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.
A fire erupted at Tesoro’s Carson refinery after a 1-ton sulfur tank exploded.
Phillips 66 delayed a planned maintenance on a sulfur recovery unit that was scheduled for Friday at its Borger, Texas, refinery.
The requirement for additional sulfur recovery unit capacity in a refinery may stem from hydroprocessing operations; a refinery expansion project; a shift from lighter to heavier, sourer crudes to improve margins; or the need to remove extra sulfur content to meet tighter environmental regulations.
Mexican oil company Pemex recently announced major refinery improvement projects that will represent a total investment of $23 B over the next three years.