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Survey finds US refiners capable of processing more light, sweet crude

Mar 30, 2015 US refiners have more than enough capacity to process the growing volumes of light, sweet crude oil that will be produced in the next few years, a survey commissioned by the American Fuel & Pet...

SIBUR advances grassroots petrochemicals complex

Mar 9, 2015 ZapSibNeftekhim LLC, a subsidiary of Russian petrochemical manufacturer OAO SIBUR Holding, Moscow, has started construction on its long-planned integrated ethylene, polyethylene and polypropylene p...

Oneok halting construction at three gas plants

Feb 24, 2015 Oneok Partners LP, Tulsa, has suspended construction on 500 MMcfd of gas processing capacity at three plants in the Williston basin of North Dakota, Powder River basin in Wyoming, and Anadarko basi...

Lukoil lets contract for Uzbekistan gas processing plant

Feb 13, 2015 Russia’s OAO Lukoil has let a contract to a consortium headed by South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering Co. Ltd., Seoul, for the construction of its long-planned Kandym gas processing plant to be built ...

Capacity expansion planned for proposed Ohio GTL plant

Jan 19, 2015 Ashtabula Energy LLC, Ashtabula, Ohio, a subsidiary of Velocys PLC, Houston, is seeking approval to build a grassroots gas-to-liquids plant that would convert natural gas into diesel near Ashtabula...

Gazprom Neft reviews progress on refinery modernization efforts

Jan 19, 2015 The second phase of JSC Gazprom Neft's program to modernize and upgrade its Russian refineries to improve processing capacities, oil conversion rates, energy efficiency, production quality, and env...

Kazakhstan advances refinery modernization program

Jan 19, 2015 Kazakhstan's state-owned KazMunaiGas (KMG) has secured financing from the Development Bank of Kazakhstan JSC (DBK) for the continuing modernization of its 6-million tonne/year (tpy) Pavlodar refini...

Start-up continues at Abreu e Lima refinery

Jan 12, 2015 Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has initiated the start-up of furnaces in the atmospheric distillation unit at its Abreu e Lima refinery (Rnest) at the port of Suape, near Recife, the capital of...

Legislative vote delays St. Croix refinery sale

Dec 1, 2014 The Senate of the 30th Legislature of the US Virgin Islands has voted unanimously to send back a proposed agreement that would provide for the restart of Hovensa LLC's idled 500,000-b/d refinery on...

Buyer emerges for shuttered St. Croix refinery

Nov 17, 2014 Hovensa LLC, the joint venture of Hess Corp. and Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA), has found a buyer that hopes to restart its idled 500,000-b/d refinery on the island of St. Croix, US Virgin Isla...

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Global LNG: Adjusting to New Realities

Oil & Gas Journal’s March 20, 2015, webcast will look at how global LNG trade will be affected over the next 12-24 months by falling crude oil ...
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US Midstream at a Crossroads

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Oil & Gas Journal’s Feb. 6, 2015, webcast will focus on the future of US refining as various forces this year conspire to pull the industry in ...
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