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