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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.

More ethylene capacity planned for US Gulf Coast

Oct 23, 2014

Westlake Chemical Corp., Houston, will expand ethylene capacity and make other capital improvements in a $330-million project at its Sulphur, La., plant near Lake Charles.

Petronas unit lets EPC contract for RAPID project

Oct 23, 2014 Petronas Refinery & Petrochemical Corp. unit PRPC Utilities & Facilities Sdn. Bhd. has let an engineering, procurement, and construction management contract for the Petronas Refinery and Pe...

Williams CEO details regulatory hurdles, growth strategy

Oct 13, 2014

Crude oil and natural gas pipeline systems in the US are growing at a very rapid pace as new infrastructure is introduced in an effort to optimize utilization of shale resources.

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

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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
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