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  1. SPECIAL REPORT: Global markets facing adjustment to surge in LPG supply

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 18 Jun 2007

    dominates the region’s LPG supply, with around 95% of production. Much of the growth has resulted from additional crude oil refining capacity that was added in the late 1990s. More than two-thirds of regional LPG production comes from refineries

  2. Changing US crude imports are driving refinery upgrades

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Aug 2009

    stringent specifications on the allowable sulfur content in gasoline and diesel fuel has wrought modifications to US crude oil refining infrastructure over these years. In 2004, Canada overtook Saudi Arabia to become the largest exporter of crude

  3. US ETHANE OUTLOOK—1: Increased US ethane capacity puts processors at greater risk

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 16 Feb 2009

    refinery operations, equivalent ethane supplies from crude oil refining remain fairly stable. It is important to note that US ..... other NGLs and petroleum-derived feedstocks from crude oil refining , mainly naphtha and gas oil. Since crude oil prices

  4. How Nelson-Farrar indexes of chemical costs have changed

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    Mon, 6 Jul 2009

    The costs of two important chemicals used in crude - oil refining changed very little during 2006-08, while the costs of three others varied significantly. The two stable chemicals were hydrofluoric

  5. U.S. Fuels Mix to Change in the Next 2 Decades

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 12 Jul 1999

    based technology Gas processing Crude oil refining . While biomass fuels currently ..... engine-powered vehicles and crude oil refining , these supply options will ..... While conventional fuels and crude oil refining are expected to be around throughout

  6. La. refinery converts control system without shutdown

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 28 Sep 2009

    major markets, Marathon's operations include a seven-plant refining network with more than 1 million b/d of crude oil refining capacity. Marathon Oil's refinery at Garyville, La., is the last grassroots refinery built in the US (Fig

  7. Canadian majors report strong first quarter

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    Fri, 27 Apr 2001

    Canadian majors are reporting strong first-quarter financial results, based on high natural gas prices and improved crude oil refining margins. Shell Canada Ltd., Calgary, reported net earnings of $354 million (Can.) compared to net earnings

  8. Exxon, Mobil to take vote on merger May 27

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 22 Mar 1999

    Exxon and Mobil face each other at just about every level of the industry-exploration for and production of crude oil , refining of crude oil into petroleum products, manufacture of petrochemicals and lubricants, and the marketing of gasoline

  9. Japanese processors pressing ahead with integration

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 17 Jul 2000

    argues that the competitiveness of the country's petrochemical industry has been severely undermined by the cost of crude oil refining , which, it points out, is about twice as high as in other countries. Under the Renaissance scheme, MITI will

  10. Nelson-Farrar Quarterly Costimating

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Jul 2001

    Click here to enlarge image The costs of three important chemicals used in crude - oil refining changed very little during the period, 1998-2000, while the costs of two others varied significantly. The three stable chemicals

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