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

    Magazine Articles

    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

  2. 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

  3. 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

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

    Online Articles

    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. 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

  6. 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

  7. Kazakhstan plans $3.88 billion petroleum processing expansion

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    Wed, 27 Oct 2004

    By OGJ editors HOUSTON, Oct. 27 -- Kazakhstan plans to invest $3.88 billion in its oil refining , gas processing, and petrochemical businesses during 2004-07 as part of an accelerated development program to bring processing

  8. Petronas, Pertamina sign gas, refining deals

    Online Articles

    Mon, 16 Oct 2000

    SINGAPORE �The Malaysian and Indonesian state-owned oil firms struck maiden oil refining and gas sales deals recently, marking closer ties between the neighboring energy producers. A milestone gas purchase agreement

  9. Ernst & Young report Australia's refiners losing money

    Online Articles

    Mon, 9 Oct 2000

    MELBOURNE �The latest report on Australia�s crude oil refining industry shows a continuing loss of income. Accounting firm Ernst & Young�s report on the finances for 1999 for the "big four

  10. Sinopec to close 10 million tonnes of refining capacity

    Online Articles

    Wed, 3 Oct 2001

    an OGJ Online Correspondent BEIJING, Oct. 3 -- China Petrochemical Corp. (Sinopec) plans to close inefficient oil refining units with a combined capacity of 10 million tonnes in the next 3 years. About 50% of the capacity slated for closure

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