Refining Operations News

Kuwait lets storage contract for Clean Fuels Project

Mar 5, 2015 Kuwait National Petroleum Co. (KNPC), through its subcontractors, has let a contract to CB&I, Houston, to build petroleum product storage as part of KNPC’s Clean Fuels Project (CFP), which aims...

USW, Shell to resume talks amid ongoing labor strike at US refineries

Mar 5, 2015 The United Steelworkers union (USW) and Royal Dutch Shell PLC, which serves as lead company for National Oil Bargaining negotiations, have agreed to return to the bargaining table in an attempt to ...

Shell moves to business-as-usual plan for strike-impacted refineries

Mar 3, 2015 As the United Steelworkers union (USW) strike enters its fifth week, Royal Dutch Shell PLC, which serves as lead company for National Oil Bargaining (NOB) negotiations, is implementing a plan to re...

MRPL commissions unit at Mangalore refining complex

Mar 3, 2015 Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd. (MRPL) has started the process of commissioning an integrated polypropylene unit at its refinery in Mangalore, India, following the recent completion of...

Bangkok refinery due capacity expansion, upgrades

Mar 2, 2015 Bangchak Petroleum Public Co. Ltd. (BCP) is planning to increase crude oil processing capacity at its Bangkok, Thailand, refinery, as part of its goal to boost the plant’s overall efficiency and fu...

Planned, unplanned maintenance under way at Venezuelan refineries

Feb 27, 2015

Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) is conducting both planned and unplanned maintenance work at three of its Venezuelan refineries.

RIL lets contract for Jamnagar refinery expansion work

Feb 26, 2015 Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), Mumbai, has let a contract to Metso Corp., Helsinki, to supply valve technology as part of the Phase 3 expansion project at its 1.24 million-b/d Jamnagar refining an...

Work stoppages commence at largest US refinery, three other facilities

Feb 23, 2015

The United Steelworkers union (USW) has launched additional work stoppages at the largest refinery in the US and three other facilities as part of USW’s unfair labor practice (ULP) strike.

API: US oil product demand reached highest January level since 2008

Feb 23, 2015 US oil product demand rose 1.5% year-to-year to an average 19.2 million b/d in January, its highest level for the month since 2008, the American Petroleum Institute reported. Gasoline demand growth...

Expansion work progresses at Lukoil’s Volgograd refinery

Feb 20, 2015 Contruction activities related to the expansion of OAO Lukoil’s 11 million-tonne/year Volgograd refinery in southern Russia are proceeding as planned, with start-up of units at the plant still on s...

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Global LNG: Adjusting to New Realties

Oil & Gas Journal’s March 20, 2015, webcast will look at how global LNG trade will be affected over the next 12-24 months by falling crude oil ...
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