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Oman Oil Musandam gas-fired power plant reaches EPC stage

Oman Oil Musandam IPP to replace diesel powergen The wholly state-owned Oman Oil Company (Oman Oil or OOC) and its partner LG International Corporation  (LG) from South Korea made the final investment decision for their joint venture Musandam Power Company (MPC) independent power plant (IPP) to be built at Tibat-Wilayat Bukha in the Musandam Governorate …

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Petrobras invests in new hydrogen plant for clean fuels refinery

Toyo-Setal awarded ComperJ hydrogen facility EPC The national oil company (NOC), Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras), selected the joint venture Toyo-Setal Empreendimentos Ltda (Toyo-Setal) to design and build the new hydrogen facility for the integrated refinery and petrochemical Complexo Petroquimico do Rio de Janeiro, the so called ComperJ project. To be located at Itaborai, in the State of …

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Chevron to invest $500 million in Bibiyana gas expansion

Chevron to boost Bangladesh gas and NGL production Chevron Corporation (Chevron) is one of the largest foreign investors in Bangladesh, providing employment and supplying nearly 50% of the country’s natural gas consumption. Chevron produces natural gas from the Bibiyana, Jalalabad and Moulavi Bazar fields where Chevron Bangladesh holds a 98% working interests. Since 2001, Chevron operates the …

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Mild Hydrocracking

Definition Mild Hydrocracking or MHC is referring to the refining process designed to performs a partial hydrocracking only. In the mild hydrocracking only about 20-60% at ~ 50-85 bar of the feedstock crude oil is cracked. Comments The objective of the Mild Hydrocracking process is to convert 20-60% of the vacuum gas oil at 343°C  to …

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Qatar refuels $400 million into the Mostorod Refinery

The $3.6 billion ERC Refinery to move on again  The Mostorod Refinery project had been left on hold for more than one year because of the political context in Egypt while Egyptian Refining Company (Takrir) S.A.E. (ERC), a special purpose company established by Citadel Capital, has awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (ECP) contracts to a consortium of …

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Sasol to surf Downstream on the US Shale gas wave

$4 billion Louisiana Ethylene Cracker: On going Feasibility Study The South African energy and chemicals major Sasol’s board of directors has approved a feasibility study for a possible ethylene cracker and derivatives project at Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA. Sasol’s decision to move to a feasibility study on the USA project comes after the company completed a pre-feasibility study. …

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