Lukoil has commissioned a new isomerisation unit at its 340kbd (17Mnta) Kstovo refinery in Nizhny Novgorod region, Russia. The project will increase the refinery’s Euro 5-quality gasoline output by 80kbd (0.4Mnta).
Shenghong Petrochemical plans to start test runs of a crude unit at 320kbd (16Mnta) Lianyungang refinery in August or September. Commercial operations are likely to begin in 1Q22.
Fenix Marine Services (FMS) in the Port of Los Angeles has fully transfer its fleet from fossil-based diesel fuel to a renewable diesel fuel blend, effective immediately.
Neste has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Ilmatar Energy for 200 GWh of wind electricity annually at its Porvoo refinery in Finland, to start in early 2025.
Indian Oil (IOC) has awarded contracts to McDermott International to provide engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) services for separate projects involving the addition of new units at its 120kbd (6Mnta) Barauni and 160kbd (8Mnta) Haldia refineries in India.