Pipeline Operations: Colonial Ordered To Shut Down Line Near Helena, Alabama

Excellent response from Colonial – minimal impact to both the environment and delivery to markets. A small gasoline leak in a segment of Colonial’s Line… Read more »

Refinery Operations: VDU At Lyondell Houston Refinery Shut By Pump Failure

Safety first at Lyondell Basell Industries’ Houston refinery We’re glad to hear about the proactive safety-conscious decision to shut down, assess, and quickly return to… Read more »

Refinery Operations: Renewable Technology Company Virent Acquired By Tesoro

Madison, WI based Virent has developed new technology which is able to convert sugars and other biomass derived feed-stocks into gasoline blend-stocks and aromatics. This… Read more »

Refinery Operations: ExxonMobil Seeks Buyer For Montana Refinery

An emerging trend in refinery requirements? Major companies such as ExxonMobil and Chevron Corp. have been reducing their portfolios of non-integrated chemical and production system… Read more »