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Numaligarh refinery expansion project plans approved

Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) has received clearance to proceed with the long-planned expansion of its 60.25kbd (3.013Mnta) Numaligarh refinery in the Golaghat district of Assam in northeastern India.

Major planned shutdown underway at Baytown refinery

Exxon Mobil is undergoing a major maintenance overhaul in January at its Baytown refinery, the nation's largest oil refinery.

Last of PDVSA´s operational FCCs breaks down

PDVSA is now without a single operational cracker in its domestic refineries following the shut down of the catalytic cracker (FCC) at its 305kbd (15.25Mnta) Cardón refinery due to the failure of a steam unit, further limiting gasoline supply that is already scarce in many parts of the country.

INA to modernise Rijeka refinery & convert Sisak refinery

INA (Industrija Nafte) has approved a plan to modernise its 90kbd (4.5Mnta) Rijeka refinery along the northern part of the Adriatic Sea, estimated to cost approx. $617 Mn, as part of an organisational strategy to boost performance and competitiveness of its Croatian refining business.

Shell seeks sale of Ontario refinery

Royal Dutch Shell is seeking buyers for 72kbd (3.6Mnta) Sarnia refinery in Ontario, Alberta, and some sour gas facilities as the company focuses on its $31 Bn liquefied natural gas project in British Columbia.