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

30th September 2019

Maersk Supply Service will be using the Cloud Crewing module of the web-based system for vessels and shore-bases to manage their crews and handle all crew-related tasks.  One highlight is the...
26th September 2019

PDH 2 will have the capacity to consume up to 35,000 barrels per day (“BPD”) of propane and produce up to 1.65 billion pounds per year of polymer grade propylene (“PGP”). PDH 2 will...
Mossmoran plant
17th September 2019

“These planned investments demonstrate our commitment to long-term reliable operations at the site,” said Jacob McAlister, plant manager at the Fife ethylene plant. “While already one of...
AI in oil & gas
5th September 2019

The Intelligent Data Quality Improver (IDQI) project is an initiative involving the University of Aberdeen and co-funders the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), software R&D company HyperDAP Ltd,...
LNG cargo ship
5th September 2019

Feed gas was introduced into Freeport LNG Train 1 on July 22 and this announcement (Sep 4th) of first cargo is a precursor to completion of Train 1."We continue to make great strides on the...
Nigeria to drive global refinery CDU industry
29th August 2019

The GlobalData report, ‘H2 2019 Global Capacity and Capital Expenditure Outlook for Refineries – Nigeria Leads Global Refinery CDU Capacity Additions’, reveals that Nigeria is expected to...
Reliance and BP to create major world-class fuels partnership for India's fast-growing market
8th August 2019

Building on Reliance's existing Indian fuel retailing network and an aviation fuel business, the partners expect the venture to expand rapidly to help meet the country's fast-growing demand for...
ADNOC acquires stake in VTTI
8th August 2019

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) today announced a strategic investment in global storage terminal owner and operator VTTI BV (VTTI). As part of this agreement, ADNOC will acquire a 10% equity...
Al-Zour refinery
29th July 2019

Honeywell have announced that Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) has awarded reconfiguration of refining and petrochemicals sections of its Al-Zour refinery to Honeywell UOP. The newly...
KBC to boost triple bottom line performance of Middle East oil refineries
21st July 2019

To combat imminent global economic headwinds, KBC (A Yokogawa Company) announces it has been awarded Profit Improvement Programs (PIP) for three oil refineries in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region....

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