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  1. SOCAR lets contract for Baku refinery

    Online Articles

    Fri, 18 Jul 2014

    its Heydar Aliyev (formerly New Baku) refinery at Baku, Azerbaijan. The cooling unit ..... 7,000 cu m/day, will replace the refinery ’s existing equipment, which failed ..... distillation units at the Heydar Aliyev refinery , but the company has yet to confirm

  2. Construction begins on PDVSA’s Puerto La Cruz refinery revamp

    Online Articles

    Mon, 21 Jul 2014

    PDVSA) 190,000-b/d Puerto La Cruz refinery in eastern Venezuela ( OGJ Online, July ..... site preparation for the Puerto La Cruz refinery ’s deep conversion project officially ..... existing installations and equipment at the refinery as well as some construction to improve

  3. Petroecuador begins 14-month phased revamp at Esmeraldas refinery

    Online Articles

    Tue, 15 Jul 2014

    activities at its 110,000-b/d Esmeraldas refinery that will require intermittent periods ..... of Ecuador’s official news site. Refinery operations are scheduled to come to a complete ..... separate release from Petroecuador. Refinery units not undergoing active maintenance

  4. Fire breaks out at West Texas refinery

    Online Articles

    Wed, 23 Jul 2014

    occurred early on July 23 in a boiler at its 128,000-b/d refinery at El Paso, Tex. Valves controlling the crude oil supply to ..... Details regarding the status of current operations at the refinery have not been disclosed.

  5. Petrotrin blames US shale gas revolution for reduced refinery runs

    Online Articles

    Wed, 16 Jul 2014

    decision to significantly reduce its refinery throughput to 120,000 bo/d from 180 ..... company’s losses at its Point a Pierre refinery and to avoid going out of business like ..... Cushing. While the 30% reduction in refinery throughput is hurting the company’s bottom

  6. Texas refinery completes capacity expansion

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    Tue, 8 Jul 2014

    capacity at its Big Spring, Tex., refinery . The vacuum tower project has increased ..... plant by 2,000 b/d, allowing the refinery to increase utilization of various process ..... crude throughputs at the Big Spring refinery have stood at about 73,000 b/d

  7. Hydrocracker upgrade yields promising results at New Zealand refinery

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 15 Jul 2014

    at its 107,000-b/d Marsden Point refinery indicate that the plant is on track to ..... also improve energy use by helping the refinery to achieve gas oil separation at lower ..... undertaken other upgrades to improve the refinery 's hydrocracking efficiency during the

  8. Okinawa refinery resumes operations following typhoon

    Online Articles

    Fri, 11 Jul 2014

    operations at its 100,000-b/d Nishihara refinery on the island of Okinawa, Japan, following ..... 2014 ). Land shipping operations at the refinery ’s truck terminal resumed early on July ..... mail. Remaining operations at the refinery are scheduled to resume over the weekend

  9. Chevron’s Richmond refinery upgrade advances

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    Fri, 11 Jul 2014

    257,000-b/d Richmond, Calif., refinery on the contingency the company agrees to ..... project—which will replace some of the refinery ’s oldest processing equipment with safer ..... the basic operation or capacity of the refinery but will provide it greater flexibility

  10. Operations remain halted at Okinawa refinery

    Online Articles

    Wed, 9 Jul 2014

    operations at its 100,000-b/d Nishihara refinery on the island of Okinawa in southwestern ..... Neoguri’s arrival to the region. The refinery , which was taken offline as of July ..... Details regarding the status of the refinery , including a timetable for the restart

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