An oil tanker carrying 3,400 tons of naphtha exploded during discharge at a southern Chinese port.
JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp. shut its 63-Mbpd condensate splitter and the 21-Mbpd No. 3 reformer at its Kashima refinery in eastern Japan after a fire at the reformer.
LG Chem will spend $257 MM to add ethylene production to its Daesan naphtha plant by 2019.
Chevron Corp. could this month start selling condensate produced at the Australian Gorgon gas field.
Asian refining margins have tumbled to their lowest in nearly six weeks after touching a seven-month high in September, hit by a spike in crude prices following OPEC's decision to curb output.
Many diesel fuel additive companies in North America supply different additive products formulated for diesel-powered equipment.
Qatargas will start operations at its new Ras Laffan 2 condensate splitter by the end of October, doubling the Gulf state's capacity to process condensate.
US shale gas may displace a growing portion of the world's expanding energy demand, cutting into the need for oil products from refineries.
Technip will serve as the main EPC contractor for Emirates National Oil Co.’s $1 B expansion of its Jebel Ali refinery.
Chinese conglomerate Zhejiang Rongsheng Holding Group plans to double capacity of a joint venture refining project to 800 Mbpd in 2020.