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

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...
27th November 2015

Operating equipment is usually designed for a 25 to 30 year service life; therefore structures are often designed with a corresponding service life.  International codes time and again fall short of...
AUMA's actuation solution
27th November 2015

The established supplier of modular, electric actuation technology supplied actuators for 28 lift plug valves to SchuF, an international industrial valve company. Commissioning is scheduled for the end of...
AUMA's actuation solution
27th November 2015

The established supplier of modular, electric actuation technology supplied actuators for 28 lift plug valves to SchuF, an international industrial valve company. Commissioning is scheduled for the end of...
Exovas 2,500 sq m facility in Padova
23rd November 2015

The 2,500 sq m facility has been developed in response to rising customer demand for specialist testing across the oil & gas, industrials and construction sectors.  As well as enabling the company...

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