Refining

CTCI awarded contract for Petronas RAPID project

With years of cultivation and development in the Malaysia hydrocarbon market, CTCI contracted RAPID P1 RFCC Project of PETRONAS in 2014 with a contract value of $1 B.

Siluria Technologies, Wood launch technology converting offgas

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA and ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND — Siluria Technologies, a leader in developing disruptive process technologies for the petrochemical and energy industries, and Wood (WG.L), a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets, announce the availability of the Modus process technology for petroleum refiners.

Unipetrol limits Litvinov refinery operations after fire

PRAGUE (Reuters) — Unipetrol limited operations at its Litvinov plant on Tuesday after a morning fire at its partial oxidation (POX) unit, the Czech refiner said.

Tankers gather off PDVSA ports amid delays exporting fuel oil

HOUSTON (Reuters) — An accumulation of tankers waiting to load around Venezuelan ports has grown in recent days as state-run oil company PDVSA struggles to deliver fuel oil for exports, according to traders and Reuters vessel tracking data.

Indonesia's Pertamina expects to import up to 250 Mbpd of crude oil in 2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) — Indonesia's Pertamina expects to import up to 250 Mbpd of crude oil in 2018, the head of the state-owned company's procurement unit said on Tuesday.

Fluor awarded contract for Vopak fuel storage terminal

IRVING, Texas and WOODMEAD, South Africa — Fluor Corporation announced that it was awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management contract by Vopak Terminal Durban (Pty) Ltd. to deliver the Vopak Growth 4 Project in Durban, South Africa.

India gov't favors petcoke import ban, US would be biggest loser

NEW DELHI (Reuters) — India’s government is in favor of banning imports of petroleum coke to curb air pollution, according to a government affidavit filed with its top court, which could be a big blow to US refiners who export heavily to the country.

Vietnam fuel distributors to shift to ethanol blend this week

HANOI (Reuters) — Vietnam's biggest fuel distributors said they would complete a shift to an ethanol-blended product by Friday as part of a government program to promote a more eco-friendly fuel.

Fuel shippers seek US review of 'excessive' Colonial Pipeline rates

NEW YORK (Reuters) — Oil major Chevron, leading refiner Valero and Delta Air Lines have complained to the US energy watchdog about fees Colonial Pipeline charges to ship gasoline, diesel and jet fuel over its fuel network, the country's largest.

Shell says fire extinguished at Singapore refinery-petchem plant

SINGAPORE (Reuters) — Royal Dutch Shell said a fire at its Singapore refinery-petrochemical site was extinguished on Sunday and no one was hurt in the incident.