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Processing 2011 P12

  • 07/05/2011 -- Aramco project to cut Riyadh product sulfur
    Saudi Aramco has let a contract to Foster Wheeler SOFCON for front-end engineering design and project management for a project to lower sulfur content of gasoline and diesel produced at its 120,000-b/cd refinery in Riyadh.
  • 07/05/2011 -- Variable-speed drives going to Utah gas plant
    Chipeta Processing LLC, a subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corp., has commissioned Converteam, Pittsburgh, a power-conversion specialist, to supply a complete variable-speed drive system to control two natural gas compressor trains at the Chipeta gas processing plant in Utah.
  • 07/07/2011 -- Argentine refinery to upgrade coker heater
    Repsol-YPF SA has awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction contract to Foster Wheeler AG for a delayed coker heater for the delayed coking unit at the company’s Complejo Industrial La Plata facility in Argentina.
  • 07/08/2011 -- EPA approval of E15 may be mistake, witnesses tell House panel
    Federal approval of higher ethanol concentrations in gasoline without further testing could seriously damage engines instead of improving the environment, several witnesses told a subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee on July 7.
  • 07/13/2011 -- IEA: Refinery investments set for 2012 rebound
    Following a slowdown in refining capacity investments this year, next year will see a slew of refinery projects completed, the International Energy Agency said in its latest monthly oil market report.
  • 07/20/2011 -- Indian refiners look beyond Iran for oil
    Indian refiners, faced with Iran’s uncertain ability to provide adequate levels of oil supplies, say they are now looking to Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the UAE for increased shipments of crude oil.
  • 07/26/2011 -- Murphy agrees to sell Wisconsin refinery
    As part of a strategy announced last year to exit the refining business, Murphy Oil Corp. has entered an agreement to sell its 33,250-b/cd refinery at Superior, Wisc., to Calumet Specialty Products Partners, Indianapolis.
  • 07/29/2011 -- PDVSA up against August deadline for Abreu e Lima refinery venture
    Brazil’s state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) said Venezuela's state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) faces an August deadline to fund its participation in the $16.25 billion Abreu e Lima refinery joint venture.
  • 07/29/2011 -- Eni to fund $1.5 billion PDVSA development of Orinoco block
    Venezuela's state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela SA recently signed a $2 billion financing agreement with Eni SPA mainly for development of the two firms’ joint venture in the Orinoco heavy oil belt.
  • 08/01/2011 -- Karbala Refinery plans refinery south of Baghdad
    Iraq’s ministry of oil, in an effort to boost the country’s refining capacity, has signed an agreement with Karbala Refinery Corp. Ltd. for the construction of a 200,000 b/d refinery in the Karbala region.
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