Naphtha

Japan's Mitsubishi buys Iran naphtha cargo

TOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) -- Japan's Mitsubishi Corp bought a naphtha cargo from Iran last month, the Asian country's first such purchase from Iran since October 2016, sources familiar with the matter said.

Bangladesh Petroleum to sell discounted naphtha to Vitol

DHAKA (Reuters) -- Bangladesh Petroleum Corp (BPC) will sell 170,000 barrels of naphtha to oil trading giant Vitol at a discount of 17 cents to Singapore quotes, up from the last sale.

S. Korea's S-Oil to sell $1B diesel, naphtha, jet fuel to Saudi Aramco

SEOUL, Jan 5 (Reuters) - South Korea's S-Oil, the country's third-largest refiner, has signed a deal to sell a combined $1 billion of diesel, naphtha and jet fuel this year to Saudi Aramco, its biggest shareholder.

Honeywell’s Connected Performance Services to help PetroVietnam improve refinery efficiency

A subsidiary of PetroVietnam will use Honeywell’s new IIoT-based Connected Performance Services offering to improve the performance of its manufacturing operations in Quang Ngai City, Vietnam.

Chinese refiner to use Honeywell UOP technology to meet growing fuel demand

China’s Dongying Qirun Chemical Co. will license Honeywell UOP’s Unicracking technology for the production of diesel and naphtha at its refinery in China’s Shandong Province to meet growing domestic demand for transportation fuels.

Oil tanker carrying naphtha explodes at southern China port

An oil tanker carrying 3,400 tons of naphtha exploded during discharge at a southern Chinese port.

Japan's JX shuts Kashima condensate splitter, reformer after fire

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 to invest $260 MM at Daesan for ethylene by 2019

LG Chem will spend $257 MM to add ethylene production to its Daesan naphtha plant by 2019.

Chevron plans to start Gorgon condensate sales

Chevron Corp. could this month start selling condensate produced at the Australian Gorgon gas field.

Asia refining margins tumble on crude price spike

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.