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

Duplex Plug & Play
15th February 2017

The market opportunity is global with over 150 refineries in North America, over 125 in Europe and close to 200 in Asia. Each refinery contains multiple heaters with multiple burners, and addressable global...
Petrochemical complex in Zhoushan, Zhejiang Province.
14th February 2017

Zhejiang Petrochemical (ZPC) will use a range of process technology from Honeywell UOP for a new integrated refining and petrochemical complex in Zhoushan, Zhejiang Province.Honeywell UOP will supply a wide...
Russian Fuel Market 2017
21st January 2017

The Event Focus in 2017: Oil Products Market at a Time of Macroeconomic Instability – Stagnation, Decline or Time of Opportunity?Forum is supported by the St. Petersburg International...
Auto Slice &View three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction software
16th June 2016

The software works with all of FEI’s current DualBeam focused ion beam (FIB)/scanning electron microscope (SEM) platforms to enable 3D structure and composition of samples at the nanometer scale....
Shell petrochemical complex in China
15th January 2016

Under the HOA, subject to final agreements and regulatory approvals, Shell is expected to join an ongoing CNOOC project to develop additional chemicals facilities next to the JV’s existing Nanhai...
Greene’s Energy Group's Closed Loop Separator
11th January 2016

This third generation system increases safety by preventing the release of gas on location during well completion and intervention operations. Gas separation is optimized significantly with the addition of...
TogliattiAzot’s production site in Tolyatti, Russia
11th December 2015

Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has announced it has upgraded the controls and safety system at TogliattiAzot’s production site in Tolyatti, Russia. The project was a part of a framework agreement...
Permian Basin
29th November 2015

An analysis of oil and gas company plays in the Northern Midland Basin - a sub-basin of the prolific Permian basin - indicates that few of the basin’s corporate sub-plays are currently economically...
ClydeUnion Pumps CUP-BB5
29th November 2015

2007 saw the formation of Clyde Pumps through the acquisition of Weir Pumps. A further merger with Union Pumps formed the ClydeUnion Pumps business, which was acquired by SPX in 2011. This rich heritage is...
BG Group starts commercial operations from QCLNG Train 2 in Australia
27th November 2015

BG Group now has full control of both LNG trains and associated facilities at QCLNG. By mid-2016 the integrated project is expected to reach plateau production, producing enough LNG to load around ten...