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- Quarterly midstream capital raising review – Q2 2018
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- China Petrochemical and Total SA lead global ethylene capacity additions
- Lack of infrastructure delays first production from Alaska’s North Slope finds
- China and Nigeria drive global refinery capacity additions and capex
Laopec Oil Refinery, Vientiane
Laopec oil refinery, also referred to as Lao-China Dongyan petrochemical plant, is Laos’ first petroleum refinery being developed in three phases with an estimated investment of $2bn. It is located in the Saysettha Comprehensive Development Zone of Vientiane, the capital city of Laos.
Cabinda Oil Refinery, Malembo Plain
Cabinda oil refinery is being constructed on the Malembo plain, Cabinda province in Angola. It will have an installed capacity of 60,000 barrels of crude oil a day.
Ghawar Oil Field
The Ghawar oilfield, located about 100km southwest of Dhahran in the Al Hasa Province of Saudi Arabia, is the world’s biggest conventional oil field both by oil reserves and production.
Valero Energy closes units at McKee Refinery for planned work
US-based independent refiner Valero Energy has temporarily closed some units at its 200,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) McKee Refinery in Texas, US, for planned work.
Explosion at South African crude oil refinery injures seven people
An explosion and resulting fire in a crude oil refinery in South Africa have injured seven people.
Petron Bataan Refinery (PBR) Expansion, Philippines
Petron Bataan Refinery (PBR) is the largest refinery in the Philippines. It is located within the Limay municipality of Bataan province. It processes crude oil to produce a full range of petroleum products.
Aramco awards contracts for oil and gas brownfield projects
Saudi Aramco has signed long-term agreements (LTAs) with eight companies for its oil and gas brownfield projects.
Ras Tanura Refinery Expansion
Ras Tanura is the oldest refinery on the Persian Gulf coast, located near the industrial port city Jubail in Saudi Arabia. It is owned and operated by the state-owned oil company, Saudi Aramco.
TMR™ N2: Water Removal System for Atmospheric Breathing Lubricant Reservoirs
TMR™ N2 systems produce ≥97% N2 gas that is extremely dry (-67.8°C/-90°F dew point and <0.01% relative humidity) using a small amount of standard compressed air at ambient conditions (24˚C/75˚F).
Stop Varnish Before It Starts
Oxidation begins the very first day a lubricant is put into service. The oxidation process creates a dissolved breakdown product, or varnish precursor, that will accumulate in the oil over time until it becomes saturated. Once a saturation point is achieved, these varnish precursors physically convert from the dissolved form into solid deposits.
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