Tagged With Refining
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
Nigeria’s refining renaissance
2 October 2019
Africa’s leading oil producer is looking to replace its archaic and underutilised refining capacity with the aim of becoming a global player
Low sulphur, high price
19 July 2019
European refiners anticipate increased margins and improved utilisation due to the IMO 2020 cap