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Imperial Oil to Convert Nova Scotia Refinery to Terminal Operations
(Wednesday, June 19, 2013) An Imperial Oil spokesman said it was "too early" to say if any jobs would be lost.
Brazil's Petrobras, Sinopec to Study Refinery Joint Venture
(Wednesday, June 19, 2013) Petrobras said late Tuesday that it could team with China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. to build a much-needed refinery that would help reduce heavy imports of gasoline and diesel.
Tesoro to Divest Hawaii Refinery
(Tuesday, June 18, 2013) The buyer, Par Petroleum, plans to operate the assets as an integrated refining, logistics and retail system.
MDU: Greenfield Refinery Construction Well Underway
(Monday, June 17, 2013) MDU Resources announced Monday that construction of the Dakota Prairie Refinery project is on track with initial site grading substantially complete.
Canadian Regulator Waives Oil-Sands Enforcement Penalties
(Thursday, June 13, 2013) A recent report from Alberta's Energy Resources Conservation Board may complicate efforts to win U.S. approval for the Keystone XL pipeline.
KBR Wins Services Contract for Sasol Synfuels Project
(Thursday, June 13, 2013) KBR has been awarded a contract by Sasol for the provision of engineering, procurement and construction management services for the gaseous oxygen compressor at the Oxygen East Plant at the Sasol Synfuels Complex in Secunda, South Africa.
Qatar Exports First Shipment of GTL Jet Fuel
(Thursday, June 13, 2013) Qatar International Petroleum Marketing Company Limited (Tasweeq) and Pearl (Gas to Liquid) GTL announced Wednesday the first export cargo of GTL blended Jet Fuel from Ras Laffan, produced from the world's largest gas-to-liquids plant.
Rising Refinery Capacity Could Pressure Oil Supply, IEA Says
(Wednesday, June 12, 2013) A rapid increase in the amount of oil processed by refineries means crude oil supply could struggle to meet demand in the coming months, the IEA said Wednesday.
Enterprise-Western Gas JV to Own Mont Belvieu NGL Fractionation Trains
(Wednesday, June 12, 2013) Western Gas has acquired a 25-percent stake in NGL fractionation trains 7 and 8 that are currently under construction at Enterprise Products Partners' complex in Mont Belvieu, Texas.
Brazil's Petrobras Studies Refinery JV With S. Korea's GS Energy
(Tuesday, June 11, 2013) Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro said Monday it is studying a possible joint venture with South Korean energy company GS Energy Corp. to build a refinery in northeastern Brazil.
Official: Study for Tianjin Refinery Might Be Ready by Early 2014
(Tuesday, June 11, 2013) Russia and China plan to prepare the feasibility study for the construction of an oil refinery in Tianjin by the beginning of 2014, Russia's ambassador to China, Andrei Denisov said.
Phillips 66 Puts Ireland Refinery Up for Sale
(Monday, June 10, 2013) Phillips 66 has appointed Deutsche Bank to handle the sale of the strategic assets at Whitegate and Bantry, in West Cork, with a target to complete the sale by the end of the year.
Brazil's Petrobras Pushes Comperj Refinery Startup to August 2016
(Friday, June 07, 2013) Petrobras expects its Comperj refinery to start operations more than a year later than planned.
Canadian Petroleum Group Predicts Production Surge in Oil Sands
(Thursday, June 06, 2013) In the eyes of the energy sector, Fort McMurray, Alta., has never looked so promising.
BP: Indiana Refinery Modernization Project on Track for End-June Completion
(Thursday, June 06, 2013) BP PLC on Wednesday said the completion of the modernization project at its Whiting Refinery in Indiana remains on track for the end of June.
Idemitsu, Partners Approved Investment in Vietnam Refinery Project
(Wednesday, June 05, 2013) Idemitsu Kosan Co. and its partners have made a final investment decision on Vietnam's second oil refinery and secured $5 billion in project finance.
Technip Wins Iraq Refinery Contract
(Tuesday, June 04, 2013) Iraq's Ministry of Oil has awarded Technip a significant contract for project management consultancy services for the engineering, procurement and construction phase of the Karbala refinery.
EBRD Plans to Lend $150MM for Turkey Refinery Project
(Tuesday, June 04, 2013) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is planning to allocate a $150-million senior secured loan to the company STAR Rafineri A.S. to construct a greenfield refinery in Turkey, the bank reported on its website.
Singapore Govt to Track Carbon Emissions
(Monday, June 03, 2013) Singapore is embarking on an ambitious five-year plan to take stock of and monitor the entire island's carbon emissions.
Total CEO Sees More European Refineries Closing in Coming Years
(Monday, June 03, 2013) More European refineries, including some in France, are likely to shut down in the coming years, as refined-oil products consumption is falling in the region, Total SA Chairman and Chief Executive Christophe de Margerie said Sunday.