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

Foster Wheeler receives delayed coker contract for refinery in Argentina
19th November 2013

Foster Wheeler, a global engineering and construction company, on Monday announced it has received a contract to provide engineering and procurement services for a new delayed coking unit at a refinery in...
Hyundai Engineering & Construction to build refinery plant in Venezuela
19th November 2013

South Korea's Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co Ltd has been awarded a USD 1.41bn contract to build a refinery plant and a highway for state-owned oil company PDVSA Petroleo S.A. in Venezuela,...
AEG Power Solutions awarded global framework agreement with BP
18th November 2013

AEG Power Solutions has been awarded a five year global framework agreement with BP to supply IEC compliant AC & DC UPS systems for the oil major's global projects organisation, the company...
Oil refinery complex
12th November 2013

Essar Oil UK has teamed up with industrial oil refining company Hydrodec to initiate re-refining operations at the Stanlow refinery complex in Cheshire, UK. According to the agreement, both companies...
LIMS enables the world’s largest integrated oil and gas project
7th November 2013

There is no better example of managing complexity with data than Sakhalin II, the world’s largest integrated oil and gas project. Located in the harsh subarctic environment of Sakhalin Island in the...
Maximising refinery efficiency with Shell and Total
7th November 2013

As economic growth and, consequently, energy needs increase, so does the pressure to boost refining margins to feed an ever expanding global oil and gas market. As a result, existing technology must undergo...
US company supplies 92 pumps for Repsol refinery expansion
9th October 2013

Ruhrpumpen has provided 92 pumps to Repsol, the supplier announced on Monday, as part of a USD 4.4bn project for the expansion of the Cartagena Industrial Refinery in Spain aimed at increasing distillation...
The Kaliningrad UGS facility
25th September 2013

Russian oil giant Gazprom announced on Monday that it has commissioned a new underground gas storage (UGS) facility in the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad.   The facility already includes two gas...
A Russian Tatneft Oil Well
23rd September 2013

Russian oil firm JSC Tatneft announced on Wednesday that the total incremental crude oil production from its wells has gone over 6 million tonnes, with the company emphasising its use of duel completion and...
Foster Wheeler signs agreement for Russian hydroprocessing project
19th September 2013

The subsidiary of a global engineering and construction contractor on Wednesday announced it will provide management services for the construction phase of a hydroprocessing project at a refinery in Russia’...