Industry News

Refinery celebrates 100-year anniversary

he BP-Husky Toledo refinery celebrated its 100-year anniversary, highlighting its longstanding commitment to safe and reliable operations and to providing fuel, jobs and investment in northwest Ohio.

Peru natural gas production hit by leak

Argentine energy company Pluspetrol will reduce production from its Las Malvinas natural gas plant in Peru while it repairs a leak detected in one of its pipes, Peru’s government said.

Finnish part of Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline complete

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the construction of the Finnish portion of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline had been completed.

BHGE to provide LNG technology solution for Calcasieu Pass

Baker Hughes, a GE company announced that it has been awarded a contract and granted notice to proceed on the construction of its comprehensive LNG technology solution for Venture Global LNG’s Calcasieu Pass project.

Retail challenges in Europe

Major oil companies in the region identify key opportunities for retail growth

Canada's First Nations vow to continue pipeline push

The fate of the Eagle Spirit Energy Corridor will either be decided in the courts or by the October general election

Leviathan partners weigh FLNG option

LNG exports pose attractive proposition for Israel, restricted by limited pipeline export outlets

India to test using LNG to power fishing boats

India is set to test using liquefied natural gas (LNG) to power fishing boats ahead of stricter international rules on marine fuel emissions next year, in a move that could help an under-used LNG terminal in the south of the country.

Lithuania, Germany agree must respect Ukraine in Nord Stream 2 construction

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda said he had agreed in talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Ukraine’s interests should be respected in the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.

Petrobras expects high growth in natural gas business

Brazil’s natural gas sector will rapidly expand in the coming years, especially between 2023 and 2025, as new players will enter this market, Petrobras downstream head Anelise Lara said.

Refinery FCCU output cut because of chemical plant upset

Production on the gasoline-producing fluidic catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) was cut back about 15% at Lyondell Basell Industries’ 263,776-barrel-per-day (bpd) Houston refinery, sources familiar with plant operations said.

More big energy projects promised at Pennsylvania plant

President Donald Trump told workers at a $6 billion petrochemicals plant being built in western Pennsylvania that more big U.S. energy projects were coming as his administration rolls back environmental regulations.

Cheniere to become the second-largest LNG operator by 2020

According to Judy Clark, Director, Project Engineering, Cheniere, the LNG operator will become the second-largest LNG operator by capacity by 2020.

India's crude oil imports are lackluster, joining coal, LNG

India’s imports of crude oil have stalled in recent months, but the malaise in the country’s energy sector is deeper, with both coal and liquefied natural gas (LNG) also soft.

Novatek aims to sell LNG from Arctic LNG-2 to India

Russia’s Novatek is interested in supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Arctic LNG-2 project to Indian companies, Russian Deputy Energy Minister Anton Inyutsyn was quoted as saying by the ministry’s website.

Australia is on track to become world’s largest LNG exporter

Australia is on track to surpass Qatar as the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter, according to Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation, and Science (DIIS).