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Targa Resources adding processing for Permian, Williston production

Oct 8, 2014

Targa Resources Partners LP, Houston, will expand its natural gas gathering and processing capabilities in the Permian and Williston basins, the company has announced.

Neste Oil plans integration of Finnish refining operations

Oct 7, 2014

Neste Oil Corp. plans to invest €500 million in a program designed to consolidate and optimize performance of its Finnish refineries as part of an effort to keep the company’s European operations competitive.

US refiners could process more light tight crudes, study finds

Oct 6, 2014

US refiners will have the capacity by 2020 to process 3.1-4.3 million b/d more of light, tight crude oil (LTC) than in fourth-quarter 2013, according to a Baker & O’Brien Inc. study commissioned by Consumers & Refiners United for Domestic Energy (CRUDE).

Petrotrin to start up long-delayed ULSD plant early next year

Oct 6, 2014

Trinidad and Tobago's state-owned Petrotrin LLC has said its ultralow-sulfur diesel (ULSD) plant will begin production in second-quarter 2015.

Neste lets contract for biopropane unit at Rotterdam refinery

Oct 6, 2014

Neste Oil Corp. has let a contract to Neste Jacobs Oy of Findland to for engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) for a planned biopropane unit at its 800,000-tonne/year Rotterdam renewable diesel refinery in the Netherlands.

Reworked LNG export policy should consider longer term, speaker says

Oct 6, 2014

The US should consider how a reformed LNG exports policy could help facilitate a longer-term transition to renewable and alternative energy sources, a former US Department of State official suggested.

Study for offshore Mideast field proves inhibitor, sulfur solvent compatible

Oct 6, 2014

Elemental sulfur in the produced gas from Hasbah gas field in the Arabian Gulf off Saudi Arabia raised concerns about flow assurance and corrosion.

Nelson-Farrar monthly cost indexes

Oct 6, 2014

Tight oil prompts new plan for atmospheric distillation heater

Oct 6, 2014

Distillation unit atmospheric heaters serve a vital role in crude oil processing. Any issues directly related to reduced capacity of a heater, such as elevated tube-skin temperatures (TSTs) and coking rates, require immediate attention.

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Oct 6, 2014

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Oct 6, 2014

Gathering-line scrutiny

Oct 6, 2014

The US Department of Transportation is taking actions to improve rail safety requirements for crude oil transportation, Government Accountability Office investigators found during a recent inquiry.

IHS: Unconventional supply chain industries support growing number of jobs, revenues

Oct 6, 2014

A diverse group of industries supporting unconventional oil and gas producers has reaped a large portion of the economic rewards from development of these previously untapped resources, highlights an IHS study released Sept. 23.

Industry groups mixed as EPA releases 2013 GHG emissions inventory

Oct 6, 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.

Petronas lets contract for RAPID steam cracker

Oct 3, 2014

Malaysia’s state-owned Petronas, through a contractor, has let a contract to CB&I for the engineering and supply of ethylene heaters for its refinery and petrochemical integrated development (RAPID) complex at Pengerang in southeastern Johor, Malaysia.

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