Refining Capacities News

Pertamina plans $25 billion revamp of Indonesian refineries

Dec 15, 2014 PT Pertamina (Persoro) has entered agreements with Saudi Aramco, JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp., and China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (Sinopec) to undertake a 10-year, $25 billion plan to mod...

Pemex lets contract for delayed coking unit

Dec 4, 2014 Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has let a contract to Fluor Corp. unit ICA Fluor’s industrial engineering-construction joint venture with Empresas ICA SAB de CV to build a delayed coker at the Miguel H...

Gazprom Neft reviews progress on refinery modernization efforts

Dec 3, 2014 The second phase of JSC Gazprom Neft’s program to modernize and upgrade its Russian refineries to improve processing capacities, oil conversion rates, energy efficiency, production quality, and env...

Flint Hills breaks ground on Texas refinery expansion

Dec 2, 2014 Flint Hills Resources, a unit of Koch Industries Inc., has started construction on a project designed to increase processing capabilities for US crude oil at its 230,000-b/d West refinery at Corpus...

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.

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