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

Processing 2005 P7

  • 10/04/2005 -- Contract let for Morocco refinery upgrade
    Société Anonyme Marocaine de l'Industrie de Raffinage (SAMIR) has awarded a contract to Foster Wheeler Italiana SPA, Milan, for project management of its $650 million Mohammedia refinery upgrade and expansion project near Casablanca, Morocco.
  • 10/05/2005 -- Sabic lets contracts for Sharq III expansion
    Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (Sabic) affiliate Eastern Petrochemical Co. (Sharq) has let three contracts for the Sharq III expansion of its petrochemical complex in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia (OGJ Online, Feb. 24, 2005).
  • 10/05/2005 -- French port strike threatens refineries
    A strike affecting the ports of Fos and Lavéra on the French Riviera could force refineries owned by Royal Dutch Shell PLC, Total SA, and BP-Innovene to shut down for lack of feedstock if it does not end within a few days.
  • 10/07/2005 -- Plant planned for Princess area sour gas
    Altagas Income Trust, Calgary, plans to construct, own, and operate a 20 MMcfd sour gas processing plant in the Princess area of southern Alberta.
  • 10/11/2005 -- French refinery, port strikes raise costs
    The workers' strike at Total SA's Gonfreville L'Orcher refinery, now in its 18th day, will be extended until tomorrow, at which time strikers will decide whether to pursue further action. Total has confirmed the strike is costing the group €1.5-2 million/day.
  • 10/12/2005 -- Contract let for petrochem plant boilers
    BASF FINA Petrochemicals LP, a BASF Corp. and Total Petrochemicals USA Inc. joint venture, has let a $7 million contract to a US subsidiary of Foster Wheeler Ltd.'s Global Power Group for two custom-designed, shop-assembled package boilers for its petrochemicals plant in Port Arthur, Tex.
  • 10/14/2005 -- French refinery workers' strike extended
    Workers at Total SA's 342,000 b/d Gonfreville L'Orcher refinery in northern France have extended their strike to Oct. 17.
  • 10/17/2005 -- Oklahoma refinery expansion planned
    Wynnewood Refining Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Denver-based Gary-Williams Energy Corp., plans to upgrade and expand capacity of its 55,000 b/d refinery in Wynnewood, Okla., to 70,000 b/d. When the project is complete in mid-2007, the refinery will be able to process heavy, sour crude while exceeding new environmental standards.
  • 10/17/2005 -- Venture revives plans for Indian refinery
    A letter of intent by BP PLC and India's Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (HPCL) to form a strategic refining partnership has revived longstanding plans for a 180,000 b/d refinery at Bhatinda in Punjab, India.
  • 10/18/2005 -- Refinery strike in France extended 4 days
    The strike at Total SA's 343,000-b/cd Gonfreville L'Orcher refinery in northern France has shut down the entire facility following the decision of the 70 strikers Oct. 17 to extend the strike until Oct. 21 (OGJ Online, Oct. 14, 2005). The strikers are seeking a 200 euro/month wage increase.
  • 10/20/2005 -- Neste plans Porvoo biofuel, diesel upgrade
    Neste Oil Corp. has begun construction of a 170,000 tonne/year biodiesel plant at its 200,000 b/cd Porvoo, Finland, refinery, which it plans also to upgrade to produce high-quality diesel from heavy fuel oil.
  • 10/21/2005 -- CGT union suspends refinery strike in France
    The strike that has shut down Total SA's 343,000 b/cd Gonfreville L'Orcher refinery for more than a month was "suspended" Oct. 21, Total CGT labor union coordinator Michel Gogail told OGJ.
  • 10/25/2005 -- Thailand aromatics plant planned for 2008
    Aromatics (Thailand) PLC (ATC) let a $660 million contract to a South Korean consortium of SK Engineering & Construction and GS Engineering & Construction to build its second aromatics plant in Rayong Province on Thailand's eastern coast.
  • 10/25/2005 -- Ivanhoe Energy, Egyptian Gas eye GTL plant
    Ivanhoe Energy (Middle East) Inc. and Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co. (EGAS) have signed a memorandum of understanding advancing a longstanding plan for Ivanhoe Energy to study the feasibility of a gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant in Egypt.
  • 10/28/2005 -- Italian waste-to-energy plant to be expanded
    Lomellina Energia awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction contract to a unit of Foster Wheeler Ltd. for a second processing line at a waste-to-energy plant at Parona, Italy.
  • 11/03/2005 -- Gasco lets contract for Habshan plant expansion
    Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Ltd. (Gasco) has let an engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning services contract to Fluor Corp. for the planned 1.3 bcfd expansion of the 1.04 bcfd Habshan gas complex in Abu Dhabi.
  • 11/03/2005 -- Minnesota's largest ethanol plant planned
    US BioEnergy Corp. of Brookings, SD, plans to build Minnesota's largest ethanol plant near Janesville in Waseca County.
  • 11/04/2005 -- CMAI forecasts flooded methanol market
    The global methanol market will face an overcapacity situation despite future increases in demand, according to Houston-based petrochemical consultant Chemical Market Associates Inc. (CMAI).
  • 11/07/2005 -- CPC's Hainan refinery to start up by mid-2006
    China Petrochemical Corp. reported it will start operations at a new refinery in southern China by mid-2006, according to a senior official.
  • 11/09/2005 -- Dow to build naphtha plant in Thailand
    Dow Chemical Co. has teamed with Siam Cement PLC, Thailand's largest industrial group, to build a $1.1 billion naphtha-cracking plant in Rayong province on Thailand's eastern coast.

Related Articles

EPA will set RFS requirements for this year next year

11/21/2014

How bad does regulation of the Renewable Fuel Standard have to become before the US Congress ends a program broken beyond repair?

BHI: Oklahoma, Cana Woodford lead gains in this week’s rig count

11/21/2014 A week of mostly offsetting activity saw the US drilling rig count edged up a single unit to 1,929 rigs working during the week ended Nov. 21, Bake...

EPA won’t finalize RFS’s 2014 biofuel quotas before yearend

11/21/2014 The US Environmental Protection Agency announced it will not finalize 2014 biofuel quotas under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) before ye...

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX crude up on recovering Chinese oil demand

11/21/2014

Oil prices bounced back up $1/bbl on the New York market Nov. 20 on indications that Chinese oil demand might be recovering.

Worker killed in platform explosion offshore Louisiana

11/21/2014 An explosion that occurred on Nov. 20 at the Fieldwood Energy LLC-operated West Delta 105 E offshore platform, also known as Echo, in the Gulf of M...

Statoil halts Kwanza exploration program offshore Angola

11/21/2014 Statoil ASA has canceled the Stena Carron rig contract, effective Nov. 21, after fulfilling work commitments in company-operated Blocks 38 and 39 o...

Petrobras starts production from another Santos basin FPSO

11/21/2014 Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has launched production from the Cidade de Ilhabelha floating production, storage, and offloading vessel in Sapi...

Navitas to build Eaglebine natural gas gathering pipeline

11/20/2014 Navitas Midstream Partners LLC, The Woodlands, Tex., will build the La Bahia natural gas gathering system, including a 20-in. OD pipeline extending...

Total joins global climate initiatives

11/20/2014 Total SA, in what it describes as a consolidation of its efforts to address climate change, will support initiatives of the United Nations Global C...

White Papers

How to Keep Your Mud System Vibrator Hose from Getting Hammered to Death

To prevent the vibrating hoses on your oilfield mud circulation systems from failing, you must examine...
Sponsored by

Duty of Care

Good corporate social responsibility means implementing effective workplace health and safety measures...
Sponsored by

Increase Equipment Uptime Through Robust Enterprise Asset Management

Whether you operate in the Upstream Drilling and Exploration sector, the Midstream distribution sector...
Sponsored by

Continuous Improvement for Maintenance with Robust Reporting and Analytics

You should have real-time, anywhere access to more relevant and comprehensive data to help manage and ...
Sponsored by

Enterprise Asset Management Solution for Movable Assets in the Oil & Gas Industry

Drilling and exploration companies face several challenges in effectively managing assets both offshor...
Sponsored by

Supporting HSE Needs for Oil & Gas Through Effective Asset Management Practices

The Oil & Gas industry is constantly being challenged to find, extract and deliver cheaper an...
Sponsored by

Sesam for subsea design analysis

With the exponential growth in the subsea sector, a new set of challenges now face the industry. Mostl...
Sponsored by

Is the gas delivery system you’re looking at able to meet your power generation needs: a hydraulic engineer’s perspective

The hydraulic characteristics, and system response to demands and supplies, of natural gas pipelines a...
Sponsored by

Available Webcasts


On Demand

Global Petroleum Industry Midyear Forecast

Thu, Jul 15, 2010

This webcast, presented by OGJ Editor Bob Tippee, will summarize the Midyear Forecast projections in key categories.

register:WEBCAST


Global Petroleum Industry Midyear Forecast

Thu, Jul 15, 2010

This webcast, presented by OGJ Editor Bob Tippee, will summarize the Midyear Forecast projections in key categories.

register:WEBCAST


Unconventional Analysis in Unconventional Plays: Optimized Formation Evaluation

Tue, Apr 13, 2010

The challenges associated with developing unconventional resources are driving the industry to implement more efficient work flows and more cost effective formation evaluation solutions, forcing optimization at every step. Join us at AAPG or via webcast to learn how applying a comprehensive, yet fit-for-purpose evaluation approach throughout the development life cycle has helped operators maximize value and optimize production.

register:WEBCAST


On Demand: Four Ways Project and Portfolio Management Can Drive Turnaround Efficiencies in the Oil & Gas Industry

Thu, Apr 1, 2010

Learn how project portfolio management solutions can improve turnaround programs.

register:WEBCAST


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