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  1. Bahamian terminal awards tank contract

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    Thu, 2 Jun 2011

    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

  2. OGJ FOCUS: Refining catalyst market begins to recover in 2010

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    Mon, 26 Apr 2010

    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

  3. SPECIAL REPORT: Global refining catalyst industry will achieve strong recovery by 2005

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    Mon, 2 Sep 2002

    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

  4. Hurricane Ike roars out of the Gulf of Mexico and across eastern Texas

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    Fri, 12 Sep 2008

    Federal officials moved to facilitate restoration of US Gulf Coast oil and gas production, oil refining and transmission after Hurricane Ike roared through eastern Texas and headed toward north-by-northeast. "This administration

  5. UOP to upgrade Abu Dhabi refinery

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    Tue, 30 Sep 2008

    By OGJ editors HOUSTON, Sept. 30 -- Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Co. (Takreer) selected UOP LLC, a Honeywell International company based in Des Plaines, Ill., to supply technology and engineering

  6. Fire shuts down second Saudi refinery

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    Wed, 5 Dec 2007

    ANGELES, Dec. 5 -- Fire has shut down a Saudi Arabian refinery, according to a statement by Saudi Aramco Lubricating Oil Refining Co. (Luberef). It is the second fire-related accident at an Aramco facility in a month. Luberef said the fire

  7. Loss of tax breaks hits new refinery projects

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    Mon, 17 Mar 2008

    17 -- A sunset clause in Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram's 2008-09 budget for 100% tax exemption for oil refining projects after April 2009 could undercut refinery investments, opponents said. A petroleum refinery currently is eligible

  8. Part 2-Refining dynamics counter public misperceptions

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Sep 2007

    Some have argued that refiners’ recent high income levels are excessive. However, oil refining is a highly capital-intensive industry needing large profits to compensate companies for huge investments. Thus, it is important

  9. Canadian majors report strong first quarter

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    Fri, 27 Apr 2001

    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 of

  10. Midor grassroots refinery completes final milestone of start-up

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    Mon, 3 Feb 2003

    Successful completion of the refinery observation test run (ROTR) at the Middle East Oil Refining Co. (Midor) plant in Alexandria, Egypt, was the final step in the start-up of the grassroots plant. The ROTR was completed

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