Refining Capacities News

Kuwait lets contract for grassroots Al-Zour refinery

Aug 27, 2015 Kuwait National Petroleum Co. (KNPC) has let a fifth contract package to a joint venture of Italy’s Saipem SPA and India’s Essar Projects Ltd. for work related to construction of the proposed 615,0...

Fire hits PBF Energy’s Delaware refinery

Aug 21, 2015 PBF Energy Inc., Parsippany, NJ, is running its 190,000-b/sd refinery in Delaware City, Del., at reduced rates following a fire that broke out in the plant’s fluid catalytic cracker (FCC) on Aug. 21.

ORPIC completes installation of Oman’s first hydrocracker

Aug 17, 2015 Oman Oil Refineries & Petroleum Industries Co. (ORPIC) has completed installation of a hydrocracker as part of the company’s long-planned Sohar Refinery Improvement Project (SRIP), a multibilli...

ExxonMobil lets contract for Texas refinery expansion

Aug 12, 2015 ExxonMobil Corp. has let a contract to Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Pasadena, Calif., to provide engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) services for a planned 20,000-b/d cap...

India’s IOC plans capacity expansion at Barauni refinery

Aug 11, 2015 State-owned Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. (IOC) has informed India’s federal government that it will increase crude oil processing capacity at the company’s 6 million-tonne/year (tpy) Barauni refinery in B...

ExxonMobil plans capacity expansion at Texas refinery

Aug 4, 2015

ExxonMobil Corp. is planning a 20,000-b/d capacity expansion at its 345,000-b/d refinery in Beaumont, Tex., to accommodate increased processing of US light crudes.

US refiners continue consolidation, restructuring efforts

Aug 3, 2015 Our previous installment on US refining industry concentration examined how frenzied mergers, acquisitions, other partnerships, and shutdowns that occurred from 1995 to 2005 consolidated the indust...

Kuwait lets contracts for grassroots refinery

Jul 31, 2015 Kuwait National Petroleum Co. (KNPC) has let a series of contracts to groups of oil and gas service providers to build the planned 615,000-b/d Al-Zour refinery complex in southern Kuwait as part of...

Egypt advances refinery modernization projects

Jul 27, 2015 Egypt has finalized a series of joint agreements with a subsidiary of Technip SA, Paris, to provide work on projects designed to upgrade and modernize operations at two of the country’s aging refin...

Gazprom Neft advances Moscow refinery revamp

Jul 23, 2015 JSC Gazprom Neft has gained final approval from Russian government regulators to begin construction on its long-planned combined oil refinery unit (CORU) upgrade and modernization project at the 12...

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