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  1. NEB projects strong growth in Canadian oil and gas output

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    Fri, 22 Nov 2013

    parity with Brent. As pipeline capacity opened to take crude away from Cushing, Midwest refineries brought new conversion capacity online, and rail transport grew as a transport option, the pressure on WCS eased and brought WCS-WTI-Brent

  2. Averting a bottleneck

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    Mon, 11 Nov 2013

    and sour. New supply in the US is light and sweet. Heavy, sour feedstocks are most valuable at refineries with conversion capacity —cokers and hydrocrackers able to upgrade heavy products of distillation into lighter, more-valuable diesel

  3. Crude demand to increase, feed-quality changes in store

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    Mon, 6 Dec 2010

    the US. Global impact The global refining industry will continue to add considerable conversion capacity in the coming years, with world conversion capacity additions increasing by more than 25% from 2005 to 2015 in response to tighter conversion

  4. Worldwide refining capacity growth rises again in 2008

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    Mon, 22 Dec 2008

    4 also shows that Asia significantly increased conversion capacity in 2008. Catalytic reforming rose to 2.15 million ..... years. Processing capabilities are defined as conversion capacity (catalytic cracking and hydrocracking) and fuels

  5. FGE-FACTS: Chinese, India expand refining capacities

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    Mon, 27 Dec 2010

    becoming more important for Asian refiners, and conversion capacity is added far more quickly than primary distillation ..... sweet-sour crude differentials will narrow. Conversion capacity is being added far more quickly than primary distillation

  6. Emulsion fuel options still viable for heavy oil

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    Mon, 22 Sep 2008

    heavy crude is not possible. The reason is that the blend enters a very limited market of refineries with deep conversion capacity . If this capacity is exceeded, the price of extra heavy crude would collapse.” Therefore even Mommer’s contention

  7. Study: Chinese, Indian refining to grow; region looks to Mideast for crude

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    Thu, 16 Dec 2010

    becoming more important for Asian refiners, and conversion capacity is added far more quickly than primary distillation ..... differentials will narrow. At the same time, conversion capacity is being added far more quickly than primary distillation

  8. SPECIAL REPORT: Rise seen in sulfur, refining construction projects

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    Mon, 7 Apr 2008

    its 231,000-b/d refinery in Port Arthur, Tex. The $2.2 billion increase in the refinery’s deep- conversion capacity will boost output of ultralow-sulfur automotive diesel by 3 million tonnes/year (OGJ Online, Mar. 11, 2008

  9. OGJ Newsletter

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    Mon, 18 Feb 2008

    Port Arthur, Tex. Commissioning is scheduled in 2011. The $2.2 billion increase in the refinery’s deep- conversion capacity will boost output of ultralow-sulfur automotive diesel by 3 million tonnes/year. Hunt to boost output at Tuscaloosa

  10. SPECIAL REPORT: Capital budgets grow in US, drop in Canada

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    Mon, 28 Apr 2008

    commissioning in 2011, will cost $2.2 billion. The new units at Port Arthur will increase the refinery’s deep- conversion capacity and expand its ability to process heavy and sour crude, and the project will add 3 million tonnes/year of ultralow-sulfur

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