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Shell Francaise completes sale of refineries

Apr 3, 2008 Shell Francaise SA has completed the sales of three refineries.

Tesoro names Mandan refinery manager

Apr 3, 2008 Tesoro Corp., San Antonio, has promoted John Berger to manager of the company's 60,000 b/d Mandan, ND, refinery.

Rosetta hires drilling and production vice-president

Apr 3, 2008 Houston-based Rosetta Resources Inc. has reported that James E. Craddock will join the company as vice-president, drilling and production operations, effective Apr. 15.

Tesoro announces management changes

Mar 25, 2008 Tesoro has named Bill Finnerty as executive vice-president, strategy and asset management. Everett Lewis was named executive vice-president and chief operating officer, succeeding Finnerty.

Producers’ profits higher in fourth quarter, flat in 2007

Mar 24, 2008 The combined fourth-quarter 2007 (4Q07) earnings of a sample of US-based oil and gas producers and refiners increased from a year earlier.

Gas price logic

Mar 24, 2008 It’s March. Gasoline demand is weak, and inventories of the fuel are comfortable with higher imports, but the price is close to $1/gal higher than it was this time last year.

Papua New Guinea LNG JV signs joint operating agreement

Mar 18, 2008 Companies in the ExxonMobil-led Papua New Guinea LNG joint venture signed and executed a joint operating agreement and released a study on the economic impact of the project on that country.

Europia: EU must issue policies that help refiners compete

Mar 14, 2008 The EU should provide its refining firms with "a globally competitive level playing field" to help them face the "important" challenges of the next years, said Europia Pres. Panos Cavoulacos.

ExxonMobil names Dolan senior VP; promotes others

Mar 14, 2008 ExxonMobil Corp. has named Michael Dolan senior vice-president, effective Apr. 1.

SPECIAL REPORT: Global crude capacity will rise nearly 11 million b/d by 2012

Mar 10, 2008 Global crude distillation capacity will increase 10.6 million b/d during 2007-12—9.1 million b/d of new capacity and 1.5 million b/d of capacity creep—according to a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) entitled “Medium-Term Oil Market Report.”

Marathon announces organizational changes

Mar 5, 2008 Marathon Oil Corp. announced organizational appointments among its senior management team, all of which are effective Apr. 1.

PERSONNEL MOVES AND PROMOTIONS: Imperial appoints successor to retiring chairman, CEO

Mar 3, 2008 Imperial Oil Ltd., Calgary, has named B.H. March, currently president, to succeed current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer T.J. Hearn, who will retire Mar. 31.

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Abu Dhabi to build 417,000 b/d refinery at Ruwais

Feb 26, 2008 Abu Dhabi will build a 417,000 b/d refinery, further boosting the emirate's existing 485,000 b/d refining capacity, reported the Emirates News Agency.

BreitBurn sets operations in three divisions

Feb 26, 2008 BreitBurn Energy Partners reorganized its operations group into Western, Central, and Eastern divisions and set up an operations management team led by COO Mark L. Pease.

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