In its latest country review of energy policies, the International Energy Agency (IEA) praised France for setting in motion significant reforms towards more secure, affordable and sustainable energy supplies and the green growth of its economy.
With only two competing products on the global market, Haldor Topsøe’s HyOctane now gives refiners a wider range of options for their next catalyst replacement in their FCC gasoline post-treatment unit. The new catalyst series is industrially proven to provide ultra-low levels of sulfur, while keeping octane numbers high.
Technology, engineering and project management company Neste Jacobs was selected to optimize the recovery area of Borealis Borstar PE2 plant in Porvoo, Finland with Neste Jacobs' NAPCON Controller solution. The aim of optimization is to reduce energy consumption and production loss and enhance the plant operability.
MOSCOW (Reuters) -- Russia's Tuapse oil refinery, which is owned by Rosneft and suffered a fire on Wednesday, has resumed production in full, including vacuum gasoil output, a Rosneft representative told Reuters on Friday.
LONDON (Reuters) -- Oil prices are on track to end the week lower on lingering doubts over the extent of OPEC cuts, with sentiment worsened by concerns over the health of the Chinese economy after it reported the steepest falls in exports since 2009.
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands – LyondellBasell announced PRPC Polymers Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG), has selected the LyondellBasell Hostalen “Advanced Cascade Process” technology.
MUNICH – Clariant announced that it is providing total catalyst solutions for two major ammonia production plants in Indonesia, in cooperation with its licensing partner KBR. The new projects rely on KBR’s process technologies combined with a complete range of Clariant catalysts for the entire ammonia production process.
MOSCOW (Reuters) -- Russian oil major Rosneft has concluded a deal with a company linked to Qatar and commodities trader Glencore to supply up to 55 MMt of crude in total over a 5-year period, Rosneft said in a statement on Tuesday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) -- Russia's Tuapse oil refinery, owned by Rosneft, said it had caught fire on Wednesday and that the incident would not affect production plans.
(Reuters) -- Iraq, OPEC's second-largest oil producer, has given full supply allocations of Basra crude to three refiners in Asia and Europe for February, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Monday.