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Nizhnekamsk refinery upgrade progresses

Aug 6, 2008 The Nizhnekamsk refinery, 250 km from Tatarstan's capital city of Kazan, will have a refining capacity of 7 million tonnes/year following upgrade efforts currently under way (OGJ, Sept. 25, 2006, Newsletter).

Pemex study finds more refineries, pipelines needed

Aug 6, 2008 Mexico's Pemex, in a study released to the country's Congress, has underscored the need for additional refining resources or, lacking them, additional pipelines within the country.

Skewed attention to supply

Aug 4, 2008 After years of neglect, US energy politics at last considers supply. The attention is skewed by the politics of a grueling election year.

Comment: US can manage energy cost without ‘punishing’ industry

Jul 28, 2008 Driven by public outcry over $4/gal gasoline, the US energy policy debate is beginning to shift toward discussions for a return of punitive, self-defeating measures directed at companies that produce the nation’s fuels.

Petroleos del Peru to loop Norperuano pipeline

Jul 24, 2008 Peru's Petroleos del Peru plans to invest $50 million for an extension to the 852-km Norperuano oil pipeline that runs to the Pacific coast from fields in the northeastern jungle region.

FACTS: Mideast trade transformation under way

Jul 21, 2008 The Middle East will play an increasingly important role in the world oil market as it emerges as a new export force, according to a new report from a prominent energy consulting firm.

Learning to cooperate

Jul 21, 2008 An important development in the geopolitics of oil has largely escaped notice where it should be big news: in the US.

Refinery profits diverging from crude price trends

Jul 21, 2008 A recent examination of cash margins showed how refinery profits have changed since 2002.

Venezuela, Ecuador again discuss building refinery

Jul 17, 2008 Venezuela and Ecuador, avowedly mixing international politics and oil processing, have renewed a longstanding agreement to build the largest oil refinery on the Pacific Coast of South America.

FACTS: Middle East trade transformation underway

Jul 15, 2008 The Middle East will play an increasingly important role in the world oil market as it emerges as a new export force, according to a new report from a prominent energy consulting firm.

Constraints in worldwide refining capacity

Jul 7, 2008 The US currently consumes about 20.5 million b/d of petroleum and produces about 8.5 million b/d, including natural gas liquids and processing gains.

‘Silent disruption’ limiting oil supply

Jul 7, 2008 Recent increases in the price of oil result largely from a collision of demand growth with what might be called a “silent disruption” to worldwide supply.

OGJ Newsletter

Jul 7, 2008

SPECIAL REPORT: Markets evolving for oil sands bitumen, synthetic crude

Jul 7, 2008 As Canadian oil sands production increases, producers are adopting varied strategies in marketing the bitumen blends and synthetic crude oil (SCO).

Lukoil, ERG form refinery joint venture

Jun 27, 2008 Lukoil will pay ¬1.3 billion to acquire a 49% stake in a new JV with Italian refiner ERG. The JV will jointly operate ERG's Isab refining complex at Priolo, Sicily.

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