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Angola’s Sonangol secures $2 billion loan for refinery, other projects

Dec 15, 2014

China Development Bank (CDB) has extended a $2 billion line of credit to state-owned Sonangol EP to support expansion projects in Angola’s oil and gas sector.

Pertamina plans $25 billion revamp of Indonesian refineries

Dec 15, 2014

PT Pertamina (Persoro) has entered agreements with Saudi Aramco, JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp., and China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (Sinopec) to undertake a 10-year, $25 billion plan to modernize five of Pertamina’s Indonesian refineries as part of an initiative to ensure long-term energy security for the country.

Study: To cool climate, eat less less meat, milk

Dec 15, 2014

Meeting stated goals for Earth's climate requires not only using pricey energy but also spurning animal protein.

Eagle Ford economic boost jumps to $87 billion

Dec 12, 2014

The Texas Eagle Ford shale supported more than 155,000 full-time equivalent jobs and provided more than $2.2 billion in revenue for local governments and the state in 2013, according to a study by the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).

EnCana, Talisman optimist on Montney, Duvernay

Dec 12, 2014

EnCana Corp. has achieved significant cost savings in the Montney and Duvernay plays, executives told analysts while discussing EnCana's third-quarter earnings conference.

EPA approves Magellan’s Corpus Christi splitter project

Dec 12, 2014

The US Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final greenhouse gas prevention of significant deterioration construction permit to Magellan Processing LP, a wholly owned subsidiary of Magellan Midstream Partners LP, for a $400 million condensate splitter project to be located at the company’s existing bulk petroleum storage terminal in Corpus Christi, Tex.

West Cornwall Township hears from Sunoco Logistics

Dec 12, 2014

Sunoco Logistics Partners outlined its safety systems during a West Cornwall Township meeting in Pennsylvania on Nov. 10.

ETP eyes larger capacity for planned Bakken pipe

Dec 12, 2014

Energy Transfer Partners LP has launched a binding expansion open season to boost capacity on a planned pipeline system that would move oil from the Bakken and Three Forks shales in North Dakota to the Midwest and Gulf Coast.

Common interests lead to Gtuit, Corval partnership

Dec 12, 2014

Gtuit was started 3 years ago by three engineers in Billings, Mont, who developed a mobile, remote NGL capture and gas conditioning system.

Bakken flaring plan for Hess includes remote NGL capture

Dec 12, 2014

Hess Corp., taking seriously a state mandate to reduce flaring in the Bakken shale, has adopted the use of a remote NGL capture technology at a handful of North Dakota wellsites to help meet its goals.

Keyera to take majority interest in Alberta gas plant

Dec 12, 2014

Keyera Corp., Calgary, will pay $65 million (Can.) to buy a 70.79% ownership interest in the Ricinus deep-cut gas plant in west-central Alberta.

PBF Energy, PBF Logistics make management changes

Dec 12, 2014

Matthew Lucey, currently executive vice-president of PBF Energy Inc., will succeed Michael Gayda as the company’s president. Todd O’Malley, currently PBF Energy’s chief commercial officer, will serve as president of the general partner of PBF Logistics LP.

Repairs under way at ORPIC’s Muscat refinery

Dec 11, 2014

Oman Oil Refineries & Petroleum Industries Co. (ORPIC) said it plans to resume operations at its 106,000-b/d Mina Al Fahal refinery near Muscat, Oman, in mid-December following a Dec. 4 fire at the site.

Qatar Shell lets EPCM contract for Pearl GTL operations

Dec 11, 2014

Qatar Shell Ltd., a unit of Royal Dutch Shell PLC, has let a contract to a division of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., Montreal, to provide long-term engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) services for its Pearl gas-to-liquids (GTL) onshore and offshore installations in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar.

Phillips 66 advances plans for splitter at Sweeny refinery

Dec 11, 2014

Phillips 66 has filed an application with state regulators for a permit to build a condensate splitter at its 247,000-b/d Sweeny refinery in Old Ocean, Tex.

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