Petrobras has initiated the binding phase related to the sale of its 166kbd (8.3Mnta) Gabriel Passos refinery (Regap) and associated logistical assets at Betim, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Croatia’s INA Industrija Nafte has awarded a contract to Maire Tecnimont to provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) for a new delayed coking complex at its 90kbd (4.5Mnta) Rijeka refinery, to be completed in 2023, as part of an organisational strategy to boost performance and competitiveness of its Croatian refining business.
Marathon Petroleum (MPC) has awarded a contract to WorleyParsons to provide detailed engineering services for conversion of Marathon’s 19kbd (0.95Mnta) Dickinson refinery in North Dakota, into a 12kbd (0.6Mnta) 100% renewable diesel refinery by 2020.
NNPC awarded a contract to KBR to provide project management consultancy services on front-end engineering design definition for grassroots condensate refineries at Western Forcados Area and Assah North Ohaji South (ANOH) Areas of Delta and Imo States, Nigera.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its final 2020 quotas for renewable fuels and 2021 quotas for biomass-based diesel under the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). EPA is committed to assure that a net 15Bn gal of biofuel are blended during the coming year.