Refining Operations News

Unipetrol takes 100% ownership of Czech refineries

May 4, 2015 Unipetrol AS, a subsidiary of Polski Koncern Naftowy SA (PKN Orlen), has completed its purchase of former partner Eni SPA’s interest in Ceska Rafinerska AS (CRC) to become sole owner of the company...

Phillips 66 1Q earnings decline 37%

May 1, 2015 Phillips 66 reported first-quarter earnings of $987 million, down from $1.6 billion during first-quarter 2014. Adjusted earnings were $834 million, a decline from $866 million during first-quarter ...

Gazprom Neft begins unit revamp at Omsk refinery

Apr 30, 2015 JSC Gazprom Neft has started work on the reconstruction of the catalytic cracking complex for the deep processing of fuel oil at its 21.4 million-tonne/year Omsk refinery in Western Siberia, Russia.

Chevron wraps flare system revamp at Cape Town refinery

Apr 29, 2015

Chevron South Africa (Pty.) Ltd. has completed the replacement of a flare stack at its 110,000-b/d refinery in Cape Town, South Africa.

Indian Oil commissions Paradip refinery

Apr 29, 2015

Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. (IOC) has started the process of commissioning its long-delayed 15 million-tonne/year, full-conversion refinery at Paradip, on India’s northeastern coast.

Iraq lets contract for Basra refinery revamp

Apr 28, 2015 South Refineries Co. (SRC), a part of Iraq’s Ministry of Oil, has let a project management consultancy (PMC) contract to Technip SA, Paris, and Japanese engineering consultant UNICO International C...

Study finds US refining emissions fell over 2 decades, AFPM says

Apr 28, 2015

US refining emissions dropped substantially in the last 2 decades as petroleum product production increased, research commissioned by the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers found.

CNOOC lets contract for Huizhou refinery expansion

Apr 27, 2015 CNOOC Oil & Petrochemicals Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC), has let a contract to Praxair Inc., Danbury, Conn., to provide industrial gases to support the ex...

Trost named Dakota Prairie Refining plant manager

Apr 27, 2015

Mary Trost has been named plant manager at Dakota Prairie Refining, Dickinson, ND, a joint venture planning to start up a 20,000 b/d diesel refinery soon.

Gazprom Neft advances Omsk refinery modernization projects

Apr 27, 2015 JSC Gazprom Neft has completed installation of major equipment related to the reconstruction and modernization of the primary crude oil distillation unit at its 21.4 million-tonne/year Omsk refiner...

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