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Apr 27, 2015

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Antin Infrastructure Partners buys BP’s interest in CATS

Apr 24, 2015

Antin Infrastructure Partners SAS, Paris, has agreed to acquire BP PLC’s Central Area Transmission System (CATS) business in the UK North Sea for $486 million. The deal is expected to close before yearend.

Shintech lets contracts for Louisiana ethylene plant

Apr 24, 2015

Shintech Inc., the US subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., Tokyo, through a contractor, has let a series of contracts to CB&I, Houston, to provide technology licensing as well as equipment and construction work for its newly announced grassroots ethylene production plant in Louisiana’s Iberville Parish.

Shintech advances plan for ethylene plant in Louisiana

Apr 23, 2015

Shintech Inc., the US subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., Tokyo, is moving forward with its plan to build a grassroots ethylene production plant in Louisiana’s Iberville Parish.

PDVSA’s Puerto La Cruz refinery revamp advances

Apr 22, 2015

Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) has received a first batch of bulk equipment from Wison Offshore & Marine Ltd. for work related to the long-planned expansion and deep-conversion modernization project at its 190,000-b/d Puerto La Cruz refinery in eastern Venezuela.

Thailand’s PTTGC pondering ethane cracker in Ohio

Apr 22, 2015

Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich reported Apr. 22 that PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC), Thailand’s integrated petrochemical and refining company, and its project partner, Marubeni Corp. of Japan, have selected a site in Belmont County, Ohio, for the possible construction of an ethane cracker.

Court greenlights Chevron’s Richmond refinery project

Apr 22, 2015

A California superior court has cleared the way for Chevron Corp. to proceed without further delay in executing its long-planned, $1-billion project to modernize operations at the company’s 257,000-b/d refinery in Richmond, Calif.

TurkmenGaz lets contract for petrochemical complex

Apr 20, 2015

State-owned TurkmenGaz, through a subcontractor, has let a contract to Metso Corp., Helsinki, to supply valve technology for a $3-billion petrochemical complex under construction in the Turkmenbashi district of Balkan province in western Turkmenistan.

Fire hits Neste’s Naantali refinery

Apr 20, 2015

An early-morning fire on Apr. 20 at Neste Oil Corp.’s 2.9 million-tonne/year Naantali refinery in Finland has led to the shutdown of processing units at the plant.

NefteGazIndustriya lets contract for Russian refinery revamp

Apr 20, 2015

NefteGazIndustriya LLC, through a project developer, has let contracts to CB&I, Houston, to provide engineering and procurement services for the modernization of its 5.25 million-tonne/year Afipsky refinery in Krasnodar, Russia.

Watching Government: Five years after Macondo

Apr 20, 2015

It would be an understatement to declare offshore oil and gas has changed since the deepwater Macondo well blowout and crude oil spill 5 years ago. An obvious follow-up question is whether it has changed for the better.

The contexts of content

Apr 20, 2015

At its core, the job of any OGJ technology editor involves one guiding principle identifiable across each of the disciplines we cover.

OPEC in June

Apr 20, 2015

For the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and the oil market, a fateful month looms.

IEA forecasts higher 2015 global oil demand

Apr 20, 2015

In its April Oil Market Report, the International Energy Agency raised its forecast of 2015 global oil demand by 90,000 b/d to 93.6 million b/d, a gain of 1.1 million b/d on the year and a notable acceleration of the 700,000-b/d growth in 2014, as the global economy slowly gains momentum.

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