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50,000 bpd Refinery Planned to Tap Guyana's Offshore Oil Wealth

Aug 09, 2023

Guyana and the Dominican Republic on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on recruiting companies to build a 50,000-barrel-per-day refinery in Guyana that would tap the country's oil wealth.Any project would be at least 51% owned by the Dominican Republic government, according to the terms of the preliminary agreement, which was seen by Reuters. The pact was signed by Guyana President…

Equinor's Mongstad Refinery Reduces Output after Lightning Strike

Jul 12, 2023

Equinor has evacuated some staff and reduced output at its Mongstad oil refinery on Norway's west coast after a lightning strike near the plant disrupted power supplies, it said on Wednesday.Mongstad is Equinor's largest refinery with a crude oil and condensate distillation capacity of 226…

Guyana Launches Tender for Its First Oil Refinery

Oct 17, 2022

Guyana has called for proposals to design, finance and build a 30,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) oil refinery, the first for the South American country as it becomes a force in crude oil production. Construction work on the facility, to be located on public land near the Berbice river…

Fire Extinguished at Equinor's Largest Refinery

Jul 04, 2022

A fire that broke out at Equinor's Mongstad oil refinery on Norway's west coast early on Sunday was now extinguished, the company said, affecting the unit producing gasoline.The fire broke out in a part of the refinery that produces gasoline…

Indian Refinery Buys Brazilian Tupi Crude

Mar 22, 2021

India's Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd has bought its first-ever cargo of Brazilian Tupi crude oil in a tender, two industry sources said on Monday.The 1-million-barrel cargo was sold by Royal Dutch Shell for May delivery, he added…

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