NARL Refining has filed for registration and review of the environmental assessment process for a crude efficiency project at its 130kbd (6.5Mnta) refinery at Come-by-Chance, Newfoundland, to help achieve compliance with the IMO’s January 2020 global cap of 0.5% sulphur on fuel oil.
Egyptian Refining’s (ERC) $4.1 Bn refinery project is due to come online in 3Q19. Qalaa Holdings has a 13.14% stake (previously 19%) in the project it co-owns with Qatar Petroleum, Egyptian General Petroleum (EGPC) and other partners.
Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak has instructed the government to consider ways of providing support to the Antipinsky Oil Refinery, they have been given one month to come up with options.
Sinopec is shipping the world’s largest atmospheric tower to 650kbd (32.5Mnta) Dangote refinery in Lekki, Lagos. The tower will take a month to arrive at the plant, which is scheduled to start production next year.
PetroKazakhstan Oil Products (PKOP), a joint venture of state-owned KazMunaiGas and China National Petroleum has awarded a contract to ABB Group to provide technology as part of the ongoing modernisation program at PKOP’s 120.5kbd (6.025Mnta) Shymkent refinery in Kazakhstan.