OGJ Processing Report - Feb 21st, 2024
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February 21, 2024
QatarEnergy and Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LLC have started construction of what will become the Middle East’s largest ethane cracker at the Ras Laffan petrochemical project.
Eni and LG Chem formed an official partnership to proceed with joint development of a proposed grassroots biorefinery to be built at LG Chem’s integrated petrochemical complex in Daesan, Chungcheong Province, South Korea.
Sumitomo Corp. of Americas signed on as a project partner for joint development of Louisiana Green Fuels LLC’s biorefinery and adjacent bioenergy with CCS (BECCS) power plant under way at the Port of Columbia in northeast Louisiana.
Equinor has let a contract to Aker Solutions to execute a study for the proposed transformation of Equinor Refining's 226,000-b/d refinery at Mongstad into a low-carbon industrial cluster equipped for production of blue hydrogen and sustainable aviation fuel.
Eni SPA has approved a proposed project to convert its existing 84,000-b/d conventional crude oil refinery in Livorno, Tuscany, into the country’s third biorefinery.
Sentuo Oil Refinery Ltd. has commissioned the first phase of it two-phase grassroots refinery still under construction in the Heavy Industrial Area of Tema, Greater Accra Region, Ghana, about 30 km east of the capital city of Accra.
Preem AB has let a contract to Topsoe AS to deliver technology for a project to reconfigure a conventional processing unit for production of renewable fuels at the refinery in Lysekil, Sweden.
Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corp. and Fujian Energy and Petrochemical Group have taken positive final investment decision to proceed with construction of a grassroots olefins and derivatives complex at the Gulei Petrochemical Industrial Park (GPIP) in Zhangzhou City, Fujian Province, China.
Operations at Idemitsu Kosan's Yamaguchi location will cease in March and the hub will open in 2030.
ExxonMobil has completed its multiyear modernization program to ensure competitiveness of ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants Co.’s integrated refining and petrochemical complex in Baton Rouge, La.

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Targa Resources has commissioned a new plant as part of the operator’s ongoing strategy to further expand its Permian basin gathering and processing position.