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Cedigaz: Worldwide gas storage capacity up 5%

Oct 20, 2014

Worldwide working gas capacity totaled 399 billion cu m (bcm) on Jan. 1, representing 5% growth over the previous year, according to Cedigaz's latest Worlwide Underground Gas Storage (UGS) database.

Groups sue to block California refinery expansion

Oct 20, 2014

Environmental groups have petitioned a California superior court to stop Alon USA Energy Inc. from moving forward with a plan to expand existing receiving and processing options for North American shale light crude oils at its 70,000-b/d Bakersfield refinery.

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Oct 20, 2014

International news for oil and gas professionals

The Saudi factor

Oct 20, 2014

The arithmetic is straightforward. In round numbers, Saudi Arabia grosses $549 million/day producing 9 million b/d of crude oil and, with subsidized internal consumption at about 2.9 million b/d, exporting 6.1 million b/d when the crude price is $90/bbl.

Cellulosic ethanol plant starts in Kansas

Oct 17, 2014

Abengoa, Seville, Spain, has begun producing cellulosic ethanol, required for blending into gasoline, at a 25-million-gal/year plant at Hugoton, Kan.

Investment opportunities emerge in Mexico's energy industry as legal reform advances

Oct 17, 2014

With one third of the Mexican government's budget funded by Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), a decline in the state-owned oil company's production hits the government hard.

Woodford gathering, processing plans advance

Oct 16, 2014

Tall Oak Midstream LLC subsidiary TOMPC LLC has secured financing for building and expanding Tall Oak’s gathering and processing in the central northern Oklahoma Woodford (CNOW) shale gas play.

Anadarko boosts Wattenberg production

Oct 16, 2014

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. stepped up production in Wattenberg field in Colorado during the second quarter. The rise was attributed to the success of its horizontal drilling program and the start-up of a gas processing plant.

EOG Resources improves Eagle Ford completions

Oct 16, 2014

EOG Resources Inc. said completion design advances in the Eagle Ford shale contributed to several noteworthy well results in the second quarter.

Survey examines Marcellus hiring trends

Oct 16, 2014

Marcellus shale companies expect to hire more than 2,000 new employees in 2014, according to a workforce survey released by the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC).

Pioneer exits Barnett, to focus on Permian

Oct 16, 2014

Pioneer Natural Resources Co., Irving, Tex., has agreed to sell all of its Barnett shale assets in North Texas to an undisclosed private company for $155 million.

Neste inks distribution deal for Rotterdam refinery biopropane

Oct 16, 2014

Neste Oil Corp. has let a contract to SHV Energy BV, the Netherlands, to market and sell biopropane that will be produced from a recently announced unit to be built at its 800,000-tonne/year Rotterdam renewable diesel refinery.

AMP acquires Costar Midstream for $470 million

Oct 15, 2014

American Midstream Partners LP (AMP), Denver, has acquired Costar Midstream LLC from Energy Spectrum Partners VI LP and Costar management for $470 million. The deal closed Oct. 14.

Shenchi Group lets contract for Chinese gasification plant

Oct 15, 2014

Shandong Sincier Chemical Group Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Shandong Chemical Group Co. Ltd. (Shenchi Group), has let a contract to CB&I, Houston, for the license and engineering design of a gasification unit to be built near Dongying in China’s Shandong Province.

Petron advances Bataan refinery revamp

Oct 14, 2014

Petron Corp., Mandaluyong City, Philippines, has started up major units that form part of the $2 billion Refinery Master Plan 2 (RMP-2) upgrade project at its 180,000-b/d Bataan refinery at Limay, about 150 km southwest of Manila.

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