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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.

Odisha to become eastern India’s energy gateway, ministry says

Sep 12, 2014 India’s state of Odisha will implement oil and gas projects within the next 5 years that amount to about 1 trillion rupees ($16.4 billion) in investments, positioning the state to become the energy...

Saudi ethylene plant enters planned maintenance

Sep 3, 2014

Tasnee & Sahara Olefins Co. (TSOC) has shuttered its ethylene and propylene production plant in Al Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia, for nearly a month of planned maintenance.

Contract let for Koch fertilizer expansion

Sep 3, 2014 Koch Nitrogen Co., Wichita, let a reimbursable engineering, procurement, and construction contract to KBR Inc. for a grassroots urea plant to be built in conjunction with a $1.3 billion expansion o...

Nova nears 100% NGL feedstock conversion at Corunna ethylene plant

Sep 1, 2014 The cracker feedstock conversion project at Nova Chemicals Corp.'s Corunna, Ont., refinery and petrochemical complex, which was designed to allow the cracker to utilize up to 100% NGLs from growing...

EPA finalizes GHG permits for Texas olefins complex

Sep 1, 2014 The US Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final permit to Formosa Plastics Corp. (FPC) to proceed with the third major expansion of its petrochemical complex in Point Comfort, Tex. (OGJ O...

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