Refining

Aden refinery criticizes Yemen government crude sale to Glencore

Yemen sold 3 MMbbl of crude to Glencore in a move that drew criticism from the main refinery struggling to provide fuel for local power stations.

Turkish refiner Tüpraş using Honeywell UOP technology to boost diesel production

Turkey’s largest oil refiner is using Honeywell technology to boost diesel fuel production at its facility in Izmit, Turkey.

South Africa oil workers' strike could hit refineries

South African energy workers plan to strike indefinitely, a stoppage that will potentially hit oil refineries of companies including Shell, BP Chevron and Sasol.

Valero expects lower refinery utilization as margins tank

Valero Energy Corp. expects lower refinery utilization over the rest of the year as companies step up efforts to counter slumping refining margins caused by record supplies of gasoline and diesel products.

Bechtel to upgrade Texas refinery for ExxonMobil

Expansion of ultra-low sulfur product slate anticipated to be complete in 2018.

ExxonMobil to expand ultra-low sulfur fuels production at Beaumont refinery

ExxonMobil plans to increase production of ultra-low sulfur fuels at its Beaumont refinery by approximately 40 Mbpd.

Pemex says Cadereyta refinery partially restarted

Pemex’s Cadereyta refinery partially restarted operations Sunday, allowing it to resume production.

Refiner Valero's profit beats but margins stay under pressure

US refiner Valero Energy Corp. reported a quarterly profit that beat analysts' reduced estimates, even as the company's refining margin continued to be gutted by a spike in gasoline and distillate inventories.

Vietnam province scraps $20 B refinery project with Thai PTT

Vietnam's Binh Dinh province has scrapped a $20 billion refinery and petrochemicals plant with Thai oil company PTT because of project implementation delays.

CB&I awarded license and engineering design for alkylation technology in Indonesia

CB&I has been awarded the license and engineering design of a grassroots alkylation unit by PT Pertamina.