More Refining Capacities News

Williams to sell Tennessee, Alaska refineries

Jun 24, 2002 Williams Cos. Inc. said it will offer for sale its refineries at Memphis and in Alaska and their related assets in a move that would effectively divest the company of all of its US refining capacity.

NPRA asks to file brief in California oxygen lawsuit

Jul 8, 2002 The NPRA has requested court permission to file a brief supporting California's attempt to obtain a waiver of the 2% oxygenation requirement for reformulated gasoline (RFG) in that state.

Technip-Coflexip wins Ruwais refinery expansion

Jul 9, 2002 Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Co. has awarded a major, lump sum turnkey contract valued at $480 million to Technip-Coflexip Group, Paris, for the expansion of its Ruwais refinery in Abu Dhabi.

Petrobras to acquire Perez Companc control for $1.18 billion

Jul 23, 2002 Petróleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) announced an agreement in principle to acquire a controlling interest in Argentina's Perez Companc SA from the Perez Companc family and its foundation, for $1.18 billion.

ExxonMobil, Guangzhou Petrochemical to expand refinery

Jul 24, 2002 ExxonMobil and China's Guangzhou Petrochemical Corp. are expected by yearend to sign a $3.24 billion contract by which they will jointly expand capacity at Guangzhou Petrochemical's China, refinery.

Market watch: Refinery disruptions boost energy futures prices

Jul 25, 2002 Problems at US refineries boosted gasoline futures prices Wednesday, which pulled up other energy commodities on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Vice-Pres. Calvin Cobb: US gasoline prices not likely to spike this summer

Jul 29, 2002 Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Vice-Pres. Calvin Cobb
US gasoline prices are not likely to spike this summer.

Williams ponders sale of Western Canadian assets

Jul 30, 2002 Williams Cos. Inc. said it is considering selling its natural gas processing and liquids extraction operations in Western Canada.

Shell to acquire share of RWE in oil product joint venture

Aug 19, 2002 Shell Petroleum NV and Deutsche Shell signed an agreement with RWE DEA AG to acquire RWE's share in the 50:50, Hamburg-based joint venture Shell & DEA Oil GMBH.

Williams continues to part with assets, considers selling still others

Aug 20, 2002 Williams Cos. Inc. is continuing to divest itself of certain assets in an effort to shore up its balance sheet.

Premcor reaffirms October closure for Hartford refinery

Sep 16, 2002 One of the largest independent petroleum refiners and marketers of unbranded transportation fuels and heating oil in the US is shutting down its 70,000 b/d Hartford, Ill., refinery in early October.

Industry assessing damages in wake of Hurricane Lili

Oct 4, 2002 Oil and gas companies operating in the Gulf of Mexico and along the Gulf Coast areas of Louisiana, Texas, and Alabama were surveying facilities for damage in the wake of Hurricane Lili.

PFC 50 third quarter ranking topped by deepwater operators, Russian oil firms

Oct 16, 2002 Oil and gas companies operating in the world's deep water as well as Russian oil majors ascended to the higher tiers of the third quarter ranking of the world's largest energy companies.

CPC to build Taiwan naphtha cracking plant

Oct 22, 2002 Taiwan's state-run Chinese Petroleum Corp. (CPC) has confirmed that it is reviving a plan to build Taiwan's eighth naphtha cracking plant.

Citgo's Thompson: New sulfur rules to cost industry $16 billion

Oct 30, 2002 The US refining industry will have to invest an estimated $16 billion to comply with US EPA's low-sulfur gasoline and ultralow-sulfur diesel rules by 2006, said Jerry Thompson in an address Oct. 24.

Oil & Gas Conferences

  • List View
Event Title Date Type

Offshore Middle East Conference & Exhibition

January 26, 2015
Stay Connected