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Nigeria's Dangote refinery set to deliver first fuel

Nigeria's newly operating Dangote refinery is due to deliver its first fuel into the local market within weeks in a key milestone toward long sought energy independence for Africa's top oil exporter.

Repsol achieves certification to trade SAF within RSB’s book and claim system

Repsol has received certification by the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), giving the company access to sell its SAF within the RSB Book & Claim System.

Shell discloses $14-B cost for petrochemical plant, more than double street estimates

Royal Dutch Shell revealed during its recent fourth-quarter earnings call that the construction costs of its petrochemical plant have surged by 130%, surpassing the original estimate.

BASF to divest shares in its two JVs in Korla, China

As part of BASF’s global strategy for 1,4-butanediol (BDO), BASF has assessed the market environment and product carbon footprints of BDO and its downstream products from different production sites worldwide.

Ukrainian drones attack two oil refineries in southern Russia

Ukrainian drones attacked two oil refineries in southern Russia's Krasnodar region, causing a large fire at the Ilsky refinery during operations conducted by the SBU security service.

LLumin and eschbach partner for integrated team communications in enterprise asset management and plant maintenance

LLumin and eschbach announce their partnership to deliver the first rules-based, action-triggering, bi-directional communicating CMMS solution that seamlessly integrates with Shiftconnector, a comprehensive plant process management solutions for process manufacturers.

Louisiana (U.S.) Governor Jeff Landry announces bond allocation for Chevron’s Geismar renewable diesel plant

Governor Jeff Landry announced a $100 MM bond allocation for the expansion project at Chevron’s Geismar Renewable Diesel Plant at the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association’s annual conference.

Finland's Neste shares plummet on downbeat biofuel sales margin outlook

Shares of Finland's Neste plummeted after the biofuels producer and oil refiner posted fourth-quarter operating profit below expectations and forecast a lower 2024 renewable products sales margin than last year's.

Singapore middle distillates stocks dip but remain above 7 MM bbls

Singapore's middle distillates stockpiles slipped slightly week-on-week as net exports of both diesel/gasoil and jet fuel/gasoil posted robust gains.

Czechs close to buying Shell stake in MiRO refinery

Czech oil pipeline operator MERO is in the final stages of talks to buy Shell Deutschland's 32.5% stake in the Mineraloelraffinerie Oberrhein refinery in Karlsruhe.