Phase: -
Country: Brazil
Categories: Petrochemical and Chemical Refineries
Type: Oil Refinery
Updated: 18 Jan 2016

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Abreu e Lime (Rnest) Refinery News

Petrobras Completes First Petrochemical Naphtha Loading Operation At Abreu e Lima Refinery

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 15 January 2015

Yesterday (January 13), Petrobras carried out the first petrochemical naphtha loading operation at the Abreu e Lima Refinery (also known as RNEST), initiating the sales program for the product. The first batch of petrochemical naphtha will be delivered to customer Braskem, a petrochemicals group with operations across Brazil.

Abreu e Lima Refinery Initiates Start-Up Of Atmospheric Distillation Unit

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 22 November 2014

On Wednesday, November 19, Petrobras began the first stage of the start-up of the Abreu e Lima Refinery (known as Rnest), a company venture located in Ipojuca, Pernambuco, by feeding natural gas into its atmospheric distillation unit.

Petrobras Downstream Sector Focuses On Modernizing And Expanding The Refining Park

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 30 August 2012

By 2016, Petrobras will invest US$71.6 billion in the Downstream sector, focusing on modernizing and expanding its refining park. The sector has a total of 255 projects under deployment, with emphasis on the Abreu and Lima Refinery and on the first train of the Rio de Janeiro Petrochemical Complex (Comperj), expected to boost Petrobras' refining capacity by approximately 400,000 barrels per day.

Brazil's Petrobras To Spend BRL8.26 Billion Upgrading Refineries In 2012

SOURCE: Dow Jones Newswires | 22 December 2011

Brazilian state oil-and-gas producer Petroleo Brasileiro S/A will next year spend 8.26 billion Brazilian reais ($4.45 billion) modernizing its refineries, the company said late Wednesday in a news statement.

Deadline For Petrobras, PdVSA Refinery Deal Nov 30 - Executive

SOURCE: Dow Jones Newswires | 25 October 2011

The deadline for Venezuela's Petroleos de Venezuela SA to pay for its 40% stake in a joint-venture refinery project with Petroleo Brasileiro, or Petrobras, is Nov. 30, Petrobras's downstream director said Tuesday.

Brazil's Petrobras: BNDES Accepts PdVSA Guarantees For New Refinery

SOURCE: Dow Jones Newswires | 04 October 2011

Brazil's national development bank, or BNDES, has accepted bank guarantees presented by Venezuela's state oil company, Petroleos de Venezuela SA, for construction of an oil refinery in northeast Brazil, according to Brazilian oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA.

Brazil Petrobras In Talks With Venezuela's PdVSA On Refinery JV

SOURCE: Dow Jones Newswires | 13 September 2011

Brazilian federal oil company Petroleo Brasileiro said Tuesday that it was still in talks with Petroleos de Venezuela SA to complete a joint-venture deal to build a refinery in Brazil's Pernambuco state.

Petrobras: To Build Pernambuco Refinery With Or Without PdVSA

SOURCE: Dow Jones Newswires | 19 August 2011

Brazilian federal oil company Petroleo Brasileiro, or Petrobras, will build a refinery in northern Brazil with or without wayward joint-venture partner Petroleos da Venezuela SA.

Brazil Petrobras: Still Waiting On Loan Approval For PdVSA JV

SOURCE: Dow Jones Newswires | 02 March 2011

Venezuela's national oil company, Petroleos de Venezuela SA, still needs to get a loan approved before its participation in a refinery joint venture with Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro, or Petrobras, can move forward, Petrobras downstream director Paulo Roberto Costa said Wednesday.

Brazil Petrobras: PdVSA Faces Hurdles To Remain Refinery Partner

SOURCE: Dow Jones Newswires | 14 December 2010

Venezuela's national oil company, Petroleos de Venezuela SA, has two key obstacles to surmount if it wants to remain a partner in a joint-refinery project with Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro, or Petrobras, according to Petrobras downstream director Paulo Roberto Costa.

Brazil Agency Recommends Halting Work At Petrobras Refineries

SOURCE: Dow Jones Newswires | 10 November 2010

SAO PAULO -(Dow Jones)- Brazil's Federal Accounting Office, or TCU, recommended late Tuesday halting work on two refineries being built by state-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PBR, PETR4.BR) because of signs of overbilling.

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