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Feasibility Study for Rosneft/Exxon Russia LNG Plant Seen by Mid-2017-Ifax
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 A feasibility study for an LNG plant in Sakhalin, designed by Russia's Rosneft and USA's ExxonMobil, should be ready by the middle of 2017, Interfax reported on Tuesday, citing Rosneft materials.

Refining Reliability and the Opportunity of Big Data
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Data analytics offers much short-term promise in the downstream arena.

Valero Energy to Process More Crude Amid Strong Gasoline Demand
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 The inventory of refined products has come down in recent months, offering a glimmer of hope to refiners, whose margins fell sharply in 2016 due to a glut of gasoline and diesel.

Kinder Morgan Canada Files for IPO to Raise Trans Mountain Funds
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 The Trans Mountain expansion will nearly triple the size of Kinder Morgan's existing pipeline and ship 890,000 barrels a day of crude from Edmonton, Alberta, to Barnaby, British Columbia.

U.S. East Coast Refiners Eye Texas Oil as North Dakota Alternative
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Which East Coast refiners are looking to move more crude by ship from Texas into the Philadelphia area?

ConocoPhillips, Partners Weigh Expansion Of Darwin LNG
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 ConocoPhillips and its partners are considering expanding their Darwin liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Australia.

ExxonMobil, SABIC Pick Corpus Christi Area for Ethane Cracker
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Corpus Christi-area project would create more than 4,000 direct and indirect jobs during operations, according to ExxonMobil.

West Texas Refinery Developer Selects Air Permitting Consultant
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Pending conclusion of the permitting process, construction of the 50,000-bpd refinery could start in early 2018.

E. Coast Refiner Shuns Bakken Delivery As Dakota Access Pipeline Starts
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc, the largest refiner on the U.S. East Coast, will not be taking any rail deliveries of North Dakota's Bakken crude oil in June.

Chevron Says Restarting Output At Gorgon Train Two LNG Project In Australia
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Chevron is restarting LNG production at its Gorgon Train Two facility in Australia.

Saudi Oil Exports Drop to 2015 Low as Kingdom Sticks to Cuts
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Saudi Arabia trims exports to a 21-month low in February as local refineries took advantage of more abundant supplies and processed a record amount of crude.

Marathon Petroleum Taps Fluor for Galveston Bay, Texas City Reconfiguration
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Marathon Petroleum selects Fluor to execute the engineering and procurement scope for a major reconfiguration of its Galveston Bay and Texas City refineries.

Shell Reports 'Good Progress' on Pennsylvania Cracker Site Prep
Thursday, April 06, 2017 Shell expects the project to create up to 6,000 jobs during construction and approximately 600 permanent employee positions during operations.

Canada First Nation Makes History with LNG Vote
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Sarita LNG would source natural gas from northeastern British Columbia and northwestern Alberta via existing and new pipelines.

Total-Borealis-Nova JV to Build Ethane Cracker in SE Texas
Monday, March 27, 2017 $1.7 billion Total-Borealis-Nova Texas ethane cracker to create 1,500 construction jobs.

Analyst Sees Possible Crest for US Gasoline Demand Growth Wave
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 US gasoline demand could fall by more than 1.7 million barrels per day by 2030, according to Wood Mackenzie analyst Andrew Shepard.

Cheniere Gas Pipeline Would Link STACK-SCOOP to Gulf Coast, Southeast
Friday, March 17, 2017 Cheniere's Midship unit signs deals with foundation shippers, kicks off open season for proposed 200-mile gas pipeline.

Presenting: The Most Popular C-store Brands in the US
Thursday, March 09, 2017 Which US convenience store chain serves the best coffee? Which brand boasts the most brand loyalty overall? Millions of GasBuddy users have spoken.

Permian Basin Refinery Project Would Create Hundreds of Jobs
Tuesday, March 07, 2017 West Texas facility would export to Mexico, South America.

Chemical Industry Groups Welcome Prospect of NAFTA Revamp
Thursday, March 02, 2017 Key chemical industry associations from Canada, Mexico and the United States issued a joint statement outlining their priorities for a potential renegotiation.

Texas LNG Taps Samsung, KBR for Proposed Brownsville Project
Thursday, March 02, 2017 The proposed 4-MTA LNG export project would be located on the Brownsville Ship Channel near the Gulf of Mexico.

How to Tack into Near-term LNG Headwinds
Thursday, February 23, 2017 The global LNG market faces near-term challenges as it undergoes sweeping changes. A recent Deloitte report outlines how LNG players can weather these near-term demands and prosper in the long term.

Fluor to Support FEED for Woodfibre Project Near Vancouver
Friday, February 17, 2017 Fluor signs a subcontract with JGC America to provide construction-related support to the FEED services for the Woodfibre LNG project.

CB&I Wins Alkylation Unit Contract for China Refinery
Wednesday, February 01, 2017 Shaanxi Yanchang Petrochemical Group has awarded CB&I a contract for the license and engineering design of an alkylation unit in Yan'an City, Shaanxi, China, CB&I announces.

Enterprise to Build iBDH Plant in Mont Belvieu
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 The project marks yet another investment by Enterprise at the Houston-area facility, where it plans to start operations of a new propane dehydrogenation unit during the second quarter of this year.

BridgeTex to Boost Capacity of Permian-Gulf Coast Pipeline
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Expanded crude oil pipeline will also add Eaglebine origin point.

McKinsey: MARPOL Annex VI a 'Huge Factor' for Refiners
Monday, January 23, 2017 McKinsey Energy Insights analyst discusses refining outlook to 2020 and beyond with Rigzone.

LyondellBasell Boosts Corpus Christi Ethylene Capacity by 50%
Thursday, January 19, 2017 LyondellBasell has completed its 800 million pounds-per-year ethylene expansion project at its Corpus Christi, Texas, facility, the company announced Thursday.

LyondellBasell Boosts Corpus Christi Ethylene Capacity by 50 Percent
Thursday, January 19, 2017 LyondellBasell has completed its 800 million pounds-per-year ethylene expansion project at its Corpus Christi, Texas, facility, the company announced Thursday.

Plains All American to Boost Permian Takeaway Capacity
Thursday, January 19, 2017 PAA announced that it is expanding the capacity on its Cactus crude oil pipeline from McCamey to Gardendale, Texas, to approximately 390,000 bpd.

McKinsey: MARPOL Annex VI a 'Huge Factor' for Refiners
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 McKinsey Energy Insights analyst discusses refining outlook to 2020 and beyond with DownstreamToday.

NextDecade Leases Texas City Site for Potential LNG Project
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 NextDecade, LLC announced it has signed lease agreements for a nearly 1,000-acre site southeast of Houston for the potential development of a multibillion-dollar LNG export facility.

NextDecade Leases Texas City Site for Potential LNG Project
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 NextDecade, LLC announced Tuesday that it has signed lease agreements for a nearly 1,000-acre site southeast of Houston for the potential development of a multibillion-dollar LNG export facility.

Seven Enablers for Building the LNG Transport Fuel Market
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Once crude starts to recover and the price arbitrage with gas starts to open-up again, the fundamentals are there for growth.

Process Safety Management: Overcoming the Silo Factor
Friday, January 13, 2017 Review of process safety risk assessments detects a common culprit.

Education: A Key Ingredient for Expanding Gas Infrastructure
Thursday, January 12, 2017 Now may be the right time to build new gas infrastructure, but formidable forces prevent the execution of growth plans.

Process Safety Management: Overcoming the Silo Factor
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Review of process safety risk assessments detects a common culprit.

Education: A Key Ingredient for Expanding Gas Infrastructure
Friday, January 06, 2017 Now may be the right time to build new gas infrastructure, but formidable forces prevent the execution of growth plans.

Cruise Line Exec: LNG Represents the Future
Thursday, January 05, 2017 Carnival opting for LNG instead of marine diesel oil.

Fluor Wins Chile Refinery Contract
Wednesday, January 04, 2017 The project marks an oil and gas milestone for Fluor in the South American country.

What Could Mobility Changes Mean for US Refiners?
Monday, December 05, 2016 Deloitte report predicts that U.S. gasoline demand could fall by up to 4.5 million barrels per day over the next quarter century.

Shell Completes Debottlenecking at Western Canada Refinery
Thursday, December 01, 2016 Shell has completed a debottlenecking project at its 100,000-barrel per day (bpd) Scotford Refinery near Edmonton, Alberta, Shell Canada announced Thursday.

Louisiana LNG Export Project Clears DOE Hurdle
Thursday, December 01, 2016 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on Thursday granted authorization for a proposed LNG terminal in Lake Charles, La., to export LNG to countries with which the United States has not entered into a free trade agreement (non-FTA approval).

ExxonMobil Starts Work on New PE Unit at Beaumont
Monday, November 14, 2016 Beaumont expansion to create 1,400 construction, 40 permanent jobs, according to ExxonMobil.

'Tip of the Iceberg' for RIN Fraud Prosecutions?
Monday, November 14, 2016 U.S. regulators will increasingly target fraudulent transactions tied to federal biofuels mandates, Texas attorney tells DownstreamToday.

Could a Trump Presidency Resuscitate Keystone XL?
Wednesday, November 09, 2016 New administration could give new life to 'killed' project.

Shell Suspends Pacific Northwest Crude-by-rail Project
Friday, October 07, 2016 Shell announced Thursday that it is suspending permitting of its planned crude-by-rail project at its Puget Sound Refinery, which is located near Anacortes, Washington.

Tolling Deals in Indonesia: A New Downstream Trend?
Wednesday, October 05, 2016 Refining projects may be adopting a practice common in the LNG sector.

New US Pipeline Law to Require More Maps, Models
Monday, September 19, 2016 Exec discusses geospatial implications of PIPES Act of 2016.

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