Netherlands. The plant will manufacture propylene glycol monomethyl ether, dipropylene glycol monomethyl ether, and propylene glycol monoethyl ether, some of which will be esterified to form acetates. The plant should come on stream at the end of 2001.
  • 05/21/2000 -- Thai petroleum demand sees strong rise in first quarter
    Thailand's petroleum consumption rose 3.2% to 906,300 boe/d in the first quarter of this year, excluding what was used by the petrochemical sector. While usage of refined products slipped 0.4% to 628,500 b/d, consumption of natural gas surged 12.2% to 277,800 boe/d, according to figures from the Petroleum Authority of Thailand.
  • 05/22/2000 -- Processing news briefs, May 21
    Royal Dutch/Shell repairs Godorf refinery; Wesfarmers Energy Pty. Ltd. plans LPG plant expansion.
  • 05/22/2000 -- Canada to relax ownership limits for Petro-Canada
    Canada's government plans to ease foreign and individual ownership limits for Calgary-based Petro-Canada, Canada�s one-time national oil company. Natural Resources Minister Ralph Goodale said amendments to the Petro-Canada Public Participation Act will eliminate a 25% restriction on foreign ownership and increase the limit on individual ownership to 20% from 10%.
  • 05/22/2000 -- Qatar to sell only unleaded gasoline
    Gasoline stations in Qatar will sell only unleaded gasoline after June 1, making Qatar the first Middle Eastern country to achieve this goal, according to the National Oil Distribution Co., a subsidiary of Qatar General Petroleum Corp. Prices will not be affected by the change, the company said.
  • 05/22/2000 -- PTT considers fast-tracking gas processing project
    Petroleum Authority of Thailand is considering whether to build a sixth natural gas processing plant and whether it should fast-track the project. The project would cost an estimated $263 million. A feasibility study will not be completed until yearend, but a company official said the plant could be commissioned within 4 years.
  • 05/22/2000 -- Mexico awards IPP permit to Mitsubishi, EdF
    Mexico's Comisi�n Reguladora de Energia has awarded a 27-year independent power producer permit to Electricidad Aguila de Altamira, a joint venture of Japan's Mitsubishi Corp. and Electricit�e France. The $254 million project is expected to be completed in 2002.
  • 05/22/2000 -- Ultramar Diamond Shamrock completes pipeline, reopens terminal
    Ultramar Diamond Shamrock Corp., San Antonio, has completed its Colorado Springs pipeline expansion project and reopened its Arkansas City, Kan., asphalt terminal. The increased throughput capacity will allow UDS greater access to the growing and sometimes-tight Denver and Rocky Mountain gasoline and diesel markets from its 165,000 b/d McKee refinery.
Related Articles

Coast Guard cadets summoned to battle climatological foe

05/22/2015 Confusion evident in President Barack Obama’s commencement address at the Coast Guard Academy raises a question bearing on American foreign policy:...

FWS mulling steps to curb migratory bird deaths at oil and gas sites

05/22/2015 The US Fish & Wildlife Service intends to prepare a programmatic environmental impact statement to evaluate possible steps for reducing acciden...

BHI: US rig count decline continues to slow, now down 3 to 885

05/22/2015 The decline in the US drilling rig count continued to slow again during the week ended May 22, according to Baker Hughes Inc. The total count was o...

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX crude oil prices top $60/bbl

05/22/2015 Crude oil prices for front-month delivery climbed back above $60/bbl on May 21 on the New York market while July crude oil prices on the London mar...

QCLNG begins commercial operations, gets CNOOC pipeline sale approval

05/22/2015 BG Group subsidiary QGC has taken operational control of Train 1 at its Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) plant from Bechtel Australia, which built it....

La Jolla Conference: Industry panel bullish on oil prices, but sees more suffering to come

05/22/2015 Crude oil prices are still about half their value compared with a year ago, but the now prolonged slump is unfolding such that another rise could b...

BLM seeks comments on Rosewood’s proposed Atchee area project in Utah

05/22/2015 The US Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on Rosewood Resources Inc.’s proposal to develop an oil and natural gas field in the At...

API: US petroleum demand slightly up in April

05/22/2015 According to data from the American Petroleum Institute, total US petroleum deliveries, a measure of demand, gained 0.7% in April from the same per...

Alfa, Harbour Energy to acquire Pacific Rubiales for $1.7 billion

05/21/2015 Mexican multinational conglomerate Alfa SAB de CV and British energy firm Harbour Energy Ltd. have collaborated to acquire the stock of Pacific Rub...
White Papers

Pipeline Integrity: Best Practices to Prevent, Detect, and Mitigate Commodity Releases

Commodity releases can have catastrophic consequences, so ensuring pipeline integrity is crucial for p...
Sponsored by

AVEVA’s Digital Asset Approach - Defining a new era of collaboration in capital projects and asset operations

There is constant, intensive change in the capital projects and asset life cycle management. New chall...
Sponsored by

Transforming the Oil and Gas Industry with EPPM

With budgets in the billions, timelines spanning years, and life cycles extending over decades, oil an...
Sponsored by

Asset Decommissioning in Oil & Gas: Transforming Business

Asset intensive organizations like Oil and Gas have their own industry specific challenges when it com...
Sponsored by

Squeezing the Green: How to Cut Petroleum Downstream Costs and Optimize Processing Efficiencies with Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Solutions

As the downstream petroleum industry grapples with change in every sector and at every level, includin...
Sponsored by

7 Steps to Improve Oil & Gas Asset Decommissioning

Global competition and volatile markets are creating a challenging business climate for project based ...
Sponsored by

The impact of aging infrastructure in process manufacturing industries

Process manufacturing companies in the oil and gas, utilities, chemicals and natural resource industri...
Sponsored by

What is System Level Thermo-Fluid Analysis?

This paper will explain some of the fundamentals of System Level Thermo-Fluid Analysis and demonstrate...
Available Webcasts

On Demand

Integrated Operations & Maintenance: A Step Change to Improve Productivity & Mitigate Operational Risk

Wed, Mar 16, 2011

West Engineering Services and IBM will discuss how the oil & gas companies are driving toward both greater productivity and reduced risk through new integrated operation approaches.  These companies are deploying new processes and better leveraging technology to achieve these dual goals.

register:WEBCAST


Maximizing Upstream Performance - Achieving Lasting Data Quality through Proven Workflows

Wed, Mar 9, 2011

This webinar is the second of a two part series which will discuss how Petris provides integrated solutions using a common data model that ensures efficient workflows across field operations - capital planning, drilling and production data management and facilities.

register:WEBCAST


Optimized Drilling Performance - Integrating Traditionally Discrete Services into an Engineering Workflow

Wed, Mar 2, 2011

Originally recorded live from SPE/IADC in Amsterdam, this webcast and press event is now available for on demand viewing. 

Halliburton announces the results of a twelve-month, multi-pilot project to document and begin the global roll-out of this integrated workflow approach. Case studies are presented to show how the workflow was applied to integrate traditionally-siloed people, processes and technology to drive improved performance for multiple operators. Following the opening presentation will be executive presentations and discussion on what operators and service companies must do to drive this change, and how technology innovation is pushing continued improvements in performance.

A question and answer session with both the live and webcast participants follows the presentations. 

This event is now available for on demand viewing.

register:WEBCAST


OGJ Annual Forecast & Review Webcast 2011

Thu, Feb 24, 2011

Oil & Gas Journal Editor Bob Tippee discusses key influences in the global and US oil markets based on data published in the annual Forecast and Review special report.

register:WEBCAST


Emerson Micro Motion Videos

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!

 

Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected