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Calcasieu Refining shuts Louisiana refinery after chemical overflow

Calcasieu Refining Company has shut down operations at its 135,500-bpd Lake Charles refinery after a chemical overflow caused heavy flaring, according to a local media report on Thursday. 

Belarus' Mozyr oil refinery restoring operations after outage due to storm

The Mozyr oil refinery, one of two large oil processing plants in Belarus, is getting back on track following outages due to a storm on Sunday.

Customized valves and safety instrumentation for underground LPG storage in India

Hindustan Petroleum’s LPG mined rock cavern project reaches a new milestone as equipment from Svanehøj Tank Control Systems has been shipped to Mangalore. Here, a new range of special ESVs will be used for the first time in an underground storage facility.

Russia tests armored plating to protect energy infrastructure from drones

Russia's state-owned Rostec corporation said on Thursday it has successfully conducted trials of armored plating designed to protect critical infrastructure from drone attacks, grenades and bullets.

DuPont to drive PPE innovation, sustainability with stronger customer collaborations

DuPont says it will strengthen collaborations with existing and new customers to propel innovation and sustainability in personal protective equipment (PPE).

Update: Idemitsu Chiba CDU operating normally after lubricant plant's fire

Lubricant shipments from Idemitsu Kosan's Chiba refinery, near Tokyo, have been suspended due to a fire on Tuesday, but other facilities including a crude distillation unit (CDU) are operating normally.

Mammoet completes heavy haul for Portugal's Sines Industrial Complex's ALBA project

The ALBA project will see significant expansion of the Sines Industrial Complex in Portugal. This large facility includes a linear polyethylene plant and a polypropylene plant.  

Nigeria's Dangote Refinery says it is operating normally after fire

Nigeria's Dangote Refinery is operating normally after a fire at its effluent treatment plant, it said on Wednesday, after videos circulated online of dark plumes of smoke at the 650,000-bpd facility.

U.S. Chemical Safety Board issues final report into fatal 2022 fire at bp-Husky Refinery near Toledo, Ohio (U.S.)

Today, the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) issued its final investigation report into the fatal naphtha release and fire at the BP-Husky Toledo Refinery in Oregon, Ohio, on September 20, 2022, which resulted in the death of two bp employees.

Accelerating the DCS of the future: Open process automation technology

PETRONAS: Rashid, S.  |  Mohamed, R.  |  Aziz, Z. A.

Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, PETRONAS operates all oil and gas resources in the country and is responsible for developing and adding value to them.