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Orpic lets contract for Omani refinery expansion

Nov 25, 2013

State-owned Orpic of Oman has awarded oil and gas services providers Petrofac and Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd. a construction-related contract for the improvement of its 116,000-b/d Sohar refinery about 230 km northwest of the Omani capital of Muscat.

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Nov 25, 2013

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Petrobras advances Ceara refinery plans

Nov 22, 2013

Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has signed an agreement with Brazilian government and indigenous groups as part of the licensing process to start construction on its planned 300,000-b/d Premium II refinery in the northeastern state of Ceara.

Samref lets engineering contract for Yanbu refinery

Nov 21, 2013

Saudi Aramco-Mobil Refinery Co. Ltd. (Samref), a 50-50 joint venture of Saudi Aramco and ExxonMobil Corp. subsidiary Mobil Yanbu Refining Co. Inc., has let a 5-year framework contract to Kentz Corp. Ltd. for general engineering services at the Samref refinery in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia.

Numaligarh commissions naphtha splitter

Nov 21, 2013

Numaligarh Refinery Ltd. (NRL), a subsidiary of Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd., has commissioned a naphtha splitter unit at its 3 million tonne/year (tpy) refinery in the Golaghat district of Assam in far-northeastern India.

Chevron lets automation contract for Texas petchem project

Nov 20, 2013

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LLC has selected Yokogawa Electric Corp. as the main automation contractor for its petrochemical complex along the Texas Gulf Coast.

Oneok to expand operations in the Williston

Nov 20, 2013

Oneok Partners LP, Tulsa, will invest $650-780 million between now and second-quarter 2016 in more Williston basin projects.

Explosion hits Total’s Belgian refinery

Nov 19, 2013

Total SA reported an explosion occurred early in the afternoon on Nov. 19 in one of the installations at its 338,000-b/d Antwerp, Belgium, refinery.

EPP begins operations on eighth Mont Belvieu NGL fractionator

Nov 19, 2013

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP) has started operations on its latest 85,000 b/d natural gas liquids fractionator at the partnership’s Mont Belvieu, Tex., complex.

Utah approves HollyFrontier’s refinery expansion

Nov 19, 2013

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (UDAQ) has approved HollyFrontier Corp.’s proposed heavy crude processing project at the company’s 31,000-b/d Woods Cross refinery, north of Salt Lake City.

Bharat lets contract for FCC units

Nov 19, 2013

Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd., Mumbai, has let a contract to Shriram EPC Ltd., Chennai, for services related to an integrated refinery expansion project at its Kochi refinery at Ambalmugal in the Indian state of Kerala.

Axion lets contract for Argentine coker

Nov 18, 2013

Axion Energy Argentina SA, a subsidiary of Bridas Corp., has let a construction-related contract to a unit of Foster Wheeler AG’s Global Engineering and Construction Group for a delayed coking unit at the 87,000-b/d Campana refinery in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina.

Chevron’s Pascagoula refinery running at normal rates

Nov 18, 2013

Chevron Corp’s 330,000-b/d Pascagoula, Miss., refinery is operating at normal rates following a Nov. 15 fire at a furnace in the Cracking II unit area of the plant.

EPA acknowledges blend wall as it proposes 2014 biofuel quotas

Nov 15, 2013

The US Environmental Protection Agency acknowledged that a “blend wall” has been reached for motor fuels with 10% ethanol as it released its proposed 2014 biofuel quotas under the federal Renewable Fuels Standard.

Ethane, polyurethane processing to grow in West Virginia

Nov 15, 2013

Brazil-based Odebrecht intends to explore the development of a petrochemical complex in Wood County, W.Va.

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