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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.

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.

A Proactive 4 Step Solution to Phosphate Ester Fluid Maintenance Challenges

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.

Lower Fars Heavy Oil Development Project

The Lower Fars heavy oil development project aims to extract heavy oil from the Lower Fars reservoir of the Ratqa oil field, which is located in the northern part of Kuwait.

August’s top news stories

Occidental Petroleum (Oxy) signed a purchase and sale agreement to divest some of its assets to Orion Mine Finance for $1.33bn and Pilipinas Shell Petroleum (PSPC) announced that it will permanently shut down its Tabangao Refinery in Batangas, the Philippines. Hydrocarbons-technology.com wraps up top news stories of August 2020.

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