Indian Oil lets contract for Panipat refinery’s P-25 expansion project

Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. (IOC) let a contract to Larsen & Toubro Ltd. to provide engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning (EPCC) for a new unit to be included in the operator’s previously announced project to expand crude oil processing capacity at its 15-million tonnes/year (tpy) integrated Panipat refining and chemical complex in Haryana, India, north […]

By |September 26th, 2022|Oil And Gas News|0 Comments

Construction to restart on Corpus Christi PTA-PET plant

Corpus Christi Polymers LLC (CCP)—a partnership of Indorama Ventures PCL (IVL) subsidiary Indorama Ventures Corpus Christi Holdings LLC, Alpek SAB de CV subsidiary DAK Americas LLC, and Far Eastern New Century subsidiary APG Polytech USA Holdings—will resume construction of its integrated purified terephthalic acid-polyethylene terephthalate (PTA-PET) plant in Corpus Christi, Tex., later this summer.

Scheduled to […]

By |August 2nd, 2022|Oil And Gas News|0 Comments

Fire hits Equinor’s Mongstad refinery

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.

The fire, which occurred early on the morning of July 3 at an unidentified unit, was extinguished later that day by the refinery’s emergency response team, Equinor said in a release.

The operator confirmed […]

By |July 14th, 2022|Oil And Gas News|0 Comments

Chinese operator starts up new CATOFIN PDH unit

Shandong Ruize Chemical Technology Co. Ltd. has commissioned a new propane dehydrogenation unit (PDH) unit at its refining complex in Zibo City, Shandong Province, China.

Equipped with Lummus Technology LLC’s proprietary CATOFIN PDH technology for production of propylene, the new 300,000-tonnes/year unit comes as part of Shandon Ruize’s plan to transition the refinery into a petrochemical […]

By |July 5th, 2022|Oil And Gas News|0 Comments

ExxonMobil advances upgrading works at Singapore integrated complex

ExxonMobil Corp. is targeting startup of its multibillion-dollar upgrading project that will convert fuel oil and other bottom-of-the-barrel crude products into higher-value lube base stocks and distillates at subsidiary ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.’s Singapore integrated manufacturing complex in 2025.

The project will add 20,000 b/d of light, heavy, and extra-heavy Group II base stocks capacity, […]

By |July 1st, 2022|Oil And Gas News|0 Comments

Consortium confirms, details contract award for Petrobras’s Replan refinery

A consortium of Toyo Setal Empreendimentos Ltda. (TSE) and Toyo Engineering Corp. has confirmed and provided further details regarding its scope of delivery under its recently awarded contract to build a new diesel hydrotreater at Petróleo Brasileiro SA’s (Petrobras) 434,000-b/d Refinaria de Paulínia (Replan) refinery in Paulínia, São Paulo, Brazil.

Alongside providing engineering, procurement, and construction […]

By |June 17th, 2022|Oil And Gas News|0 Comments

CPChem, QatarEnergy let contract for Ras Laffan petrochemical complex

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LLC (CPChem)—a joint venture of Chevron Corp. and Phillips 66—and QatarEnergy are moving forward with a previously announced plan to jointly build and operate the proposed Ras Laffan petrochemical project (RLPP) in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar.

The joint venture awarded a lump-sum contract to Consolidated Contractors Co. (CCC) for delivery of […]

By |June 13th, 2022|Oil And Gas News|0 Comments

Chevron Phillips Chemical to double PAO capacity at Belgian plant

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LLC (CPChem) has approved a project to expand capacity of its petrochemical plant in Beringen, Belgium, in the country’s eastern province of Limburg.

Pending local approval of permits, the project will involve construction of a new unit that will double the Beringen plant’s production capacity of polyalphaolefins (PAO) to 120,000 tonnes/year upon […]

By |June 10th, 2022|Oil And Gas News|0 Comments

Slovnaft expanding petrochemical capacity at Bratislava integrated complex

MOL Group subsidiary Slovnaft AS has let a contract to Linde PLC subsidiary Linde Engineering to deliver services for an upgrade of an existing production unit that will increase polypropylene (PP) output at the operator’s 124,000-b/d integrated refining and petrochemical complex in Bratislava, Slovakia.

As part of the June 1 contract, Linde will provide all installation […]

By |June 7th, 2022|Oil And Gas News|0 Comments

Brazilian regulator approves Petrobras’s sale of REMAN refinery

The Brazilian government has approved Petróleo Brasileiro SA’s (Petrobras) previously proposed sale of its 46,000-b/d Isaac Sabbá refinery (REMAN)—including a storage terminal—in Manaus, Amazonas, to Atem’s Distribuidora de Petróleo SA (Atem) subsidiary Ream Participações SA.

Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) granted its approval for the planned sale of assets on May 13 in line […]

By |May 19th, 2022|Oil And Gas News|0 Comments