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Processing 2006 P5

  • 08/07/2006 -- Indonesia courts Malaysian biofuel makers
    Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has held meetings with Malaysia's top energy companies, offering them incentives to invest in his country's developing bioenergy industry.
  • 08/07/2006 -- Pertamina unit to build biodiesel plant
    PT Elnusa, a subsidiary of Indonesia's state-owned Pertamina, plans to build a biodiesel plant in Merak, Banten, with PT Indo Biofuels Energy.
  • 08/03/2006 -- Repsol YPF to expand Sines petrochem plant
    Repsol YPF SA plans to nearly double production of the Sines petrochemical complex 160 km south of Lisbon, Portugal, by 2010.
  • 08/03/2006 -- Statoil launches biodiesel in Sweden
    Statoil ASA expects to reduce carbon emissions in Sweden by 115,000 tonnes/year by replacing 46 million l./year of diesel with a biodiesel containing 5% rape methyl ester (rapeseed oil).
  • 08/03/2006 -- Frontier producing ULSD at Kansas refinery
    Frontier El Dorado Refining Co. has begun ultralow-sulfur diesel production from a new diesel hydrotreater at the company's 110,000 b/cd El Dorado refinery in Kansas.
  • 08/01/2006 -- Total starts up hydrocraker at Normandy refinery
    Total SA has begun start-up of a hydrogen production unit at its 342,000 b/d refinery in Normandy. The steam methane reformer start-up is part of the company's strategy to increase diesel production over 3 years by 3 million tonnes/year (OGJ Online, Sept. 12, 2005).
  • 07/27/2006 -- Shell to build ethylene cracker in Singapore
    Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte.) Ltd. announced a final investment decision to construct an ethylene cracker on Bukom Island, Singapore. The value of the project was not specified.
  • 07/27/2006 -- Qatar, Shell launch Pearl GTL project
    Qatar Petroleum Co. (QP) and Royal Dutch Shell PLC have launched the Pearl gas to liquids (GTL) project in Qatar's Ras Laffan Industrial City.
  • 07/25/2006 -- Japan to build biofuel plant in Indonesia
    Japan's Nippon Oil Corp. plans to build a 30,000 tonne/year biofuel plant in Indonesia's Jambi province, according to local officials.
  • 07/24/2006 -- Saras shuts unit at Sarroch refinery
    Saras SPA has shut down the catalytic reformer unit at its 300,000 b/cd Sarroch refinery in Sardinia, Italy, after one of the unit's four reaction vessels malfunctioned.
  • 07/21/2006 -- Units moving to Fujairah upgrading complex
    Delivery has begun of processing modules for a plant in Fujairah, UAE, that will upgrade crude oil with an ultrasound technology for sulfur removal and hydrogenation.
  • 07/20/2006 -- Flint Hills lets contract for coker work
    Flint Hills Resources LP has let a contract to Foster Wheeler USA Corp. to handle process design for replacement of the coker island at its 280,000-b/d Pine Bend Refinery in Rosemount, Minn.
  • 07/19/2006 -- Contract let for two ethylene plants in China
    A unit of Dow Chemical Co. has let an engineering contract to Aker Kvaerner ASA for development of process design and extended process design packages for two ethylene oxide-ethylene glycol (EO-EG) plants in China.
  • 07/19/2006 -- Peabody, Rentech to develop CTL projects
    Rentech Inc.'s wholly owned subsidiary Rentech Development Corp., Denver, and Peabody Electricity LLC, a wholly owned entity of St. Louis-based coal company Peabody Energy, have signed a joint agreement to develop two coal-to-liquids (CTL) projects on Peabody coal reserves in Montana and the US Midwest.
  • 07/17/2006 -- ONGC shelves refinery plans in Rajasthan
    India's state-owned Oil & Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) has placed on hold plans to build a 7.5 million tonne/year refinery near Barmer to handle crude oil produced in Rajasthan state, citing costs estimated at $1.96 billion.
  • 07/17/2006 -- BASF-Sinopec JV to expand Verbund capacity
    BASF-YPC Co. Ltd., a 50-50 joint venture of BASF AG and China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (Sinopec), plans to expand the capacity of a 600,000 tonne/year steam cracker and invest in additional downstream plants at the chemical Verbund site in Nanjing, China.
  • 07/12/2006 -- Suncor starts up ethanol plant in Ontario
    Suncor Energy Products Inc., Sarnia, Ont., has begun production from an ethanol plant in St. Clair Township in the Sarnia-Lambton region.
  • 07/11/2006 -- Brisbane refiner to get diesel hydrotreater
    Caltex Australia Petroleum Pty. Ltd., Sydney, has let a contract to Haldor Topsoe for a grassroots 3,000-tonne/day diesel hydrotreater at its 105,000 b/d Lytton refinery in Brisbane, Australia.
  • 07/07/2006 -- Military aircraft to test Syntroleum fuel
    The US Department of Defense has ordered 100,000 gal of Fischer-Tropsch synthetic aviation fuel from Syntroleum Corp., Tulsa, for performance testing in military turbines.
  • 07/07/2006 -- Total unit to halt Antwerp elastomer production
    Total Petrochemicals will cease elastomer production at its Antwerp, Belgium, facility "after several years operating in increasingly tough economic and competitive conditions."

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