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OPEC releases World Oil Outlook to 2030

Jul 21, 2008 The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries has released its oil outlook to 2030, citing various challenges to the oil market, including uncertainty of demand, rising costs, and environmental regulations.

NOC, Star group to upgrade Ras Lanuf refinery

Jul 15, 2008 Libya's National Oil Corp. (NOC) signed a 50:50 joint venture agreement with the Star Consortium of TransAsia Gas International and Star Petro Energy covering improvement of the existing 220,000-b/d Ras Lanuf export refinery.

OPEC releases oil forecast to 2030

Jul 11, 2008 OPEC has released its oil outlook to 2030. The forecast cites various challenges to the oil market, including uncertainty of demand, rising costs, and environmental regulations.

McCain more like Democrats than Bush on energy

Jul 7, 2008 In another display of confusion about energy, Democratic leaders in Congress responded to oil-supply initiatives from the US president and the Republican who would succeed him as though they were identical.

Japan to aid Iraq in rebuilding oil, gas industry

Jul 7, 2008 Iraqi Oil Minister Hussain Al Shahristani and Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry Akira Amari—voicing concerns over global oil prices—agreed that both countries would cooperate in a variety of measures aimed at reconstructing Iraq’s oil and natural gas industry.

Japan to aid Iraq in rebuilding oil, gas industry

Jun 27, 2008 Iraqi Oil Minister Hussain Al Shahristani and Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry Akira Amari agreed for the two countries to cooperate in reconstructing Iraq's oil and natural gas industry.

OGJ Newsletter

Jun 23, 2008

McCain more like Democrats than Bush on energy

Jun 20, 2008 Democratic leaders in Congress responded to oil-supply initiatives from the US president and the Republican who would succeed him as though they were identical. They couldn't be more wrong.

Costs derail Petronas' planned 100,000 b/d Sudan refinery

Jun 12, 2008 Malaysia's Petronas has deferred plans for its 100,000 b/d refinery project in Sudan due to rising costs, according to a senior company official.

Federal lawmakers from Illinois question Indiana agency's environmental assessment

Jun 6, 2008 Sen. Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) and three House Democrats from Illinois asked an Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 official to object to a construction permit which BP Products North America Inc. is seeking to expand its Whiting, Ind., refinery.

IAG lets contract for CCRL refinery expansion

Jun 5, 2008 International Alliance Group has awarded a design services contract to Mustang Engineering for the CCRL $1.9 billion refinery expansion project in Regina, Sask.

S. Dakota residents okay land rezone for proposed refinery

Jun 5, 2008 Residents of Union County, SD, have approved the rezoning of farm land north of Elk Point for privately held Hyperion Resources to build a proposed refinery.

OGJ Newsletter

May 19, 2008

Total, Aramco plan 400,000 b/d Jubail refinery

May 16, 2008 Saudi Aramco and Total SA will construct a 400,000 b/d full-conversion refinery in Jubail city on Saudi Arabia's Persian Gulf coast. Operations are expected start in 2012.

Aramco, ConocoPhillips plan Yanbu refinery

May 16, 2008 Saudi Aramco and ConocoPhillips have approved continued funding for the development of the Yanbu export refinery project.

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