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Motiva Changes Permit Application for Hydrocracker Project

The Shell-Saudi Aramco “Motiva” joint venture is seeking a greenhouse-gas (GHG) permit application from a Texas state agency and has simultaneously withdrawn its application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a proposed hydrocracker expansion project at its 600,000-barrel-per-day (bbl/d) Port Arthur, Texas, refinery (see Hart Energy’s DownstreamBusiness.com on 09/24/2014).

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Tax-Extender Package Clears Final Hurdle in U.S. Senate

By a 76 to 16 vote, the U.S. Senate on Dec. 16 cleared a $41.6-billion package of tax breaks that the House of Representatives passed earlier this month, clearing the path for President Barack Obama to sign into law in a lame duck session that’s preparing to usher in a new Congress next year.