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PG&E awarded contract at Bakersfield renewable refinery

Global Clean Energy Holdings (GCEH) has signed a Master Services Agreement with Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) for the Bakersfield Renewable Diesel Refinery

REG starts construction on Geismar renewable diesel expansion project

Renewable Energy Group (REG) has started construction on its $950 Mn improvement and expansion project at REG Geismar renewable diesel production facility in Louisiana. The project will take total site production capacity from 90Mngal/year to 340Mngal/year, and is expected to be fully operational in 2024.

Taranto refinery now producing SAF

Eni SPA has started producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at its 104kbd (5.2Mnta) Taranto refinery in southeast Italy via coprocessing a 0.5% share of used cooking oils (UCO) with conventional crude.

Zhejiang refinery buys first condensate cargoes for Dec delivery -sources

Zhejiang Petrochemical has purchased its first condensate cargoes to be delivered to its Zhoushan refinery in December. This is a change from the norm for the refiner as it unusually buys medium to heavy sour crude for the mega refinery. Sources believe it may be blended with Iraqi Basra Light crude recently purchased.

Contract signed for construction of Cabinda refinery

Gemcorp and Sonangol have signed a contract following a final investment decision (FID) for a full conversion 60kbd (3Mnta) Cabinda refinery in Angola, to be constructed in two phases. Phase 1 is due to be commissioned in 1-2Q22.