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  1. BP refinery explosion probe continues

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    Wed, 13 Apr 2005

  2. Alliance updates performance of new dewaxing technology in Louisiana refinery

    To improve distillate yield and quality, Pennzoil-Quaker State Co. (PQS) recently adopted and implemented the proprietary MAKFining isomerization dewaxing technology (MIDW) in its 7,000 b/d Shreveport, La., refinery.

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    Mon, 23 Oct 2000

  3. Moscow refinery producing Euro 5 gasoline

    Gazprom Neft has started up catalytic cracking and light-naphtha isomerization units enabling its 12.15 million tonne/year Moscow refinery to produce gasoline as well as diesel meeting low-sulfur Euro 5 standards.

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    Fri, 19 Jul 2013

  4. TNK-BP upgrading Ryazan refinery in Russia

    TNK-BP said it will invest $537 million to add isomerization and cat-cracked gasoline hydrotreating capacity at its 340,000 b/d Ryazan refinery about 120 miles southeast of Moscow.

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    Tue, 16 Oct 2012

  5. Amine regeneration unit starts at Vadinar

    Essar Oil Ltd. has commissioned a large amine regeneration unit in the first phase of expansion of its 300,000 b/d Vadinar refinery in Gujarat, India, after commissioning a pentane-hexane isomerization unit last month (OGJ Online, Dec. 12, 2011).

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    Mon, 9 Jan 2012

  6. CONTRACTS LET FOR GERMAN REFINERY UNITS

    Petrolchemie und Kraftstoffe AG, Schwedt (PCK Schwedt) let two contracts to Edeleanu GmbH, Alzenau, Germany, for construction of a methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) complex and butane isomerization unit at its Schwedt, Germany, refinery.r The 84,000 metric ton/year (2,000 b/d) MTBE plant will ...

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    Mon, 21 Jun 1993

  7. Nontraditional optimization for isom unit improves profits

    A real-time, closed-loop optimization of the Penex process for light-naphtha isomerization was implemented at Bayernoil's (formerly Raffineriegesellschaft Vohburg/Ingolstadt GmbH) Ingolstadt, Germany, refinery in July 1996. Bayernoil is a joint venture of British Petroleum Co. plc, Mobil Oi Corp., ...

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    Mon, 11 May 1998

  8. BP blames personnel mistakes for refinery explosion

    A BP PLC investigative team concluded that personnel failures before and during start-up of an isomerization (isom) unit in the 446,500 b/cd Texas City, Tex., refinery led to the Mar. 23 explosion and fire that killed 15 workers and injured more than 170 others.

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    Wed, 18 May 2005

  9. Argentine refinery becomes an unleaded gasoline exporter

    In 1996, Yacimentos Petroliferos Fiscales SA (YPF) invested nearly $30 million in its Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina, refinery to build an isomerization and an alkylation unit. The Hydrisom and hydrofluoric acid (HF) alkylation processes, licensed by Phillips Petroleum Co., make the Lujan de ...

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    Mon, 16 Mar 1998

  10. LYONDELL ADVANCES PETROCHEMICAL OPERATIONS

    Lyondell Petrochemical Co., Houston, is moving on two fronts to enhance its U.S. operations. The company last week said it will use its skeletal isomerization technology to produce isobutylene at its Channelview, Tex., complex. The technology, marketed under the name Isomplus, will enable Lyondell ...

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    Mon, 6 Dec 1993

  11. Texas City refinery remains in production

    BP PLC's refinery at Texas City, Tex., remains in production after an explosion and fire damaged an isomerization unit Mar. 23, killing 14 and injuring more than 100.

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    Thu, 24 Mar 2005

  12. MARKET WATCH Refinery fire sparks rebound in energy prices

    Energy prices rebounded Mar. 24, following an explosion and fire on Mar. 23 that damaged an isomerization unit at BP PLC's refinery at Texas City, Tex., killing 14 people and injuring more than 100.

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    Mon, 28 Mar 2005

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