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Marathon starts expanded Garyville refinery

Mar 31, 2010

Marathon Oil Corp. has integrated and started up the 180,000-b/d expansion of its Garyville, La., refinery, bringing total crude capacity to 436,000 b/d.

Contract let in Spanish refinery expansion

Jan 7, 2010

Repsol YPF SA has let contract to Foster Wheeler AG to design, supply, and erect a heat recovery steam generator to be integrated in a cogeneration plant under construction in the expansion of its Cartagena refinery in Murcia, Spain (OGJ, Apr. 7, 2008, p. 24).

Algeria receives four bids for Tiaret refinery project

Oct 26, 2009

Algeria’s Sonatrach has received bids from four international companies for the contract to perform front-end engineering and design services for the Tiaret refinery project.

Pemex refineries due low-sulfur fuel units

Sep 15, 2009

Pemex Refining let engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts worth $638 million to ICA Fluor for low-sulfur gasoline projects at two refineries in Mexico.

Irving Oil to upgrade St. John refinery

Sep 11, 2009

Irving Oil will spend $220 million to upgrade its 250,000-b/d refinery at St. John, NB.

NPRA: US refiners continue to increase total capacity

Sep 3, 2009

US refiners increased their total capacity by 100,000 b/d from 2008 to 2009, reported the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association in its latest annual US refining and storage capacity report on Sept. 2.

Pertamina to increase domestic refining production

Jun 16, 2009

Indonesian lawmakers were told state-owned PT Pertamina has developed a list of downstream projects for completion in the next few years to stop importing state-subsidized fuels.

Nippon merger firm to develop alternative energy

Dec 30, 2008 Nippon Oil and Nippon Mining Holdings expect to reduce their newly merged entity's refining capacity while enhancing operations in alternative energy.

OGJ Newsletter

Dec 22, 2008

Worldwide refining capacity growth rises again in 2008

Dec 22, 2008 In 2008, growth in crude distillation capacity continued to build on momentum of past years; refiners added more capacity than the past 2 years, according to the latest OGJ Refinery Survey.

Services/Suppliers

Dec 22, 2008

COMPANY NEWS: Nippon Oil, Nippon Mining to merge

Dec 22, 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 into a holding company.

Deloitte: US needs 50-year energy strategy

Dec 22, 2008 A national energy council should be established in the US to develop a 50-year energy strategy, with the council developing benchmarks to monitor progress and making regular public reports, said economist Joseph Stanislaw.

ExxonMobil fined $6.1 million for CAA violations

Dec 18, 2008 ExxonMobil Corp. agreed to pay nearly $6.1 million in civil penalties for violating terms of a 2005 court-approved Clean Air Act agreement, said the US Department of Justice and US Environmental Protection Agency on Dec. 17.

Deloitte: US needs 50-year energy strategy

Dec 16, 2008 A national energy council should be established in the US to develop a 50-year energy strategy, according to economist Joseph Stanislaw.

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