Engineering News | Oil Refineries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/oil-refineries Mon, 19 Nov 2018 03:02:32 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Significant growth expected in flame arrestor market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/significant-growth-expected-in-flame-arrestor-market-2018-09-07 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Oil Refineries Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496603 1535985410 1536271200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New flowmeter from Instrotech introduced http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-flowmeter-from-instrotech-2018-09-07 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Oil Refineries Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496633 1535985410 1536271200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749283_resized_instrotechkoboldflowmeter0818jpg10222jpg.jpeg VARIABLE FLOW The Kobold Model VKP flowmeter is able to monitor variable liquid flows 511 287 New oil refinery for Uzbekistan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-oil-refinery-for-uzbekistan-2018-09-07 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Oil Refineries Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496610 1535985410 1536271200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749208_resized_oilgasshalerockdrillingusbloomberg21022.jpg NEW OIL Uzbekistan is getting a new five-million tons a year oil refinery 511 287 New partnership offers turnkey STO solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-partnership-offers-turnkey-sto-solutions-2018-08-23 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Oil Refineries Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496625 1535985410 1536271200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749267_resized_oilgasoilpumpazerbaijancumulus1022.jpg TURNING AROUND A new partnership will make Special Technical Operations easier 511 287 S African refineries pulled in two http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-refineries-pulled-in-two-2018-09-07 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Oil Refineries Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496541 1536152332 1536271200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749038_resized_oiloildonkey0930bllomberg1022jpg.jpeg LOCAL REFINERIES South African oil refineries face two main challenges 511 287 Two new refineries in the works for Nigeria http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/two-new-refineries-in-the-works-for-nigeria-2018-09-07 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Oil Refineries Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496646 1536152352 1536271200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Investment affected by environmental impact compliance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/investment-affected-by-environmental-impact-compliance-2018-09-07 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Oil Refineries Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496426 1536152410 1536271200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000748839_resized_steamboilers01518bloomberg10222jpg.jpeg ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT Oil refineries need to take steps to reduce their environmental impact to pacify investors 511 287 Sasol develops new IT solution for head office http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-develops-new-it-solution-for-head-office-2018-09-07 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Oil Refineries Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496637 1536317718 1536271200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749311_resized_sasolnewbuildingexterior08181022jpg.jpeg FLEXIBLE TECHNOLOGY The use of flexible technology will make future refurbishments less complicated 511 287 Cost-effective workforce housing supports oil refinery shutdown http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cost-effective-workforce-housing-supports-oil-refinery-shutdown-2017-09-08 Robyn Wilkinson Oil Refineries Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462440 1504594093 1504821600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673152_resized_kwikspaceprefabricatedhousing0820171022.jpg SHORT-TERM SOLUTION Nearly 100 workers from various international locations needed to be trained and housed for the duration of the three-month project 511 287 High-quality weld preparation for oil and gas industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-quality-weld-preparation-for-the-oil-and-gas-industry-2017-09-08 Robyn Wilkinson Oil Refineries Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462439 1504594093 1504821600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673144_resized_actumg4saw0820171022.jpg SAFETY AND PRECISION The cold cutting process eliminates the risks associated with torch cutting and produces a stronger weld joint 511 287 Infrastructure expansion will boost oil rig traffic http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-expansion-will-boost-oil-rig-traffic-2017-09-08 Robyn Wilkinson Oil Refineries Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462437 1504594093 1504821600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673214_resized_oilrigmaitnenancecapetownbloomberg0620061022.jpg INCREASED CAPABILITY Expansions of South Africa’s port infrastructure will increase the number of oil rigs docking for maintenance and repairs in the country 511 287 Mobile units ensure flexible fire protection at oil refineries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-units-ensure-flexible-fire-protection-at-oil-refineries-2017-09-08 Robyn Wilkinson Oil Refineries Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462434 1504594093 1504821600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673127_resized_dosetechmobileunit0820171022.jpg SAFETY MADE EASY DoseTech has seen eager demand from South African oil refineries for its mobile fire-protection equipment 511 287 Retractable spray injectors important cost savers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/retractable-spray-injectors-important-cost-savers-2017-09-08 Robyn Wilkinson Oil Refineries Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462432 1504594093 1504821600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673115_resized_injectornozzlesmonitorengineering0820171022.jpg KEY COOLING Spray injectors inject liquids or gases into process streams, providing critical cooling, mixing, quenching, washing, humidifying, gas cooling or chemical reactions 511 287 Thermal spray coatings provide protection for refineries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thermal-spray-coatings-provide-protection-for-refineries-2017-09-08 Robyn Wilkinson Oil Refineries Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462442 1504594094 1504821600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673156_resized_thermalsprayprotectionforrefineries0820171022.jpg PROTECTIVE LAYER Coatings produced with thermal spraying are formed when millions of particles are deposited on top of each other and are bonded to the substrate 511 287 Well-managed upgrades essential at African refineries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/well-managed-upgrades-essential-at-african-refineries-2017-09-08 Robyn Wilkinson Oil Refineries Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462608 1504874658 1504821600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673499_resized_emissionsregulationsrequireoilrefineryupgradesbloomberg0820171022.jpg KEEPING UP Refineries are under pressure to become more environment-friendly in respect of their direct impact on the environment and the impact of the fuels they produce 511 287 Importing refined fuels quicker and more financially viable for Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/importing-refined-fuels-quicker-and-more-financially-viable-for-africa-2017-09-08 Robyn Wilkinson Oil Refineries Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462428 1504874683 1504821600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673217_resized_rodricknaidoorockwellautomation0820171022.jpg RODRICK NAIDOO Countries that have their own crude resources and established mega-refineries could never be outpriced by a South African refinery 511 287 Strategic planning ensures successful turnaround on refinery upgrades http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/strategic-planning-ensures-a-successful-turnaround-on-refinery-upgrades-2017-09-08 Robyn Wilkinson Oil Refineries Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462436 1504874774 1504821600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673134_resized_megchemchevronupgrade0820171022.jpg TEAM EFFORT The combined Chevron and MegChem teams worked together closely to complete the upgrades 511 287 Newest firefighting technology delivered to South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/newest-firefighting-technology-delivered-to-south-africa-2016-09-02 Nadine James Oil Refineries Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 424623 1472544417 1472767200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000580067_resized_dsc086771022.jpg GERMAN ENGINEERING The FTM units are manufactured by DoseTech partner and German fire-safety product manufacturer FireDos 511 287 Industry challenges blunt investment in oil and gas sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-infrastructure-red-tape-blunting-investment-in-oil-and-gas-sector-2016-09-02 Nadine James Oil Refineries Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 424634 1472544417 1472767200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000580118_resized_thabokgogo1022.jpg THABO KGOGO 57% of Africa’s export earnings are derived from hydrocarbons 511 287 Company science and engineering programme celebrates graduates http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chemicals-company-science-and-engineering-programme-celebrates-graduates-2016-09-02 Nadine James Oil Refineries Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 424437 1472544417 1472767200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000579670_resized_sasolburgplant609041022.jpg SASOLBURG PLANT The Sasol Inzalo Foundation has enabled 105 black, and predominantly female students to graduate in the past year 511 287 Ghana oil refinery showing signs of profitability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ghanaian-oil-refinery-showing-signs-of-profitability-2016-09-02 Nadine James Oil Refineries Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 424436 1472544417 1472767200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000579560_resized_refinerypix11022.jpg REFINERY IS FINE AGAIN The Ghanaian refinery has recovered from its seven year stagnation and is showing progress 511 287 Egyptian petrochemicals complex expected 2021 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/egyptian-petrochemicals-complex-expected-2021-2016-09-02 Nadine James Oil Refineries Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 424618 1472544417 1472767200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000580104_resized_eyptianoilrig1022.jpg SUNRISE INDUSTRY While the oil industry in other parts of the globe is stagnating the World Bank believes there is still potential in Africa's oil industry 511 287 Nigeria, Spain to strengthen bilateral trade relationship http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigeria-spain-to-strengthen-bilateral-trade-relationship-2016-09-18 Nadine James Oil Refineries Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 424449 1472544417 1472767200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000579674_resized_workerseenportharcourtoilrefinerynigeria1022.jpg OIL ON TAP Two Nigerian refineries and a pipeline were brought back online to address the country's petrol shortage 511 287 Phase 1 of refinery expansion project to be completed this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/phase-1-of-refinery-expansion-project-to-be-completed-later-this-year-2016-09-17 Nadine James Oil Refineries Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 424438 1472544417 1472767200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000580113_resized_11022.jpg DOGGED DEVELOPMENT The Sonara refinery has been in the process of expanding and modernising its equipment since 2013 511 287 RFO consumption expected to decline significantly by 2020 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rfo-consumption-expected-to-decline-significantly-by-2020-2016-09-02 Nadine James Oil Refineries Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 424657 1472544417 1472767200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Opportunities for bitumen producers increased in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increased-opportunities-for-bitumen-producers-in-africa-2016-09-02 Nadine James Oil Refineries Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 424421 1472544417 1472767200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000579666_resized_saprefflarephotosdcea1022.jpg SAPREF The 10/20 bitumen is available for direct pick-up at the Shell and BP South African Petroleum Refineries in Durban 511 287 Supplier development programme launched for black businesses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-development-programme-launched-for-black-businesses-2016-09-02 Nadine James Oil Refineries Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 424485 1474533825 1472767200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000579662_resized_chevronoilrefinery0171022.jpg CHEVRON OIL REFINERY The refinery produces petrol, diesel, jet fuel, liquefied petroleum gas and other specialty products for South Africa 511 287 Combining operations for competitive edge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-refining-company-combines-operations-for-competitive-edge-2015-09-04 Kimberley Smuts Oil Refineries Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:00:00 +0200 382041 1441089604 1441321200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000459250_resized_oilrefiningblooembergaug20151022.jpg COMPANY COMBINES OPERATIONS Oil refining and marketing company Neste announced its decision to invest about €60-million in the Naantali production line last month 511 287 Chevron refinery completes planned maintenance and inspections http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chevron-refinery-completes-planned-maintenance-and-inspections-2015-09-04 Kimberley Smuts Oil Refineries Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200 381846 1441089602 1441317600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000458444_resized_chevronrefinerywithviewcapetownaug20151022.jpg MAINTENANCE INSPECTION COMPLETED Chevron South Africa recently restarted production at its Milnerton-based refinery, in Cape Town 511 287 Global expertise leveraged to service the liquid fuels and petrochemicals industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-expertise-leveraged-to-service-the-liquid-fuels-and-petrochemical-industries-2015-09-04 Kimberley Smuts Oil Refineries Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200 382036 1441089602 1441317600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000458959_resized_thyssenkruppoilrefineryaug2015021022.jpg THYSSENKRUPP, WILHELMSHAVEN, GERMANY ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa can draw on the technology and expertise provided by the global TKIS organisation’s specialist divisions 511 287 Oil refinery’s planned maintenance completed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-refinerys-planned-maintenance-completed-2015-09-04 Kimberley Smuts Oil Refineries Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200 381724 1441089602 1441317600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000458031_resized_engenrefineryatnightdurbansaaug20151022.jpg 511 287 Joint agreement finalised to modernise Assiut refinery in Egypt http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/joint-agreement-finalised-to-modernise-assiut-refinery-in-egypt-2015-09-04 Kimberley Smuts Oil Refineries Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200 382168 1441089603 1441317600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000459411_resized_oilrefineryreuterscairoegypt1022.jpg 511 287 Oil and gas company responds to industry and market demands http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-and-gas-company-responds-to-industry-and-market-demands-2015-09-04 Kimberley Smuts Oil Refineries Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200 382033 1441089602 1441317600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000459408_resized_totallemedeoilrefinerymaresellefrance07151022.jpg 511 287 Water treatment specialist services global oil refineries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-treatment-specialist-services-global-oil-refineries-2015-09-04 Kimberley Smuts Oil Refineries Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200 381520 1441089602 1441317600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000457355_resized_degremontsichuanpetrochinaeffluenttreatmentplantaugust20151022.jpg 511 287 Uganda’s $2.5bn crude oil refinery to start commercial production in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ugandas-25bn-crude-oil-refinery-to-start-commercial-production-in-2018-2015-08-24 Kimberley Smuts Oil Refineries Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200 382201 1441089603 1441317600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000459499_resized_ulsancomplexoilrefineryulsansouthkoreajuly2015bloombergresized.jpg 511 287 Oil and gas expo aims to discuss and mitigate industry challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-and-gas-expo-aims-to-discuss-and-mitigate-industry-challenges-2015-09-04 Kimberley Smuts Oil Refineries Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200 382029 1441089603 1441317600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000459204_resized_oilandgasexpobloombergaug20151022.jpg 511 287 AGM discusses the rising energy demand of a growing continent http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/annual-meeting-discusses-the-rising-energy-demand-of-a-growing-continent-2015-09-04 Kimberley Smuts Oil Refineries Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200 382043 1441089603 1441317600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000459415_resized_capetownbloombergaug20151022.jpg 511 287 Technology provider to supply Malaysian refinery project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-provider-to-supply-malaysian-refinery-project-2015-09-20 Kimberley Smuts Oil Refineries Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0200 382044 1441089603 1441317600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000459257_resized_refineryplantbloombergaug20151022.jpg ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES Petronas has selected Axens as a technology provider for its Rapid project in Pengerang, Johor, Malaysia 511 287