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Eni's Venice refinery to be 'biorefinery'

Sep 24, 2012

Italy’s Eni SPA will turn its 80,000-b/d Venice refinery at Porto Marghera, Italy, into a “biorefinery” based on proprietary technology for the production of biodiesel.

Refinery to expand in northeastern India

Sep 21, 2012

Numaligarh Refinery Ltd. (NRL), which operates a 3 million tonne/year (tpy) refinery in the Golaghat district of Assam in far-northeastern India, plans to increase crude-distillation capacity to 8-9 million tpy.

Lukoil speeds upgrades of two refineries

Sep 19, 2012

Lukoil has adjusted plans for modernization of two of its Russian refineries to boost output of gasoline.

Sunoco's Allegheny Access refined products pipeline to proceed

Sep 7, 2012

Sunoco Logistics Partners LP received enough binding commitments from shippers during the open season for Sunoco Pipeline LP and Inland Corp.’s Allegheny Access pipeline project to advance the project.

Canadian PDH unit under consideration

Jul 20, 2012

Another operator, this time in Canada, is looking to monetize its propane volumes with a propane dehydrogenation unit (PDH). Tulsa-based Williams Cos. Inc. has announced it is exploring construction of a PDH unit in Alberta.

Mandan refinery expansion nearly complete

Jun 8, 2012

Tesoro Corp. expects to complete the expansion of its refinery at Mandan, ND, by the end of June, according to Greg Goff, president and chief executive officer.

ExxonMobil plans expansion at Baytown petrochemical complex

Jun 5, 2012

ExxonMobil Corp. reported plans for a major expansion at its Baytown, Tex., refining and petrochemical complex just east of Houston.

Motiva completes Port Arthur, Tex., refinery expansion

May 31, 2012

Motiva Enterprises LLC, Houston, reported the completion of the 325,000-b/d expansion at its refinery in Port Arthur, Tex.

RIL taps Fluor for petcoke, petrochem work

May 3, 2012

Reliance Industries Ltd., Mumbai, has let a contract to Fluor Corp. covering project management services for a new petcoke gasification plant and expansion of petrochemical facilities at its complex at Jamnagar, Gujarat, India, where it has 1.24 million b/d of refining capacity.

Grassroots refinery commissioned in India

Mar 29, 2012

HPCL-Mittal Energy Ltd. (HMEL) has commissioned its 180,000-b/d, zero-bottoms Guru Gobind Singh Refinery near Bathinda in the northern Indian state of Punjab.

Another Williston diesel refinery studied

Feb 22, 2012

Another refinery designed to produce diesel from Bakken crude oil is in prospect in the Williston basin.

Tatarstan refinery to KBR conversion method

Feb 15, 2012

TAIF Group of Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia, has let a contract to KBR for licensing and engineering services to upgrade its Nizhnikamsk refinery with Veba Combi Cracker (VCC) technology (OGJ Online, Jan. 21, 2010).

Williston diesel-naphtha refinery proposed

Feb 8, 2012

Dakota Oil Processing LLC, Williston, ND, is seeking financing and permits to build a $200 million, 20,000 b/d topping refinery in Williams County 16 miles southwest of Williston to produce mainly diesel to support the Bakken oil play and other local markets.

South Sudan to construct refinery, oil pipeline to Kenya

Jan 26, 2012

The government of South Sudan, faced with alleged obstructions by Sudan, announced plans to build a refinery and pipeline aimed at transporting recently discovered crude oil to an export terminal in Kenya.

Contracts let for Bataan refinery units

Jan 17, 2012

Petron Corp. Mandaluyong City, Philippines, has let contracts for two conversion units in a major upgrade of its 180,000 b/d refinery at Limay, Bataan, about 150 km southwest of Manila (OGJ, Jan. 27, 1997, p. 74).

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