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

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    Mon, 26 Apr 2010

  2. French workers reject Dunkirk refinery plan

    Another strike threatens France’s refining industry as workers at the 137,000-b/d Flanders Refinery at Dunkirk rejected a plan Total SA presented to a labor committee not to resume refining operations and to convert the site to other uses able to employ 370 with no layoffs.

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    Tue, 9 Mar 2010

  3. FORMER SOVIET UNION'S REFINING SECTOR FACES BIG SHAKEOUT

    The crisis gripping the refining sector in the former Soviet Union (FSU) is deepening as that industry faces massive rationalization and restructuring. The past 2-3 years in particular have seen a sharp drop in refining operations in the former Soviet republics. That is associated with the economic ...

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    Mon, 22 Nov 1993

  4. Prudential Securities: European heat wave could reduce market supplies of chemicals, refined products

    A European heat wave has began to restrain chemical and refining operations , and one analyst says that if the heat wave continues and more plants reduce operating rates then market supplies possibly could become reduced.

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    Mon, 18 Aug 2003

  5. Shell, Mobil to form Australian refining JV

    Shell Australia Ltd. and Mobil Oil Australia Ltd. have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to combine their Australian refining operations into a new 50-50 joint venture. If approved, the move will create a firm with 400,000 b/d of refining capacity, putting both partners among Asia's most ...

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    Mon, 14 Sep 1998

  6. Refined product demand outrunning U.S. capacity

    Meeting U.S. gasoline demand at the beginning of the next millennium will be a challenge. With current refining operations at maximum levels and traditional import levels somewhat flat, growth in demand must be met by nontraditional sources, for example, capacity expansions and imported ...

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    Mon, 31 Aug 1998

  7. KUWAIT AIMS FOR UPSTREAM, DOWNSTREAM GROWTH

    Kuwait plans to increase crude oil production capacity to more than 3 million b/d beyond 2000. At the same time, its intends to add refining capacity at home and in Europe and begin refining operations in Asia. Nader Sultan, deputy chairman and managing director of Kuwait Petroleum Corp. (KPC), ...

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    Mon, 3 Oct 1994

  8. TOSCO TO PURCHASE WASHINGTON STATE REFINERY FROM BP

    Tosco Corp., Stamford, Conn., is expanding its refining operations on the U.S. West Coast. The Stamford, Conn., company agreed to buy BP Oil Co.'s 85,000 b/d Ferndale, Wash., refinery in a trade that could be valued at $325 million. Tosco also owns a 145,000 b/cd refinery at Martinez, Calif., where ...

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    Mon, 4 Oct 1993

  9. MOBIL REFINERIES SET PLANT RECORDS FOR 1991

    Mobil Corp. refining operations set numerous records last year despite volatile markets for oil and petroleum products. In the U.S., where Mobil has a total of 838,000 b/d of refining capacity in five plants, Mobil surpassed its 1990 crude run record by 4% with a new high average of 744,000 b/d of ...

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    Mon, 1 Jun 1992

  10. ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION VISE SQUEEZING U.S. REFINERS

    Patrick Crow Washington Editor Environmental regulations are dogging nearly every aspect of U.S. refining operations , threatening the existence of small plants and the future profitability of larger ones. The industry is beset by government requirements at the federal and state levels for cleaner ...

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    Mon, 13 Apr 1992

  11. CALIFORNIA REFINERY CALLS A HALL TO PROCESSING

    California's tough refining operations have claimed another victim. Pacific Refining Co., Long Beach, will halt processing at its 50,000 b/d Hercules, Calif., refinery and shut down its related subsidiary Western Fuel Oil Co. within 60 days. The Hercules site will continue limited operations as a ...

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    Mon, 12 Jun 1995

  12. WoodMac: 'Decade-long' global gasoline surplus possible for refiners

    The global oil product market could experience a surplus of gasoline supply as early as 2017, according to the latest long-term oil product market forecast from Wood Mackenzie Ltd.

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    Mon, 31 Aug 2015

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