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Industry groups mixed as EPA releases 2013 GHG emissions inventory

Sep 30, 2014

Greenhouse gas emissions from more than 8,000 large US industrial sources totaled 3.18 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent in 2013, about half of total domestic GHG emissions, the US Environmental Protection Agency said in its fourth annual GHG inventory.

EPP to build processing, pipelines for Delaware basin

Sep 30, 2014

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP), Houston, will build a cryogenic natural gas processing plant in Eddy County, NM, along with associated gas and NGL pipelines to handle growing production of NGL-rich natural gas in the Delaware basin.

Tupras lets contract for revamp projects at Turkish refineries

Sep 30, 2014

Turkish Petroleum Refineries Corp. (Tupras) has let a contract to UK-based AVEVA Solutions Ltd. to provide software technology to be used in a major brownfield modernization program designed to maximize production, increase safety, and extend the life of Tupras’s four refineries in Turkey.

ABB to supply Nawara gas plant in Tunisia

Sep 30, 2014

OMV Tunisie Production GMBH has let a $216 million contract to ABB for a natural gas plant associated with development of Nawara gas field in southern Tunisia.

EPP to build ninth NGL fractionator at Mont Belvieu complex

Sep 29, 2014

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP) reported it will build the ninth NGL fractionator for its complex in Mont Belvieu, Tex. The fractionator will have a nameplate capacity of 85,000 b/d and is expected to begin operations as early as January 2016. The eighth fractionator started operations in November 2013.

WoodMac: China, North America face propylene oversupply

Sep 29, 2014

Oil and gas analyst Wood Mackenzie Ltd. forecasts that global propylene production capacity will increase to 165 million tonnes/year (tpy) by 2030 from a current 109 million tpy, prompting a radical shift in historical supply relationships.

BIS condensates ruling galvanized crude exports debate, speakers say

Sep 29, 2014

A US Department of Commerce agency's controversial condensate exports decision in late June that purportedly dealt with distillation actually involved stabilization, a different upgrading process, a Turner Mason & Co. official said on Sept. 19.

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Sep 29, 2014

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China, not Russia, could shape Asia's energy future, speakers say

Sep 29, 2014

China apparently could be in a better position than Russia to directly influence future Asian oil and gas development and policies, speakers agreed during a Sept. 22 discussion at the Center for Strategic & International Studies.

Neste Oil to recover carbon dioxide at its Singapore refinery

Sep 26, 2014

Neste Oil Singapore Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of Neste Oil Corp., has entered an agreement with National Oxygen Pte. Ltd. (Nox), a subsidiary of Japan’s Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp., to install a carbon dioxide recovery and liquefaction plant at Neste Oil’s 800,000-tonne/year (tpy) renewable diesel refinery in Singapore.

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.

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