Global Refining & Petrochemicals

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Fuels & Processing

ExxonMobil, ZeoGas Ink MTG License Deal

Houston-based ZeoGas LLC announced July 21 that it signed a licensing deal for the ExxonMobil methanol-to-gasoline technology for a proposed natural-gas-to-gasoline project on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

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China to Ban ‘Blind Development’ in Coal-to-Gas

China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) announced July 17 on its website that it will ban certain coal-gasification and coal-liquefaction projects that don’t meet minimum economic criteria or those that would threaten the environment, as well as water supplies.

Fuels & Processing
Transportation & Logistics

Alternative Fuels to Power 11% of MHDV Market

A new Navigant Research forecast finds that alternative fuels will power 11% of the global medium- and heavy-duty vehicle fleet by 2035, while diesel fuel will retain the overwhelming share of that market, at 75%..

Margins & Economics

Alberta’s Gasification ‘Sturgeon’ Refinery Cost Impact

The government of Alberta’s Energy Ministry this month unveiled details of the higher tolling fees it will pay over the next 30 years to cover soaring costs of the 50,000 barrels per day “Sturgeon” refinery being built by North West Redwater and Canadian Natural Resources.

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Arbitrage, Export Opportunities for U.S. Refiners

Refinery market opportunities supported by increasing volumes and combinations of U.S. and Canadian hydrocarbon feedstocks was the focal point for Platts’ third annual North American Refined Products conference earlier this year.

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