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  1. Magellan Midstream And Navigator Energy Services Launch Open Season For Potential Cushing-To-Houston Crude Oil Pipeline

    Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) and Navigator Energy Services announced today the launch of an open season to jointly assess customer interest to transport various grades of light crude oil and condensate from Cushing, Oklahoma to Houston, Texas

  2. ExxonMobil Starts New Unit At Antwerp Refinery To Produce High-Value Transportation Fuels

    ExxonMobil said today that it has started operations of a new unit at its Antwerp refinery in Belgium to convert heavy, higher-sulfur residual oils into high-value transportation fuels such as marine gasoil and diesel

  3. TechnipFMC Signs A Major Contract With MIDOR For Their Refinery Expansion And Modernization In Egypt

    TechnipFMC has signed a major(1) Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract by Middle East Oil Refinery (MIDOR) for the modernization and expansion of their existing complex near Alexandria, Egypt

  4. Nissan Chemical America Corporation's nanoActiv® Enhanced Flowback Technology Increases Initial Oil And Gas Production

    Nissan Chemical America Corporation (NCA) introduces Enhanced Flowback Technology (EFT) to complement its existing line of nanoActiv® products. nanoActiv® EFT is a nanoparticle micellar dispersion, employing a synergistic combination of a soybean extract solvent, a blend of surfactants and NCA's proprietary, patent-pending surface-modified silicon dioxide nanoparticles

  5. Novel Material Could Make Plastic Manufacturing More Energy-Efficient

    An innovative filtering material may soon reduce the environmental cost of manufacturing plastic. Created by a team including scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the advance can extract the key ingredient in the most common form of plastic from a mixture of other chemicals—while consuming far less energy than usual.

  6. World Energy To Complete Conversion Of California Petroleum Refinery To Renewable Fuels

    World Energy, a global leader in low-carbon transportation fuels production, announced today a $350 million investment over the next two years to complete the conversion of its Paramount, California facility into one of the cleanest fuel refineries in the world

  7. Emerson Helps Refiner Safely And Successfully Deliver Megaproject

    Emerson has completed a $73M contract for automation systems and cloud engineering services, helping North West Redwater Partnership design, execute and complete its first-of-a-kind Sturgeon Refinery

  8. Feeling The Pinch: U.S. Midstream Capacity Constraints Put Chemical Producers Under Cost And Margin Pressure As Ethane Feedstock Demand Exceeds Supply Capability, IHS Markit Says

    A surge in production of associated and non-associated natural gas from U.S. shale gas and tight oil plays, combined with a wave of new petrochemical steam-crackers coming online, has created a major pinch-point for producers and purchasers of those ethane gas molecules due to a lack of adequate NGL fractionation capacity to separate/fractionate the mixed natural gas liquids (Y-grade) stream into purity products namely ethane, according to new market analysis by business information provider

  9. Alfa Laval Drives Customer Value Through New Technologies

    Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has become a part of the Honeywell Connected Plant partner ecosystem, contributing to a solution that optimizes the performance of plants and process equipment in the process industries, including refining and petrochemicals

  10. Intercontinental Exchange Announces Launch Of Permian WTI Crude Oil Futures Deliverable In Houston

    Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, announced the launch recently of physically delivered Permian WTI (Contract code: HOU) crude oil futures, deliverable in Houston, Texas