LPG Market News

Falling oil prices will disrupt feed cost differentials

Mar 2, 2015 Collapsing crude oil prices in fourth-quarter 2014 resulted in major changes in US production cost differentials between ethane and all other feedstocks. Feedstock flexibility will yield large divi...

Asia-Pacific refining primed for capacity growth

Dec 1, 2014

Global crude oil refining capacity in 2014 edged lower from 2013 (OGJ, Dec. 2, 2013, p. 34), according to the latest OGJ Refinery Survey.

Pipelines expand to meet NGL growth

Nov 3, 2014 The first article in this new series on the US midstream industry trends and developments focused on historical production trends for US natural gas and crude oil, the importance of horizontal dril...

Cost opportunity seen for LNG projects in western Canada

May 11, 2015

Rising construction costs in the US and falling oil prices give LNG export projects in western Canada a window of opportunity in competition with otherwise advantaged projects to the south.

US, Canada jointly release crude-by-rail transportation rules

May 11, 2015

The US and Canada simultaneously issued new regulations governing transportation of crude oil and other hazardous materials by rail.

Optimizing refrigeration process increases LPGs, reduces costs

May 4, 2015 Using ethylene glycol (EG) for hydrate inhibition in a natural gas refrigeration plant to recover LPGs is common. It's important, however, that the EG regeneration loop be properly designed to acco...

Survey shows increase in petrochemical construction

May 1, 2015 Oil and Gas Journal's semiannual Worldwide Construction Update shows an increase in petrochemical construction activity compared with the previous edition of the update (OGJ, Nov. 3, 2014, p. 34).

The contexts of content

Apr 20, 2015

At its core, the job of any OGJ technology editor involves one guiding principle identifiable across each of the disciplines we cover.

Low-cost retrofit cuts feedstock costs, emissions at Chinese complex

Apr 6, 2015 In August 2010, Liaoning Huajin Tongda Chemicals Co. Ltd. (Huajin), a subsidiary of China North Industries Group Corp. (Norinco), completed a process retrofit at its Panjin integrated petrochemical...

EIA: US petroleum product exports rise for 13th consecutive year

Mar 16, 2015 US exports of petroleum products averaged a record 3.8 million b/d in 2014-an increase of 347,000 b/d from 2013-based on data from the US Energy Information Administration's Petroleum Supply Monthly.

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