Royal Vopak and its partner Reatile announce that the investment decision has been taken to further expand their activities in South Africa. In line with previous expansions this investment aims to enhance Vopak's infrastructure to help meet South Africa's increasing demand for petroleum products.
CASABLANCA (Reuters) -- The court-appointed manager of Morocco's oil refiner Samir said on Monday he had received about 20 offers for the company from foreign investors.
ALGIERS (Reuters) -- Algeria has attracted 49 offers from international energy companies to build four refineries worth a total $6 billion, a state energy firm Sonatrach source told Reuters on Monday.
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.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) -- Singapore's proposed plan to tax greenhouse gas emissions would probably hit oil refiners hard, ramping up costs in an industry that has been central to the city-state's rapid development over the last half-century.
SHANGHAI – Wison Engineering Service Co. Ltd, one of the leading chemical engineering, procurement and construction management service providers in China, announced that its non-wholly owned affiliated company, Wison Engineering Ltd., has signed a collaboration agreement on research and development with HALDOR TOPSOE, a world leader in catalysts and surface science.
Numaligarh Refinery Limited wax is on its way to Indonesia and Dominican Republic after an export consignment comprising of 40 metric tons of fully refined paraffin wax was flagged off to the two countries from NRL's marketing terminal by GM NRL Mr. N. Borthakur. With this, the total export of paraffin wax from NRL's wax plant stands at 2,172 metric tons.
An advanced process control (APC) system is being implemented at the Gazprom Neft Moscow Refinery, directed at increasing effectiveness and optimizing the operation of the plant’s production facilities. The new system has been installed throughout 2016 at the plant’s crude distillation units, catalytic reforming units, gas fractionating facilities, gas-fractionation and hydrotreatment facilities for diesel fuels.
SINGAPORE/HOUSTON (Reuters) -- Chinese independent, or teapot, refiners are bringing in rare cargoes of North American heavy crude in a new long-distance flow that traders say has only been made possible by OPEC's output cuts and ample supplies in Canada and the United States.
DOHA (Reuters) -- Jet fuel will be the most widely used product from Qatar's Ras Laffan Refinery 2 and a pipeline connecting it to Doha's Hamad International Airport is expected to be completed by next year, Qatar Petroleum chief executive Saad al-Kaabi said on Monday.