Refining Operations News

HollyFrontier lets contract for unit at Navajo refinery

Oct 8, 2015 Navajo Refining Co. LLC, a subsidiary of HollyFrontier Corp., Dallas, has let a fixed-price contract to KP Engineering LP (KPE), Tyler, Tex., to deliver detailed engineering, procurement, and const...

Northern Tier wraps maintenance, restarts unit at Minnesota refinery

Oct 8, 2015

Northern Tier Energy LP has concluded previously announced unplanned maintenance work on a crude unit at its 97,800-b/sd refinery at St. Paul Park, Minn.

Lukoil starts up cracker at Russian refinery

Oct 7, 2015

PJSC Lukoil has commissioned a second complex for catalytic cracking of vacuum gas oil at its 17 million-tonne/year Nizhny Novgorod refinery at Kstovo, Russia.

India’s BPCL lets contract for Kochi refinery

Oct 1, 2015 Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (BPCL), Mumbai, has let a contract to Porvair Filtration Group Ltd. to supply filter technology to be implemented at its 9.5 million-tonne/year (tpy) Kochi refinery at A...

Delek lets contract for emissions-cutting technology at Tyler refinery

Oct 1, 2015 Delek US Holdings Inc. has let a contract to ClearSign Combustion Corp., Seattle, to implement its Duplex combustion and emissions-control technology at the newly expanded 75,000-b/d refinery in Ty...

PBF Energy inks deal for California refinery, logistics assets

Oct 1, 2015 PBF Holding Co. LLC, a subsidiary of PBF Energy Inc., Parsippany, NJ, has entered an agreement to buy ExxonMobil Corp.’s 155,000-b/d refinery in Torrance, Calif., which has been shuttered since ear...

EPA institutes fenceline monitoring in update of refining regulations

Sep 29, 2015 The US Environmental Protection Agency required fenceline monitoring for the first time as it issued a final rule updating refinery emissions control requirements. Refiners will be required to inst...

PBF Energy restarts FCC, advances maintenance at Delaware

Sep 24, 2015 PBF Energy Inc., Parsippany, NJ, has restarted the fluid catalytic cracker (FCC) at its 190,000-b/sd refinery in Delaware City, Del., after an Aug. 21 fire at the unit resulted in its complete shut...

Neste advances reconfiguration of Finnish refinery

Sep 23, 2015 Neste Corp. has let a contract to Neste Jacobs Oy to provide engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) services related to the reconfiguration of its 3 million-tonne/year Naantal...

Turkmenistan to expand gas processing, petchem production

Sep 22, 2015 Turkmenistan is planning to build a series of plants designed to expand natural gas processing and petrochemical production in a move to diversify and increase the country’s share of exports to glo...

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