ReTPac concept from MAN Diesel & Turbo recaptures market for refinery applications

Tailored specifically to the requirements of refinery operators, the modular and scalable turbomachinery concept combines centrifugal compressor and prime mover to a single-lift unit, serving refinery applications like hydrotreating and hydrocracking.

Air Liquide expands its relationship with Axion Energy

Air Liquide will expand its long-term supply of hydrogen to Axion Energy Argentina.

Axens technology licensed for Pertamina’s Balikpapan, Cilacap refineries

Axens signed several technology licensing agreements with Pertamina for its major expansion project to upgrade residue into gasoline in Balikpapan and for a new middle distillate hydrotreater in Cilacap.

EPA fines Eco Services Corp. for sulfur dioxide leak

The EPA has reached a settlement with Eco Services Operations Corp., located in Carson, Calif., for violations of federal laws related to a large release of 65,049 pounds of sulfur dioxide in 2013.

Motiva Port Arthur refinery output unaffected by leak

Production at Motiva Enterprises 603 Mbpd Port Arthur, Texas, refinery was unaffected by a leak of hydrogen sulfide from sulfur recovery unit 2.

New Technology Ventures issues new patent for sulfur removal

New Technology Ventures has received a patent for a method for sulfur removal that simplifies and streamlines oil and gas processing by removing bottlenecks in sulfur recovery units.

Platts proposes change in sulfur content in Asia gasoil benchmarks

Oil pricing agency Platts has begun consulting with traders this week on a change it has proposed in the sulfur content of its key gasoil benchmarks in Asia and the Middle East.

Matrix Service Company awarded construction contract for Monroe Energy refinery

KBR, Inc. awarded Matrix North American Construction a project for construction services in connection with KBR's Tier 3 Ultra-Low-Sulfur Gasoline Relocation Project at Monroe Energy's Refinery in Trainer, Pa.

Petrobras refinery mishaps hurt Brazil fuel output

Serial failures at a Petrobras refinery have hobbled about 10% of Brazil's crude-processing capacity, raising safety and efficiency concerns at the financially troubled state-led oil company.

Iran to raise shipments of cleaner diesel from 2017

Iran is aiming to increase export volumes of cleaner diesel from next year as its refineries are upgraded, even as it cuts its reliance on imports.