Refining Capacities News

Lukoil commissions unit at Volgograd refinery

Jun 25, 2015 OAO Lukoil has commissioned a primary crude distillation unit at its 11 million-tonne/year Volgograd refinery in southern Russia as part of a program to boost overall capacities of the company’s re...

Gazprom Neft lets contract for Moscow refinery

Jun 19, 2015 Russia’s JSC Gazprom Neft has let a contract to Tecnimont SPA, a subsidiary of Maire Tecnimont SPA, Milan, for engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) services related to a lon...

Oman lets contract for Sohar refinery unit revamp

Jun 16, 2015 Oman Oil Refineries & Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic), has let a contract to MAN Diesel & Turbo SE (MDT), Augsburg, Germany, for work related to the overhaul and revamp of the residue flui...

Saskatchewan economic minister sees opportunities despite price environment

Jun 15, 2015 At an energy leaders breakfast during the Global Petroleum Show (GPS) in Calgary June 10, Bill Boyd, minister of the economy for Saskatchewan, spoke about the opportunities for the oil and gas indu...

Taiyo Oil completes technology upgrade at Shikoku refinery

Jun 9, 2015 Japan’s Taiyo Oil Co. Ltd. has implemented process technology from Honeywell’s UOP LLC to increase flexibility and production at its 118,000-b/d Shikoku refinery at Kikuma, now part of Imabari, Ehi...

Marathon commissions unit at Kentucky refinery

Jun 5, 2015 Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) has commissioned a 35,000-b/d condensate splitting unit at its 242,000-b/d Catlettsburg, Ky., refinery to boost the site’s capacity to process production from shale r...

Total advances plan for grassroots steam cracker at US Gulf Coast

Jun 4, 2015 Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA Inc. is progressing on its previously announced plan to build a new steam cracker to be tied in with its current refining and petrochemical production operat...

Dakota Prairie refinery delivers first diesel, mulls expansion

Jun 4, 2015 Dakota Prairie Refining LLC, a joint venture of MDU Resources Group Inc., Bismarck, ND, and its 50-50 partner Calumet Specialty Produces Partners LP, Indianapolis, has started the first sales of co...

Malfunction forces unit shutdown at Ohio refinery

May 29, 2015

A compressor malfunction has forced an unplanned shutdown of the fluid catalytic cracker (FCC) at PBF Energy Inc.’s 170,000-b/d refinery at Toledo, Ohio.

EIA: Crack spreads higher due to low oil prices, rising gasoline demand

May 20, 2015

Gasoline crack spreads in the US, especially on the East Coast, have reached several-year highs in recent months, according to a recent report from the US Energy Information Administration.

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