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“CPF”

Definition CPF is the acronym of Central Processing Facility. Comments In the industry CPF may refers to any kind of manufacturing process as soon as it belongs to the core of the transformation of the facility. In the Oil and Gas industry, CPF belongs to the upstream activity to described the production unit performing the …

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BPCL and LG Chem sign MOU for Kochi refinery expansion

BPCL to invest $2.6 billion in Kochi Integrated Refinery Petrochemical project Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) is the second-largest public sector refinery in India. The Kochi refinery is located at Ambalmugal near the city of Kochi in Kerala. The Kochi refinery capacity is actually of 9.5 million t/y or 190,000 b/d. The actual portfolio of …

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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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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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Saudi Aramco to tender $1 billion Riyadh Refinery EPC contracts

Foster Wheeler and Sofcon completed the FEED Foster Wheeler and its local partner A. Al-Saihati, A. Fattani & O. Al-Othman Consulting Engineering Co., (SOFCON) have completed the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) for the Saudi Aramco Riyadh Refinery Clean Transportation Fuel project. In April 2011, Foster Wheeler’s Global Engineering and Construction Group and A. Al-Saihati, A. …

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Brownfield

Definition Brownfield refers to project of expansion or revamping or services on an existing facility By opposition greenfield is the common word to describe a new project. Comments In that respect a brownfield investment covers also the situation where a company or government entity purchases or leases existing production facilities to launch a new production activity. This is one …

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ENI increases acreage in Polish and Ukrainian shale gas

After Polish Baltic Basin ENI goes to Ukrainian Dniepr-Donetz and Lviv Basins In 2010, the Italian Major IOC Eni had acquired Minsk Energy Resources to become operator of three licences in the Polish Baltic Basin, a highly prospective shale gas play located in the north-east of Poland. In Poland ENI could deploy the expertise in shale …

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Chevron Phillips studies $6 billion Chemical plant in Basra

Iraq and Chevron Phillips signed a Letter of Intent Iraq and Chevron Phillips Chemical Corp, a joint venture of Chevron Corp and ConocoPhillips, signed a letter of intent to perform a project feasibility study of developing a petrochemical plant in the country. The company would examine building a new facility and upgrading an existing Iraq-owned petrochemicals …

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