Petrochemical Refining News

GUIDE TO WORLD CRUDES: BP updates assay for Angolan Saturno crude

Aug 4, 2014 Based on a sample taken Feb. 4, 2014, BP PLC has published an updated assay of its Saturno Blend crude oil, which is the marketing name for production from Plutão, Saturno, Venus, and Marte (PSVM) ...

International survey of ethylene from steam crackers — 2014

Jul 7, 2014

Rising demand, low-cost feed spur ethylene capacity growth

Jul 7, 2014 Global ethylene production capacity in 2013 rose at faster rates compared with 2012 and 2011 but still more slowly than record-setting capacity expansions achieved during 2010, according to Oil &am...

Guide To World Crudes: Anniversary, extended life prompt Oseberg Blend assay update

Feb 3, 2014 Oseberg is one of the four largest oil and gas fields on the Norwegian Shelf. Current crude oil output averages about 144,000 b/d from the Oseberg field center (OFC), which consists of the connecti...

Global ethylene capacity continues advance in 2011

Jul 2, 2012

Global ethylene production capacity moved ahead in 2011 but much more slowly than the record-setting pace for 2010, according to Oil & Gas Journal's latest survey of the industry.

IOC wraps study for petrochemical plant at Paradip

Dec 18, 2014 Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. (IOC) has completed a detailed feasibility study for setting up a polypropylene (PP) plant as part of a proposed petrochemical complex to be attached to its long-delayed 300,0...

Patel appointed as LyondellBasell’s chief executive officer

Dec 18, 2014

LyondellBasell has chosen Bhavesh V. Patel to serve as its chief executive officer effective Jan. 12, 2015. He succeeds James L. Gallogly, who will retire.

Construction under way for Texas ethane cracker

Dec 17, 2014 Ingleside Ethylene LLC, a 50-50 joint venture of Occidental Chemical Corp. (OxyChem) and Mexichem SAB de CV (Mexichem), has started construction on a planned ethane cracker to be built at OxyChem’s...

Chevron Phillips Chemical concludes Sweeny ethylene expansion

Dec 11, 2014 Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LP (CPCC) has completed installation of a furnace at its Sweeny petrochemical complex in Old Ocean, Tex., that will expand ethylene production by 200 million lb/year.

BPCL adds petrochemicals to Kochi refinery expansion

Dec 9, 2014 Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (BPCL), Mumbai, plans to diversify into petrochemicals production as part of the ongoing integrated expansion and upgrade of its Kochi refinery at Ambalmugal in the Indi...

Oil & Gas Processing Webcasts

Utilizing Predictive Analytics to Optimize Productivity in Oil & Gas Operations

Join IBM on Tuesday, November 18 @ 1pm CST to explore how Predictive Analytics can help your organization maximize productivity, operational perfor...
Nov 18, 2014
Sponsored by
IBM

US HYDROCARBON EXPORTS Part 3 — LNG

US LNG Exports, the third in a trilogy of webcasts focusing on the broad topic of US Hydrocarbon Exports. A discussion of the problems and potentia...
Nov 14, 2014

US HYDROCARBON EXPORTS Part 2 — NGLs

US NGL Exports, the second in a trilogy of webcasts focusing on the broad topic of US Hydrocarbon Exports. Will the US ethylene industry be able t...
Oct 17, 2014
Sponsored by

Market Indices

Oil & Gas Processing White Papers

Engineering & Design for Lean Construction

Modern marketing rhetoric claims that, in order to cut out expensive costs and reduce risks during the design and construction phase of major capit...
Sponsored by

Plant Design for Lean Construction - at your fingertips

One area which can provide improvements to the adoption of Lean principles is the application of mobile tools to streamline the business processes ...
Sponsored by

Upcoming Events

  • List View
Event Title Date Type

Offshore Middle East Conference & Exhibition

January 26, 2015
Stay Connected