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S-OIL lets contracts for refinery upgrade

Mar 12, 2014

S-OIL Corp., Seoul, has let two contracts to a unit of Foster Wheeler AG’s Global Engineering and Construction group for a residue upgrading project at S-OIL’s 669,000-b/d Onsan refinery complex in Ulsan, South Korea.

Fire hits Israeli petrochemical plant

Mar 11, 2014

Gadiv Petrochemicals Industries Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Oil Refineries Ltd. (Bazan), currently is evaluating impacts from a fire that broke out on Mar. 7 in one of the xylene furnaces at the plant, which lies in Bazan’s 180,000-b/d refining complex in the Haifa Bay area of northern Israel along the eastern Mediterranean Sea.

North West Redwater lets contract for Alberta bitumen refinery

Mar 11, 2014

Partners in the North West Redwater Partnership (NWR) have let a services-related contract to Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. for work at NWR’s greenfield bitumen refinery project in Sturgeon County, about 45 km northeast of Edmonton, Alta.

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Mar 10, 2014

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Sasol advances US ethylene projects

Mar 10, 2014

Sasol Ltd. said it has commissioned the world’s first commercial ethylene tetramerization unit at its Lake Charles, La., chemical complex.

Maintenance planned for Jamnagar refinery

Mar 10, 2014

Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), Mumbai, plans to shut down one of four crude distillation units for maintenance at its 1.24 million-b/d Jamnagar refining and petrochemical complex in Gujarat, India.

Japanese firms consolidate ethylene operations

Mar 7, 2014

Asahi Kasei Corp. and Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. reached an agreement to unify and jointly operate their naphtha cracking operations in Mizushima, Japan.

Fire hits at Tatarstan refinery

Mar 6, 2014

An investigation is under way into a fire that broke out on Mar. 3 at TAIF Group’s 7 million tonne/year Nizhnekamsk refinery in Tatarstan, Russia.

New Zealand refinery enters crude supply deal

Mar 5, 2014

New Zealand Refining Co. Ltd. (NZRC) has entered into a partnership with BP PLC and Z Energy Ltd. to buy crude oil for processing at NZRC’s 107,000-b/d Marsden Point refinery at Northland on the North Island’s east coast.

Byco commissions Pakistan’s largest refinery

Mar 5, 2014

Byco Oil Petroleum Ltd. (BOPL), a subsidiary of Byco Petroleum Pakistan Ltd., has commissioned its long-awaited 120,000-b/d refinery in Baluchistan Province, Pakistan.

New Zealand refinery advances expansion project

Mar 4, 2014

New Zealand Refining Co. Ltd. (NZRC) said the expansion of its 107,000-b/d Marsden Point refinery at Northland on the North Island’s east coast remains on track.

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Mar 3, 2014

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Irving Oil starts turnaround at St. John refinery

Mar 3, 2014

Irving Oil Ltd. has started 6 weeks of scheduled maintenance on several processing units at its 250,000-b/d St. John refinery in the eastern Canadian province of New Brunswick.

Contract let for Alberta bitumen refinery

Mar 3, 2014

Partners in the North West Redwater Partnership (NWR) have let a contract to Worley Parsons Group Inc. to provide detailed engineering and procurement services for the tankfarm, piperack, and flare units of Phase 1 of NWR’s greenfield bitumen refinery project in Sturgeon County, about 45 km northeast of Edmonton, Alta.

Fire hits unit at Japanese refinery

Mar 3, 2014

A fire that broke out on Mar. 1 at TonenGeneral Sekiyu KK’s 296,000-b/d Kawasaki refinery in Kanagawa, Japan, has been contained.

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