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  1. SPECIAL REPORT: Global LPG markets react to high oil prices

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    Mon, 23 Jun 2008

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

  2. Changing US crude imports are driving refinery upgrades

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    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

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    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. La. refinery converts control system without shutdown

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    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

  6. 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

  7. Japanese processors pressing ahead with integration

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    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

  8. Nelson-Farrar Quarterly Costimating

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    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

  9. EIA sees high US energy costs this winter

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    Mon, 12 Sep 2005

    and delivery continue until at least November. The medium recovery scenario calls for all but 900,000 b/d of crude oil refining capacity to be restored to its full rate by the end of September.

  10. Ineos agrees to buy Innovene from BP

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    Fri, 7 Oct 2005

    Asia, and Europe. The company has 18 million tonnes/year of petrochemicals capacity and 412,000 b/d of crude oil refining capacity. In April 2004, BP announced plans to separate its olefins and derivatives business, saying that it was

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