Refining

Saudi Aramco to sign deals with US firms during Trump visit

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) -- Saudi Aramco is due to sign deals with 12 US companies on Saturday during US President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia, sources with knowledge of the matter said.

Nigeria's NNPC finalizing $6 B worth of oil-for-product swaps

LONDON (Reuters) -- Nigeria's state oil company is in the final stage of signing $6 B worth of deals to exchange more than 300,000 bpd of crude oil for imported gasoline and diesel, sources with direct knowledge of the process told Reuters.

Saudi Aramco says to set up new chemicals unit

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) -- Saudi Aramco plans to set up a new chemicals subsidiary, the company said in its official magazine, The Arabian Sun, on Wednesday.

Rosneft eyes joint oil supplies to Egypt with Italy's Eni

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) -- Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft and Italian energy company Eni have signed an agreement to broaden cooperation, including in possible joint oil product supplies to Egypt, Rosneft said on Wednesday.

Uganda selects firms for refinery talks, ready to sign exploration deals

KAMPALA (Reuters) -- Uganda's energy ministry said on Wednesday it would award three exploration licences next month and also said it had selected two firms with whom it would start negotiations for a possible agreement to develop a planned crude refinery.

Iraq replaces Saudi as top oil supplier to India in April

NEW DELHI (Reuters) -- Iraq replaced Saudi Arabia as top crude supplier to India in April as refiners moved to boost their processing margins by purchasing the cheaper Basra Heavy oil grade, ship tracking and Thomson Reuters trade flow data showed.

BASF selects Jacobs to support site engineering in Germany

DALLAS -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., as one of BASF’s Global Engineering Partners for Large Capital Projects, provides engineering, procurement and construction management services for BASF sites worldwide.

Philadelphia refiners face run cuts due to Sunoco pipeline shutdown

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Philadelphia area refiners may be forced to cut production in coming months because Energy Transfer Partner LP's Sunoco Logistics is temporarily shutting down a key pipeline that carries refined products into central Pennsylvania, two sources told Reuters.

Pembina Pipeline, Petrochemical Industries sign JV for integrated polypropylene facility

CALGARY -- Pembina Pipeline Corporation announced that it, along with Petrochemical Industries Company K.S.C. of Kuwait, has reached key milestones for the previously announced proposed integrated propylene and polypropylene production facility in Sturgeon County, Alberta.

Fluor begins mechanical construction for Dow Chemical project

IRVING, Texas – Fluor Corporation has begun the mechanical construction for The Dow Chemical Company’s new ethylene derivative facility in Freeport, Texas.