Refining

China, Saudi Arabia eye $65 B in deals as king visits

BEIJING (Reuters) -- Saudi Arabia's King Salman oversaw the signing of deals worth potentially $65 billion on the first day of a visit to Beijing on Thursday, as the world's largest oil exporter looks to cement ties with the world's second-largest economy.

Sinopec starts operation of crude oil pipeline in south China

BEIJING (Reuters) -- China Petroleum and Chemical Corp has started operating a major crude oil pipeline that connects eastern Jiangsu province with refineries in south China, the company said in a statement.

EIA: Midwest, Rocky Mountain regions' production of transportation fuels meeting more of demand

Changes in North American energy markets over the past decade have strengthened the supply of transportation fuels, including motor gasoline, distillates, and jet fuel, in the Midwest and Rocky Mountain regions, according to a new study commissioned by EIA.

S.Korea's February crude imports from Iran jump 54% on year

SEOUL (Reuters) -- South Korea's crude imports from Iran jumped nearly 54% in February from a year ago as Tehran continues to ramp up output after sanctions over its disputed nuclear program were removed early in 2016.

Colombian officials probed for overspending on Reficar refinery

BOGOTA (Reuters) -- Dozens of Colombian officials, including Finance Minister Mauricio Cardenas, are being investigated for overspending of about $6 billion during the renovation of state oil company Ecopetrol's refinery Reficar, the comptroller general's office said on Monday.

China's refinery runs at second-highest on record, gas output flat

BEIJING (Reuters) -- China's refinery throughput during the first two months of 2017 rose 4.3% from same time a year ago to the second-highest level on record on a daily basis, while crude output fell 8% from a year earlier, official data showed on Tuesday.

KPE to provide FCCU consulting services to Gulf Coast refiner

KP Engineering will provide process engineering services in support of a Cold Eyes Review of the Fluidized Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU) for one of the largest refineries in the Unites States.

MAN Diesel to deliver compressors, turbines for Africa’s soon-to-be largest refinery

Germany-based MAN Diesel & Turbo will deliver two compressor trains to Nigerian Dangote Oil Refining Company, to be employed in the company’s refinery in the capital of Lagos.

Iran leapfrogs Iraq as India's No. 2 oil supplier in February

NEW DELHI (Reuters) -- India's oil imports from Iran rose nearly 17% in February from a month earlier as refiners received less crude from key OPEC producers Saudi Arabia and Iraq after an OPEC deal to cut output, shipping data showed on Monday.

API: State of Energy in Colorado event highlights state’s role in US energy renaissance

DENVER – The Colorado Petroleum Council hosted the second annual State of Energy in Colorado event in Denver to discuss the future of oil and natural gas development in Colorado with American Petroleum Institute President and CEO Jack Gerard, Governor John Hickenlooper, and Mayor Michael Hancock.