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DCP Midstream to expand Permian sour processing capacity

Mar 20, 2014

DCP Midstream LLC, Denver, will build a 200-MMcfd sour natural gas processing plant in Lea County, NM, to meet demand from growing Permian basin production, the company reported.

Chevron’s Richmond refinery project advances

Mar 19, 2014

The city of Richmond, Calif., has released a long-awaited draft environmental impact report (EIR) for Chevron Corp.’s $1 billion modernization project at its 257,000-b/d Richmond refinery.

Flint Hills proposes $300 million refinery upgrade

Mar 19, 2014

Flint Hills Resources (FHR), Wichita, Kan., plans to invest $300 million in two projects that would improve both energy efficiency as well as clean fuels production at its 339,000-b/d Pine Bend refinery at Rosemount, Minn.

EPP lets contract for another Gulf Coast PDH unit

Mar 18, 2014

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP), Houston, has let a $100 million contract to CB&I, Houston, for pipe fabrication for a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit in Mont Belvieu, Tex.

PRL lets contract for Karachi refinery

Mar 18, 2014

Pakistan Refinery Ltd. (PRL) has let a contract to Honeywell’s UOP LLC, Des Plaines, Ill., for process technology and modular equipment at its 47,110-b/d refinery along the coastal belt of Karachi, Pakistan.

Watching Government: Propane's 'perfect storm'

Mar 17, 2014

If anyone wants to consider where oil and gas product distribution can go haywire, the recent domestic propane "perfect storm" bears examination.

Azerbaijan looking beyond latest contract success, official says

Mar 17, 2014

Azerbaijan will continue to develop partnerships with other countries as it tries to export more natural gas west from the Caspian basin, an official of the country's state-owned oil company said.

Winter weather effects

Mar 17, 2014

Much of the US has experienced unrelenting cold weather during January and February.

GTL plant planned for Kazakhstan

Mar 17, 2014

Kazakhstan and CompactGTL have signed a memorandum of cooperation to develop and implement associated gas processing technologies for the world’s first commercially deployed small-scale gas-to-liquids plant.

Keyera to buy west central Alberta gas plant

Mar 17, 2014

Keyera Corp., Calgary, will pay $133 million to Whitecap Resources Inc. for interests in gas processing in west central Alberta and in associated oil and gas reserves, Keyera reported. The company expects the acquisition to close on May 1.

Earthquake shutters Japanese refinery

Mar 14, 2014

An early-morning earthquake off the island of Kyushu, Japan, on Mar. 14 has resulted in an emergency shutdown of Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd.’s Tokuyama refinery and petrochemical complex.

Suncor begins maintenance at Commerce City refinery

Mar 13, 2014

Suncor Energy Inc., Calgary, has started planned maintenance at its 98,000-b/d Commerce City, Colo., refinery near Denver.

KNPC lets contract for Al-Zour refinery

Mar 13, 2014

Kuwait National Petroleum Co. (KNPC) has let a dredging contract to Van Oord, Rotterdam, to reclaim land for KNPC’s planned 615,000-b/d Al-Zour refinery complex to be built in southern Kuwait.

New York county puts freeze on Bakken crude

Mar 12, 2014

Government officials in Albany County, NY, have issued a moratorium on Global Partners LP’s plans to increase the processing of Bakken crude oil at the Port of Albany pending a public health investigation by the county’s health department.

Ukraine gas plant starts up

Mar 12, 2014

KUB-Gas LLC, a partially owned unit of Calgary-based Serinus Energy Inc., has completed and commissioned a gas processing plant at Makeevskoye, Ukraine.

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