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Australia amends offshore law to enable CO2 storage

Jun 23, 2008 Australian Resources and Energy Minister Martin Ferguson introduced amendments to the country's offshore petroleum law to clear the way for carbon dioxide capture and storage in offshore locations.

Australia considers carbon capture and storage law

Jun 23, 2008 Australian Resources and Energy Minister Martin Ferguson introduced amendments to the country's offshore petroleum law to clear the way for carbon dioxide capture and storage offshore.

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Jun 23, 2008

Jorf Lasfar refinery plan in Morocco moves ahead

Jun 6, 2008 Abu-Dhabi's state-owned IPIC has approved a plan for construction of a refinery at Jorf Lasfar in Morocco, the latest of several projects announced for the port on the country's Atlantic seaboard.

Refining margins dampen first-quarter earnings

Jun 2, 2008 Record-high worldwide oil prices and strong natural gas prices drove oil and gas company earnings in the first quarter of 2008, but weak downstream margins weighed on profits.

Refiners’ storm plans greatly improved, NPRA says

May 19, 2008 Refiners have greatly enhanced their storm preparation procedures in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, reported National Petrochemical & Refiners Association Pres. Charles T. Drevna to a US Senate committee May 13.

Refiners' storm plans greatly improved, NPRA president says

May 14, 2008 Refiners have greatly enhanced their storm preparation procedures in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, reported NPRA Pres. Charles T. Drevna to a US Senate committee May 13.

Produced water management: controversy vs. opportunity

May 12, 2008 One of the most controversial areas of oil and gas production operations today is the handling, treatment, and disposal of produced water.

‘Design-build’ method useful for refinery project execution

May 12, 2008 Refiners can execute many projects at a lower cost and in less time using a “design-build” approach that bypasses the front-end engineering and design (FEED) package.

WATCHING THE WORLD: Mexico’s oil critics

May 5, 2008 Mexico has agreed to talks with a rebel group that last year claimed responsibility for a series of attacks on oil and gas installations that severely dented the country’s economy.

Fields on Iraq’s borders require joint operations

Apr 28, 2008 A recent study advocates that the many fields that lie along Iraq’s borders should be operated jointly with the adjacent country.

CTL deemed ‘credible’ fuel option despite drawbacks

Apr 28, 2008 Coal-to-liquids appears to be one of the more credible alternatives to oil “for the long-term supply of transport fuels,” said Institut Francais du Petrole Pres. Olivier Appert, in a keynote address concluding the World Coal-to-Liquids Conference in Paris Apr. 3-4.

The rising diesel price

Apr 28, 2008 As crude oil prices continue hitting record levels, prices for US on-highway diesel fuel hit an all-time high as well.

CTL deemed 'credible' fuel option despite drawbacks

Apr 15, 2008 CTL appears to be one of the more credible alternatives to oil "for the long-term supply of transport fuels," said IFP Pres. Olivier Appert in a keynote address concluding the World CTL conference in Paris Apr. 3-4.

Europia: EU must issue policies that help refiners compete

Apr 7, 2008 The European Union should provide its refining companies with “a globally competitive level playing field” to help them face the “important” challenges of the next years and make the needed investments, said Panos E. Cavoulacos, president of the 17-member refining trade group Europia.

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