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

A CNG In A Box unit in America
18th September 2013

GE Oil and Gas announced Wednesday it has signed a MOU with China’s Endurance Industry for the Chinese company to purchase 260 of GE’s CNG In A Box systems in the next three years to help increase local...
A Chinese oil refinery
9th September 2013

The launch of PetroChina’s Sichuan refinery will take place in October, Reuters quoted company officials as saying, following several delays since December of last year.   Located in the Sichuan...
Future of gas sector discussed at Gastech
4th September 2013

The role of gas in meeting energy demand growth for the next 25 years will be a hot topic at Gastech 2014, as future demand for the blue fuel is expected to grow around the world, especially in Asia....
3rd September 2013

Reliance Industries (RIL) have asked the Indian government to give a green light to five key pending oil and gas projects worth a combined total of USD 7.5bn, The Economic Times reported on Monday....
Statoil turns to US expertise to assess refinery upgrade
3rd September 2013

Statoil has selected US-based engineering, construction and project management contractor Foster Wheeler to undertake a feasibility study for the upgrade of its Mongstad Refinery in Norway, the US company...
Military forces in Iraq
30th August 2013

With growing word from the US about a possible response to alleged actions by the Syrian government, attention has turned to the effect that this will have on the oil industry.   The concern is less...
29th August 2013

The Indian government is mulling over the possibility of resuming oil imports from Iran in a bid to help cut its current oil import deficit.   The government has been told by the prime minister to...
Rosneft and ExxonMobil select contractors for Sakhalin LNG project
29th August 2013

Energy majors Rosneft and ExxonMobil have officially started selecting contractors for their joint LNG project proposed in the Sakhalin Island in the Russian Far East, which may see several advancements...
28th August 2013

A Saudi based oil giant may expand towards the Asian market with a 30 per cent stake in an Indian petrochemicals project. Saudi Aramco is looking to expand into the Indian oil and gas sector by investing...
UK company’s position monitors now suitable for hazardous areas
28th August 2013

The 007-100 and 007-120 Exd or Exia IIC position monitors from UK-based K Controls are now ATEX, IECEx and INMETRO certified for use in gas Zones 1 and 2 and dust Zones 21 and 22.   The 007-100 is a...

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