Fri Sep 17 12:35:10 CDT 2010
-- Older vehicles can safely use E15, RFA-backed study finds Raising the allowable ethanol limit in gasoline to 15% from 10% will cause little, if any, change in the engine performance of cars and light trucks manufactured from 1994 to 2000, a study commissioned by the Renewable Fuels Association concluded.
Tue Sep 14 16:35:40 CDT 2010
-- Williams starts up Echo Springs expansion Williams Partners LP, Tulsa, has begun operations on the fourth cryogenic processing train (TXP4) at its Echo Springs natural gas processing plant in Carbon County, Wyo.
Mon Sep 13 16:50:40 CDT 2010
-- Western Refining completes Yorktown closure Western Refining Inc. has completed the shutdown of process units at its 70,000-b/d Yorktown refinery in York County, Va. (OGJ, Aug. 16, 2010, Newsletter).
Mon Sep 13 13:30:30 CDT 2010
-- CNPC starts construction of refinery, pipeline system China National Petroleum Corp. has begun construction of two pipelines and a refinery in China’s Yunnan province aimed at transporting and processing oil and natural gas to be imported from Myanmar starting in 2013.
Wed Sep 08 11:05:20 CDT 2010
-- Delayed coker due at Assam, India, refinery IOT Infrastructure & Energy Services Ltd. let an engineering services contract to Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. for a delayed coker unit at Indian Oil Corp. Ltd.’s 20,000-b/d Guwahati refinery in Assam, India.
Tue Sep 07 11:50:50 CDT 2010
-- IOCL adding hydrotreater at Haldia refinery Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. has chosen Axens technology for a 1.4 million tonne/year coker gas-oil hydrotreating unit at its Haldia refinery in West Bengal, India.
Thu Sep 02 16:15:10 CDT 2010
-- Russia, China resolve Tianjin refinery oil supply issue Russia’s oil companies will supply most of the oil needed for a joint refinery project between China National Petroleum Corp., 51%, and Russia's Rosneft, 49%, according to a senior Chinese government official.