The latest downstream news from Asia and the Middle East.
Gas processing - 14 August 2013
The EPA last week issued its final rule for the 2013 Renewable Fuel Standard program year, setting a 6 million gal target for cellulosic biofuels use in 2013.
According to Bernstein Research, the rapid growth of renewable energy in the US will displace some gas from the country’s generation mix.
Chevron Phillips Chemical has received project permits from the EPA and TCEQ for its USGC Petrochemicals Project.
The European Commission Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements has selected Intertek for gas oil stability testing at its BTC Laboratory in Spain.
Technip has been awarded a contract by National Cooperative Refinery Association (NCRA) for a hydrogen plant in Texas.
A GlobalData analyst has said that piracy will remain strong in the West African oil trade as long as the naval presence in the area remains low.