Refining

Delta Air Lines readies refinery to process biofuels

Delta Air Lines Inc plans to start receiving shipments of renewable fuel feedstocks at its Trainer, Pennsylvania, refinery as part of a strategy that could reduce its environmental liabilities by hundreds of millions of dollars, according to three sources familiar with the matter.

German government considers taking Schwedt refinery under state control

Options on the table include the government taking a direct stake in the refinery as well as a possible trusteeship or state investment, Spiegel reported without specifying the sources.

Colombia's Ecopetrol to hike output at Cartagena refinery to 200,000 bpd

Colombia's Ecopetrol will hike output at its refinery in the Caribbean city of Cartagena by a third in a bid to meet national demand for fuels and reduce imports.

Shell Chief Executive Officer Ben van Beurden to step down, Wael Sawan appointed as his successor

Shell announced that Ben van Beurden will step down as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the end of 2022, and that his successor will be Wael Sawan. Wael’s appointment is effective January 1, 2023.

Refiners say fuel prices could increase and production plummet if rail strike proceeds

Upon sending the letter, Chet Thomson issued the following statement stressing the importance of rail transit to the refining and petrochemical industries and the need for broader rail reform.

ADNOC Refining to complete first phase of waste heat recovery project

ADNOC Refining, a joint venture company between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Eni, and OMV, is set to complete the first phase of its innovative Waste Heat Recovery project at the General Utilities Plant in Ruwais, Abu Dhabi.

Fuel markets to stay tight till mid-2020s as refining shrinks

Crude oil refining capacity has shrunk by a record 3.8 MM barrels per day from March 2020 to mid-2022 as demand expanded, setting the stage for fuel markets to remain very tight until at least mid-decade.

Encina to deliver first-ever high purity aromatics made entirely from end-of-life plastics

Encina Development Group, LLC announced the first-ever production of high purity aromatics made entirely from end-of-life mixed plastics. Encina has delivered its high purity monomer chemicals to customers and confirms that ongoing production will continue.

Venezuela's second-largest refinery disrupted by outage

Venezuela's second largest refinery has suspended gasoline production following an internal electrical failure, four sources with knowledge of the situation said.

bp restarted large crude unit at Whiting, Indiana, refinery over weekend

bp Plc restarted the largest crude distillation unit (CDU) over the weekend at its 435,000 bpd Whiting, Indiana, refinery.