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Survey shows increase in refining construction

May 6, 2013

Oil and Gas Journal's semiannual Worldwide Construction Update shows an increase in refining construction activity compared with the previous edition of the update (OGJ, Nov.5, 2012, p. 48).

Asia, Middle East lead modest recovery in global refining

Dec 3, 2012 Growth in world crude oil distillation capacity resumed in 2012, if only slightly, after turning down in 2011 (OGJ, Dec. 5, 2011, p. 30) following slow growth in 2010, according to the latest OGJ R...

Maintenance under way at Baku refinery

Apr 22, 2014

State Oil Co. of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) has started additional maintenance on units within its 239,000-b/d Heydar Aliyev (formerly New Baku) refinery at Baku, Azerbaijan.

Suncor begins maintenance at Quebec refinery

Apr 22, 2014

Suncor Energy Inc. has started planned maintenance at its 137,000-b/d refinery in Montreal, Que.

IEA: Global oil supplies plunge in March on lower OPEC output

Apr 21, 2014 Global crude oil supplies fell month-on-month in March by a steep 1.2 million b/d to 91.75 million b/d, with a decline in output from members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countrie...

LyondellBasell ends talks to sell French refinery

Apr 17, 2014

LyondellBasell has ceased discussions with Sotragem SA, Monaco, for the sale of its shuttered 105,000-b/d Berre refinery in France to Sotragem SAM.

KNPC finalizes contracts for Clean Fuels Project

Apr 17, 2014 Kuwait National Petroleum Co. (KNPC) has finalized lump-sum turnkey contracts previously let to three groups of oil and gas service providers for work related to its Clean Fuels Project (CFP) at th...

GAO report links changed US refining outlook to main causes

Apr 16, 2014 Higher North American crude oil production, shrinking product markets, and a pair of federal regulations have significantly affected the US refining outlook, the US Government Accountability Office...

New Zealand refinery extends maintenance

Apr 15, 2014 Bad weather and additional repairs have led to a delay in planned maintenance that began in March at New Zealand Refining Co. Ltd.’s (NZRC) 107,000-b/d Marsden Point refinery at Northland on the No...

Joint venture launches refinery in Kurdistan

Apr 15, 2014 Black Diamond Oil Co. and Rezhwan Co. have agreed to form a joint venture for a refinery in the Kurdistan region of Iraq that is scheduled to begin operations as soon as next week, the companies sa...

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