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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 Securities
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.
Egyptian state-owned Middle East Oil Refining Co. (Midor) has let two contracts worth a total of $1.4 billion to UOP LLC, a unit of a Honeywell International, for work
Leena Koottungal Survey Editor/News Writer Global crude oil refining capacity in 2014 edged lower from 2013 (OGJ, Dec. 2, 2013, p. 34), according to the latest OGJ Refinery Survey. This marked
Global commodities logistics and trading firm TrailStone Group has acquired US Oil & Refining Co. (USOR), including the 42,000-b/d Tacoma, Wash., refinery, from Astra Transcor Energy NV, a subsidiary of Compagnie
Photo from Shell. Global crude oil refining capacity in 2013 fell from the ..... three largest regions for crude oil refining —Asia, North America, and Western ..... expansion of Takreer's (Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Co.) Ruwais refinery, some 385
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