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Indian refiners' May crude processing rises on firm demand

Indian refiners processed nearly 1.3% more crude oil in May than a year earlier, while the share of Russian supplies in imports to the world's third biggest oil consumer increased.

Drone crashes into Ilsky oil refinery in Russia's Krasnodar region

A drone crashed into the Ilsky oil refinery in Russia's southern Krasnodar region on Friday, injuring at least two people and causing a small fire.

Hengyuan Refining flags revenue impact after cracking unit shutdown

Hengyuan Refining Co. expects an unplanned shutdown of its long residue catalytic cracking unit (LRCCU) to impact its revenue.

China produces first nuclear-generated steam for petrochemicals plant

China's first nuclear-based steam generation project began production on Wednesday, state-run China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) said in a Wechat post announcing the latest step in Chinese efforts to decarbonize heavy industry.

Technip Energies awarded a significant contract for IOCL’s grassroots naphtha cracking unit at Paradip (India)

Technip Energies has been awarded a significant contract by Indian Oil Corporation Limited for the license, basic engineering design package, proprietary equipment and catalyst supply and related services for the 1.5-MMtpy Paradip naphtha cracker unit block of the grassroot petrochemical complex in Paradip, India.

Research and application of proprietary cold oil absorption technology in the recovery of refinery dry gases

Sinopec (Beijing) Research Institute of Chemical Industry: Li, D.  |  Zhang, J.  |  Liu, Z.  |  Guo, L.  |  Hou, Z.  |  Hsu, R.

With the increasing shortage of global energy and resources, the recovery and utilization of refinery dry gases have become important topics of concern.

Coca-Cola India moves toward circular economy, launches 100% recycled PET bottles

After being the first company in India to launch a one-liter bottle made from 100% recycled PET (rPET) for its packaged drinking water brand Kinley, Coca-Cola India is taking another meaningful step towards creating a circular economy and has announced the launch of Coca-Cola® in rPET in pack sizes of 250 ml and 750 ml.

IndianOil, GPS Renewables form JV for sustainable energy solutions

In a landmark step towards fostering sustainable energy solutions in India, IndianOil, the “Energy of India,” has entered into a joint venture (JV) agreement with GPS Renewables Pvt. Ltd., one of the leading biofuels companies in the country.

PTTGC wants to turn Map Ta Phut (Thailand) into petrochemicals hub

The company aims to build growth opportunity for Map Ta Phut to position it as a Southeast Asian hub.

PTT Global Chemical redefining maintenance with remote piping inspection robots

PTTGC is refining the concept from Hackathon to innovate and enhance the efficiency of the Remoted Piping Inspection Robot system in factories, addressing issues and reducing costs.