Refining Capacities News

CNPC, Rosneft advance Tianjin refining complex

Nov 10, 2014 China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) and OAO Rosneft have endorsed the crude refining portion of a feasibility study for the construction of the long-planned Tianjin refinery project, which is to ...

ExxonMobil lets EPC contract for Antwerp refinery upgrade

Oct 22, 2014 ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical BVBA has let an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract to a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler AG’s global engineering and construction group for th...

Bahrain advances refinery modernization

Oct 9, 2014 Bahrain Petroleum Co. (Bapco) has let a contract to Chevron Lummus Global (CLG), a joint venture of CB&I and Chevron Corp., for technology and engineering as part of the planned expansion and u...

Neste Oil plans integration of Finnish refining operations

Oct 7, 2014 Neste Oil Corp. plans to invest €500 million in a program designed to consolidate and optimize performance of its Finnish refineries as part of an effort to keep the company’s European operations c...

US refiners could process more light tight crudes, study finds

Oct 6, 2014 US refiners will have the capacity by 2020 to process 3.1-4.3 million b/d more of light, tight crude oil (LTC) than in fourth-quarter 2013, according to a Baker & O’Brien Inc. study commissione...

Petrotrin to start up long-delayed ULSD plant early next year

Oct 6, 2014

Trinidad and Tobago's state-owned Petrotrin LLC has said its ultralow-sulfur diesel (ULSD) plant will begin production in second-quarter 2015.

Gazprom Neft advances Moscow refinery revamp

Oct 3, 2014

Russian oil producer JSC Gazprom Neft has commissioned a newly reconstructed and refurbished sulfur-recovery unit at its 12.15 million tonne/year Moscow refinery.

Tupras lets contract for revamp projects at Turkish refineries

Sep 30, 2014 Turkish Petroleum Refineries Corp. (Tupras) has let a contract to UK-based AVEVA Solutions Ltd. to provide software technology to be used in a major brownfield modernization program designed to max...

WoodMac: China, North America face propylene oversupply

Sep 17, 2014 Oil and gas analyst Wood Mackenzie Ltd. forecasts that global propylene production capacity will increase to 165 million tonnes/year (tpy) by 2030 from a current 109 million tpy, prompting a radica...

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 ...

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