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  1. JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Enhancing Refinery Profitability
    11/29/2017

    JXTG Nippon Oil and Energy has selected Aspen Technology Inc.’s aspenONE Petroleum Supply Chain software as its optimisation solution for economic and operational planning

  2. Challenges Remain For New Investments In Heavy Oil Processing In Western Canada Despite Significant Changes In Oil Markets, IHS Markit Study Says
    11/28/2017

    Despite market changes, including some to the benefit of heavy oil processing in recent years, challenges still remain for investing in new heavy oil processing capacity in North America, says a new study by business information provider IHS Markit

  3. Sonoro Confirms Presence Of Oil And Gas In Its LG-1 Up-Dip Well
    11/28/2017

    Sonoro Energy Ltd. (“Sonoro” or “the Company”) has cased its LG-1 Up-dip well in West Sulawesi, Indonesia with 4.5” casing and cemented it in place to a depth of 546 metres KB (below the “kelly bushing”), following conventional coring, logging and open-hole drill stem testing (“DST”). 

  4. Genesis Energy, L.P. Announces New Powder River Basin Acreage Dedications And Open Season For New Crude Oil Gathering Services In Campbell And Converse Counties, Wyoming
    11/27/2017

    Genesis Energy, L.P. (NYSE:GEL) announced recently it has launched a binding open season to secure long-term commitments to support a new gathering system (the “Gathering System”) to connect crude oil production to its existing Powder River basin pipeline (the “Powder River Basin Pipeline”)

  5. Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company To Expand Al-Zour Refinery With Honeywell Technology
    11/27/2017

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) will use a range of process technologies from Honeywell UOP, a leading licensor of refining and petrochemical process technology, for the expansion of its refining and petrochemical complex at Al-Zour, south of Kuwait City

  6. Grace Licenses UNIPOL® PP Process Technology To Sinochem Quanzhou Petrochemical Co., Ltd. In China
    11/27/2017

    W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA), the leading supplier of polyolefin catalyst technology and polypropylene (PP) process technology, has contracted to license its UNIPOL® PP Process Technology to Sinochem Quanzhou Petrochemical Co., Ltd. for a 1-million-ton-per-year ethylene cracker and refinery expansion project at its facility in Quanzhou, Fujian province, China

  7. Saudi Aramco And SABIC Sign Memorandum Of Understanding To Develop Innovative Crude Oil To Chemicals (COTC) Complex
    11/26/2017

    Saudi Aramco and SABIC have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop a fully integrated crude oil to chemicals (COTC) complex in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which governs the execution of the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) before a final investment decision is made

  8. Air Liquide Engineering & Construction Wins A New Contract For Engineering And Supply Of Biodiesel Plant
    11/24/2017

    The state-of-the-art biodiesel plant is planned to start operation in January 2019 and will produce 60 million gallons of biodiesel per year

  9. SwRI Wins Two 2017 R&D 100 Awards
    11/21/2017

    Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) took home two prestigious R&D 100 Awards from ceremonies held in Orlando, Florida, on Nov. 17 

  10. A New Catalyst For Oil And Gas Processing
    11/21/2017

    A team of scientists from the Research Institute of Chemistry (RIC) of RUDN University together with colleagues from major scientific centers created a new catalyst - a substance that activates oxidation processes in low-reactive components of oil and gas