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MARKET WATCH: OPEC expectations buoy oil prices

Oct 21, 2008 Crude prices continued to climb Oct. 20 in the New York market in anticipation that OPEC will reduce production by 1-2 million b/d at its Oct. 24 meeting.

Kazakh transport plans unfazed by Russia-Georgia strife

Oct 20, 2008 Although Kazakhstan has said it plans to arrange delivery of its oil to the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil pipeline via Azerbaijan and on to Georgia’s Black Sea port of Batumi, traders expressed fears, after the Georgia-Russia conflict, about the efficiency of the trans-Caucasus routes and about possible future pressures from Russia.

US may become net gasoline exporter by 2010, study says

Oct 20, 2008 Shifts in energy demand and biofuels capacity will disrupt the global refining industry, potentially turning the US into a net exporter of gasoline by 2010.

Kazakh transport plans unaffected by Russia-Georgia conflict

Oct 9, 2008 Although Kazakhstan has said it plans to arrange delivery of its oil to the BTC pipeline via Azerbaijan and on to Georgia's Black Sea port of Batumi, traders expressed fears after the Georgia-Russia conflict.

MARKET WATCH: Oil prices plunge with rejection of economic rescue plan

Sep 30, 2008 Energy prices fell, with crude plunging more than $10/bbl in panicked trading that accelerated after the House of Representatives rejected 228-to-205 a $700 billion plan to resolve the most severe threat to the US economy since the Great Depression.

Wood River refinery begins coker, expansion project

Sep 24, 2008 A coker and refinery expansion project at the Wood River, Ill., refinery, a 50-50 joint venture of EnCana Corp. and ConocoPhillips, will begin this month, EnCana reported.

Brunei approves refinery project

Sep 23, 2008 Brunei has approved plans of privately held PetroBru Sdn. Bhd. for the construction of a 200,000 b/d refinery and storage facility in Pulau Muara Besar.

Dung Quat refinery on track for 2009

Sep 23, 2008 Petrovietnam next month plans to import 52,500 tonnes of diesel to test-run the 140,000 b/d Dung Quat refinery, the country's first, due to come on stream in February 2009.

OGJ Newsletter

Sep 22, 2008

Kuwaiti oil minister confident about refinery support

Sep 16, 2008 Kuwaiti's oil minister, rejecting allegations that he had violated any laws in the award of contracts, expressed confidence he would win parliamentary support to construct the 615,000 b/d Al-Zour refinery.

Gustav a solid test

Sep 8, 2008 The oil and gas story from Hurricane Gustav is that the disruption could have been worse.

OGJ Newsletter

Sep 1, 2008

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Aug 25, 2008

SPECIAL REPORT: Refined product demand justifies Middle East refinery investments

Aug 25, 2008 Steadily rising refined product demand in the Middle East is inducing significant refinery investments in the region.

Pakistan refineries protest reduced products duties

Aug 24, 2008 Pakistan's Economic Coordination Committee has rejected a claim by the country's refineries that they face loss under the reduced "deemed duty" (ad valorem surcharge) that they now are allowed to charge.

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