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Nigeria restores 275,000 bpd production at TotalEnergies JV

Nigeria's state oil firm NNPC Ltd said it had restored 275,000 bpd of oil production at its joint venture unit with Total Energies after negotiating an end to industrial action by workers.

Rural Texas (U.S.) chemical plant fire extinguished

A fire at a rural chemical distribution plant northeast of Houston was extinguished, a county emergency services department said.

Rural Texas (U.S.) chemical plant fire contained

A chemical plant exploded in a huge fireball in Shepherd, Texas. Authorities issued a 'shelter-in-place' order to residents within a one-mile radius of the Sound Resource Solutions complex.

Petrobras technology enables Riograndense refinery to process 100% renewable feedstocks

Brazil's Petrobras has for the first time processed 100% soybean oil in an industrial refining unit.

Nigeria brings major Dangote refinery to life with own oil supply

Nigeria's state oil firm NNPC Ltd will supply the new 650,000-bpd Dangote oil refinery with up to six cargoes of crude oil in December to be used in test runs.

The propylene production gap is an opportunity for integrated downstream players—Part 1

Petrobras: Da Silva, M. W.

Among the challenges in the global crude oil refining industry are the price volatility of raw materials and the pressure from society to reduce environmental impacts, as well as reduced margins.

Sample high-viscosity fluids safely in refinery settings

Swagelok: Dixon, M.

In a modern refinery setting, production processes are expected to be streamlined to maximize value from beginning to end.

Reaction control for hydrotreatment of bio-based oils in renewable diesel production

Emerson: Degnan, E

Over the past few years, the carbon footprint of the transportation industry has drawn attention as an area where much can be done to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Take the mystery out of running your LNG plant

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.: Roberts, M . J.  |  Schmidt, W. P.  |  Gripp, S.

Many natural gas liquefaction plants with production capacities ranging from 0.5 MMtpy to 8 MMtpy use mixed refrigerants to cool and liquefy the feed.

Maximizing the advantages of electric actuator diagnostics

Emerson: Gundaboina, B.  |  Kmitta, A.

Driven by stringent greenhouse gas emissions regulations and technical improvements, electric valve actuators are becoming increasingly common in applications throughout the process industry.