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Processing 2004 P11

  • 01/12/2004 -- Saudi Aramco completes major Haradh complex
    Saudi Aramco Monday said it has completed its major natural gas and oil development project at Haradh, 280 km southwest of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, and plans to inaugurate the facilities Jan. 18. The complex consists of a 1.5 bcfd gas processing plant, a gas-oil separation plant capable of processing 300,000 b/d of crude oil, and a 130 MMscfd associated gas-gathering facility.
  • 01/09/2004 -- Sulfur limitations
    The US Environmental Protection Agency wants to finalize a low-sulfur nonroad diesel rule by summer. That means industry and other interested parties are scurrying to have their voices heard one last time on the issue at EPA and the White House.
  • 01/09/2004 -- Large ethylene plants present unique design, construction challenges
    Here are the unique design and manufacturing considerations for equipment in ethane crackers with more than 1 million tonnes/year of ethylene production.
  • 01/08/2004 -- CMAI forecasts growth in world chlor-alkali capacity
    Consultants anticipate that there will be more worldwide chlor-alkali capacity built by 2008 than what has currently been announced, and they predict the capacity is apt to be primarily in northeastern Asia and the Middle East.
  • 01/05/2004 -- US asphalt demand to rise 1.5%/year through 2007
    Demand for asphalt in the US is expected to surpass 37 million tons in 2007, or a projected expansion of 1.5%/year, according to a recent study released by Freedonia Group Inc., Cleveland.
  • 01/05/2004 -- US refining entering long up cycle
    The US refining sector is enjoying robust margins due to healthy demand growth and relatively tight products markets. Many analysts expect the prosperity US refiners experienced in 2003 will be repeated—if not improved upon—in 2004. But are markets witnessing the beginning of a longer-term up cycle for US refining?
  • 01/02/2004 -- BP says Alaska GTL demonstration plant technologies proven
    BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. and its technology partner, London-based Davy Process Technology Ltd. say they have proven the new gas-to-liquids technologies being tested at BP's $86 million demonstration plant at Nikiski, on the Kenai Peninsula south of Anchorage (OGJ Online, Aug. 16, 2003). The plant began operations July 27.
  • 01/02/2004 -- 2003 was a year of transition for the MTBE, fuels industry
    The world of political compromise that created the oxygenate mandate in the early 1990s began to head another direction in the 21st century.
  • 01/02/2004 -- Clean fuel rules caught in legislative limbo
    Congress, rather than the White House, stands to make the most dramatic changes to how clean fuels are made and sold in 2004.
  • 12/08/2004 -- ChevronTexaco markets Texaco brand gasoline in western US
    ChevronTexaco Products Co. Monday began marketing gasoline under the Texaco retail brand in eight western US states where it intends to supply more than 300 locations by yearend 2005.
  • 11/08/2004 -- Repsol taps KBR, ExxonMobil FCC technology for Argentina refinery upgrades
    Repsol YPF has selected a partnership of KBR and ExxonMobil Corp.'s research and engineering arm, EMRE, to perform basic engineering design for upgrading FCC units at its La Plata, Argentina, refinery and its Lujan de Cuyo refinery in Mendoza, Argentina.
  • 10/26/2004 -- Petronas to use ExxonMobil technology at grassroots lube plant in Malaysia
    Petronas Penapisan Sdn. Bhd. selected ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Co. technology for a grassroots catalytic lube basestock plant at its 190,000 b/d Melaka, Malaysia, refining complex.
  • 09/16/2004 -- Snamprogetti, Chiyoda awarded EPC contract for Qatar LNG plant Train 5
    Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Co. Ltd. (II) (RasGas II) has awarded a contract to a joint venture of ENI SPA unit Snamprogetti SPA and Yokohama-based Chiyoda Corp. to perform engineering, procurement, and construction for the fifth LNG train and related facilities at Ras Laffan, Qatar.
  • 08/25/2004 -- ChevronTexaco says Hamaca facility upgrade completed
    ChevronTexaco Corp. announced completion of a multi-billion dollar facility upgrade at the Jose Industrial Complex to process extra-heavy crude from Venezuela's eastern Orinoco belt (OGJ Online, Aug. 9, 2004).
  • 08/09/2004 -- ChevronTexaco plans another facility to process extra-heavy crude in Venezuela
    ChevronTexaco plans to build a multi-billion dollar facility to upgrade extra-heavy crude from Venezuela's eastern Orinoco belt, according to an online report Friday by Business News Americas.
  • 07/14/2004 -- Qatar, ExxonMobil enter HOA for $7 billion GTL project at Ras Laffin
    Qatar and ExxonMobil Corp. subsidiary ExxonMobil Qatar GTL Ltd. have entered into a heads of agreement (HOA) for ExxonMobil to build a $7 billion, gas-to-liquids (GTL) project at Ras Laffan Industrial City in Qatar, a project ExxonMobil claims would be the world's largest single, fully integrated GTL project.
  • 06/15/2004 -- Marathon signs agreements with Syntroleum
    Marathon Oil Co. signed agreements with Syntroleum Corp., Tulsa, to license a Syntroleum process for the Marathon-led Qatar GTL project and to amend the $21.3 million promissory note on a GTL demonstration plant at Port of Catoosa, near Tulsa.
  • 06/24/2004 -- Qatar Petroleum, ExxonMobil Chemical to study Qatar ethane cracker, derivatives complex feasibility
    Qatar Petroleum Co. and Exxon Mobil Corp. affiliate ExxonMobil Chemical Co. have signed a statement of intent to study the feasibility of constructing a world-scale, ethane-based cracker and ethylene derivatives complex at Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar.
  • 04/12/2004 -- Trinidad and Tobago seeks out partners for fifth LNG train
    Atlantic LNG (ALNG) partners have begun construction of a fifth LNG train in Trinidad and Tobago, although the consortium's members will differ from those that now own ALNG's existing three trains as well as the 800 MMcfd fourth train, now under construction.
  • 03/29/2004 -- Esso SAF studies additional modifications at Fos-sur-Mer refinery
    Esso Raffinage SAF, an affiliate of ExxonMobil Corp., is studying new investments for environmental improvement at its refinery at Fos-sur-Mer on the French Rivera, including improvement of the water purifying station, further energy conservation, and the reduction of emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides.
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