Solvay has started production at its two new large-scale and "on-pipe" alkoxylation facilities in Moerdijk, the Netherlands, and in Singapore. Both units are located in integrated petrochemical hubs and receive ethylene oxide via dedicated pipelines, providing a secure supply of this key raw material for a wide range of specialty surfactants by Solvay's Novecare business.
Major oil and gas companies, BG Group plc, BP plc, Eni S.p.A., Royal Dutch Shell plc, Statoil ASA and Total SA, today announced their call to governments around the world and to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to introduce carbon pricing systems and create clear, stable, ambitious policy frameworks that could eventually connect national systems.
The Gazprom Neft Omsk Refinery has announced a 3.3-percent year-on-year increase in 2015 first-quarter (Q1) production of automotive gasolines, at 1.2 million tonnes.
On May 25, Rosneft produced one millionth ton of crude oil at the Northern Tip of Chayvo field on the shelf of the Sakhalin Island. This milestone was reached just eight months after drilling of the first well at the field was completed in September 2014 from the onshore site.
Total announces the start-up of gas and condensate production from the onshore Termokarstovoye field, located in the Yamalo Nenets Autonomous District of the Russian Federation.
(Petrobras) announces that on April 11, 2015, oil production in the fields it operates in the pre-salt province of the Santos and Campos basins reached the milestone of 800,000 barrels per day (bpd), constituting a new daily production record.
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) announced today that bitumen production began on schedule at the $2 billion Cold Lake Nabiye project expansion in northeastern Alberta, Canada.
Eni started production of the Kizomba Satellites Phase 2 project in the Block 15, offshore Angola, ahead of schedule.
BP confirmed today the start of oil production from the Kizomba Satellites phase 2 development in Block 15, offshore Angola. Operated by ExxonMobil, the deepwater project is expected to produce around 70,000 barrels of oil per day at peak.
Arktikgaz, a Gazprom Neft—NOVATEK joint venture, has brought a third field, the Yaro-Yahinskoye, into production. Production at the field is expected to reach previously projected levels, of around 7.7 billion cubic metres of natural gas and 1.3 million tonnes of de-ethanized gas condensate per year, in the nearest future.