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

Processing 2006 P7

  • 06/01/2006 -- Refinery releases oily water during storm
    Citgo Petroleum Corp. said containment boom was deployed in response to the release of oily water into the ship channel near its 156,750-b/cd Corpus Christi, Tex., refinery.
  • 06/01/2006 -- French program would push biofuels, energy savings
    French Finance, Economy, and Industry Minister Thierry Breton in late May announced a "very ambitious biofuels development plan" along with an elaborate energy-savings program in which all gas, heating oil, and electricity suppliers and "all the players within the automobile world" must participate under threat of financial penalties.
  • 05/31/2006 -- Indian Oil lets contract for naphtha cracker
    Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. has let a $565 million contract to Japan's Toyo Engineering Corp. and India's Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (L&T) for construction of an 800,000-tonne/year naphtha cracker at Panipat, Haryana, in northern India.
  • 05/25/2006 -- Ultramar files Saint Laurent pipeline EIS
    Ultramar Ltd., Montreal, has filed an environmental impact statement (EIS) with Canadian regulatory agencies as it seeks authorization to construct, operate, and maintain the 245 km Saint Laurent oil pipeline in Quebec.
  • 05/22/2006 -- Upgrades due Kårstø gas facility in Norway
    Statoil ASA, on behalf of Norway's state-owned gas company Gassco AS, has let an engineering contract to MW Kellogg Ltd., UK, for the upgrading and possible development of the gas treatment plant at Kårstø, north of Stavanger.
  • 05/18/2006 -- Work starts on TT urea-melamine complex
    Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Ltd. has begun construction of its $1.5 billion ammonia, urea, ammonium nitrate solution, and melamine solution complex.
  • 05/16/2006 -- PNG gas processing, LNG plants proposed
    Natural Gas Development Co. (NGDC), a new entity owned by Canadian firm InterOil, Merrill Lynch Commodities, and Clarion Finanz AG, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Papua New Guinea to pursue development of a gas processing plant and gas liquefaction facility.
  • 05/15/2006 -- Lurgi to build CO, hydrogen, ethanol plants
    Lurgi AG, Frankfurt, has been awarded separate contracts worth more than €260 million to build a carbon monoxide plant in Saudi Arabia, a hydrogen plant in Malaysia, and a bioethanol plant in the US.
  • 05/12/2006 -- House panel hears how fuel suppliers meeting challenges
    US motor fuel suppliers apparently are meeting challenges raised by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPACT) and new pollution-reduction requirements from the Environmental Protection Agency, several witnesses told a congressional committee on May 11.
  • 05/11/2006 -- Crude exporters to help Indonesian refining
    Indonesia's state-run oil and gas company PT Pertamina plans to build two refineries and upgrade several others with support from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates.
  • 05/08/2006 -- Motiva considers expanding Texas refinery
    Motiva Enterprises LLC is considering more than doubling capacity of its 285,000-b/cd Port Arthur, Tex., refinery.
  • 05/04/2006 -- Aramco lets contract for Yanbu ethane work
    Saudi Aramco hired Engineering for Petroleum & Process Industries of Egypt to provide turnkey services to add ethane capacity at its Yanbu gas processing plant.
  • 05/04/2006 -- Enterprise Products to expand LPG terminal
    Enterprise Products Partners LP plans a second phase of expansion of its LPG import-export terminal on the Houston Ship Channel.
  • 05/03/2006 -- Texas olefins plant offline after fire
    Huntsman Corp. said its Port Arthur, Tex., olefins plant might be offline for several months after sustaining what appeared to be "significant" damage in an Apr. 29 fire.
  • 05/03/2006 -- Alon to merge acquired California refineries
    Alon USA Energy Inc. plans to combine two California heavy-crude refineries it is acquiring in separate transactions.
  • 05/01/2006 -- Tianjin ethylene plant work to start in June
    Sinopec plans to start construction in June of a 1 million-tonne/year ethylene project in Tianjin that will serve as the core of the petrochemical industry in the Chinese port city.
  • 04/27/2006 -- Chinese petrochemical complex fully on stream
    All production units of the $4.3 billion Daya Bay petrochemical complex in China's Huizhou Guangdong Province are fully operational, said Foster Wheeler Ltd., whose subsidiary is the project management contractor.
  • 04/26/2006 -- Ineos chief interested in refining growth
    Ineos Group Holdings Inc., which bought BP PLC petrochemical subsidiary Innovene, is determined to expand in refining, an executive said.
  • 04/25/2006 -- China approves coal-to-oil project
    China has granted approval to state-owned Yankuang Group, 58% owner of Yanzhou Coal Mining, to develop a coal-to-oil project in the northwestern province of Shaanxi.
  • 04/25/2006 -- Trinidad and Tobago ethylene project studied
    Westlake Chemical Corp. and the government of Trinidad and Tobago have signed a memorandum of understanding for Westlake to build a $1.5 billion ethane-based ethylene, polyethylene, and derivatives complex.
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
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