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New Zealand refinery lets contract for carbon dioxide plant

Jun 26, 2014

New Zealand Refining Co. Ltd. (NZRC) has let a contract to BOC New Zealand Ltd., an industrial gases subsidiary of Germany’s Linde Group, to build a plant aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions from operations at its 107,000-b/d Marsden Point refinery at Northland on the North Island’s east coast.

EIA: Fuel economy standards to cut gasoline use through 2040

Jun 26, 2014

More-stringent vehicle fuel economy standards will contribute to a decline in gasoline consumption through 2040, the US Energy Information Administration projected in the reference case in its Annual Energy Outlook 2014.

Uganda narrows bidders for grassroots refinery

Jun 24, 2014

Uganda’s government has selected two of the four proposals from international companies bidding to build and construct the country’s first refinery and related infrastructure in the Lake Albert region of Buseruka Subcounty, Hoima District, Uganda.

Contract let for Russia’s Orsk refinery

Jun 24, 2014

JSC ForteInvest, through a contractor, has let a contract to a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler’s global engineering and construction group for the engineering and material supply of a steam reformer heater for hydrogen production for its 130,000-b/d Orsknefteorgsintez (Orsk) refinery at Orsk, Russia.

Contract awarded for new Fujairah refinery

Jun 23, 2014

Ecomar Energy Solutions FZC (EES), Fujairah, through a contractor, has let a contract to Cylingas Co. LLC, a subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Co. (ENOC), for a 7,500-b/d modular refinery to be located in Fujairah, UAE.

Fire hits India’s Guru Gobind Singh refinery

Jun 20, 2014

A fire occurred on the morning of June 20 at HPCL-Mittal Energy Ltd.’s (HMEL) 180,000-b/d, zero-bottoms Guru Gobind Singh refinery near Bathinda in the northern state of Punjab, India.

Vietnamese refinery secures contractor credit package

Jun 19, 2014

Nghi Son Refinery & Petrochemical LLC (NSRP) has received a first credit package of about $ 600 million from contractors and sponsors for its 200,000-b/d refinery and petrochemical complex in Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam.

Dangote Group finalizes contract for Nigerian refinery

Jun 19, 2014

Nigerian conglomerate Dangote Group has officially entered an agreement with Engineers India Ltd. (EIL) for project management consultancy (PMC) and engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) for a grassroots refinery and polypropylene plant in Nigeria.

ExxonMobil begins US Gulf Coast ethylene expansion project

Jun 19, 2014

ExxonMobil Corp. has started construction on a multibillion dollar expansion at its Baytown, Tex., refining and petrochemical complex just east of Houston.

Contract let for Porvoo refinery’s sulfur plant

Jun 18, 2014

Neste Oil Corp. has let a contract to Metso Corp. for automation and flow control technology to improve operations at the sulfur plant of its 205,000-b/d Porvoo, Finland, refinery.

MARKET WATCH: Iraqi refinery fire likely to move oil futures

Jun 18, 2014

Crude oil futures hovered around $106/bbl on the New York market June 17 awaiting a weekly US government inventory report while international oil markets remained focused on instability in Iraq where militants attacked a refinery.

Hydrocracker upgrade yields promising results at New Zealand refinery

Jun 17, 2014

New Zealand Refining Co. Ltd. (NZRC) said results from the first in a series of efficiency upgrades to the hydrocracking unit at its 107,000-b/d Marsden Point refinery indicate that the plant is on track to improve diesel processing and lift refining margins.

Loan approved for grassroots Nigerian refinery

Jun 17, 2014

Nigerian business conglomerate Dangote Group has secured a $300 million loan for the construction and operation of a greenfield refinery and polypropylene plant in Nigeria.

Operations normal at Billings refinery following fire

Jun 17, 2014

ExxonMobil Corp. confirmed operations have returned to normal at its 60,000-b/d refinery in Billings, Mont., following a June 13 fire.

Explosion hits Rosneft’s Achinsk refinery

Jun 16, 2014

Details are emerging following an explosion and subsequent fire that occurred on June 15 at OAO Rosneft’s 7 million-tonne/year Achinsk refinery in Bolshoy Uluy District, Krasnoyarsk Territory, Eastern Siberia.

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