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Forties pipeline shutdown

INEOS has released a statement confirming that the Forties Pipeline System has been shutdown following the discovery of a small hairline crack in the pipe.


Russia launches South pipeline

Russia’s South pipeline has commenced ultra-low-sulfur diesel exports to Black Sea and Mediterranean markets.


ExxonMobil and ITQ make ethylene breakthrough

ExxonMobil and Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica have discovered a material that could reduce the amount of energy and emissions associated with ethylene production.


Total completes upgrade project

Belgium Total has completed the upgrade of its largest refining and petrochemicals platform in Europe.


PGNiG and Centrica sign LNG contract

The President Lech Kaczynski LNG terminal in Swinoujscie, Poland, will receive up to nine cargoes across the five-year contract.


Rosneft signs supply agreement

Rosneft and Motor Oil Hellas Corinth Refineries have signed an agreement about their crude and oil product supply intentions.