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Processing 2008 P3

  • 10/13/2008 -- Japan backs refinery in Mongolia
    Mongolia's Mongolsekiu and Toyo Engineering have formally submitted plans to the Mongolian mines and energy ministry for construction of the country's first refinery.
  • 10/13/2008 -- Petroperu again delays Talara refinery upgrade bid
    Recent alleged irregularities at Peru's state-owned Petroperu have led the company to further extend to Oct. 30 its deadline for bids on the FEED contract to modernize its Talara refinery at Piura.
  • 10/13/2008 -- PDVSA breaks ground on Santa Ines refinery
    Venezuela's PDVSA, aiming to process more of the country's heavy oil at home, has begun construction of the 100,000-b/d Santa Ines refinery, in the state of Barinas.
  • 10/13/2008 -- FACTS: Asia ethylene capacity to rise 60% by 2015
    The Asia-Pacific region is experiencing a massive expansion during which it will increase its ethylene production capacity to more than 64 million tpy, according to a report from FACTS Global Energy.
  • 10/11/2008 -- OMV, Borealis to expand Burghausen refinery
    OMV AG and Borealis AG, both of Vienna, have invested €840 million to increase the petrochemical production capacity of the 72,000 b/d Burghausen refinery in Germany.
  • 10/10/2008 -- Takreer moves ahead with Ruwais refinery expansion
    Takreer, an arm of state-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Co., has selected Honeywell unit UOP to supply technology and engineering services for an expansion at the Ruwais refinery in the UAE.
  • 10/10/2008 -- Rep. Peterson will leave a bipartisan energy legacy
    US Rep. John E. Peterson (R-Pa.) could take some pride in watching Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas leasing moratoriums expire on Sept. 30. But he also was enough of a realist to realize that more work needs to be done, even though he is leaving Congress at the end of the year.
  • 10/09/2008 -- Motunui methanol trains restart in New Zealand
    Methanex New Zealand has restarted one of the two methanol trains at its large Motunui complex near New Plymouth in the country's North Island following a $55 million recommissioning program.
  • 10/05/2008 -- Total's Provence refinery upgrades to begin
    Total SA's 158,000 b/d Provence refinery at La Mede on the French Riviera will undergo a €100 million turnaround of its western installations scheduled to last 2 months starting Oct. 6.
  • 10/02/2008 -- UOP advances crude upgrading technology
    UOP LLC signed a technology cooperation agreement with Petrobras and Albemarle Corp. to demonstrate and further commercialize its catalytic crude upgrading (CCU) process technology.
  • 09/30/2008 -- Japanese refiner considering new facility
    Taiyo Oil Co., Japan's smallest refiner by capacity, is considering building an additional refinery, according to a senior company executive.
  • 09/30/2008 -- UOP to upgrade Abu Dhabi refinery
    Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Co. (Takreer) selected UOP LLC, a Honeywell International company based in Des Plaines, Ill., to supply technology and engineering services for upgrading its 120,000 b/d Ruwais refinery 240 km west of Abu Dhabi City in the UAE.
  • 09/30/2008 -- Petrobras lets Brazilian refinery contract to Skanska
    Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) awarded a $125 million contract to Skanska AB, Sweden, to build a sulfur recovery unit (SRU) and a tail gas treatment unit (TGTU) at its 47,000 b/d Capuava refinery in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  • 09/30/2008 -- Alon USA Energy restarts FCUU at Big Spring, Tex., refinery
    Alon USA Energy Inc., Dallas, has restarted the 24,000 b/d fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) at its 70,000 b/cd refinery in Big Spring, Tex.
  • 09/30/2008 -- Alon USA Energy restarts FCCU at Big Spring, Tex., refinery
    Alon USA Energy Inc., Dallas, has restarted the 24,000 b/d fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) at its 70,000 b/cd refinery in Big Spring, Tex.
  • 09/29/2008 -- Brazil sees $25 billion investment in ethanol
    Brazil's state-owned Empresa de Pesquisa Energetica (EPE), a division of the energy and mines ministry, said the country will invest some $25 billion for the construction of new ethanol plants to meet domestic demand growth projected at 150% over the next decade.
  • 09/26/2008 -- CSB lists causes of 2007 W.Va. propane tank explosion which killed 4
    Inadequate propane technician and emergency responder training, and unsafe propane tank placement were the primary causes of a fatal accident in January 2007 at a West Virginia convenience store, the US Chemical Safety Board said on Sept. 25.
  • 09/25/2008 -- Montana Refining lets contract to CH2M HILL
    Connacher Oil & Gas Ltd.'s Montana Refining Co. Inc. awarded a front-end engineering and design contract to CH2M HILL for potential upgrades to its 9,500 b/d refinery at Great Falls.
  • 09/24/2008 -- Bottlenecks ahead as Japan pushes Brazil's ethanol industry
    Japanese firms—including traders and car manufacturers as well as oil and gas companies—are fast stepping up their interest in Brazil's bioethanol industry.
  • 09/23/2008 -- Chavez: China, Venezuela to plan two refineries
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said his country and China plan to construct two refineries, one in each country, with a formal agreement to be signed soon.
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