Refining

Fire breaks out at Eni's Sannazzaro refinery

ROME/MILAN (Reuters) -- A fire broke out at Eni's Sannazzaro De' Burgundi oil refinery in northern Italy on Thursday afternoon, the oil major said, adding there were no reported injuries.

CB&I announces award for delayed coker unit

THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- CB&I today announced it has been awarded a contract by Naftna Industrija Srbije (NIS) for the engineering, procurement and construction management of a delayed coker unit in Pancevo, Serbia.

Japan's Idemitsu JV plans to expand LPG use at naphtha cracker

TOKYO (Reuters) -- Japan's Idemitsu Kosan said on Tuesday its JV with Mitsui Chemicals would conduct work to expand the processing of propane at Idemitsu's naphtha cracker to take advantage of cheap liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) prices.

Japan's Idemitsu to delay Showa Shell stake purchase from Shell

Japanese oil refiner Idemitsu Kosan will again delay its planned purchase of Showa Shell Sekiyu shares from Royal Dutch Shell because a review by the Japan Fair Trade Commission is still under way.

Aramco JV to shut ethane cracker for 21 days

Saudi Arabia's Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. will shut its ethane cracker for 21 days effective from November 14 for maintenance.

Shell opens advanced bitumen solutions center in China

Shell Bitumen officially opened its new Shell Bitumen China Solutions Centre, located within the Hongyi Technology Industrial Area, Songjiang District in Shanghai. It replaces Shell Bitumen’s solutions center in Beijing, China.

Shell Indonesia producing marine lubricants, increasing production

Shell’s newest lubricant oil blending plant, located in Marunda Centre, near Jakarta, Indonesia, has more than doubled its production slate and is now producing 99 different products.

Hellenic Petroleum plans Elefsina refinery turnaround in 2Q of 2017

Hellenic Petroleum plans maintenance work at its 100 Mbpd Elefsina refinery in 2Q next year.

Rockwell Automations analytics solutions scale from device through enterprise

Rockwell Automation is releasing expanded and scalable analytics offerings to help customers more quickly and easily gain insight from their investments in automation technology.

US EPA moves to deny refiner requests to change biofuels program

The US Environmental Protection Agency said it plans to deny several petitions from oil groups to change the country's biofuels program, an issue that has deeply divided the petroleum industry.