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Valero's Texas City's Refinery Unit Could be Down for Maintenance 4-5 Months After Fire

The 12,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) HF Alky Unit at Valero Energy Corporation's Texas City refinery in Texas could be shutdown for four to five months,…

Refining | Refining Turnarounds | Valero | refineries | Refinery | Refinery Maintenance | Oil News | Refinery Capacity

Industrial Info

Fri May 04 2018

Colombia’s Ecopetrol to Spend $3.5 Billion-$4 Billion on Oil & Gas Projects in 2018

Colombian energy producer Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) (Bogota) expects capital expenditures this year to run between $3.5 billion and $4.0 billion, with…

Ecopetrol | Colombia | Energy | Oil & Gas | Oil News | Refinery Maintenance | Oil & Gas Industry | Oil & Petroleum

Industrial Info

Mon Mar 12 2018

DOE Data Dive Shows Drop in PADD 2 Oil Refinery Throughput for Week Ended February 23

In IIR's weekly oil report, refinery-throughput statistics for the week that ended February 23 were mostly unchanged for the U.S crude oil market as…

Refining | PADD2 | DOE | US | Oil Refinery | Refinery Turnaround Schedule | Refinery Maintenance | Weekly Oil Report | Crude Oil Market | Oil News

Industrial Info

Mon Mar 05 2018

PBF Sees Smooth Sailing in Third Quarter After Heavy Refinery MaintenanceTurnarounds

With the bulk of planned turnaround work behind it for the year, PBF Energy Incorporated (NYDE:PBF) (Parsippany, New Jersey) saw all five of its…

PBF Energy | Refinery | Chalmette | Torrance | Oil News | Refinery Maintenance | Refinery Turnarounds

Mackenzie

Tue Nov 14 2017

IIR Energy - U.S. Crude Runs Rise Over 17.2 BBL/d as Refinery Maintenance Turnarounds Drops

U.S. crude runs have marched above 17.2 million barrels per day as overall refinery maintenance is dwindling into the summer season. PADD 3…

Refinery Outage | Refinery Maintenance | Refinery Turnarounds | IIR Energy

Industrial Info

Thu Jul 13 2017

IIR Energy - FERC OKs Cheniere Sabine Pass LNG Train 3 for Commercial Service

NatGas Breakers FERC OKs Cheniere Sabine Pass LNG Train 3 for Commercial Service Cheniere Energy has received authorization from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)…

LNG Projects | Refinery Maintenance | Cheniere LNG Train 3 | Constitution Pipeline Project | Sabic Petrochemical | Planned Power Generation Maintenance | Condensate Splitter Projects

Industrial Info

Thu Mar 23 2017

U.S. Refineries Hit Week of Peak Refinery Turnaround Maintenance

U.S. refinery crude runs dropped another 187,000 barrels per day as the industry hit the week of “peak” maintenance for the spring refinery…

Refining Outages | Refinery Turnarounds | Refinery Maintenance | CDU | Refinery Shutdowns | Oil News

Industrial Info

Thu Feb 23 2017

U.S. Refiners Stick with Smaller Projects in 2017

Since the Great Recession of 2008, U.S. refining companies tend to opt for less capital-intensive projects over the mega-billion-dollar projects previously seen, and this…

Fluid Catalytic Cracking | Refinery | Refining Projects | Refinery Projects | Refinery Turnarounds | Industrial Info | Refinery Maintenance

Industrial Info

Mon Dec 12 2016

IIR Energy: U.S Crude Runs Improve, Erasing Previous Losses

U.S. crude runs improved 134,000 barrels per day (BBL/d) during the week of December 2, erasing the 114,000-BBL/d loss from…

Refinery Turnaround | Refinery Turnarounds | Refinery Outages | Unplanned Refinery Outage | Refinery Maintenance | CDU

Industrial Info

Wed Dec 07 2016

U.S. Crude Throughput Grows 300,000 BBL/d for Second Week in a Row

U.S. crude oil throughput increased by more than 300,000 barrels per day (BBL/d) for the second week in a row during the…

U.S. | Crude Oil | DOE | PADD 3 | GulfCoast | PADD2 | Refinery Maintenance | Refinery Turnarounds

Industrial Info

Wed Nov 16 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'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

IIR Energy - U.S Crude Oil Runs Improve Despite Unplanned Refinery Shutdowns

U.S. crude oil runs moved 268,000 barrels per day higher on the week to exceed the previous 2016 high, which was set in…

Crude Oil | Refinery | Unplanned Outages | Gulf Coast | PADD 3 | CDU | Refinery Maintenance

Industrial Info

Wed Aug 17 2016

Valero's Texas City's Refinery Unit Could be Down for Maintenance 4-5 Months After Fire

The 12,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) HF Alky Unit at Valero Energy Corporation's Texas City refinery in Texas could be shutdown for four to five months, after a fire struck the 225,000-BBL/d oil refinery on April 19. Also, Valero has accelerated six weeks of planned refinery maintenance, previously scheduled for early January 2019, for the adjacent 88,000-BBL/d »

Colombia’s Ecopetrol to Spend $3.5 Billion-$4 Billion on Oil & Gas Projects in 2018

Colombian energy producer Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) (Bogota) expects capital expenditures this year to run between $3.5 billion and $4.0 billion, with 85% of that amount earmarked for exploration and production, according to the company’s latest quarterly earnings report. Ecopetrol said it expects to produce between 715,000 and 725,000 barrels per day (BBL/d) »

DOE Data Dive Shows Drop in PADD 2 Oil Refinery Throughput for Week Ended February 23

In IIR's weekly oil report, refinery-throughput statistics for the week that ended February 23 were mostly unchanged for the U.S crude oil market as a whole. As always, though, making full sense of the statistics requires a deeper dive into PADD data. The most notable figure for this week came from PADD 2, where runs slipped 124,000 barrels »

PBF Sees Smooth Sailing in Third Quarter After Heavy Refinery MaintenanceTurnarounds

With the bulk of planned turnaround work behind it for the year, PBF Energy Incorporated (NYDE:PBF) (Parsippany, New Jersey) saw all five of its refineries operating for almost all of an entire quarter for the first time since its latest two acquisitions, the company reported recently. Industrial Info is tracking more than $400 million in active PBF capital and »

IIR Energy - U.S. Crude Runs Rise Over 17.2 BBL/d as Refinery Maintenance Turnarounds Drops

U.S. crude runs have marched above 17.2 million barrels per day as overall refinery maintenance is dwindling into the summer season. PADD 3 crude runs increased by 84,000 barrels per day (BBL/d), as a crude distillation unit (CDU) outage in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and a fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) outage in Beaumont, Texas, were resolved. »

IIR Energy - FERC OKs Cheniere Sabine Pass LNG Train 3 for Commercial Service

NatGas Breakers FERC OKs Cheniere Sabine Pass LNG Train 3 for Commercial Service Cheniere Energy has received authorization from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to place Train 3 into commercial service at its Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) liquefaction facility in Louisiana. The 4.5 million-metric-ton-per-year Train 3 has been loading commissioned cargoes since February. With Train 3, »

U.S. Refineries Hit Week of Peak Refinery Turnaround Maintenance

U.S. refinery crude runs dropped another 187,000 barrels per day as the industry hit the week of “peak” maintenance for the spring refinery turnaround season. IIR research has tracked 1.6 million barrels per day of crude oil distillation unit (CDU) capacity that was offline for the week of February 17. There are also considerable fluid catalytic cracking »

U.S. Refiners Stick with Smaller Projects in 2017

Since the Great Recession of 2008, U.S. refining companies tend to opt for less capital-intensive projects over the mega-billion-dollar projects previously seen, and this will probably carry into 2017, according to Industrial Info's 2017 Global Industrial Outlook. The U.S. Energy Information Administration estimates that U.S. gasoline consumption will average 9.31 million barrels per day (BBL/d) »

IIR Energy: U.S Crude Runs Improve, Erasing Previous Losses

U.S. crude runs improved 134,000 barrels per day (BBL/d) during the week of December 2, erasing the 114,000-BBL/d loss from the week before, and pushed overall throughput to its highest mark since mid-September. US refinery turnaround activity is low, at only 425,000 BBL/d on the week, but should move lower and allow for »

U.S. Crude Throughput Grows 300,000 BBL/d for Second Week in a Row

U.S. crude oil throughput increased by more than 300,000 barrels per day (BBL/d) for the second week in a row during the week that ended November 11, according to the Department of Energy (DOE). The big increase came in PADD 3, where the Gulf Coast is recovering from fall refinery maintenance. PADD 3 crude runs are now »

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'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 »

IIR Energy - U.S Crude Oil Runs Improve Despite Unplanned Refinery Shutdowns

U.S. crude oil runs moved 268,000 barrels per day higher on the week to exceed the previous 2016 high, which was set in mid-July. Crude runs improved in all regions except for PADD 1, which saw a small decline. The Gulf Coast was the main driver of this week’s increase in crude throughput. PADD 3 shrugged off »