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UW-Superior honors emergency crews after Superior oil refinery explosion. Posted: Sun 9:57 AM, Apr 29, 2018. SUPERIOR, Wis (WSAW) UW-Superior honored the emergency crews that assisted with student evacuations after the Superior oil refinery explosion on Thursday, April 26, 2018. The university and Yellow Jacket ...
Sudan says Khartoum Oil Refinery to resume operation ... KHARTOUM, April 28 (Xinhua) -- Sudan's Ministry of Oil and Gas on Saturday announced completion of maintenance works at Khartoum Oil Refinery. "Gradual operation ... Sudan is currently producing 115,000 barrels of petroleum products a day.

The Husky Energy refinery in the city of Superior was in the process of stopping operations for repairs on Thursday when a tank exploded, leading to a fire and huge plumes of smoke. After the initial blaze was put out, another punctured tank went up in flames. More than a dozen people were injured.
Fire rages after explosion at Canadian-owned oil refinery in Wisconsin. A tank containing crude oil or asphalt exploded at a Wisconsin refinery owned by Calgary-based Husky Energy Inc. on Thursday, injuring several people and causing a blast that one worker described as sounding like a sonic boom.
Several injured after explosion at Wisconsin oil refinery. Thu, Apr 26. As a fire spread through Wisconsin's only oil refinery, dozens of workers were injured. Residents have been asked to evacuate. Share Video; Facebook · Twitter · E-mail; Embed. Copy this code to your website or blog.
No oil or asphalt escaped berms built to contain spills at the refinery's storage tanks, Douglas County Emergency Management Director Keith Kesler said Friday. Special absorbent booms were placed on nearby Newton Creek Thursday in case any petroleum products overflowed the berms, Kesler said.

An explosion at the Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior, Wisconsin Thursday injured at least 11 people and forced many of the city's residents to evacuate. Douglas County has declared ... He told the station that shutdowns can be some of the most dangerous times for oil refineries. A 2010 study found that ...
Officials at Enbridge Energy, which owns a massive oil pipeline terminal and storage facility with millions of gallons of petroleum products stored near the refinery, said their facility was not impacted. “The Husky Terminal is across the street from Enbridge's Superior Terminal. This incident has not impacted ...
A tank containing crude oil or asphalt exploded at a large refinery in Wisconsin on Thursday, injuring several people and prompting fire officials to urge people living near the burning plant to evacuate their homes. No fatalities have been reported, but at least 11 people were being treated at hospitals in ...
Operational flexibility is improved if the refinery has many tanks with a large volume to maximize surge capacity. Given that refineries and terminals have a specific number and configuration of tanks, the problem to be solved is how to use those tanks most effectively. Operational flexibility provides oil ...
Merdian's Davis Refinery attracted protests as it was working for permits to build its plant in Billings County, but it attracted something else when its representatives visited ... Their idea for that was a plant that would process North Dakota's oil into gasoline, kerosene, low sulfur diesel and low sulfur fuel oil.
In December 2016, the government's three oil marketing companies — Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL), and Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) — signed an agreement to set up a mega refinery, of 60 million tonnes capacity. Dharmendra Pradhan, the petroleum ...
--Nigeria's four state-owned oil refineries -- two in Port Harcourt and one each in Kaduna and Warri -- are to be shut for a major overhaul to restore production to ... --Jordan Petroleum Refinery Co. has awarded a contract to US engineer KBR for the design of a new residue hydro-processing unit as part of its ...
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a series of changes to pollution rules for oil refineries that it says would save the industry ... while meeting our shared goal to protect public health,” Howard Feldman, senior director of regulatory affairs at the American Petroleum Institute, said in a ...
BAGHDAD, March 14 (Reuters) - Iraq's state-run North Oil Company (NOC) has begun testing operations at its Avana and Bai Hassan oilfields in Kirkuk to increase crude supply for domestic refineries, Iraqi officials said on Wednesday. "We have started testing operations at Avana and Bai Hassan oilfields ...
The state government on Wednesday reassured that the biggest green oil refinery, West Coast Refinery in the Konkan region of Maharashtra, will be environment-friendly which would lead to development of the region, provide employment to more than 1 lakh youths and an investment of Rs 1 lakh crore.
CNOOC was awarded its first batch of 2018 oil product export quotas, totaling 1.85 million mt -- comprising 760,000 mt of gasoline, 450,000 mt of jet ... These quotas are expected to be used only by CNOOC's Huizhou refinery, though the company has some other small refineries in the country. The Huizhou ...

Iraq is looking to attract billions of U.S. dollars in its refinery sector, and recently offered a total of 18 investment opportunities in the chemicals, petrochemicals, fertilizers, and refinery sectors. Iraq wants to attract investment mostly in the downstream, planning the construction of new refineries with different ...
KARACHI: Byco Petroleum Pakistan Limited, while re-commissioning its oil refinery, has announced that it will set up two more refineries to capitalise on domestic demand for petroleum products. Byco re-commissioned a catalytic reformer at its oil refinery, ORC-2, enabling the company to convert 24,000 ...
ISLAMABAD: Laboratory tests conducted by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) and the Hydrocarbon Development Institute of Pakistan (HDIP) show that oil refineries and importers are using high dosages of chemicals in low-quality petrol to improve quality, posing a serious threat to car engines, ...
Oil major Royal Dutch Shell halted gasoline production at its Convent, Louisiana, refinery between Thursday and Friday, Reuters reported on Friday, citing ... Under that deal, Aramco got the biggest refinery in the U.S., Port Arthur in Texas, while Shell received the Norco and Convent refineries in Louisiana.
The idea didn't sound quite so out-of-the-blue in 1973, when the first OPEC oil embargo and resulting gas crisis made petroleum-related development desirable. The other five New England states, in fact, had talked about cooperating to build a refinery. And while Small Town, Big Oil isn't shy in celebrating ...
The EPA said the proposed changes had been sought by the industry as technical corrections and clarifications to the Obama administration's 2015 rule setting new standards to prevent air pollution at refineries. The corrections involve the Petroleum Refinery Sector Risk and Technology Review and the ...
In addition to its proximity to three oil refineries and hundreds of active oil wells, it's penned in by three freeways and the Port of Los Angeles — the nation's largest. .... “It's home,” said Uduak-Joe Ntuk, Los Angeles' petroleum administrator, a go-between on oil issues for business, government and citizens.
The gasoline-producing fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) at the 227,586-bpd Convent refinery, as well as the alkylation unit with 16,500 bpd capacity, are planned to be shut for an overhaul this summer, after Shell scrapped plans in November last year to permanently close the gasoline-producing unit at ...
Saudi Aramco looking to buy stake in existing Indian oil refineries NEW DELHI: World's largest oil company Saudi Aramco is looking to buy a stake in existing Indian refineries and expansion projects as well as the planned giant refinery on the west coast, Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih said today ...
It recently produced 100 octane petrol which other refineries in the MOL group cannot produce, and it is obvious that that is bothering someone, Sekulić claimed. Another unionist said that shutting down the Sisak refinery would mean that the competition would have Croatia on the palm of its hands even ...
The refinery has allegedly been a part of sanction-dodging regimes in the past. Previously, a Bloomberg investigation uncovered a plan by Venezuela and Syria to circumvent Western sanctions on the Middle Eastern nation and ship its crude oil to Aruba to refine it and then market it internationally, ...
The House of Representatives has ordered the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation ( NNPC) to suspend action on the plan to expend $1.8 billion on the Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) of the nation's four refineries. The Chairman of the House adhoc committee, Rep Garba Datti Mohammed, explained ...
ExxonMobil is close to issuing a final approval of a major expansion of its Beaumont refinery complex in Texas that could make it the largest crude oil processing plant in the U.S., Reuters reported on Thursday, quoting three sources familiar with Exxon's plans. The Beaumont Refinery currently has the ...
Tonnes of potentially deadly and explosive gas poured out of a refinery at the Lindsey Oil Refinery at Killingholme in a major safety breach, it has been revealed. Now Total LOR has been fined £400,000 after admitting a breach of Health and Safety laws following the incident. In his findings at Grimsby ...
BAKU, Feb 22 (Reuters) - The first new oil refinery to be built in Turkey in 30 years will start up in the third quarter of 2018, the builder and operator Azeri state ... It will also produce about 4.8 million tonnes of diesel, alongside jet fuel, petroleum coke, reformate, sulphur and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).
De Nora Permelec Ltd. De Nora's subsidiary in Japan, has been commissioned to double the processing capacity of major oil refinery Taiyo Oil in Shikoku, ... Residual fluidized catalytic cracking is a process used by refineries to convert slurry oil – a byproduct from the refining process – into more valuable ...
Last week's presidential debate in Freetown, not only saw some of the candidates washing their dirty linens on the world stage, but saw mud being thrown at each other. But how much of this mud can be washed off, with presidential and general elections just two weeks away? Dr. Samura Kamara – the ...
Baru pointed out that the 12,000 barrels per stream day (bpsd) hydro-skimming refinery would produce petrol, diesel, aviation fuel, liquefied petroleum gas and heavy fuel oil. The NNPC GMD lauded the signing of the Certificate of Occupancy by Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State for the Azikel ...
WASHINGTON - Sen. Ted Cruz is heading to Philadelphia Wednesday to meet with workers at an oil refinery that has become the centerpiece of an ongoing debate on ethanol. The Texas senator has been urging Congress to rewrite ethanol regulations, to reduce costs for refineries like the one in ...
(We've recently updated our oil thesis for 2018 in two parts (Part 1 and Part 2), and invite readers to review these articles, which provides some context for our views in 2018.) Continuing our weekly series, Open Insights, we'll take a look at the EIA's Weekly Petroleum Status Report (“WPSR”) for the week of ...
We need oil for oil refineries, now we are buying from partners their share of oil in order to feed refineries, so whatever we will produce we are consuming," the minister said on the sidelines of the symposium. Nevertheless, the country will remain committed to the oil curtailment deal between OPEC and 10 ...
Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company chief executive Abdul Karim Alaween said fuel demand was rising at an average of 3% a year. The big question, though, is from where Jordan will source the extra crude oil. At present, most of its oil is imported from Saudi Arabia. During the Saddam Hussein era, ...
A UK government agency plans to support the development of a “high risk” multi-billion pound oil refinery in Oman by opening a line of credit to boost British exports. The Duqm oil refinery is a $7bn (£5bn) joint venture between Oman Oil Company (OOC) and Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI) which will ...
It's still unclear which companies might seek to buy the refinery. The company did not name potential buyers. Petrobras, through a series of transactions starting in 2006, bought the refinery for $1.2 billion from the Belgian company Astra Oil, which, a year earlier, had paid only $42.5 million to acquire it.
While Petronas aims to create a regional downstream oil and gas industrial hub, the deal for Aramco is part of its downstream strategy in Asia to secure stakes in refineries and petrochemical projects to lock in future crude oil sales across the fastest-growing oil import market in the world. The Malaysian ...
BELFIELD - Meridian Energy Group wants to build the most sophisticated and state-of-the-art oil refinery to date in western North Dakota on the fringes of ... putting together piping flange joints and equipment using API (American Petroleum Institute) recommended connection specifications,” Prentice said.
Over the next six years, Reuters recalls, Petrobras splashed as much as US$1.2 billion on the refinery, including on the acquisition of the remaining 50 percent from Astra Oil, after a legal dispute. According to a Brazilian audit court, the acquisition of the Pasadena facility had cost Petrobras more than ...
Richmond, Calif., which has long been home to one of Chevron Oil's biggest oil refineries, is joining the fight against Big Oil. On Jan. 22 the city announced it was suing 29 oil and gas companies, including Chevron, for climate impacts it is expected to sustain in coming years. The suit is the 10th of its kind to ...
Dubai: Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) said on Wednesday it was investing $3.1 billion to upgrade its Ruwais oil refinery to free up more crude for export from its flagship Murban grade. The refinery modification, known as the Crude Flexibility Project (CFP), is scheduled to be completed by the ...
The largest oil refinery along the U.S. East Coast filed for bankruptcy protection on Sunday, blaming its downfall on "broken" environmental rules. Philadelphia Energy Solutions said it went bankrupt because of "skyrocketing costs" to comply with the EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard. The rule, aimed at ...
Yokogawa Electric Corp's subsidiary, KBC Advanced Technologies, has signed a consultancy agreement with China Energy Engineering North Co. Ltd. for the integration of operations at six oil refineries in China's Shandong Province. These refineries are being acquired and will be operated by China ...
A potentially lethal chemical used at two Southern California oil refineries could be banned by regulators, a policy that refinery operators say could ... The two refineries are believed to be the only petroleum processing plants in the state that use the chemical in question, modified hydrofluoric acid (MHF).
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje (left) and petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan (right) in Barmer on Tuesday. Photo: PTI ... The same sentiment was echoed by oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan and chief minister Vasundhara Raje. The foundation stone for ...


 

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