Tag: gasoline

Ecopetrol gives green light for refinery project

The Board of Directors of Ecopetrol have given the green light to Phase 3 of the Modernization Project of the Barrancabermeja Refinery (PMRB) worth a total investment of USD 3.386 billion. Operations will officially begin on the construction phase of the project, which is scheduled to begin operations in 2016. This project will allow the refinery to increase the conversion factor from 76% to 95%, resulting in the ability to obtain more products, including gasoline and diesel.

Russian cracking complex

Foster Wheeler Energy Limited has been awarded an engineering contract by OAO Salavatnefteorgsintez (SNOS) for a fluidised catalytic cracking (FCC) complex in Russia.

USA: Valero desulphurises

CB&I will engineer and construct a new gasoline desulphurisation unit in Louisiana, USA.

Foster wins UK chemical contract

Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd has been awarded a five-year Long Term Agreement (LTA) for ExxonMobil project work in Europe including projects at ExxonMobil’s integrated refinery and chemical plant, Fawley (Southampton, UK).

Iran and Pakistan set up refinery

Pakistan and Iran are setting up a joint venture refinery near Karachi, at Hub in Balochistan.

India boosts refinery capacity

India's state-owned refining and marketing firm Bharat Petroleum Corp. plans to expand the capacity of its Bombay refinery to 12 million metric tons a year from 6.90 million tons by October 2004.

Coal-into-oil products

US-based Headwaters Inc. has announced plans with Shenhua Group Corp. Ltd to build in China the world's first commercial plant to turn coal into diesel fuel and gasoline.