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New additive hands biodiesel the win

A new additive has handed biodiesel the win as The California Air Resource Board announce it will enable the production of the cleanest liquid fuel in the US.

Essar Projects commissions coke drum package

Essar Projects India Ltd has announced the successful testing and commissioning of the Coke Drum Structure Package for Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd’s Kochi Refinery.


PEC wins 11 safety awards

The Group clinched two WSH Performance Awards (Silver) for its successful development of effective safety and health management systems.

Sanjiaobei gas sales agreement inked

Sino Gas & Energy Holdings Ltd has announced the signing of a new gas sales agreement for the Sanjiaobei Production Sharing Contract.


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US ethanol production up

The US EIA has announced that US weekly ethanol production averaged 1.02 million bpd through the first six months of 2017.


LyondellBasell to build PO/TBA plant

LyondellBasell has reached final investment decision (FID) to build the world's largest propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) plant.


Quanta Services acquires Stronghold

Quanta Services Inc. has completed the acquisition of Stronghold, a specialised solutions provider to the downstream and midstream energy markets.


API welcomes House action

The API has welcomed action by the US House of Representatives to bolster US energy infrastructure.


Venture Global LNG hires new CCO

Venture Global LNG has announced it has hired Total S.A.'s LNG business lead as its new Chief Commercial Officer.


Water Standard Management signs MOU

Water Standard Management has announced it has signed an MOU with Sorbwater Technology to offer affordable, green chemistry for oil-in-water separation solutions.


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