Refining Operations News

OxyChem-Mexichem JV lets contract for ethylene storage

Jun 30, 2015 Ingleside Ethylene LLC, a 50-50 joint venture of Occidental Chemical Corp. (OxyChem) and Mexichem SAB de CV (Mexichem), has let a contract to CB&I, Houston, to provide engineering, procurement,...

RIL’s Jamnagar refinery due maintenance

Jun 29, 2015

Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), Mumbai, is planning to shut down a crude unit for scheduled maintenance at its 1.24 million-b/d Jamnagar refining and petrochemical complex in Gujarat, India.

Lukoil commissions unit at Volgograd refinery

Jun 25, 2015 OAO Lukoil has commissioned a primary crude distillation unit at its 11 million-tonne/year Volgograd refinery in southern Russia as part of a program to boost overall capacities of the company’s re...

Total sheds stake in German refinery

Jun 19, 2015 OAO Rosneft has completed a deal for the purchase of Total SA’s minority interest in the 11.5 million-tonne/year PCK Raffinerie GMBH refinery, located along Druzhba pipeline in Schwedt, Germany, ab...

PBF Energy inks deal for Louisiana refinery, logistics assets

Jun 18, 2015 PBF Holding Co. LLC, a subsidiary of PBF Energy Inc., Parsippany, NJ, has entered an agreement with ExxonMobil Corp. and Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) to purchase 100% of Chalmette Refining LLC...

Egyptian refiner lets contract for new processing complex

Jun 17, 2015 Assiut Petroleum Refining Co. (ASORC), a subsidiary of Egyptian General Petroleum Corp. (EGPC), has let a contract to Axens to supply technology for a grassroots naphtha processing complex to be bu...

ESAI: Wave of new petroleum product supply yet to materialize

Jun 16, 2015 Despite a jump in world petroleum-product demand during the first quarter, product supply underperformed in key Middle Eastern and Latin American countries where refining capacity has risen, accord...

Neste wraps maintenance at Porvoo refinery

Jun 16, 2015 Neste Oil Corp. has completed a 2-month planned maintenance turnaround at its 10.5 million-tonne/year Porvoo refinery in the Kilpilahti Industrial Area, about 20 miles east of Helsinki, Finland.

Oman lets contract for Sohar refinery unit revamp

Jun 16, 2015 Oman Oil Refineries & Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic), has let a contract to MAN Diesel & Turbo SE (MDT), Augsburg, Germany, for work related to the overhaul and revamp of the residue flui...

Taiyo Oil completes technology upgrade at Shikoku refinery

Jun 9, 2015 Japan’s Taiyo Oil Co. Ltd. has implemented process technology from Honeywell’s UOP LLC to increase flexibility and production at its 118,000-b/d Shikoku refinery at Kikuma, now part of Imabari, Ehi...

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