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Total to convert Grandpuits crude oil refinery into zero-crude platform

Total to convert Grandpuits crude oil refinery into zero-crude platform

French oil and gas giant Total said that it will invest over €500 million for modifying its Grandpuits crude oil refinery in Seine-et-Marne, France to producing biofuels and bioplastics. The new zero-crude platform of Total will concentrate on four new industrial activities. These include renewable diesel mainly for the use in the aviation industry, production […]

Kollsnes gas processing plant : Equinor awards EPCI contract for MEG Upgrade project to Wood

Kollsnes gas processing plant : Equinor awards EPCI contract for MEG Upgrade project to Wood

Equinor said that it has given a NOK400 million worth ($42 million) engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) contract to Wood for the MEG Upgrade project at the Kollsnes gas processing plant in Norway, on behalf of the operator Gassco. As per the EPCI contract, Wood will upgrade the mono-ethylene glycol (MEG) regeneration handling capacity […]

Neste sells stake in Nynas to Bitumina Industries

Neste sells stake in Nynas to Bitumina Industries

Finnish oil refining company Neste has divested its stake of 49.99% in Nynas to Bitumina Industries for an undisclosed price. Nynas is a Sweden-based manufacturer and marketer of naphthenic specialty oils and bitumen products. The company has four refineries located across Harburg in Germany, Nynäshamn and Gothenburg in Sweden, and Eastham in the UK. Eastham […]

Braskem begins commercial production at polypropylene plant in La Porte

Braskem begins commercial production at polypropylene plant in La Porte

Brazilian polyolefins producer Braskem said that it has started commercial production at its new $750 million polypropylene plant in La Porte, Texas, which is capable of producing 450 kilotons (kt) or a billion pounds per year. Braskem said that the new polypropylene production line is capable of producing the entire polypropylene portfolio, which includes a […]

Graham Corporation bags orders for three oil refining projects in Asia

Graham Corporation bags orders for three oil refining projects in Asia

Graham Corporation, a US-based equipment supplier for the oil refining, petrochemical, and defense industries, has won $11 million in orders for three oil refining projects across Asia. A couple of the projects are in Southeast Asia while the largest project is the first large order bagged in India by the company and is with an […]

Jemena’s Western Sydney Green Gas Project approved by NSW govt

Jemena’s Western Sydney Green Gas Project approved by NSW govt

The New South Wales (NSW) government in Australia has approved the AUD 15 million Western Sydney Green Gas Project (WSGG project) proposed by Jemena, which is set to serve as the largest hydrogen demonstration project in Australia. Jemena said that the Western Sydney Green Gas Project will make use of solar and wind power to […]

Phillips 66 Rodeo Renewed project to reconfigure Rodeo refinery to produce renewed fuels

Phillips 66 Rodeo Renewed project to reconfigure Rodeo refinery to produce renewed fuels

US diversified energy company Phillips 66 revealed plans to reconfigure its San Francisco Refinery in Rodeo, California, for producing renewable fuels under the Phillips 66 Rodeo Renewed project. The refinery will stop producing fuels from crude oil and will make fuels from used cooking oil, greases, fats, and soybean oils. The Phillips 66 Rodeo Renewed […]

Chesapeake Utilities completes acquisition natural gas supplier Elkton Gas

Chesapeake Utilities completes acquisition natural gas supplier Elkton Gas

Chesapeake Utilities, a US natural gas distribution and transmission company, has wrapped up its previously announced acquisition of Elkton Gas from energy services holding company South Jersey Industries for an undisclosed price. The deal, which was announced in December 2019, has been completed following the fulfillment of all closing conditions. Founded in 1863, Elkton Gas […]

Paradip Refinery : IndianOil to move ahead with $1.8bn PX/PTA project

Paradip Refinery : IndianOil to move ahead with $1.8bn PX/PTA project

The Indian Oil Corporation (IndianOil or IOCL) said that its board has approved the INR 138.05 billion ($1.8 billion) integrated Para-Xylene (PX) and Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) complex project (PX/PTA project) at its Paradip Refinery in Odisha, India. The Indian government-owned petroleum refining company said that the PX-PTA complex will be integrated with the Paradip […]

HSB Solomon acquires EnSys’ assets to boost advisory and benchmarking services

HSB Solomon acquires EnSys’ assets to boost advisory and benchmarking services

HSB Solomon Associates, a performance improvement company for the energy industry, has acquired energy software, data, and consulting company EnSys Energy’s World Oil Refining Logistics and Demand Model and databases for an undisclosed price. The Texas-based performance improvement company also purchased EnSys’ North American Logistics Review and Crude Flows Services. The company said that it […]

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