ADNOC, OCP sign long-term sulfur agreement

CASABLANCA, Morocco — The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and the OCP Group of Morocco (OCP) announced the signing of a long-term sales agreement whereby ADNOC will supply OCP with granulated sulfur.

South Korean refiners conclude 2018 gasoil, jet fuel term contracts

SINGAPORE (Reuters) — South Korean refiners Hyundai Oilbank and GS Caltex have concluded their 2018 term contracts to sell gasoil and jet fuel, traders said on Thursday.

Indian refiners turn to use dirty fuel to produce power, gas

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) — Indian oil refiners are drawing up plans to use petroleum coke for power generation and to produce syngas after the government banned use of the heavily polluting fuel in and around New Delhi.

Case histories of amine plant equipment corrosion problems–Part 2

Daughtry, J., Teletzke, E., INEOS Oxide GAS/ SPEC Technology Group

Past corrosion incidents provide insight into the causes of corrosion and the preventive actions required to protect plant equipment and reduce costly plant downtime.

Details on high-impact refining and petrochemical projects presently under construction, as chosen by HP editors and readers

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The global hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) continues to expand and modernize to efficiently meet growing demand for energy, transportation fuels and petrochemicals.

ADNOC finalizes 2018 gasoil, jet fuel term with at least 1 buyer

SINGAPORE (Reuters) — Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has finalized its 2018 gasoil and jet fuel supply term contracts with at least one buyer, five traders that participate in the market said on Wednesday.

Exxon: $1 B Antwerp clean fuels unit will be running by mid-2018

LONDON (Reuters) — ExxonMobil expects a new $1 B fuel upgrading unit at its Antwerp refinery to be fully operational in the first half of next year, the company said on Tuesday.

Thai Oil's refinery to produce only clean fuels from 2022

SINGAPORE/BANGKOK (Reuters) — Thailand’s largest refiner Thai Oil PCL will stop producing fuel oil from 2022 once it completes a $4-B upgrade that will boost output of clean fuels, officials said.

IMO: Ships will be "unseaworthy" if miss sulfur emission rule

LONDON (Reuters) — Ships which do not meet cuts to the amount of sulfur they can burn in their engines risk being declared "unseaworthy," the International Maritime Organization (IMO) said on Thursday.

Sulphur ’17: Oil and gas market outlook

Andrew, Bob, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

ATLANTA — James Preciado, liquid fuel markets team leader, US Energy Information Administration (EIA), spoke about an “in-balance” global oil market, but at what price, during the CRU Group’s Sulphur 2017 conference in Atlanta. In Q4 2017, the market is tight, but in future years oil may need to go over $100/bbl to meet supply demands.