Refining Capacities News

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...

RIL lets contract for Jamnagar refinery expansion work

Feb 26, 2015 Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), Mumbai, has let a contract to Metso Corp., Helsinki, to supply valve technology as part of the Phase 3 expansion project at its 1.24 million-b/d Jamnagar refining an...

Expansion work progresses at Lukoil’s Volgograd refinery

Feb 20, 2015 Contruction activities related to the expansion of OAO Lukoil’s 11 million-tonne/year Volgograd refinery in southern Russia are proceeding as planned, with start-up of units at the plant still on s...

Uganda taps Russian firm to build country’s first refinery

Feb 17, 2015

The government of Uganda has selected a consortium led by Russia’s RT Global Resources, Moscow, as its first choice to construct the country’s first refinery.

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