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Total-Aramco refinery in Jubail advances

Jun 18, 2009

Saudi Aramco Total Refining & Petrochemical Co. has completed an “awarding plan” for engineering, procurement, and construction contracts for the 400,000-b/d refinery it will build in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

Worldwide refining capacity growth rises again in 2008

Dec 22, 2008 In 2008, growth in crude distillation capacity continued to build on momentum of past years; refiners added more capacity than the past 2 years, according to the latest OGJ Refinery Survey.

OGJ Newsletter

Dec 15, 2008

Special Report: Asia petchem expansions to 2015 increase demand for naphtha

Dec 15, 2008 A wave of ethylene investment will take place in Asia during 2009-11 with distinct peaks in early and late 2009.

Technostar, Telloil delay refinery construction

Dec 11, 2008 Technostar Management and its partner Telloil have postponed the construction of a $1.7 billion refinery in central Vietnam due to slow site clearance, according to state media.

Reindeer gas project off Western Australia postponed

Dec 8, 2008 The Apache Australia-Santos Ltd. joint venture has postponed its Reindeer gas project development off Western Australia, citing the poor global economic outlook that has impacted the project's main customer.

OGJ Newsletter

Dec 8, 2008

Saudi Aramco delays fourth development project

Dec 8, 2008 Saudi Aramco, continuing to review and delay development projects in the light of the global financial crisis, has cancelled plans for a $1.2 billion project to restart production from its historic Dammam oil field.

Nippon Oil seeks $10-20 billion investment in Iraq

Dec 5, 2008 Nippon Oil Exploration is holding discussions with Iraq for investments totaling $10-20 billion that are to include exploration and construction of a 300,000 b/d refinery.

PDVSA: Ecuadorian refinery still 'on track'

Dec 2, 2008 Venezuela's PDVSA, contradicting earlier remarks by a senior company official, has no plans to change its schedule for the construction of a refinery in Ecuador.

OGJ Newsletter

Dec 1, 2008

Total, Aramco delay Jubail refinery project

Nov 25, 2008 Total SA said the award of construction tenders for its $10 billion Jubail refinery joint venture with Saudi Aramco has been delayed because of uncertainties in global financial markets.

OGJ Newsletter

Nov 24, 2008

China, Costa Rica develop joint refinery plans

Nov 19, 2008 Costa Rica's Recope and China's CNPC are jointly considering plans for the construction of a refinery in the Central American country.

Rise seen in petrochemical, refining construction

Nov 17, 2008 Oil & Gas Journal’s semiannual Worldwide Construction Update shows a slight increase in refining and petrochemical construction activity compared with the previous edition of the update (OGJ, Apr. 7, 2008, P.24).

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