||Texas Firm to Roll Out Mobile LNG, CNG Conversion Tech
(Thursday, May 16, 2013) AmericaCNG will begin rolling out in September mobile plants that will allow producers to monetize their NGL and convert methane production to LNG or CNG.
||Brazil Petrobras: Order Could Halt Construction of Comperj Refinery
(Wednesday, May 15, 2013) Petrobras said late Tuesday that it had been notified of a court order suspending environmental licenses for its Comperj refinery project in Rio de Janeiro state.
||Pemex Official: New Pipeline to Triple Gas Imports from U.S.
(Thursday, May 16, 2013) The construction of a natural gas pipeline from southern Texas to central Mexico for state-owned oil company Pemex will allow gas imports from the U.S. to triple, to around 3 billion cubic feet per day by 2015, a Pemex official said Wednesday.
||Oxford Catalysts Group Accelerates Gas-To-Liquid Commercialization
(Wednesday, May 15, 2013) Oxford Catalysts Group plans to accelerate the commercial development of its scaleable modular GTL plants, which includes opening an office in Houston as a "shop front" for potential customers and hiring new staff, its CEO said Wednesday.
||Could Philadelphia Become 'Cushing East'?
(Friday, May 17, 2013) A crude-by-rail terminal under development near Philadelphia could become an East Coast oil trading hub.
||Oil-Price Discounts Will Persist Unless Oil-Sands Pipelines Are Built, IAE
(Wednesday, May 15, 2013) Failure to build needed oil sands pipelines--particularly Keystone XL--could result in persistent price discounts and slow expansion of the sector, even as North American production booms, the International Energy Agency warned Tuesday.
||Interfax: Gunvor Paid $158MM for Two Petroplus Refineries
(Thursday, May 16, 2013) Gunvor shelled out $158 million for two oil refineries with capacity of 10 million tonnes a year that were on the verge of bankruptcy from Swiss company Petroplus, according to a Gunvor prospectus that has been made available to Interfax.
||Sasol Awards Toyo FEED for La. LLDPE Project
(Thursday, May 16, 2013) Toyo Engineering was awarded a contract from Sasol North America, Inc. to provide FEED services for a 450,000 t/y LLDPE plant in Lake Charles, La.
||Venezuela Became Net Gasoline Importer in 2012
(Thursday, May 16, 2013) Venezuela in 2012 became a net importer of gasoline as a result of escalating problems at its refineries and increasing demand for fuel in its internal market.
||Putin: Russia Should Become Leader in Using Natural Gas-Based Motor Fuel
(Wednesday, May 15, 2013) Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for establishing privileges and preferences for individuals and organizations that switch over to natural gas-based motor fuel.