Refining & Processing - Heavy Distillates

Africa: Petroleum Product Demand Forecast

Africa endured the global recession relatively well, and many African economies did not experience severe impacts in terms of GDP and energy demand growth. On the heels of the recession, however, the social unrest in North Africa in early 2011—continuing in one form or another until early 2012—proved to have a more profound effect on refined product demand.

Stratas Advisors
Sep 22, 2016

Maritime Fuels Demand Adds Incentives For Resid Upgrading

Global regulatory specifications involving the replacement of high sulfur heavy fuels with marine distillate could broaden market opportunities for certain refiners.

Rene Gonzalez
Aug 9, 2016

ExxonMobil To Expand Ultralow Sulfur Fuels Production At Beaumont Refinery

ExxonMobil Corp. announced July 26 that it plans to increase production of ultralow sulfur fuels at its Beaumont, Texas, refinery by about 40,000 barrels per day.

Jul 27, 2016

Resid Processors Stand To Benefit From Global ECA Sulfur Limits

Severe curtailment of bunker fuels with sulfur content as high as 35,000 ppm brings a new focus on resid conversion capacity to deliver lower sulfur fuels in the 1,000 to 5,000 ppm range.

Rene Gonzalez
May 31, 2016

Continental Refining To Expand Transmix Operation

The company will enhance its crude oil processing and triple its transmix processing capabilities with the addition of a new crude unit.

Apr 4, 2016

ICA Fluor To Build $1B Refining Facility In Mexico

ICA Fluor was authorized by Pemex Transformación Industrial to proceed with the engineering, procurement and construction of the “Madero Clean Diesel” project in Tamaulipas, Mexico.

Jan 13, 2016