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Formosa lets contract for Texas olefins complex expansion

Sep 26, 2014

Formosa Plastics Corp. (FPC) has let a contract to Germany’s ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG to provide process technology for a propane dehydrogenation plant (PDH) to be built as part of the third major expansion of its petrochemical complex in Point Comfort, Tex.

Contract let for Algeria’s Ain Tsila gas field development

Sep 25, 2014

Groupement Isarene—a joint venture of Sonatrach, Petroceltic International PLC, and Enel Trade SPA—has let a contract to CB&I for frontend engineering and design (FEED) services for the Ain Tsila gas field development in Algeria.

US crude exports aren’t simply a ‘yes-no’ issue, law firm forum told

Sep 24, 2014

The question of whether the US should remove restrictions on crude oil exports is so complex that it has moved beyond a simple “yes-no” issue, speakers agreed during a Sept. 23 discussion hosted by Washington law firm Arent Fox LLP.

Total lets contract for Antwerp refinery expansion

Sep 24, 2014

France’s Total SA, through a contractor, has let a contract to GE Oil & Gas, Houston, part of General Electric Co., for work related to the expansion of its 338,000-b/d refining and petrochemical complex in Antwerp, Belgium.

South Louisiana, Texas gas plant, pipeline projects advance

Sep 24, 2014

EnLink Midstream Partners LP, Dallas, has completed construction of Phase 2 of the Cajun-Sibon natural gas liquids expansion in South Louisiana as well as construction of the Bearkat gas processing plant and rich-gas gathering system in West Texas.

Husky Energy lets contract for Ohio refinery upgrade

Sep 23, 2014

Lima Refining Co. (LRC), a subsidiary of Husky Energy Inc., has entered an integrated supply contract with a subsidiary of Linde Group as part of a planned upgrade and modernization project at its 160,000-b/d refinery at Lima, Ohio.

MarkWest, Ohio Gathering to provide Utica gas services to American Energy unit

Sep 23, 2014

MarkWest Utica EMG LLC, a joint venture of MarkWest Energy Partners LP and The Energy & Minerals Group, and Ohio Gathering Co. LLC, a joint venture of MarkWest Utica EMG and Summit Midstream Partners LLC, have agreed to provide natural gas gathering, processing, and fractionation services in the Utica shale in Ohio to American Energy–Utica LLC (AEU).

Suncor Energy begins planned maintenance at Montreal refinery

Sep 23, 2014

Suncor Energy Inc. has started planned maintenance at its 137,000-b/d Montreal, Que., refinery, the company said.

Contract let for Alberta refinery

Sep 23, 2014

North West Redwater Partnership (NWR) has let a contract to a division of Emerson, St. Louis, Mo., to provide automation services and technology for the first phase of NWR’s greenfield bitumen refinery project in Sturgeon County, about 45 km northeast of Edmonton, Alta.

Petron lets contract for coker at Bataan refinery

Sep 23, 2014

Petron Corp., Mandaluyong City, Philippines, has let a contract to a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler’s global engineering and construction group for work related to a new delayed coking unit at Petron’s 180,000 b/d refinery in Limay, Bataan, about 150 km southwest of Manila.

Oneok to add gas processing, transportation in North Dakota, Wyoming

Sep 22, 2014

Oneok Partners LP, Tulsa, reported on plans to invest $480-680 million between now and the end of third-quarter 2016 to construct natural gas processing facilities and related systems in North Dakota and Wyoming.

Petrotrin to start up long-delayed ULSD plant early next year

Sep 22, 2014

Trinidad and Tobago’s state-owned Petrotrin LLC has said its ultralow-sulfur diesel (ULSD) plant will begin production in second-quarter 2015.

Bolivia begins testing new unit at Cochabamba refinery

Sep 22, 2014

State-owned Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos Refinación SA (YPFB) has started test runs at a newly built crude unit at the 28,000-b/d Gualberto Villarroel refinery at Cochabamba, Bolivia.

OGJ Newsletter

Sep 22, 2014

International news for oil and gas professionals

An arbitrage bubble

Sep 22, 2014

That a US ban on the export of crude oil receives support from refiners who profit from it makes perfect sense. Arguments for keeping the ban in place do not.

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