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SPECIAL REPORT: Oil market heading for surprises in ’08

Jan 7, 2008 This year the oil market will see a few surprises. Commodity price volatility will continue, but it will moderate, and prices will move lower.

Marathon lets contract for Detroit refinery expansion

Jan 4, 2008 Marathon let an integrated EPC contract to Fluor for its projected $1.9 billion expansion and upgrade of the company's Detroit, Mich., refinery.

SPECIAL REPORT: Global refining capacity increases slightly in 2007

Dec 24, 2007 Worldwide in 2007, the number of refineries remained stable, while global capacity increased slightly.

More politics, less energy

Dec 24, 2007 The US oil and gas industry can find little consolation in last week’s passage of energy legislation that could have been worse.

OGJ Newsletter

Dec 17, 2007

"A clear and present challenge"

Dec 14, 2007 From US Energy Secretary Samuel W. Bodman's prepared remarks at the dedication of Motiva Enterprises' refinery expansion groundbreaking on Dec. 10 at Port Arthur, Tex.

EnCana budgets $6.9 billion for 2008 plan

Dec 12, 2007 EnCana Corp. reported it has budgeted $6.9 billion for its 2008 capital spending plan, which is up about 13% from 2007.

Contract awarded for Colombia refinery expansion

Dec 6, 2007 Refinería de Cartagena SA has awarded to Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. a contract for a refinery expansion project in Cartagena, Colombia.

US gasoline supply deficit to more than halve by 2010

Nov 19, 2007 The US gasoline supply deficit has grown considerably in recent years because demand growth has outpaced refinery output.

Help wanted: construction

Nov 19, 2007 Demand for skilled construction workers is great in the processing industries along the US Gulf Coast, especially in Port Arthur, Tex., where Motiva Enterprises LLC is proceeding with a major refinery expansion.

SPECIAL REPORT: Project numbers up in pipeline, US gas processing categories

Nov 19, 2007 Oil & Gas Journal’s semiannual Worldwide Construction Update shows a slight increase in the number of planned pipeline projects as well as new and expanded gas processing plants in the US compared to the previous edition of the update.

OGJ Newsletter

Nov 19, 2007

Work proceeds on Khalifa Point refinery

Nov 14, 2007 A survey and geotechnical investigation have been completed for the $5 billion Khalifa Coastal Refinery project planned by Abu Dhabi's IPIC and Pakistan's Parco near Hub in Baluchistan Province.

New refining capacity totaling 13 million b/d seen by 2012

Nov 12, 2007 Wood Mackenzie Ltd., Edinburgh, expects 13 million b/d of crude distillation capacity to be built within the next 5 years out of the 20 million b/d proposed worldwide.

Shell to design Mariisky refinery upgrades

Nov 7, 2007 Under a two-phase, $1.3 billion investment program, Mariisky will upgrade its refinery with the support of Shell Global Solutions to increase capacity and meet stricter European specifications.

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