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Borouge 4 construction surpasses 50% completion milestone

Borouge announced that the Borouge 4 project, one of the largest industrial projects underway in the UAE, is over 50% complete.

Uganda in talks with UAE investment firm over planned oil refinery

Uganda is negotiating with an investment company led by a member of Dubai's royal family to develop a planned $4-B refinery for some of its crude oil.

UAE's ADNOC sells more fuel oil from Ruwais refinery in January

UAE's Abu Dhabi National Oil Company has sold more straight-run fuel oil from its Ruwais refinery complex this month via private sales.

Proactive Decision-Making for Emissions Management: The Roadmap to Net Zero

Industry leaders have committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

OMV, ADNOC to iron out terms of deal for chemicals tie-up

Abu Dhabi National Oil Co and Austria's OMV are poised to resume talks to agree final terms of a tie-up that would create a chemicals group with more than $20 B in combined annual sales.

Saudi's SABIC gives go-ahead for $6.4-B China petrochemical plant

Saudi Basic Industries Corp will go ahead with building a petrochemical complex in southeastern China's Fujian province, shoring up Saudi ties with China, the world's top oil importer.

Innovative approach to accelerating the startup of a gasoline block and associated units at Saudi Aramco’s Jazan refinery complex

This article elaborates on the startup of a refinery’s heavy naphtha reforming unit with an alternative approach to the initial unit design, including an evaluation of several startup techniques to ensure the adequacy and practicality of the selected option.

Global Project Data

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

Gulf Energy Information’s Global Energy Infrastructure (GEI) database is tracking nearly 1,100 active projects in the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI).

Two diverted oil tankers enter Red Sea but disruptions continue

Two oil tankers that had diverted away from the Red Sea have turned back and passed through the Bab al-Mandab Strait, ship-tracking data shows, though tensions in the region continued to disrupt global shipping and trade.

Proman and Bahri Chemicals to time-charter two methanol-powered ships

Proman and Bahri have announced a five-year agreement for Bahri Chemicals, a Bahri business unit, to time-charter two methanol-powered ships, Stena Provident and Stena Progressive, to transport various products globally.