The group’s refined oil sales reached 40 million t for the first time, while chemicals marketing volume also rose from the previous year.
Completion of major expansion project makes Shell’s Geismar chemicals manufacturing site the largest producer of alpha olefins in the world.
The company will supply Framo pumping systems to an oil facility in the Middle East and to an FPSO to be built in China.
Eni’s environmental services company has begun operating at its pilot plant at the the Gela, Italy refinery.
Services relate to the construction of a new acrylate styrene acrylonitrile facility on the US Gulf Coast.
International regulations set to take effect in January 2020 have implications for vessel operators, refiners, and global oil markets.
Casey Metheral, IPCO Germany GmbH, Germany, reviews the benefits of a new efficient and environmentally friendly sulfur drum granulation process.
Dr Richard Martin, Honeywell UOP Callidus, USA, introduces a new burner incorporating premix technology that is designed to address problems that can be encountered with staged fuel burners.
Valentin Kotlomin, Euro Petroleum Consultants, Russia, studies Russia and the CIS’s position within the global polyolefin market.
This year the US will import more oil from Canada than all the OPEC countries combined – and 80% of those imports will be heavy oil.