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Fortum Corp. of Finland appointed Risto Rinne president of the oil sector business and Jarmo Honkamaa president of the oil refining business unit. The appointments represented a restructuring of the oil sector, although Fortum said that other oil
Sunoco Inc., Philadelphia, hopes to sell its remaining two refineries and plans to leave the oil refining business to complete what it calls “a fundamental shift away from manufacturing.” The company has retained Credit Suisse
This second, concluding article discusses the impact of fines in delayed-coker feedstocks and the steps that can improve reliability and profitability of the coking operation.
Growth in the need to upgrade heavy crude oils, such as Athabasca bitumen and others, into synthetic crude oils as well as the need to process heavier conventional crudes is increasing the use of coking.
Rajkumar Ghosh has been named director (refineries) of state-owned Indian Oil Corp. Ltd., New Delhi.
Saudi Aramco Lubricating Oil Refining Co. (Luberef) has contracted with Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. to provide project management consulting for an expansion at
By OGJ editors HOUSTON, June 2 -- Bahamas Oil Refining Co. International Ltd. (Borco), Freeport, Bahamas, has awarded a $40 million storage tank contract to CB&I, Houston
Gary Farrar Contributing Editor The costs of two chemicals used in crude- oil refining went unchanged during 2008-10 and are no longer tracked, while the costs of three others varied significantly. The two stable
of recovering, based on an analysis of the world's oil refining operations 1999-2009 that established future trends ..... has maintained its position as the most sophisticated oil refining region. About 130 of the refineries in the world are
The world oil refining and catalyst industries from 1997 ..... companies to curtail production. 1 2 The oil refining industry represents a classic "commodity ..... the largest and most-sophisticated oil refining region. About 23% of the refineries