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Gathering, cryo plant on tap for Oklahoma Woodford

Jun 25, 2014

Tall Oak Midstream LLC, Edmond, Okla., will build 250 miles of gas low-pressure gathering pipeline and a 75-MMcfd cryogenic processing plant in Payne County in the central northern Oklahoma Woodford play.

Uganda narrows bidders for grassroots refinery

Jun 24, 2014

Uganda’s government has selected two of the four proposals from international companies bidding to build and construct the country’s first refinery and related infrastructure in the Lake Albert region of Buseruka Subcounty, Hoima District, Uganda.

Contract let for Russia’s Orsk refinery

Jun 24, 2014

JSC ForteInvest, through a contractor, has let a contract to a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler’s global engineering and construction group for the engineering and material supply of a steam reformer heater for hydrogen production for its 130,000-b/d Orsknefteorgsintez (Orsk) refinery at Orsk, Russia.

Slovnaft advances petrochemical plant project

Jun 24, 2014

Slovnaft AS said construction of the logistics plant for a new polyethylene production unit plant, LDPE 4, at its existing 220,000-tonnes/year (tpy) ethylene production site in Bratislava, Slovakia, is nearing completion.

Nova Chemicals processing Bakken ethane at Joffre plant

Jun 23, 2014

Nova Chemicals Corp. is now processing the first barrels of ethane supplied from natural gas associated with Bakken shale oil production at its ethylene and polyethylene complex in Joffre, near Read Deer, Alta..

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Jun 23, 2014

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Contract awarded for new Fujairah refinery

Jun 23, 2014

Ecomar Energy Solutions FZC (EES), Fujairah, through a contractor, has let a contract to Cylingas Co. LLC, a subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Co. (ENOC), for a 7,500-b/d modular refinery to be located in Fujairah, UAE.

Supreme Court ruling mixed on GHG regulation

Jun 23, 2014

The US Supreme Court has asserted limits to the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gases (GHGs) specifically but approved limitation of GHG emissions from plants subject to control of other pollutants covered by the Clean Air Act.

Oneok Mont Belvieu expansion receives GHG permit

Jun 23, 2014

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) prevention of significant deterioration (PSD) construction permit to Oneok Hydrocarbon, an operating subsidiary for Oneok Partners LP, for expansion of the company’s fractionator at Mont Belvieu, Tex., east of Houston.

Fire hits India’s Guru Gobind Singh refinery

Jun 20, 2014

A fire occurred on the morning of June 20 at HPCL-Mittal Energy Ltd.’s (HMEL) 180,000-b/d, zero-bottoms Guru Gobind Singh refinery near Bathinda in the northern state of Punjab, India.

Enbridge to sell interest in Midcoast Operating

Jun 20, 2014

Enbridge Energy Partners LP has entered into a purchase and sale agreement to sell an additional 12.6% interest in midstream natural gas subsidiary Midcoast Operating LP to Midcoast Energy Partners LP for $350 million.

Vietnamese refinery secures contractor credit package

Jun 19, 2014

Nghi Son Refinery & Petrochemical LLC (NSRP) has received a first credit package of about $ 600 million from contractors and sponsors for its 200,000-b/d refinery and petrochemical complex in Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam.

Dangote Group finalizes contract for Nigerian refinery

Jun 19, 2014

Nigerian conglomerate Dangote Group has officially entered an agreement with Engineers India Ltd. (EIL) for project management consultancy (PMC) and engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) for a grassroots refinery and polypropylene plant in Nigeria.

ExxonMobil begins US Gulf Coast ethylene expansion project

Jun 19, 2014

ExxonMobil Corp. has started construction on a multibillion dollar expansion at its Baytown, Tex., refining and petrochemical complex just east of Houston.

Chevron advances US Gulf Coast petrochemicals project

Jun 18, 2014

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LP has broken ground on two 500,000-tonne/year (tpy) polyethylene (PE) plants in Old Ocean, Tex., initiating a second phase of its US Gulf Coast petrochemicals project.

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