Refining Operations News

Vietnam advances Dung Quat refinery expansion plans

Jan 26, 2015 Binh Son Refining & Petrochemical Co. Ltd. (BSR), a subsidiary of state-owned Vietnam National Oil & Gas Group (PetroVietnam), has unveiled further details on plans for the upgrade and expa...

Varo Energy plans upgrades for Swiss refinery

Jan 23, 2015 Varo Energy BV, a midstream company owned by The Carlyle Group and Vitol Group, plans to invest more than 50 million Swiss francs ($56 million) this year into maintenance and modernization projects...

Kuwait lets contract for Mina Abdullah refinery

Jan 22, 2015 Kuwait National Petroleum Co. (KNPC), through a subcontractor, has let a contract to Mushrif Trading & Contracting Co. for work related to its Clean Fuels Project (CFP) at the Mina Abdullah ref...

Contract let for Aramco’s Jazan refinery, terminal project

Jan 21, 2015 Saudi Aramco, through a contractor, has let a contract to Alderley FZE, Dubai, a division of Alderley PLC, Wickwar, UK, to provide metering systems at the 400,000-b/d Jazan refinery and associated ...

EPA approves revisions to California’s refinery emission regulations

Jan 20, 2015 The US Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final rule approving revisions to portions of California’s state implementation plan (SIP) that govern emissions of certain air pollutants from t...

LyondellBasell expands roles of three senior executives

Jan 20, 2015

LyondellBasell has expanded the roles of senior executives Timothy D. Roberts, Patrick D. Quarles, and Kevin W. Brown.

Senators introduce amendment to end corn ethanol mandate

Jan 20, 2015 US Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Patrick J. Toomey (R-Pa.), and Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) introduced legislation to remove the corn ethanol mandate as a way to address problems with the federal Ren...

Brazilian refinery hit by explosion, fire

Jan 19, 2015 An explosion and subsequent fire at Petroleo Brasileiro SA’s (Petrobras) 323,000-b/d Landulpho Alves refinery (RLAM) in Sao Francisco do Conde, Bahia, Brazil, has left three union workers seriously...

BORL plans capacity expansion at Bina refinery

Jan 15, 2015 Bharat Oman Refineries Ltd. (BORL), a joint venture of Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. and Oman Oil Company SAOC, is planning a two-phased project to expand crude oil processing capacity at its 6 milli...

Petrobras loads first naphtha shipment from Abreu e Lima refinery

Jan 15, 2015 Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has started sales of petrochemical naphtha produced at its recently commissioned 115,000-b/d Abreu e Lima refinery (Rnest) at the port of Suape, near Recife, the ...

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