You are here

Downstream News

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

Indian oil giants to source LNG from Russia
9th August 2012

A consortium of Indian energy majors is looking to source LNG from several terminals, including from Russia, as part of moves to satiate India’s growing energy appetite, it emerged this week.ONGC Videsh...
8th August 2012

The Ukraine has pledged multi billion dollar investments in Chinese coal gasification technology and expertise as part of plan to diminish its dependence on Russian gas, prime minister Mykola Azarov...
Western conversion tech to boost Chinese oil sector
3rd August 2012

An Australian oil and gas firm will provide an energy conversion power plant to Chinese energy giant Sinopec it emerged on Thursday. The infrastructure will convert waste heat into electricity and may help...
India’s power shortages underscore fuel needs
2nd August 2012

India’s burgeoning energy demand is once again in the spotlight, as the country struggles to offset shortfalls due to this week’s nationwide power cut.Asia’s third largest oil importer, India was mired by...
16th July 2012

Russian oil producer, TNK-BP, has upgraded its Ryazan refinery to produce gasoline that meets Euro-5 environmental standards.The plant, which is half-owned by BP, is set to produce 104,000 metric tons...
16th July 2012

The Gujarat government and several Indian companies are looking to invest in an export LNG terminal in Canada for importing gas from the country, according to reports.“The State Government and Indian...
China competes with offshore-rig champions South Korea
13th July 2012

China is emerging as a strong competitor in the offshore-rig sector as local firms weigh in on an exploration sector conventionally dominated by Singapore and South Korea.Reports show Chinese yards secured...
12th July 2012

A Brazilian oil firm and state university have joined forces to open Latin America’s first biofuels research facility. Petrobras and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) have inaugurated the...
The refinery will have one of the largest ethylene crackers in the world
6th July 2012

A large private Indian company has awarded a French firm with a contract for one of the largest ethylene crackers in the world. Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has chosen Technip to supply and implement...
The landfill gas will be upgraded to produce a renewable fuel
6th July 2012

A Chinese engineering firm has made a second purchase order for a BGX kinetic landfill gas separation system from Canadian gas solutions specialists. Xebec Adsorption Inc, based in Quebec is to install the...

Pages