Tagged With Refining
Angola advances refining ambitions
23 August 2021
Long-standing plans to reduce import dependence in the crude-rich nation might finally be making progress
Muscat outsources oil sector expansion
26 July 2021
Bid round and first-ever private refinery shows the government is looking to external investment
China’s independent refiners reel from tax blow
16 July 2021
Preferred feedstocks are now subject to levies, as establishment refiners use political clout to bite back
South African refiners struggle to compete
14 July 2021
Most of the country’s ageing refinery capacity remains offline.
Warning signs for Pemex refinery deal
13 July 2021
Political downstream agenda and company track record cause unease over Texas refinery purchase
Refiners squeezed between gasoline and jet
8 July 2021
Rebounding gasoline demand is outpacing that of the rest of the barrel—particularly jet—and causing headaches for refiners
Outlook positive for India despite Covid woes
6 July 2021
The county’s crude demand may remain constrained this year, but the future is still bright
South Sudan struggles with refinery ambitions
6 July 2021
The country’s various refining projects appear to have stalled, with the exception of one South African-backed scheme
Australia to subsidise remaining refineries
24 June 2021
Concerned about supply security, Australia plans to fund its last two refineries standing for at least the next six years.
US downstream faces emissions scrutiny
10 June 2021
Biden’s low-carbon pledge could mean tighter regulations and punishment for serial emitters
Interest grows in Nigerian refining
9 June 2021
The Dangote refinery development is raising hopes of a refinery sector revival
Resurgent demand drives US refining recovery
8 June 2021
The domestic downstream sector is bouncing back on healthier margins, but the energy transition threat still looms large
Asian refiners edging out US competition
2 June 2021
Rising decarbonisation costs make coastal US refiners vulnerable to expanding Asian export capacity
US refining makes a comeback
25 May 2021
The sector struggled to offset crushing demand losses in 2020, but recent M&A shows momentum change
Worst is over for US refining
24 May 2021
Wave of recent refinery closures and competitive edge make consolidation increasingly less likely
Russian reforms drive refining change
13 April 2021
Tax changes to incentivise refinery upgraders are bearing fruit
Europe’s refiners set for more pain
15 March 2021
While the end of lockdowns may offer some respite, further consolidation looks inevitable
European refiner hopes for a driving season
26 February 2021
Varo sees the potential for a desire to holiday but a reluctance to fly recreating the US phenomenon on the other side of the Atlantic
Australia struggles to stop downstream exodus
22 February 2021
Australia’s energy security takes another hit with ExxonMobil opting to shutter its Victoria refinery
US refining put on ice
18 February 2021
Blizzards in Texas have dramatically halted downstream activities, leaving opportunities for facilities still running
Petrobras inks downstream sale
11 February 2021
Divestments have struggled to get going amid tough economic conditions, but could the first refinery sale prise open the door?
Covid-19 accelerates refinery rationalisation
18 January 2021
Significant regional changes hurried along by the pandemic will permanently alter global dynamics
US exports shrug off downturn
12 January 2021
Flows out of the Gulf Coast—and their influence on global pricing—are set to rebound further in 2021
China set to take refining top spot
12 January 2021
The Asian heavyweight looks poised to knock the US off its perch