OGJ Processing Report - Oct 18th, 2023
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October 18, 2023

Explore the remarkable transformation of the oil and gas industry. Join us on a journey where industry leaders like TotalEnergies, BP, and ConocoPhillips, in partnership with Schneider Electric, are spearheading the transition to net-zero emissions through pioneering technologies and sustainability-driven strategies. Discover how this collaboration is shaping a greener and more sustainable future.

Petrobras boosted utilization of its refineries during third-quarter 2023 to achieve the best performance of its refining business since 2014.
Indian Oil has authorized an investment plan for Indian Oil NTPC Green Energy to set up renewable energy-based power plants designed to meet round-the-clock power requirements of IOC’s refineries in India.
Bayport Polymers LLC (Baystar)—a 50-50 joint venture of OMV AG subsidiary Borealis AG and TotalEnergies SE—has commissioned a new polyethylene unit to more than double production capacity at the operator’s existing Bayport PE site in Pasadena, Tex.
Gulf Coast Growth Ventures LLC has entered a deal to receive renewable power supplies for its Texas Gulf Coast ethane cracker and derivatives complex from bp's nearby Peacock solar project in San Patricio County, Tex.
Repsol has started producing renewable hydrogen at subsidiary Petronor's 220,000-b/d refinery and industrial complex at Múskiz, near Bilbao, Biscay Province, in Spain’s northern autonomous Basque Country.

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ADNOC has taken final investment decision and awarded two engineering, procurement, and construction contracts for its Hail and Ghasha project in the Ghasha concession, the world’s largest offshore sour gas development.
ExxonMobil has commissioned two new chemical production units at its 584,000-b/d integrated refining and petrochemical complex along the Houston Ship Channel in Baytown, Tex., about 25 miles east of Houston.
Sinopec has let a contract to Lummus Technology to license technology for a new petrochemicals unit to be installed at subsidiary Sinopec Ningbo Zhenhai Refining & Chemical Co.’s refining complex in Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province, China.
Alujain National Industrial let a contract to Samsung Engineering to provide front-end engineering and design for new units to be installed as part of integrated propane dehydrogenation and polypropylene project at Yanbu Industrial City, Saudi Arabia.
Vertex Energy said measures taken during the second quarter to improve feedstock sourcing and enhance operational efficiencies likely will result in higher-than-anticipated crude oil throughputs during the third quarter at the complex in Mobile, Ala.

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