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IIR Energy - Fire, Explosion Shuts Down Mildred Lake Upgrader

REFINING Fire, Explosion Shuts Down Syncrude Plant North of Fort McMurray, Alberta According to CBC News, an explosion and fire shut down Syncrude's Mildred Lake…

Mildred Lake Fire | Unplanned Refinery Outage | IIR Energy | Planned Refinery Maintenance | Refinery Restart | LNG Projects

Industrial Info

Thu Mar 16 2017

IIR Energy Weekly NatGas Beacon: Room for Growth Seen for NGL Fractionation

Over the past few years, midstream companies could not add fractionation capacity fast enough. Every plant in Mont Belvieu was being expanded, the northeast ramped…

IIR Energy | Natural Gas | News | NGL | NGL Fractionation Projects | Markwest Energy Partners | Midstream Projects | Mont Belvieu Fractionation

Industrial Info

Fri Mar 10 2017

Natural Gas Continues to Lead in U.S. Power Project Kickoffs

Industrial Info is tracking more than 880 U.S. Power Generation Industry projects with a total investment value of $39.5 billion that are planned…

Power Generation | Natural Gas Projects | Power Generation Projects | Natural Gas | IIR Energy | Natural Gas-Fired Power Projects | EPC | Industrial Info | Natural Gas-Fired Projects | Bechtel

Industrial Info

Mon Feb 27 2017

Refinery Turnarounds Abound in South America

No less than $644.5 million in refinery maintenance projects will kick off this year in South America, ranging in value from $1 million to…

IIR Energy | Refining | Refining Turnarounds | South America | Refinery Turnarounds | South America Refinery Turnarounds | Brazil Refinery Maintenance | Venezuela Refinery Maintenance | Ecuador Planned Maintenance

Industrial Info

Fri Feb 17 2017

IIR Energy Unveils Natural Gas Fundamentals Report

Followers of the Natural Gas Industry now have a new source of information at their fingertips for Natural Gas Traders – IIR Energy’s NatGas Weekly…

IIR Energy | Natural Gas | Publications | LNG | Natural Gas Trading | Natural Gas Pipelines | Natural Gas Processing

Industrial Info

Tue Feb 07 2017

Gain Insight into the U.S. Industrial Market at Industrial Info Resources' Market Outlook Event in Houston

As the global economy adjusts to steadier oil and gas prices, how will the U.S. economy perform in the upcoming year? What will be…

Market Outlook | Industrial Info | IIR Energy | Power | Oil & Gas | Chemical Processing | Live Event

Industrial Info

Mon Jan 16 2017

India Optimistic on Ambitious Renewable Energy Goals

India's government is showing renewed confidence in renewable energy. According to The Guardian, a draft 10-year energy blueprint published last month forecast that the country…

Power | India | IIR Energy | Fossil Fuel | India Renewable Projects | India Solar Projects | India Windfarm Projects | India Hydro Projects

Industrial Info

Wed Jan 11 2017

Enterprise Resumes Service at Pascagoula Natural Gas Processing Plant

Enterprise Products Partners LP says it has completed repairs to allow operations to resume at its 500 million-standard-cubic-foot-per-day Train B natural gas-processing plant in Pascagoula,…

Pascagoula Natural Gas Processing Plant | Enterprise Products Partners | IIR Energy

Industrial Info

Thu Dec 15 2016

India Sees Big Developments in Planned Fertilizer Projects

Fertilizer projects are a big business in India. At an industry conference last month, Shri Ananth Kuma, the Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers and Parliamentary…

IIR Energy | India | Fertilizer | Fertilizer Projects | ONGC | Chemical Projects | Industrial Info | Tata Consulting Engineers

Industrial Info

Wed Dec 07 2016

IIR Energy Outage Breakers

Power Breakers Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Station Offline due to Drywall Leakage Tennessee Valley Authority incurred an unplanned outage in SERC at the 1,104-megawatt…

Unplanned Nuclear Outage | planned refinery turnarounds | Valero | REX Pipeline | Petrochemicals | Dow Chemical | Petrochemical Expansion Project | Petrochemical Maintenance | SERC Outages | IIR Energy

Industrial Info

Tue Nov 29 2016

U.S. Chemical Industry Remains Optimistic for 2017

Moving into 2017, the U.S. Chemical Processing Industry continues to be optimistic about future investments, according to Industrial Info's 2017 Global Industrial Outlook. Much…

Ethylene | Petrochemicals | Chemicals | Processing Plant | IIR Energy | Industrial Info | EPC | Construction | Ammonia

Industrial Info

Tue Nov 29 2016

BP Continues Refinery Turnaround At Whiting Refinery

BP Products continues with planned maintenance at its 420,000 b/d Whiting, Indiana refinery. The 110,000 b/d FCCU 500 and 29,000…

BP | Refinery Turnaround | IIR Energy | Whiting Refinery | Planned Refinery Maintenance

Industrial Info

Fri Nov 18 2016

Texas, Louisiana Gulf Coast Region Prepares for Refining Projects

In the eight market regions that comprise the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast region, Industrial Info is tracking nearly $6 billion of Petroleum Refining projects…

Texas | Louisiana | Industrial Info | IIR Energy | Petrochemicals | Power | Natural Gas | Refining Projects | Refinery Projects

Industrial Info

Thu Nov 10 2016

IIR Energy Breakers

Refining A 5.0-magnititude earthquake that stuck Cushing, Oklahoma, on Sunday night has sparked no immediate reports of pipeline problems at the massive U.S.…

IIR Energy | Petrochemical | Power | Refinery Turnarounds | Refinery Shutdowns | Ethylene Outage | Petrochemical Outages | Nuclear Outages | MISO | MISO Outages

Industrial Info

Mon Nov 07 2016

Crude Oil Hits Record Inventory Build at 14.4 Million Barrels

Before we look at the weekly changes to refinery crude runs, we first must highlight the record weekly build in crude oil inventory--14.4 million…

Crude Oil | Refinery Turnaround | Valero | Marathon | Louisiana | Texas | IIR Energy | Refinery Shutdowns | Unplanned Refinery Shutdowns

Industrial Info

Fri Nov 04 2016

IIR Energy’s PetroCast Live Provides Up-to-the-Moment Info for the Refining Industry

Customers following the refining markets can make great use of IIR Energy’s PetroCast Live, which provides capacity and turnaround details for 80% of the…

IIR Energy | Refinery Turnarounds | Refinery Outages | Capacities | Refinery Units

Industrial Info

Mon Oct 31 2016

IIR Energy Breakers

NatGas Cheniere Energy is restarting Train 1 at its two-train, 9-million-metric-ton-per-year LNG liquefaction plant in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Train 2 is expected to come up…

Breakers | IIR Energy | Natural Gas | Refining | Petrochemicals | Power | Ethylene Outages | Planned Turnarounds | Oil Pipeline | Refinery Turnarounds | Nuclear Outages | Unplanned Coal Outage | Olefins | Planned Ethylene Cracker Turnarounds | Lyondell Bassell

Industrial Info

Tue Oct 25 2016

IIR Energy Breakers

NatGas Chevron USA Production will shut down the 200 million-standard-cubic-foot-per-day, single-train Headlee Devonian Natural Gas Processing Plant in Ector County, Texas, in November as Chevron…

IIR Energy | Breakers | Refining | Power | Refinery Maintenance | Nuclear Outage | Natural Gas Processing | Irving Oil | MISO Outages

Industrial Info

Wed Sep 28 2016

IIR Energy to Speak at Thomson Reuters NYC Oil Forum

Chris Paschall, IIR Energy’s Group Vice President of Research - Oil and Gas Markets, will be speaking on U.S. refinery capacity and turnaround…

IIR Energy | NYC | Oil & Gas | Forum | Events | Thomson Reuters | Refinery Turnarounds | Crude

Industrial Info

Wed Sep 28 2016

IIR Energy and Yes Energy's Power Generation Outage Webinar

A new webinar by IIR Energy and Yes Energy highlights how market traders can benefit from the powerful relationship between IIR Energy’s power generation…

IIR Energy | Yes Energy | Power Generation Outages

Industrial Info

Fri Sep 23 2016

IIR Energy's Planned/Unplanned Oil Refinery Maintenance Data a Key Component for Thomson Reuters Eikon Platform

Since 2013, IIR Energy has provided global planned and unplanned maintenance data on oil refineries for the Thomson Reuters Eikon platform, which offers a combination…

Refinery Turnarounds | Refinery Maintenance | Refinery Outages | IIR Energy | Thomson Reuters | Eikon

Industrial Info

Tue Sep 13 2016

Key Global Refinery Maintenance Outage Updates

Petro San Felix remains on schedule to perform a 60-day planned plant-wide turnaround in early October 2016 at its 160,000 b/d Petro San…

Refinery Outage | Refinery Turnaround | Maintenance | Crude Oil | IIR Energy | FCCU | Gasoline

Industrial Info

Tue Aug 09 2016

IIR Energy - Refinery Maintenance Turnaround Database Overview

President of IIR Energy Paul Copello below gives a brief product demo of IIR Energy's refinery outage tool. PetroCast Live provides clients with information on…

IIR Energy | Refinery Outages | Refinery Turnarounds | Petrocast

Industrial Info

Thu Jul 28 2016

Unplanned Coal Unit Outage at Colver Power Station in Pennsylvania

Colver Power Station, located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, had a unplanned outage in PJM its 131-megawatt (MW) Unit 1 steam turbine due to a boiler…

Outages | Unplanned Outages | Power Outages | Power Units | Power Trading | IIR Energy | Offline Units | Pennsylvania | United States | PJM | Megawatts | Coal

Industrial Info

Thu Jul 21 2016

IIR Energy - Fire, Explosion Shuts Down Mildred Lake Upgrader

REFINING Fire, Explosion Shuts Down Syncrude Plant North of Fort McMurray, Alberta According to CBC News, an explosion and fire shut down Syncrude's Mildred Lake oil sands upgrader, which is north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, on Tuesday afternoon. One person was hospitalized in "serious but stable condition." Later in the day, Syncrude issued a statement that the fire had been »

IIR Energy Weekly NatGas Beacon: Room for Growth Seen for NGL Fractionation

Over the past few years, midstream companies could not add fractionation capacity fast enough. Every plant in Mont Belvieu was being expanded, the northeast ramped up its fractionation capacity and plants in Western Canada sought to expand as well. During the five-year span between 2012 and 2016, more than 2 million barrels of capacity were added in the U.S. »

Natural Gas Continues to Lead in U.S. Power Project Kickoffs

Industrial Info is tracking more than 880 U.S. Power Generation Industry projects with a total investment value of $39.5 billion that are planned to kick off in the first half of 2017. Many power projects continue to seek advantage from abundant supplies of U.S. shale gas, making natural gas-fired projects the top fuel choice for new construction »

Refinery Turnarounds Abound in South America

No less than $644.5 million in refinery maintenance projects will kick off this year in South America, ranging in value from $1 million to $10 million, according to IIR Energy's refinery turnaround platform. Listed below are some of the refinery maintenance events in South America. In Brazil, IIR Energy is tracking 60 maintenance kickoffs worth $187 million. In November, »

IIR Energy Unveils Natural Gas Fundamentals Report

Followers of the Natural Gas Industry now have a new source of information at their fingertips for Natural Gas Traders – IIR Energy’s NatGas Weekly Beacon. The subscription-based publication includes the latest project information on pipelines, natural gas processing, liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants, power generation, and terminals and more, along with detailed updates on projects nearing completion. Jesus Davis, »

Gain Insight into the U.S. Industrial Market at Industrial Info Resources' Market Outlook Event in Houston

As the global economy adjusts to steadier oil and gas prices, how will the U.S. economy perform in the upcoming year? What will be the impact on industrial plant spending? Industrial Info's upcoming Industrial Market Outlook and Networking Event in Houston, Texas, on January 17, 2017, will seek to answer these and many other questions. In addition to our »

India Optimistic on Ambitious Renewable Energy Goals

India's government is showing renewed confidence in renewable energy. According to The Guardian, a draft 10-year energy blueprint published last month forecast that the country will exceed the renewable energy targets set in Paris as part of last year's climate accord by nearly 50%--and three years ahead of schedule. Industrial Info is tracking more than $176 billion in active »

Enterprise Resumes Service at Pascagoula Natural Gas Processing Plant

Enterprise Products Partners LP says it has completed repairs to allow operations to resume at its 500 million-standard-cubic-foot-per-day Train B natural gas-processing plant in Pascagoula, Mississippi, which has been down since a fire struck the facility on June 27, 2016. For related information, see July 21, 2016, article - Pascagoula Processing Plant Explosion Has Little Effect on Offshore Production. For »

India Sees Big Developments in Planned Fertilizer Projects

Fertilizer projects are a big business in India. At an industry conference last month, Shri Ananth Kuma, the Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, thanked India’s fertilizer producers for achieving record production of urea in 2015-16, and urged the industry to work in tandem with the government to ensure food security. IIR is tracking nearly 400 fertilizer »

IIR Energy Outage Breakers

Power Breakers Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Station Offline due to Drywall Leakage Tennessee Valley Authority incurred an unplanned outage in SERC at the 1,104-megawatt (MW) Unit 2 at its 3,310-MW Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Station. The company cited drywall leakage. It expects to return the unit online Thursday, December 1. NatGas Breakers Tallgrass Energy Partners Closer to Starting »

U.S. Chemical Industry Remains Optimistic for 2017

Moving into 2017, the U.S. Chemical Processing Industry continues to be optimistic about future investments, according to Industrial Info's 2017 Global Industrial Outlook. Much of its activity involves the continued low cost of natural gas liquids (NGLs), a primary feedstock for building-block chemicals such as ethylene. Global demand for projects such as ethylene, ammonia and methanol remains strong, providing »

BP Continues Refinery Turnaround At Whiting Refinery

BP Products continues with planned maintenance at its 420,000 b/d Whiting, Indiana refinery. The 110,000 b/d FCCU 500 and 29,000 b/d SF Alkylation work that began in mid-September is now scheduled to be completed and the units restarted on November 21, 2016 instead of November 14, 2016 as previously reported. The 90,000 Crude »

Texas, Louisiana Gulf Coast Region Prepares for Refining Projects

In the eight market regions that comprise the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast region, Industrial Info is tracking nearly $6 billion of Petroleum Refining projects that are currently under way or planned to kick off in the future. The projects are varied in scope, ranging from capital projects worth several hundred million dollars to smaller maintenance projects. In its upcoming »

IIR Energy Breakers

Refining A 5.0-magnititude earthquake that stuck Cushing, Oklahoma, on Sunday night has sparked no immediate reports of pipeline problems at the massive U.S. oil storage hub. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission and Oklahoma Geological Survey were evaluating the effect of the earthquake, which damaged several buildings in Cushing. Central Oklahoma has been subject to thousands of earthquakes in recent »

Crude Oil Hits Record Inventory Build at 14.4 Million Barrels

Before we look at the weekly changes to refinery crude runs, we first must highlight the record weekly build in crude oil inventory--14.4 million barrels! This is the highest crude import number in more than four years; along with a slight slowdown in crude runs, it was responsible for the massive increase in inventory. Regarding the weekly change in »

IIR Energy’s PetroCast Live Provides Up-to-the-Moment Info for the Refining Industry

Customers following the refining markets can make great use of IIR Energy’s PetroCast Live, which provides capacity and turnaround details for 80% of the world’s refineries. PetroCast Live provides the full supply picture with the most accurate detail, in an easy-to-use environment. All major global downstream refinery units are tracked, employing the latest information on turnarounds with that »

IIR Energy Breakers

NatGas Cheniere Energy is restarting Train 1 at its two-train, 9-million-metric-ton-per-year LNG liquefaction plant in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Train 2 is expected to come up next week following the Train 1’s restart this week. Both trains have been down since mid-September for planned maintenance and flare modifications. Volumes of gas to the plant are beginning to increase. Refining Marathon »

IIR Energy Breakers

NatGas Chevron USA Production will shut down the 200 million-standard-cubic-foot-per-day, single-train Headlee Devonian Natural Gas Processing Plant in Ector County, Texas, in November as Chevron converts it to a natural gas booster station. Canada's federal government has approved the Pacific NorthWest LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) project in British Columbia, with 190 legally binding conditions, according to CBC News. Environment Minister »

IIR Energy to Speak at Thomson Reuters NYC Oil Forum

Chris Paschall, IIR Energy’s Group Vice President of Research - Oil and Gas Markets, will be speaking on U.S. refinery capacity and turnaround activity at Thomson Reuters’ NYC Oil Forum, to be held October 6, at 3 Times Square in New York City. The NYC Oil Forum is the last in the Oil Forum Series, a collection of »

IIR Energy and Yes Energy's Power Generation Outage Webinar

A new webinar by IIR Energy and Yes Energy highlights how market traders can benefit from the powerful relationship between IIR Energy’s power generation outage data and Yes Energy’s market data analytic tools. The partnership between IIR Energy and Yes Energy allows users of both to access IIR Energy’s data through Yes Energy’s suite of products, »

IIR Energy's Planned/Unplanned Oil Refinery Maintenance Data a Key Component for Thomson Reuters Eikon Platform

Since 2013, IIR Energy has provided global planned and unplanned maintenance data on oil refineries for the Thomson Reuters Eikon platform, which offers a combination of information, analytics and exclusive news on financial markets to financial professionals seeking to profit from trading and investment opportunities around the globe. IIR Energy’s PetroCast Live provides clients with global capacity and turnaround »

Key Global Refinery Maintenance Outage Updates

Petro San Felix remains on schedule to perform a 60-day planned plant-wide turnaround in early October 2016 at its 160,000 b/d Petro San Felix Venezuela Crude Upgrader. Units will resume activities by the end of November, 2016. Par Hawaii Refining LLC is in the process of completing a planned plant wide maintenance turnaround at its 75,000 b/ »

IIR Energy - Refinery Maintenance Turnaround Database Overview

President of IIR Energy Paul Copello below gives a brief product demo of IIR Energy's refinery outage tool. PetroCast Live provides clients with information on all of the world’s oil refineries. Users are provided with real-time updates for all major global downstream refinery units, including: Crude Distillation Units (CDUs), Fluid Catalytic Cracking Units (FCCUs), Alkylation Units, Reformers, Cokers, Hydrotreaters »

Unplanned Coal Unit Outage at Colver Power Station in Pennsylvania

Colver Power Station, located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, had a unplanned outage in PJM its 131-megawatt (MW) Unit 1 steam turbine due to a boiler tube leak on Tuesday. The station is owned by A C Power Colver Operations. Colver's sponsor is a limited partnership, Inter-Power/AhlCon Partners, which is held by subsidiaries of Northern Star Generation LLC (Houston, Texas) »