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Repsol-Sinopec compare concepts to develop Brazil Campos pre-salt

Giant Pao de Acucar in Block BM-C-33 reaches FEED The giant discovery Pao de Acucar and its adjacent fields, Seat and Gavea, are reaching the front end engineering and design (FEED) stage to develop the prolific Block BM-C-33 pre-salt in the ultra deep water of the Campos Basin offshore Macae, in the State of Rio de …

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Oman $1.5 billion Sohar Refinery expansion near EPC stage

ORPIC evaluates bids on Sohar Refinery Expansion In April the Oman Oil Refineries  & Petroleum Industries Company (ORPIC) had qualified eight engineering companies to receive the Call for Tender of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the Sohar Refinery Expansion project. ORPIC is a national oil company (NOC), wholly owned owned by the Oman …

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Clean Fuels

Definition Clean fuels appeared in the 1990s to refers to energies to be used in transportation applications as a substitute of the conventional diesel and gasoline. Since then the wording Clean Fuel has been adopted by refiners to designate the new diesel and gasoline developed to improve efficiency and reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and …

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Petoro AS

Definition Petoro AS is a Norway State wholly-owned company in charge of the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) oil and gas assets management  Comments Petoro AS (Petoro) is the licensee of the Norwegian State’s Direct Financial Interests (SDFI) representing the assets of the NCS, while Norway as a State is the owner of these assets. Petoro …

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“LPG”

Definition LPG is the acronym of Liquefied Petroleum Gases. LPG are the light hydrocarbons fraction of the paraffin series, derived from refinery processes, crude oil stabilisation plants and natural gas processing plants comprising propane, butane and butylenes or a combination of them. LPG may be also called liquefied refinery gases. LPG have no natural odor Comments As light …

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Ineos Technologies for Rosneft’s VNHK Nakhodka project

Vostochnaya Neftechemicheskaya moves on Nakhodka petrochemical complex project ZAO Vostochnaya Neftechemicheskaya (VNHK) is fully owned  OJSC NK ROSNEFT (Rosneft) company created in 2011 to develop a petrochemical complex in Primorsky region, near Pervostroiteley settlement of Nakhodkinsky urban district. Nakhodka is located in the Vladivostok region, in the East of the Russian Federation.  Rosneft’s VNHK is planning …

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Pyrotol

Definition Pyrotol is a trademark owned by CB&I Lummus from The Netherlands to designate a chromium – alumina catalyst used in the petrochemical industry. Comments The Pyrotol process converts hydrocarbons C6 to C9 fraction of pyrolysis liquids obtained as a by-product of the ethylene production. This process requests consistent hydro-cracking of non-aromatics, but a limited amount of …

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