OGJ Processing Report - Apr 17th, 2024
ExxonMobil reveals mixed plan to shed, shutter French refining, chemical assets
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April 17, 2024
Esso Societe Anonyme Francaise (SAF)—a majority owned subsidiary of ExxonMobil—has entered formal discussions for the sale of its 140,000-b/sd (133,000-b/d) Fos-sur-Mer integrated refinery in the Bouches-du-Rhône region of southern France’s Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.
Enterprise Products Partners is planning a further expansion of its natural gas processing operations in the Permian’s Delaware basin to support ongoing production growth of crude oil, natural gas, and NGLs in the region.

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Repsol SA has commissioned the Iberian Peninsula’s first plant exclusively dedicated to 100% industrial-scale production of renewable fuels at the operator’s 220,000-b/d Cartagena refinery in the country’s southeastern province of Murcia.
Phillips 66 Co. has eliminated crude oil processing at the San Francisco refining complex in Rodeo, Calif.
SABIC and Fujian Energy and Petrochemical Group have let separate contracts for licensing of process technologies to be implemented at jointly owned SABIC Fujian Petrochemicals Co. Ltd.’s olefins and derivatives complex under construction at the Gulei Petrochemical Industrial Park in Zhangzhou City, Fujian Province, China.

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Strategic Biofuels LLC has let a contract to Hunt, Guillot & Associates to deliver integrated project management team services for Louisiana Green Fuels LLC’s biorefinery and adjacent bioenergy with CCS power plant under development in Louisiana’s Caldwell Parish.
Saudi Aramco has let engineering, procurement, and construction contracts worth $7.7 billion for a major expansion of its Fadhili gas plant in Saudi Arabia.
Borealis AG has taken final investment decision to revamp an existing steam cracker at Borealis Polymers Oy’s petrochemical complex in Porvoo, Finland.
ExxonMobil Corp. is progressing with construction of two new production units that, combined, will increase low-carbon fuel supplies to the UK domestic market and contribute to reduced transportation-related emissions globally.
Parkland Corp. has restored normal operations at subsidiary Parkland Refining (B.C.) Ltd.’s refinery on Burrard Inlet in North Burnaby.
Next Wave has commissioned its long-planned Project Traveler ethylene-to-alkylate production plant at the operator’s site in Pasadena, Tex.