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

4th April 2012

Independent inspection company, SGS has secured a contract by Jaraguá Equipamentos in Brazil to offer third party testing services for the construction of a new refinery, RENEST, in the northeast of the...
4th April 2012

Hamworthy Oil & Gas Systems has won a contract to supply its LNG regasification technology for the third Norwegian Höegh LNG floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) under construction at Hyundai...
3rd April 2012

India has rejected the price sought by Qatar for supplying an additional 5m tonnes a year of LNG in ships, saying it is too high for domestic consumers.Qatar sought at least 14.5% of the prevailing price of...
3rd April 2012

Brazilian oil giant, Petrobras, has commissioned Swedish energy company Skanska to help increase the capacity of a natural gas treatment and compression terminal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.The Engineering,...
30th March 2012

Essar Oil today has completed a USD 18bn expansion of its Gujarat-based refinery which should boost crude capacity to 80 per cent and increase the company’s turnover by a third. Almost half of the fuel will...
27th March 2012

The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has secured financial backing for an integrated liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Chennai, India.Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO) agreed to loan...
21st March 2012

Indian energy group, Essar Oil Ltd has commissioned two major processing units capable of producing higher quality products from heavier and tougher crudes at its refinery in the Indian state of Gujarat.A...
19th March 2012

China's natural gas imports surged two-thirds year-on-year to 3.6 billion cubic meters in January pushing up the country’s share of natural gas consumption, the country's top economic planner said.High...
16th March 2012

North American energy services company, Ferus Inc. has put into service the first LNG powered heavy-duty tractor in the province of Alberta, it announced on 15 March.The unit will operate exclusively in the...
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15th March 2012

Independent energy company, Noble Energy Inc and partners in the Tamar field have signed a sales agreement to sell natural gas from the Tamar field, off the shores of Israel, to Israel Electric...

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