Refining & Processing - Middle Distillates

Examining Asia-Pacific’s Refined Product Demand

Worldwide demand for energy has increased significantly during the last 15 years, driven by population growth and the transition of developing nations into the global economy.

Stratas Advisors
Dec 12, 2016

Quantum Energy Canadian Refinery Site Under Contract

Quantum Energy Inc. recently announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Dominion Energy Processing Group Inc., has successfully contracted for its proposed refinery site in the Stoughton, Saskatchewan, Canada area.

Dec 9, 2016

Total’s SATORP Refinery Officially Makes Its Debut In Saudi Arabia

French oil and gas giant Total SA recently announced that its biggest refining and petrochemical complex, Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemical (SATORP), was officially inaugurated on Nov. 29 in Saudi Arabia.

Dec 5, 2016

Shell Completes Debottlenecking Project At Canada Refinery

Shell recently announced that it successfully completed a major growth project at its Scotford Refinery near Edmonton, Alberta, Canada that will increase hydrocracker production capacity by 20%.

Dec 5, 2016

Plant Complexity Opens Niche Opportunities

Whether a process facility’s feedstocks are based on shale hydrocarbons or naphtha, plant complexity factors into the ability to capture margin opportunities in niche markets.

Rene Gonzalez
Nov 15, 2016

Downstream Sector Adjusting To Colonial Pipeline Disruption

In an effort to mitigate potential supply disruptions following the temporary suspension of service on Line 1, the governors of Alabama, Georgia and North Carolina have issued executive orders waiving regulations for commercial truck drivers transporting motor fuel in their states. 

Nov 4, 2016