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.

Fire hits Kazakhstan’s Pavlodar refinery

Oct 30, 2014

Repairs remain under way at Kazakhstan’s 6-million tonne/year (tpy) Pavlodar refining and petrochemical complex following a fire that broke out at the facility on Oct. 25.

Williams advances Geismar olefins plant restart

Oct 29, 2014 Williams Partners LP said it plans to resume ethylene production as soon as next month at its rebuilt and expanded Geismar, La., olefins plant following a series of delays after a 2013 explosion at...

Total names refining, chemicals president

Oct 29, 2014

Total SA has appointed Philippe Sauquet as president, refining and chemicals, and as a member of the company’s executive committee, effective immediately.

Sasol takes FID on Louisiana petrochemical complex

Oct 27, 2014 Sasol Ltd. has reached a final investment decision (FID) for its proposed integrated ethane cracker and downstream derivatives complex to built adjacent to the company’s existing operations in West...

Williams Partners, Access Midstream Partners to merge

Oct 27, 2014 Williams Partners LP and Access Midstream Partners LP, both owned by Williams Cos., Tulsa, have agreed to merge. Williams in June purchased the remaining 50% general partner interest that it didn’t...

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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...
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