Photo from Petróleo Brasileiro SA.
Petrobras’ 434,000-b/d Refinaria de Paulínia refinery in Paulínia, São Paulo.

Petrobras’ refineries ramp up utilization in third-quarter 2023

Oct. 10, 2023
Petrobras boosted utilization of its refineries during third-quarter 2023 to achieve the best performance of its refining business since 2014.
Helge Hansen/© Equinor.
Mongstad refinery.

Fire hits Equinor’s Mongstad refinery

July 5, 2022
Equinor AS has put out a fire that broke out over the weekend at its 9.3-million tonne/year refinery in Mongstad, Norway, near Bergen.
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Seibu Oil Co. Ltd. Yamaguchi refinery.

Japan’s Idemitsu Kosan to shut down Yamaguchi refinery

June 14, 2022
Idemitsu Kosan will shutter majority-owned Seibu Oil Co. Ltd.’s Yamaguchi refining complex in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, as part of the operator’s broader corporate decarbonization...

ExxonMobil Fawley refinery fire “safely contained”

June 6, 2022
Esso Petroleum Co. Ltd. suffered a fire June 6, 2022, at its 270,000-b/d Fawley oil refinery near Southamption, Hampshire, UK.
Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend refinery.

Flint Hills adding solar at Pine Bend refinery

May 16, 2022
Flint Hills Resources approved a project that will involve construction of a solar installation to help power operations, lower energy costs, improve energy efficiency, and reduce...
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Petróleo Brasileiro SA's Refinaria de Paulinia.

Petrobras lets EPC contract for new unit at Replan refinery

May 11, 2022
Petrobras has let a contract to a consortium of Toyo Setal Empreendimentos and Toyo Engineering for construction of a new diesel hydrotreater at the operator’s 434,000-b/d Replan...