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Contract awarded for Tatarstan refinery

Sep 19, 2006 CJSC Nizhnekamsk Refinery has let a contract to Foster Wheeler Ltd.'s Paris-based subsidiary Foster Wheeler France SA for front-end engineering and design (FEED) for a refining and petrochemical complex to be built in Nizhnekamsk in Tatarstan, Russia.

OGJ Newsletter

Sep 25, 2006

Building Egypt’s downstream: Master petrochemical plan, refinery expansion will make a world leader

Sep 25, 2006 Economic growth and growing populations will keep global demand for transportation fuels and petrochemical products growing at a brisk pace for the foreseeable future.

SPECIAL REPORT: OGJ update: Advances in downstream projects create survey category changes

Nov 20, 2006 Oil & Gas Journal’s semiannual Worldwide Construction Update reports on refining, petrochemical, LNG, gas processing, gas-to-liquids, sulfur recovery, and pipeline projects.

SPECIAL REPORT: Transition to ULSD, ethanol goes smoothly for US refiners

Dec 4, 2006 During the last half of 2006, the initial transition to ultralow-sulfur diesel (ULSD) and ethanol blending has gone smoothly for US refiners.

HPCL seeks partners for Vizag refinery expansion

Dec 8, 2006 State-run refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (HPCL) is seeking partners for investments, oil procurement, and product marketing as part of its proposed Visakhapatnam (Vizag) refinery expansion.

OGJ Newsletter

Dec 18, 2006

SPECIAL REPORT: Global refining capacity increases slightly in 2006

Dec 18, 2006 The worldwide refining industry added a slight amount of crude distillation capacity in 2006.

Processing: Refining focus swings from clean fuels to adding capacity

Jan 1, 2007 Refiners throughout the world will turn their focus in 2007 to expanding crude distillation capacity and expanding the use of renewable fuels.

China approves second Ningbo refinery complex

Feb 12, 2007 China has agreed in principal to the construction of a $10 billion refinery and ethylene complex in the port city of Ningbo by a joint venture of Formosa Plastics Group, Taipei, and China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (PetroChina).

OGJ Newsletter

Feb 19, 2007

Philippine NOC moves forward on biofuels projects

Mar 1, 2007 Philippine National Oil Co. subsidiary PNOC Alternative Fuels Corp. is moving forward with projects related to the production of biofuels from japtropha following approval of its 2007 budget for 1.257 billion pesos ($26 million).

Pearl GTL plant foundation stone laid

Mar 1, 2007 Qatar's Crown Prince Shaikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani laid the foundation stone Feb. 26 for the Pearl gas-to-liquids (GTL) facility, reportedly the country's largest energy project.

BP to acquire Nerefco refinery from Chevron

Mar 5, 2007 BP PLC will become the new operator and owner of the 400,000 b/d Nerefco refinery in the Netherlands following a $900 million deal with its minority shareholder Chevron Corp.

OGJ Newsletter

Mar 12, 2007

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