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Contract awarded for Colombia refinery expansion

Dec 6, 2007 Refinería de Cartagena SA has awarded to Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. a contract for a refinery expansion project in Cartagena, Colombia.

SPECIAL REPORT: Project numbers up in pipeline, US gas processing categories

Nov 19, 2007 Oil & Gas Journal’s semiannual Worldwide Construction Update shows a slight increase in the number of planned pipeline projects as well as new and expanded gas processing plants in the US compared to the previous edition of the update.

Help wanted: construction

Nov 19, 2007 Demand for skilled construction workers is great in the processing industries along the US Gulf Coast, especially in Port Arthur, Tex., where Motiva Enterprises LLC is proceeding with a major refinery expansion.

OGJ Newsletter

Nov 19, 2007

US gasoline supply deficit to more than halve by 2010

Nov 19, 2007 The US gasoline supply deficit has grown considerably in recent years because demand growth has outpaced refinery output.

Work proceeds on Khalifa Point refinery

Nov 14, 2007 A survey and geotechnical investigation have been completed for the $5 billion Khalifa Coastal Refinery project planned by Abu Dhabi's IPIC and Pakistan's Parco near Hub in Baluchistan Province.

New refining capacity totaling 13 million b/d seen by 2012

Nov 12, 2007 Wood Mackenzie Ltd., Edinburgh, expects 13 million b/d of crude distillation capacity to be built within the next 5 years out of the 20 million b/d proposed worldwide.

Shell to design Mariisky refinery upgrades

Nov 7, 2007 Under a two-phase, $1.3 billion investment program, Mariisky will upgrade its refinery with the support of Shell Global Solutions to increase capacity and meet stricter European specifications.

New refining capacity totaling 13 million b/d seen by 2012

Nov 5, 2007 Wood Mackenzie Ltd., Edinburgh, expects 13 million b/d of crude distillation capacity to be built within the next 5 years out of the 20 million b/d proposed worldwide.

OGJ Newsletter

Nov 5, 2007

TransCanada to start Keystone line construction in 2008

Nov 1, 2007 TransCanada Corp. is preparing to begin construction in spring 2008 on the 1,845-mile US portion of its Keystone oil pipeline project, which will transport oil from Canada to the US Midwest.

CCRL plans to expand Saskatchewan refinery

Oct 25, 2007 Consumers' Cooperative Refineries has retained International Alliance as program manager for the grassroots portion of a proposed expansion of its 100,000 b/cd refinery in Regina, Sask.

OGJ Newsletter

Oct 22, 2007

Pakistan approves Khalifa Point refinery near Hub

Oct 15, 2007 Pakistan has approved construction of the $4-5 billion coastal refinery project at Khalifa Point near the Hub area of Balochistan province.

China’s growing LNG demand will shape markets, strategies

Oct 15, 2007 China’s rapidly growing demand for clean energy sources stands to make it a major LNG importer in coming years.

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