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Processing 2007 P3

  • 03/05/2007 -- US, Brazil frontrunners in Biofuel Forum creation
    The US and Brazil have announced the creation of an international forum to promote biofuels as a globally traded commodity.
  • 03/05/2007 -- Mission Biofuels to produce biodiesel in China
    Mission Biofuels has signed an MOU with China's East River Energy Resources & Science Technology for a joint venture production contract to produce biodiesel for the Chinese market.
  • 03/05/2007 -- CEPSA lets contract for refinery expansion
    Cia. Espanola de Petroleos SA (CEPSA) has let a detailed engineering contract to Foster Wheeler Iberia SAU for a major expansion of its 100,000-b/cd La Rabida refinery in Huelva, Spain.
  • 03/06/2007 -- Japan to receive bulk of Brazil's ethanol exports
    The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide Brazil's state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) with $8 billion to help it export ethanol to Japan.
  • 03/08/2007 -- Hydrocracker to be installed at Holly refinery
    Process Dynamics Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide licensing, a process design package, and reactor internals for a grassroots gas-oil mild hydrocracker at Holly Corp.'s 26,000 b/cd refinery in Woods Cross, Utah.
  • 03/09/2007 -- Guangxi refinery due polypropylene plant
    PetroChina let a contract to Aker Kvaerner and a subsidiary of CNPC for basic engineering design of a 200,000 tpy polypropylene plant to be installed at the Guangxi Petrochemical complex in China.
  • 03/14/2007 -- IOC's Gujarat refinery due delayed coker
    Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. (IOC) plans to add a 3.7 million tonne/year delayed coker at its 185,100 b/cd refinery in Gujarat, India, as part of a residue-upgrading project.
  • 03/19/2007 -- Petrobras to export ethanol to US this year
    Silas Oliva Filho, manager of ethanol and oxygenates at Brazil's state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras), said the company plans to start exporting anhydrous ethanol to the US in 2007.
  • 03/19/2007 -- Neste, Stora Enso to produce biofuel from wood
    Neste Oil Corp. has signed an agreement with Finnish paper maker Stora Enso Oyg to jointly develop technology for producing new-generation biofuels from wood residues.
  • 03/20/2007 -- CSB investigates propane fire at Valero's McKee refinery
    The US Chemical Safety Board is investigating a Feb. 16 propane fire at Valero Energy Corp.'s McKee refinery in Sunray, Tex. The blaze seriously burned three workers and forced the facility to shut down (OGJ Online, Feb. 21, 2007).
  • 03/22/2007 -- French port worker strike moves into 9th day
    A strike by the CGT trade union since Mar. 14 has idled oil tankers and LPG and chemical carriers at the shipping ports of Lavéra and Fos on the French Riviera.
  • 03/22/2007 -- Holly lets EPC contract for hydrocracker unit
    Holly Corp., Dallas, has let a $53 million engineering, procurement, and construction services contract to Benham Constructors for a gas oil mild hydrocracker at its 26,000 b/cd Woods Cross, Utah, refinery.
  • 03/23/2007 -- Nova, Aux Sable to build ethane extraction plant
    Nova Chemicals Corp. and Aux Sable Canada Ltd. have signed a letter of intent to jointly develop a 40,000 b/d ethane extraction plant in Fort Saskatchewan, Alta.
  • 03/27/2007 -- Eni, Petrobras sign MOU for biofuel production
    Italy's Eni SPA and Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) plan to assess developing a partnership to produce biofuels in Brazil and worldwide.
  • 03/27/2007 -- EPC contract let for Bavarian refinery upgrades
    BP PLC subsidiary Bayernoil has let a detailed engineering, procurement, and construction management services contract to Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. for work related to a $60 million upgrade project at the Vohburg refinery in Bavaria.
  • 03/29/2007 -- JV set up in Brazil to manufacture seamless pipe
    Sumitomo Metal Industries Ltd. said it will manufacture seamless pipes in Brazil through a joint-venture with Vallourec of France and Sumitomo Corp.
  • 03/29/2007 -- Pertamina to import more LPG to counter shortfall
    Indonesia's state-owned PT Pertamina will import 50% more LPG in April to overcome a shortage in the domestic market, stepping up supplies to 18,000 tonnes from 12,600 tonnes in March.
  • 03/30/2007 -- JV to provide asset management at Suncor refinery
    Suncor Energy Inc. has let a 5-year, $1 billion (Can.) contract to Flint Transfield Services Ltd. for asset management services at its oil sands operations in Fort McMurray, Alta., and its 70,000 b/cd refinery in Sarnia, Ont.
  • 03/30/2007 -- French refineries slow, may shut down over strike
    Refineries at Fos and Lavéra, France, will begin to shut down Mar. 30 if the strike that started Mar. 14 is not lifted, said the oil companies' trade group Union Française des Industries Pétrolières (UFIP).
  • 04/02/2007 -- Shipments resume after French dockworker strike ends
    The strike that crippled the ports of Fos and Lavéra since Mar. 14 ended when 62 tankers and LPG and chemical carriers waiting outside the harbors began unloading operations Mar. 31.

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