More Refining Capacities News

PetroSA awards contract for South African refinery

Dec 8, 2008 PetroSA has let a feasibility and front-end engineering and design contract to KBR for its 400,000 b/d refinery in the Coega industrial development zone outside Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

OPEC: Oil demand deteriorates

Dec 8, 2008 Although there were no production adjustments at their Nov. 29 consultation in Cairo, members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries did note the rapid deterioration of demand prospects since their Oct. 24 agreement to reduce production effective Nov. 1.

Showa Shell Seikyu looks to solar power

Dec 6, 2008 Showa Shell Sekiyu KK expects alternative energy to become increasingly important in Japan and as such is ramping up its solar power efforts, according to Pres. Jun Arai.

Nippon Oil, Nippon Mining planning to merge

Dec 5, 2008 Japan's leading refiner Nippon Oil Corp. and sixth-ranked Nippon Mining Holdings Inc., faced with sluggish domestic demand for gasoline, plan to merge their operations under a single holding company.

IFP: 2009 E&P investment to stabilize or slow

Dec 4, 2008 E&P investments should stabilize in the first few months of 2009 after which "there is limited visibility," said Institut Francais du Petrole Pres. Olivier Appert at a press conference Nov. 27.

IPF: 2009 E&P investment to stabilize or slow

Dec 4, 2008 E&P investments should stabilize in the first few months of 2009 after which "there is limited visibility," said Institut Francais du Petrole Pres. Olivier Appert at a press conference Nov. 27.

OPEC: Oil demand deteriorates

Dec 1, 2008 Although there were no production adjustments at their Nov. 29 consultation in Cairo, OPEC members did note the rapid deterioration of demand prospects since their Oct. 24 agreement to reduce production.

Cazalot: US at risk of losing energy security race

Nov 24, 2008 The US is running the risk of losing the global race for energy, said Marathon Oil Corp. Chief Executive Officer Clarence Cazalot at a recent American Petroleum Institute meeting in Houston.

Services/Suppliers

Nov 24, 2008

OGJ Newsletter

Nov 24, 2008

a New regs require lower bunker fuel sulfur levels

Nov 24, 2008 Recently ratified International Marine Organization regulations that call for a decrease in the sulfur level of marine bunker fuels may cause refiners to invest in more desulfurization and conversion capacity.

Iran’s rationing system working to control gasoline consumption

Nov 24, 2008 The launch in 2007 of an elaborate gasoline rationing system by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s cabinet to help stem that country’s gasoline consumption was initially met with both skepticism and discontent.

Cazalot: US at risk of losing energy security race

Nov 17, 2008 The US is running the risk of losing the global race for energy, said Marathon Oil Corp. Chief Executive Officer Clarence Cazalot at a recent American Petroleum Institute meeting in Houston.

Downstream industry struggles with fewer resources, study says

Nov 17, 2008 The global engineering contractor industry is experiencing a shortage of qualified manpower, according to a biennial survey of refiners and petrochemical producers.

Aramco, ConocoPhillips delay Yanbu refinery construction

Nov 17, 2008 Saudi Arabia’s Saudi Aramco and ConocoPhillips, citing uncertainties in financial and contracting markets, have agreed to halt the bidding process for construction of their planned 400,000 b/d export refinery at Yanbu.

Oil & Gas Conferences

There is no current content available.
Stay Connected