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NPRA releases 2008 refining, storage capacity report

Aug 20, 2008 US refiners have continued to add capacity despite soaring oil prices and shrinking margins, NPRA said as it release its annual refining and storage capacity report.

OPEC cuts demand growth estimate

Aug 18, 2008 In its August report, OPEC reduced its 2008 estimate of global economic growth to 3.9%, down from 4% from the previous month and one percentage point lower than the same period in 2007.

US refinery investments align with oil sands supplies to 2015

Aug 18, 2008 Supply of Canadian oil sands products will increase by 2 million b/d between 2007 and 2015; half of this growth will be in Canadian heavy crude blends.

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Bush, GOP congressmen call for OCS moratorium vote

Aug 18, 2008 US President George W. Bush urged the Democratic congressional majority on Aug. 12 to schedule a vote on opening more of the Outer Continental Shelf to oil and gas leasing when federal lawmakers return from their August recess.

Bush joins congressional Republicans in calling for OCS moratorium vote

Aug 15, 2008 US President George W. Bush urged the Democratic congressional majority to schedule a vote on opening more of the Outer Continental Shelf to oil and gas leasing when federal lawmakers return from their August recess.

API: Senate's 'Gang of 10' proposal adds taxes, not tracts

Aug 14, 2008 A compromise energy legislation proposal advanced by a bipartisan group of US senators falls short of what is needed because it is "light on new production and heavy on new taxes," said API.

MARKET WATCH: Surprise gasoline draw lifts energy prices

Aug 14, 2008 After falling 4 days on the New York market, the front-month crude contract rebounded to $116/bbl Aug. 13 following reports of an unexpected large draw on US gasoline stocks during the week ended Aug. 8.

Bush, GOP congressmen call for OCS moratorium vote

Aug 13, 2008 US President Bush urged the Democratic congressional majority on Aug. 12 to schedule a vote on opening more of the OCS to oil and gas leasing when federal lawmakers return from their August recess.

Nuclear heat advances oil shale refining in situ

Aug 11, 2008 Technological advances in producing and refining liquid fuels in situ using high-temperature heat from nuclear reactors can resolve two major problems—dependence on oil from unstable areas of the world and greenhouse gas emissions—says MIT nuclear engineer Charles W. Forsberg.

Nexen updates Long Lake SAGD project progress

Aug 11, 2008 Phase 1 of the Long Lake steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) and upgrading project in the Athabasca region of northern Alberta continues its ramp-up, as explained in a recent Nexen Inc. presentation.

Flint Hills plans desulfurizaion unit at West Plant

Aug 8, 2008 Flint Hills Resources plans to add a diesel desulfurization unit and a sulfur recovery unit to its 56-year-old West Plant, part of the company's 300,000 b/d Corpus Christi, Tex., refinery complex.

Flint Hills plans desulfurization unit at West Plant

Aug 8, 2008 Flint Hills Resources plans to add a diesel desulfurization unit and a sulfur recovery unit to its 56-year-old West Plant, part of the company's 300,000 b/d Corpus Christi, Tex., refinery complex.

OMV drops merger proposal with Mol

Aug 7, 2008 OMV has abandoned its unsolicited $23 billion bid for Hungary's Mol because it is unhappy with the conditions set by the EC, claiming that they undermine the deal.

Petroecuador looking to upgrade Esmeraldas refinery

Aug 7, 2008 Ecuador's Petroecuador, eyeing improved output from its Esmeraldas refinery, is negotiating a contract with Chiyoda for the rehabilitation and modernization of the facility, according to media reports.

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