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Processing 2012 P3

  • Thu Nov 01 17:06:00 CDT 2012 -- EPA releases proposal to help assure RINs are genuine
    The US Environmental Protection Agency released a proposal designed to ensure that renewable identification numbers (RINs), which refiners and other motor fuel suppliers buy to help meet federal Renewable Fuel Standard quotas, are authentic.
  • Thu Nov 01 12:37:00 CDT 2012 -- EPP completes sixth fractionator at Mont Belvieu
    Enterprise Products Partners LP, Houston, said its sixth NGL fractionator at Mont Belvieu, Tex., is operational.
  • Mon Oct 29 16:27:00 CDT 2012 -- Dow lets FEED contract for Texas ethylene plant
    Dow Chemical Co., Houston, has awarded Technip the front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract and cracking furnaces engineering and procurement services for an ethylene production plant at Dow’s operations in Freeport, Tex., which it announced earlier this year (OGJ, Apr. 30, 2012, p. 26).
  • Fri Oct 26 11:01:00 CDT 2012 -- BP axes Florida cellulosic ethanol plant
    BP PLC has canceled plans to build a commercial-scale plant in Highlands County, Fla., that was to have made fuel ethanol from cellulose.
  • Wed Oct 24 10:09:00 CDT 2012 -- Bosnia and Herzegovina refinery due upgrade
    Rafinerija Nafte Brod, operator of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s only refinery, will use technologies from Honeywell’s UOP LLC and ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Co. (EMRE) in an upgrade of its 240,000 b/d facility at Brod.
  • Mon Oct 22 14:48:00 CDT 2012 -- Aramco lets contracts for Jazan refinery, terminal
    Saudi Aramco has completed contractor selection for the engineering, procurement, and construction of the Jazan refinery and terminal in the southwest of the country.
  • Mon Oct 22 12:16:00 CDT 2012 -- Petro Rabigh awards ethylene expansion to JGC unit
    Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co., a joint venture of Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical Co., has awarded a contract to JGC Gulf International Co. Ltd. to expand ethylene capacity at Petro Rabigh’s refinery and chemicals complex on the Red Sea.
  • Thu Oct 18 16:47:00 CDT 2012 -- Total joint venture awards Shetland gas plant contract
    Total E&P UK Ltd. and DONG E&P (UK) Ltd., partners in developing Laggan and Tormore fields west of the Shetland Islands, have awarded a 3-year operations and maintenance contract to Aker Solutions, Houston, at the Shetland gas plant (OGJ, Dec. 6, 2010, p. 60).
  • Thu Oct 18 12:24:00 CDT 2012 -- Sadara names chief executive officer
    Sadara Chemical Co. has appointed Ziad S. Al-Labban as chief executive officer. He succeeds Ali A. Abuali who will retire.
  • Tue Oct 16 16:47:00 CDT 2012 -- Alberta gas plant completes expansion
    Birchcliff Energy Ltd., Calgary, has completed the third-phase expansion of its wholly owned and operated Pouce Coupe South Gas Plant and begun operations. The expansion began processing gas about 1 month ahead of schedule, the company reported.
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