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Name: Refinery
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 51 mins ago - 2 reports

LyondellBasell ends talks to sell Berre refinery

LyondellBasell ( LYB +1.3% ) ends talks to sell its Berre refinery in France, saying the bid failed to offer acceptable commercial terms and showed no guarantee of a restart for the refinery. Oil products trading company Sotragem reportedly made an ... [Published Seeking Alpha - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

Gunvor’s earnings rise by a quarter

Oil trader puts success down to expansion away from its Russian oil trading stronghold, different commodities, and investing in refineries and mines ... [Published Financial Times - UK Homepage - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Gunvor Group, Refinery
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Scottish GDP growth hampered by refinery strike in late 2013

LONDON (Reuters) - A strike at Scotland's only oil refinery contributed to a sharp slowdown in economic growth at the end of 2013 at a time when the rest of the British economy was booming, data ... ... [Published Big News Network - 1 hour ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Shell Martinez, Calif. Refinery reports normal maintenance

April 16 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc reported "normal maintenance" at its 156,400 barrel per day (bpd) refinery in Martinez, California, on Wednesday, according to a notice with the Contra Costa Health Services. (Reporting by Shruti Chaturvedi in ... [Published London South East - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 5 reports

Petrochemicals - Brazil - Pasadena refinery a bad deal for Petrobras - CEO

Petrobras CEO Maria das Graças Foster Tuesday refuted claims Brazil's state-run oil company paid up to 20 times over the market value for the Pasadena oil refinery in Texas.Award-winning and trusted the world over, Business News Americas is the only English ... [Published Business News Americas - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

Refineries tax credit could cost state $150 million

JUNEAU — A proposed tax credit to prop up Alaska’s ailing in-state refineries that Gov. Sean Parnell and Fairbanks-area lawmakers are pushing could cost the state up to $150 million over five years.It’s a move to rescue the state’s remaining three refineries ... [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 8 reports

War of words over refinery

Yabulu refinery. Source: News LimitedYabulu refinery. Source: News LimitedTHE flooding of tailings dams at Clive Palmer’s Yabulu nickel refinery means the plant could be shut down for weeks.While unions were assured no stand down of workers would occur, ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 3 reports

KNPC awards $12bn in contracts to upgrade refineries

Tuesday, April 15 - 2014 @ 09:04 Kuwait National Petroleum Co (KNPC) has announced the signing of contracts worth $12bn with three international consortia to upgrade two refineries and invited bids ... ... [Published Big News Network - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Refinery, Upgrading, Kuwait
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 4 reports

Thick Black Smoke Caused By Tulsa Refinery Training Fire

TULSA, Oklahoma - The thick black smoke over west Tulsa is the result of a training exercise at HollyFrontier Refinery. The training exercise was planned in advance and was not caused by any ... ... [Published Big News Network - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Tulsa, Refinery
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 5 reports

Brazil's Petrobras says bought Pasadena refinery to maximize returns

3:15pm BSTRIO DE JANEIRO, April 15 (Reuters) - Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA purchased a refinery in Pasadena, Texas, to maximize returns on heavy Brazilian oil in the U.S. Market, CEO Maria das Graças Foster told Brazil's Congress ... [Published Reuters UK - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Rosneft to Complete Saratov Maintenance Friday

Posted byRussia's top oil producer Rosneft said it expects to completemaintenance at its 120,000 barrels per day Saratov refinery onFriday after a fire.A fire broke out at the plant in Russia's Volga river region onMonday."Oil products delivery from Saratov ... [Published Maritime Global News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

KNPC awards $12bn in contracts to upgrade refineries

Kuwait National Petroleum Co (KNPC) has announced the signing of contracts worth $12bn with three international consortia to upgrade two refineries and invited bids to build a new multi-billion-dollar refinery, AFP has reported. The contracts were signed ... [Published AME Info - Apr 15 2014]


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