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SPECIAL REPORT: Rise seen in sulfur, refining construction projects

Apr 7, 2008 Oil & Gas Journal’s semiannual Worldwide Construction Update shows a slight increase in refining and sulfur projects in the engineering stage as well as gas processing construction activity compared with the previous edition of the update.

Nelson-Farrar Quarterly Costimating: Changes in indexes for selected equipment items

Apr 7, 2008 Continuing a trend starting in 1983, the Nelson-Farrar refinery construction index rose quickly to 2,144.4 in December 2007 from 1,961.6 in January 2006.

Europia: EU must issue policies that help refiners compete

Apr 7, 2008 The European Union should provide its refining companies with “a globally competitive level playing field” to help them face the “important” challenges of the next years and make the needed investments, said Panos E. Cavoulacos, president of the 17-member refining trade group Europia.

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Apr 7, 2008

Cuba's Cienfuegos refinery on line; expansion mulled

Apr 2, 2008 Processing at Cuba's 65,000 b/d Cienfuegos refinery is on schedule 2 months into operations with gasoline output beginning in March and expansion plans on the drawing board, according to a senior official.

Saras lets revamp contract for Sardinia refinery

Mar 25, 2008 Saras has awarded an EPCM contract to Foster Wheeler Italiana to renovate the mild hydrocracking unit at its Sarroch refinery in Sardinia, Italy.

Europia: EU must issue policies that help refiners compete

Mar 14, 2008 The EU should provide its refining firms with "a globally competitive level playing field" to help them face the "important" challenges of the next years, said Europia Pres. Panos Cavoulacos.

SPECIAL REPORT: Iran’s gasoline woes persist despite rationing, price hikes

Mar 10, 2008 Iran’s gasoline shortage and its growing dependency on imports have been the subject of discussion and debate, both in and outside Iran.

SPECIAL REPORT: Global crude capacity will rise nearly 11 million b/d by 2012

Mar 10, 2008 Global crude distillation capacity will increase 10.6 million b/d during 2007-12—9.1 million b/d of new capacity and 1.5 million b/d of capacity creep—according to a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) entitled “Medium-Term Oil Market Report.”

BP confident to achieve 4 million b/d by 2020

Feb 28, 2008 BP PLC expects to produce at least 4 million b/d of oil until 2020 even without new discoveries or access to new opportunities, the company's chief executive, Tony Hayward said on Feb. 27.

Repsol-YPF to double Cartagena refinery capacity

Feb 28, 2008 Repsol-YPF, planning to double the capacity of its 100,000 b/d Cartagena refinery in Spain, has awarded a $1.3 billion contract to Fluor for the project management of much of the project.

OGJ Newsletter

Feb 25, 2008

ONGC, Shell ink NELP-VII bids, joint coop projects

Feb 18, 2008 India's ONGC and Shell recently revised their joint participation MOU for projects to be auctioned in the forthcoming seventh round of India's NELP VII.

BP disappointed in downstream performance

Feb 18, 2008 BP PLC is seeking to improve the financial performance of its refining and marketing assets, said BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward Feb. 5 while discussing companywide 2007 financial results.

SPECIAL REPORT: Global pipeline plans expand

Feb 18, 2008 Planned pipeline construction to be completed in 2008 rose by more than one-third from the previous year, driven by large crude oil transportation projects in both the US and Asia-Pacific.

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