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 »

Refinery Operations: High Density Polyethylene Plant To Be Built By LyndondellBasell on US Gulf Coast

A part of LyondellBasell’s ongoing growth plan, this project is one of many ethylene expansion projects the company is undertaking. We’re always glad to hear of the… Read more »

Refinery Operations: Wyoming Refinery, Logistical Assets Aquired By Par Pacific

Wyoming Refining Co. purchased by Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. Exciting news coming out of Wyoming as Par Pacific takes control of the Newcastle refinery, the… Read more »