Fire & Explosion at Sasoil’s Lake Charles Chemicals Complex

Making petrochemicals like High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) is a high temperature, high pressure, high volume, and hazardous business. AIS Software creates software solutions for oil… Read more »

New biogas plant planned at the shuttered PES refinery site

Philadelphia Energy Solutions recently received city zoning approval to carve out a 23-acre parcel from the bankrupt refinery complex to accommodate a renewable gas plant,… Read more »

Sometimes it takes years for an oil refinery to rebuild after a fire.

Husky Oil experienced a bad fire on April 26, 2018.  It’s taken this long just to demo the damaged equipment, and full operation is expected… Read more »

7 Signs it May Be Time for a New Controlled Document Management System

There comes a point when it’s time to get a better document management system because what you have is not meeting your needs & requirements…. Read more »

How MOC Saves Lives in the Refinery

This is another excellent article from on how Management of Change (MOC) can save lives at an oil refinery. Read more about it here.

Meridian Energy Announces New Refinery

Meridian Energy group is planning on building a new 60,000 BPD refinery in Winkler County, Texas. This new refinery will process local Permian crude oil… Read more »

ExxonMobil to Build a New Crude Unit at Beaumont

ExxonMobil has started construction on a new crude unit at its Beaumont, Texas refinery. This new unit will increase capacity by more than 65% to… Read more »

US to become a net energy exporter in 2020

The US will position itself as a net energy exporter in 2020 and will remain so throughout a projection period to 2050 resulting from large… Read more »

New Refinery Proposed for Alberta

China’s Sinopec Corp has joined a group planning to build an oil refinery in Alberta, an enterprise that would strengthen demand for the Canadian province’s… Read more »

Gun Drills

We came across this article on a website that specializes in the Refining Community Newsletter. An interesting short article on the importance of team training… Read more »