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Processing 2009 P3

  • 11/17/2009 -- Vietnam's Dung Quat refinery to shut for repairs
    PetroVietnam, apparently at the urging of state officials, reported it will shut down the 148,000 b/d Dung Quat refinery for 10-14 days for maintenance in December.
  • 11/13/2009 -- Valero to shut Paulsboro FCCU until early 2010
    Unscheduled maintenance on the scrubber at the Valero Energy Corp.’s Paulsboro, NJ, refinery’s 55,000-b/d fluid catalytic cracking unit will force its shut down later this month, according to a company news release.
  • 11/11/2009 -- Three refineries pending for Pakistan
    Three refineries with a total capacity of 465,000 b/d “are in the pipeline,” Pakistan Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Naveed Qamar told the National Assembly.
  • 11/11/2009 -- Fujian complex reaches full operation
    The Fujian Integrating Refining and Ethylene Joint Venture Project in Quanzhou, China, has reached full operation, partners said Nov. 11.
  • 11/10/2009 -- Western Refining trimming New Mexico units
    Western Refining Inc., El Paso, is consolidating operations of its two small refineries in New Mexico to reduce operating costs in a period of shrunken refining margins.
  • 11/03/2009 -- PDVSA closes purchase of Dominican Republic refiner stake
    After several months of delays, Venezuela’s state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) has completed its purchase of a 49% stake in the Dominican Republic’s state refiner Refineria Dominicana de Petroleo SA (Refidomsa), which owns a 34,000-b/d facility in Haina.
  • 11/03/2009 -- Venezuela, Brazil sign accord on Abreu e Lima refinery
    Brazil’s state-run Petroleo Brazileiro SA (Petrobras) and Venezuela’s Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) completed negotiations for joint construction and operation of the Abreu e Lima refinery, in Brazil's Pernambuco state.
  • 11/03/2009 -- Slower desulfurization growth seen in US, Canada
    Refinery desulfurization capacities for gas oil and naphtha in US and Canada will continue to grow through 2013 but more slowly than they did in 2000-08, says a study by GlobalData, London.
  • 11/02/2009 -- Construction on Aramco's Karan gas project well under way
    Saudi Aramco’s Karan gas project swung into full speed last month as all four contract packages began construction, according to a company announcement.
  • 10/28/2009 -- Vitol to acquire Belgium refining assets
    A division of Vitol Group agreed to acquire Petroplus Refining Antwerp and Petroplus Refining Antwerp Bitumen from Petroplus Holdings for $25 million.
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