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EPA proposes new offroad diesel fuel rule

Apr 16, 2003 The US Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday proposed industry-supported nonroad low-sulfur diesel regulations.

Polish firms eyeing favored role in rebuilding Iraqi oil sector

Apr 16, 2003 Poland, a staunch supporter of the US-led war in Iraq, anticipates that US businesses will give its firms preferential treatment in picking partners to help rebuild the Middle East state, especially its oil sector, according to government and industry sources.

The future of advanced process control promises more benefits and sustained value

Apr 21, 2003 Advanced process control (APC) has incorporated and will continue to incorporate new technologies and methodologies that allow refiners and petrochemical plant operators to achieve and sustain progressively higher levels of process operating benefits.

EPA proposes new offroad diesel fuel rule

Apr 21, 2003 The US Environmental Protection Agency has proposed industry-supported nonroad, low-sulfur diesel regulations.

Company News:Williams to sell Texas Gas Transmission to Loews Corp.

Apr 21, 2003 Williams Cos. Inc., Tulsa, signed a definitive agreement to sell its 5,800 mile Texas Gas Transmission Corp. (TGT) natural gas system to Loews Pipeline Holding Corp., a unit of Loews Corp., for $1.045 billion.

US House passes sweeping energy package

Apr 21, 2003 The US House of Representatives Apr. 11 approved on a 247-175 vote a comprehensive energy bill largely similar to a proposal it passed in August 2001 that mainly follows the White House's domestic energy policy blueprint.

Awash in a sea of sulfur

Apr 21, 2003 Although it has been a financial burden on the refining industry, everyone agrees that lower sulfur in refined products has environmental benefits.

UBS Warburg: US integrated earnings to show robust growth in first quarter

Apr 23, 2003 US integrated oil companies' upcoming first quarter results are expected to mark the highest level of improvement for the sector in 3 years, UBS Warburg LLC said.

OGJ Newsletter

Apr 28, 2003 Prior to the Apr. 24 meeting of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries in Vienna, analysts predicted OPEC ministers would agree to cut overproduction by at least 1.5 million b/d, with Saudi Arabia and Kuwait absorbing the bulk of any rollback.

Polish firms eyeing favored role in rebuilding Iraqi oil sector

Apr 28, 2003 Poland, a staunch supporter of the US-led war in Iraq, anticipates that US businesses will give its firms preferential treatment in picking partners to help rebuild the Middle East state, especially its oil sector, according to government and industry sources.

Flint Hills acquiring Shell's interest in Louisiana base oil plant

May 1, 2003 A subsidiary of Flint Hills Resources LLC, Wichita, Kan., has agreed to buy Shell Oil Co.'s 50% ownership interest in Excel Paralube, the name of both the joint venture with ConocoPhillips and the name of a Group II base oil plant.

Company News: Perenco buying UK North Sea properties from BG Group

May 19, 2003 Oil and gas company property divestitures have accelerated this year, and recent activity included two North Sea property deals.

Equipment/Software/Literature

May 26, 2003 This new 48 in. diameter fan blade model joins the Port-A-Cool unit lineup and promises to cool 3,500 sq ft.

Analysts see US downstream rebound possible in 2003

Jun 3, 2003 The US refining industry is poised for a good year in 2003 because gasoline stocks are on the rise while refinery throughput and gasoline imports are near record levels.

First quarter earnings soar for producers, flounder for service firms

Jun 9, 2003 Oil and natural gas companies posted mixed results for the first 3 months of 2003.

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