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Fire at Kuwait's Mina Al Ahmadi refinery put out, production, exports unaffected

Firefighters managed to put out a fire at Kuwait's Mina Al Ahmadi oil refinery with no injuries, a state news agency said, adding that production and exports were unaffected.

Galp's Sines refinery to shut down for two months

Portugal's 226,000-barrels-per-day Sines refinery, owned by Galp Energia , will shut down for two months between October and November for planned maintenance.

India's Reliance to temporarily shut some Jamnagar units for maintenance

India's Reliance Industries said that it plans to temporarily shut three units at its plant in Jamnagar in the western Indian state of Gujarat for planned maintenance and inspection activities.

Protecting your assets with tank lining innovation

Tank linings are the workhorses of asset protection in the Oil & Gas market providing a critical barrier between a stored product and the tank in which it’s contained.

Europe set for light autumn refinery maintenance as fuel markets tighten

European oil refiners are set to have an autumn maintenance season less busy than usual as they try to capture higher profit margins amid low fuel inventories and robust demand for gasoline and diesel.

Marathon's Galveston Bay, Texas FCC remains shut

The gasoline-producing FCC at Marathon Petroleum's 593,000 bpd Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas, remained shut.

Online Exclusive: Advanced hydrocracking unit flow scheme optimization and integration approach to maximize refinery margins for a residue upgrading project

The integration of a solvent deasphalting (SDA) and hydrocracking upgrading complex provides a favorable techno-economic return for residue upgradation at relatively lower capital expenditures vs. other alternatives for a brownfield project.

Refineries’ pandemic turmoil—KNPC’s gasoline demand: Opportunities and challenges

Kuwait National Petroleum Co.: Matar, M. B.  |  Alqallaf, D. A.  |  Alesmail, I.  |  Al-Mutairi, F.

The COVID-19 pandemic is regarded as one of the most exceedingly difficult challenges faced in the oil and gas industry's history.

Reliable vacuum distillation requires reliable ejector system performance

Graham Corp.: Lines, J. R.

A fuels-oriented crude oil refinery must have good performance from its vacuum distillation section to deliver targeted yield and throughput.

Beyond sequestration: Changing CO2 from a problem to a solution—Part 1: CO2 as a refrigerant

Fluor: Gould, C.  |  Joyner, R.  |  Deshmukh, A.

As the world continues along its energy transition trajectory, demand for blue hydrogen and reduced carbon emissions will make high-purity carbon dioxide streams available in many process plants.