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Processing 2009 P18

  • 03/10/2009 -- Lukoil lets contract for Bulgarian refinery upgrade
    Lukoil Neftochim Burgas awarded a €10 million lumpsum FEED contract to Technip for new units at the Burgas, Bulgaria, refinery—the largest in the Balkan region.
  • 03/10/2009 -- Western Refining agrees to pollution settlement
    Western Refining Co. agreed to spend $2.25 million on a catalyst program at refineries in Bloomfield and Gallup, NM, under a settlement with the New Mexico Environment Department.
  • 03/09/2009 -- CNPC, Rosneft likely to resume Tianjin refinery project
    China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) and Russia's OAO Rosneft, following their respective governments' recent agreement on the construction of the East-Siberia Pacific Ocean pipeline spur, may soon begin construction of their long-planned 200,000 b/d oil refinery in the Chinese coastal city of Tianjin.
  • 03/09/2009 -- Ethanol groups seek to raise blend levels
    Ethanol supporters petitioned the US Environmental Protection Agency to raise the limit on the amount of ethanol blended into gasoline to 15% from 10%.
  • 03/06/2009 -- Malaysia moves forward with Kedah refinery plans
    Work on a Malaysian refinery complex, part of the planned Sungai Limau hydrocarbon hub project formerly known as the Yan petroleum industry zone, is expected to start in July.
  • 03/06/2009 -- Apache extends Devil Creek gas plant contract
    Apache Energy has reengaged Clough Australia as the engineering, procurement, and module fabrication contractor for its Devil Creek onshore gas processing plant in Western Australia.
  • 03/03/2009 -- Pertamina renews plan to upgrade Balikpapan refinery
    Indonesia's Pertamina has signed an MOU with Dubai-based Star Petro Energy (ETA Group) and Japan's Itochu Corp. to upgrade the country's 260,000 b/d refinery at Balikpapan in East Kalimantan.
  • 03/02/2009 -- Nigeria to sell state refineries, drop subsidies
    Nigeria plans to sell its four refineries to raise money, as falling oil prices have left the country's budget deficit worsened.
  • 03/02/2009 -- China approves new Guondong refinery project
    China's National Development and Reform Commission has approved China National Petroleum Corp.'s plans to construct a 10-million-tonne/year refinery at Jieyang in southern Guangdong province.
  • 03/02/2009 -- China approves new Guongdong refinery project
    China's National Development and Reform Commission has approved China National Petroleum Corp.'s plans to construct a 10-million-tonne/year refinery at Jieyang in southern Guangdong province.
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