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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...

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).


Feb 5, 1990 Roger R. Alahakkone Srolank Investment & Trading International Calgary In Canada, Alberta and Saskatchewan account for all of heavy oils and tar sands deposits, while the Orinoco belt in Venezu...


Feb 12, 1990 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY and American Electric Power Service Corp., Columbus, Ohio, will build a $660 million, cost shared, commercial scale pressurized fluidized bed combustion (PFBC) unit at the Phil...


Feb 19, 1990 The oil spill off California should have no bearing on whether to hold offshore lease sales, says President George Bush (see story, p. 30). He has read a task force's report on controversial C...


Feb 19, 1990 IMPERIAL OIL LTD. received final regulatory approval for its $4.9 billion takeover of Texaco Canada Inc., 1 year after the companies announced a deal. Approval came from Ottawa's Competition T...


Feb 26, 1990 BP is making significant progress on cleanup of the oil spill off Huntington Beach, Calif. (OGJ, Feb. 19, p. 30). It has removed all gross contamination from beaches and all oil from the water. A ...


Mar 5, 1990 EL PASO REFINERY LP is using $127 million in proceeds from a public offering of a 43% limited partnership interest to expand capacity of its 26,000 b/d El Paso refinery to 55,000 b/d. Construction ...


Apr 16, 1990 *Designates projects listed for the first time in the Journal. AMCOAL (MW Kellogg and Bechtel development). Quemahoning Indus. Park, Johnstown, Somerset County, Pa. Coal gasification plant proce...


Apr 30, 1990 THAILAND AND MALAYSIA signed a draft agreement covering joint oil and gas exploration and development of overlapping territorial claims in the Gulf of Thailand. The agreement, to be ratified by pa...

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