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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...

Bahrain awards FEED for refinery expansion

Sep 16, 2014 Bahrain Petroleum Co. (BAPCO) has let a contract to a subsidiary of Technip SA to develop front-end engineering design (FEED) for four main work packages as part of a planned expansion and upgrade ...

SSLPC lets contract for Shandong complex

Sep 15, 2014 Shandong Shouguang Luqing Petrochemical Co. Ltd. (SSLPC) has let a contract to Honeywell’s UOP LLC for technology to produce isobutylene at its integrated refining and petrochemical complex located...

Pemex advances diesel program at Mexican refineries

Sep 15, 2014 Mexico’s Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has let a contract to Spain’s Técnicas Reunidas to execute an ultralow-sulfur diesel project at its Lazaro Cardenas refinery near Minatitlan in Veracruz state.

Irving Oil begins fall turnaround at New Brunswick refinery

Sep 15, 2014

Irving Oil Ltd. has started 8 weeks of scheduled maintenance at its 250,000-b/d St. John refinery in the eastern Canadian province of New Brunswick.

US firms' reported earnings dip in second quarter

Sep 15, 2014

Second-quarter profits for a group of 53 US-based producers and refiners totaled $25.45 billion, which was down 8.1% from the same period in 2013.

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...

Contract let for BPCL’s Kochi refinery expansion

Sep 12, 2014 Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (BPCL), Mumbai, through Air Products & Chemicals Inc., has let a contract to Technip SA to provide project management, as well as engineering, procurement, and const...

Keep partisan politics out of biofuel mandates, API tells White House

Sep 11, 2014 The White House should stay away from partisan politics as its Office of Management and Budget reviews the US Environmental Protection Agency proposed 2014 biofuel quotas under the Renewable Fuels ...

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