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Flint Hills promotes key operations staff

Dec 3, 2008 Flint Hills Resources has made several appointments at the company's Corpus Christi, Tex., refinery.

Egypt Jurassic discovery sets depth marks

Dec 1, 2008 IPR Inc., Irving, Tex., gauged a Jurassic oil and gas-condensate discovery at the second deepest well in Egypt's Western Desert.

Special Report: Software-supported process ensures safer work practices

Dec 1, 2008 To ensure consistency in application across all its deepwater Gulf of Mexico assets, BP has worked with Petrotechnics to identify and implement industry best practices and incorporate those into a uniform approach to how all work is done at the frontline.


Nov 24, 2008

a New regs require lower bunker fuel sulfur levels

Nov 24, 2008 Recently ratified International Marine Organization regulations that call for a decrease in the sulfur level of marine bunker fuels may cause refiners to invest in more desulfurization and conversion capacity.

Downstream industry struggles with fewer resources, study says

Nov 17, 2008 The global engineering contractor industry is experiencing a shortage of qualified manpower, according to a biennial survey of refiners and petrochemical producers.

Analysts, others assess possible actions of Obama administration

Nov 7, 2008 Voting machines had barely cooled down earlier this week before energy analysts began to evaluate the apparent election victory of Ill. Sen. Barack Obama.

Aramco appoints Al-Falih president, CEO

Nov 3, 2008 Saudi Aramco has appointed Khalid Al-Falih president and chief executive officer starting Jan. 1, 2009.

Chinese design drilling fluids for Tuha’s Jurassic sandstone

Nov 3, 2008 New drilling fluids prevent formation damage in a sandstone reservoir in northwest China’s Turpan Hami (Tuha) basin.

API's new chairman is Devon Energy's J. Larry Nichols

Oct 24, 2008 Devon Energy Corp. chief executive J. Larry Nichols became the first independent producer to be named chairman of the American Petroleum Institute on Oct. 20 at API's annual meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz.

API elects Nichols as chairman

Oct 21, 2008 Devon Energy Corp. Chief Executive Officer J. Larry Nichols has became the first independent producer to be named chairman of the American Petroleum Institute.

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Oct 20, 2008

US may become net gasoline exporter by 2010, study says

Oct 20, 2008 Shifts in energy demand and biofuels capacity will disrupt the global refining industry, potentially turning the US into a net exporter of gasoline by 2010.

Point of View: More money for technology needed for the oil industry

Oct 13, 2008 Innovative entrepreneur Gennady “Gene” Moshkovich has established several companies that cater to various aspects of the oil industry, especially desulfurization: He currently is CEO of DS2Tech Inc.

New software moves distributed-temperature sensing data

Oct 13, 2008 Shell has developed open standards software to fill the gap of moving distributed-temperature sensing (DTS) data from the wellsite to the engineer’s office desktop.

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