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Indian Oil to add polypropylene unit at Paradip Refinery in India

IOC Paradip PP project received board approval The state-owned Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOC) company received the board approval for the construction of greenfield world class polypropylene (PP) production unit at the Paradip Refinery and Petrochemical complex currently in construction on the east coast of India. India counts not less than 22 refineries out of …

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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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Qatar Petroleum Ras Laffan Refinery phase 2 at last round negotiations

Technip completed FEED for Ras Laffan Refinery Expansion project Since Technip completed the  front end engineering and design (FEED) contract the Ras Laffan Refinery Expansion project is moving into its final bidding phase for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with only four companies still in the competition such as selected by Qatar Petroleum (QP) and its partners, ExxonMobil, Total, Cosmo Oil …

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Socar and Turcas work on financing $5 billion Aegean Refinery

STAR Refining plans one of largest projects in Turkey Through the joint venture STAR Refining Inc. established in January 2012, the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (Socar) and Turcas Petroleum AS (Turcas) are developing the $5 billion Aegean Refinery project on the western coast of Turkey on the Aegean Sea. The Socar Turcas Aegean …

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Qatar Petroleum set deadline to bid on Ras Laffan Refinery phase 2

QP to double and upgrade Ras Laffan Refinery Qatar Petroleum (QP) and its partners, ExxonMobil, Total, Cosmo Oil Company (Cosmo), Idemitsu Kosan Company (Idemitsu), Mitsui & Company (Mitsui) and Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni) are moving on the Ras Laffan Refinery expansion project, also called Ras Laffan Refinery phase 2. Decided in 2003 and commissioned in 2009 …

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Invista and LanzaTech to produce Butadiene from Carbon Monoxide

Bio-technologies to convert GHG into low carbon fuels The nylon world leader, Invista from Wishita, Kansas, USA, and the bio-technology specialist LanzaTech signed a joint development agreement to convert carbon monoxide waste into butadiene and other chemical feedstocks. The producer of “Lycra” and other famous “Coolmax” fibers, Invista is developing and producing high added value …

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Mixed cracker

Definition Mixed cracker refers to cracker in the refining process which can treat equally ethane or naphtha Comments The cracker is a master piece of the refining process to produce gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and all the building blocks of the petrochemical industry (ethylene, propylene, butadiene and all their respective derivatives) To feed this cracker, usually a …

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CNPC and ONGC sign MoU in Upstream and Downstream

China and India join forces in Exploration & Production Mr. Sudhir Vasudeva, Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) and Mr. Jiang Jiemin, Chairman of  China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC or PetroChina) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), on June 18, 2012 at New Delhi, India. This MoU signed between ONGC and …

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