OGJ Processing Report - Nov 15th, 2023
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November 15, 2023

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Petrobras has completed the first phase of a pilot project to test processing of petrochemical products and fuels from renewable materials at a jointly owned refinery in Brazil.
LyondellBasell is proceeding with a potential plan to transition subsidiary Houston Refining LP’s soon-to-be-shuttered Houston full-conversion refinery into a hydrogen production site.
Indian Oil Corp. (IOC) has let a contract to Linde entities in India for the supply of industrial gases to IOC’s Panipat refinery in northern India.
Eni SPA has entered an agreement with Saipem SPA to evaluate potential projects designed to further expand subsidiary Eni Sustainable Mobility SPA’s capacity to produce biofuels, including sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel.
Satorp—a joint venture of Saudi Aramco and TotalEnergies—has completed production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from co-processing of used cooking oil at the operator’s 460,000 b/d full-conversion refinery complex at Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
Petróleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) achieved a record-high rate during September 2023 for its processing of natural gas volumes produced from the presalt Santos basin offshore Brazil.

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HF Sinclair reported third-quarter 2023 net income of $790.9 million, down from $954 million during the same quarter in 2022, amid lower refining margins and product sales resulting from increased scheduled plant maintenance during the period.
Executives look for operating expenses to retreat from their higher-than-expected level in third-quarter 2023.
Lukoil signed an agreement with China National Chemical Engineering & Construction Corp. Seven Ltd. to cooperate on development of a new gas chemical complex to be built in Budennovsk, Stavropol Territory, Russia.

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Flint Hills Resources started up one of the US’ largest solar installations to help power operations, lower energy costs, improve energy efficiency, and reduce emissions at the Pine Bend refinery in Rosemount, Minn.
Calumet Specialty Products Partners subsidiary Montana Renewables is bringing forward planned maintenance following a decision to replace equipment at the operator’s renewable fuels manufacturing plant in Great Falls, Mont.