Refining Capacities News

PDVSA’s Puerto La Cruz refinery revamp advances

Apr 22, 2015 Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) has received a first batch of bulk equipment from Wison Offshore & Marine Ltd. for work related to the long-planned expansion and deep-conversion modernization...

Court greenlights Chevron’s Richmond refinery project

Apr 22, 2015 A California superior court has cleared the way for Chevron Corp. to proceed without further delay in executing its long-planned, $1-billion project to modernize operations at the company’s 257,000...

NefteGazIndustriya lets contract for Russian refinery revamp

Apr 20, 2015 NefteGazIndustriya LLC, through a project developer, has let contracts to CB&I, Houston, to provide engineering and procurement services for the modernization of its 5.25 million-tonne/year Afi...

Egypt lets contracts for refinery expansion project

Apr 9, 2015 Egyptian state-owned Middle East Oil Refining Co. (Midor) has let two contracts worth a total of $1.4 billion to UOP LLC, a unit of a Honeywell International, for work related to a 60% expansion in...

Swaps may be a way around US crude export impasse, CSIS forum told

Apr 6, 2015 Crude oil swaps may be a realistic short-term alternative to outright repeal of the US crude export ban for US refiners as well as producers, a speaker suggested at a Center for Strategic and Inter...

Delek boosts nameplate capacity at Texas refinery

Mar 26, 2015 Delek US Holdings Inc. has wrapped an expansion project at its Tyler, Tex., refinery that will increase the plant’s nameplate processing capacity to 75,000 b/d from its previous capacity of 60,000 ...

Survey finds US refiners capable of processing more light, sweet crude

Mar 19, 2015 US refiners have more than enough capacity to process the growing volumes of light, sweet crude oil that will be produced in the next few years, a survey commissioned by the American Fuel & Pet...

All first-phase units in operation at Abreu e Lima refinery, Petrobras says

Mar 19, 2015 Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has commissioned the first of two 75,000-b/d delayed coking units at its Abreu e Lima refinery (Rnest) at the port of Suape, near Recife, the capital of Brazil’s ...

ADCO lets contract for UAE crude processing plant

Mar 11, 2015 Abu Dhabi Co. for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO), through a subcontractor, has let a contract to Al Hassan Engineering Co. Abu Dhabi LLC to provide work related to increasing crude oil processing ca...

Bangkok refinery due capacity expansion, upgrades

Mar 2, 2015 Bangchak Petroleum Public Co. Ltd. (BCP) is planning to increase crude oil processing capacity at its Bangkok, Thailand, refinery, as part of its goal to boost the plant’s overall efficiency and fu...

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Oil & Gas Journal’s March 20, 2015, webcast will look at how global LNG trade will be affected over the next 12-24 months by falling crude oil ...
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Oil & Gas Journal’s Feb. 6, 2015, webcast will focus on the future of US refining as various forces this year conspire to pull the industry in ...
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