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Downstream news for the oil and gas industry providing global coverage of refining, processing and other downstream sector developments

Bioproduct mill being built in Äänekoski, Finland.
29th October 2015

The assignment covers the total delivery of a tall oil plant, consisting of the design, procurement and delivery of main and auxiliary equipment. The approximately two-year project has started in October...
Roxar corrosion monitoring system for refineries
27th October 2015

Emerson Process Management has launched an innovative new corrosion monitoring system for refineries. The Roxar Corrosion Monitoring system, consisting of wireless-based probes, will provide refineries with...
ProSafe(R)-RS safety instrumented system (SIS
26th October 2015

Yokogawa Electric Corporation has announced it will be releasing an enhanced version of the ProSafe(R)-RS safety instrumented system (SIS) on November 27. This new version, R4.01, features an exciting...
Richard Palmer, regional manager for Australia, New Zealand and Papa New Guinea, DNV GL, Oil & Gas
21st October 2015

The contract marks INPEX’s commitment to continue working with DNV GL as it prepares to transition from the project execution phase to the operational phase of the mega project. DNV GL has provided vendor...
Markus Hook Refinery
21st October 2015

Several factors – including the phenomenal, enduring growth in natural gas liquids (NGLs) production from the U.S. shale plays and significant pipeline capacity additions – have combined to make...
19th October 2015

The AXIOM II is the first universal VSD that is ideally suited for operating ESP induction motors (IM), permanent magnet motors (PMM) and high speed PMM. The AXIOM II provides high electrical efficiency...
Morgan Advanced Materials’ thrust washers
19th October 2015

Morgan Advanced Materials’ seals and bearings business announces the availability of industry-leading thrust washers that resist corrosion and wear, improving the reliability of rotating equipment used in...
Bharat Petroleum Corporation
14th October 2015

Under the terms of the contract, Yokogawa India will deliver Terminal Logistics Suite VP(TM) terminal automation systems (TAS) and ProSafe(R)-RS safety instrumented systems to 11 BPCL truck loading...
Libra oil field
13th October 2015

The new well has revealed the presence of hydrocarbons in a low-porosity reservoir, providing important information for the ongoing appraisal campaign over this extensive area. It is the fourth well drilled...
Petrobras wholly-owned subsidiary, Petrobras Distribuidora (BR)
13th October 2015

This decision will be on the agenda for the next meeting of the Board of Directors. The idea of finding a strategic partner as a possible solution for BR was discussed in an earlier press release (July 1,...


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