Gas Processing/LNG

ADIPEC '17: Execs discuss the changing world of LNG

Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

ABU DHABI—On the opening day of ADIPEC, executives from the LNG sector gathered for a heavy-hitting "C-Suite Dialogues" afternoon panel discussion to answer the question: "What is the future for natural gas and LNG in a low-carbon, low-cost landscape?"

Shell sells out of Woodside Petroleum for $2.7 B

LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) — Royal Dutch Shell on Monday sold its entire stake in Australia's largest independent oil and gas company Woodside Petroleum Ltd for $2.7 B as it pushes ahead with its vast disposal program.

China Energy Investment signs MOU for $83.7 B in West Virginia projects

BEIJING (Reuters) — China Energy Investment Corp, the world's largest power company by asset value, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to invest $83.7 B in shale gas, power and chemical projects in West Virginia, the US state said on Thursday.

Business Trends: Preparing for a sea change in global refining

Follette, C., Ruiz-Cabrero, J., Boston Consulting Group

The global oil refining industry has been buffeted by many events in recent years.

Case histories of amine plant equipment corrosion problems–Part 1

Daughtry, J., Teletzke, E., INEOS Oxide GAS/ SPEC Technology Group

Lost production from corrosion costs the oil and gas industry more than $1 B/yr.1

Optimize operating parameters for C3 splitters to accommodate feed changes

Sami, M., Contributing Writer

In the oil and gas sector, fractionation is a vital part of every plant.

Optimizing the dehydration process with advanced process simulation

Dyment, J., Aspen Technology

In the operation of natural gas pipelines, a blockage or leak can cause expensive production losses, damage equipment and pose safety hazards.

China refineries run at record Sept pace

BEIJING (Reuters) — China's oil refineries increased their run rates by 12.7% to a record for September, data showed on Thursday, after a major new state-run refinery launched operations and independent plants came back on stream after maintenance.

China Sept crude oil, gas imports jump ahead of winter fuel demand

BEIJING (Reuters) — China’s September crude oil imports climbed to the second highest level on record, while natural gas imports rose nearly 5%, official customs data showed on Friday, as the world’s top energy consumer shored up fuel supplies for winter.

IEA lifts 5-yr renewables forecast after record 2016

LONDON (Reuters) — The International Energy Agency (IEA) raised its forecasts on Wednesday for renewable energy over the next 5 yr following a record 2016, adding that renewables growth is squeezing natural gas and coal.