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Downstream news updates


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.

More hydrocarbon news updates


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.


Excelerate Energy contracts Svitzer

Svitzer has been awarded a contract to provide marine support services for Excelerate Energy’s FSRU project in Bangladesh.