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Fire breaks out in Malaysian-Aramco facility

A fire killed five at the refinery and petrochemicals complex in southern Malaysia that is owned by Petronas and Saudi Aramco, officials said on Monday. The cause of the fire, which occurred at the diesel hydro treater unit, is under investigation, the fire and rescue department of the Johor state, …

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Petronas and Saudi Aramco joint venture on track

Pengerang Refining and Petrochemical (PrefChem), a joint venture between Petronas and Saudi Aramco, is expected to restart a crude distillation unit at its oil refinery in Malaysia in July, three sources familiar with the matter said. The Pengerang Refining development, which is part of Petronas’ $27 billion Pengerang Integrated Complex, …

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Chevron to build Qatari petrochemicals complex

Qatar Petroleum has signed an agreement with Chevron Phillips Chemical to build a new petrochemicals complex, part of plans by the world’s top liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter to broaden its energy interests. The project highlights how Middle East oil producers are expanding further into petrochemicals, used in the production …

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Adnoc achieves full production of propylene at Ruwais

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) announced on Wednesday that it has reached full production of polymer-grade propylene from its newly commissioned Propane Dehydrogenation (PDH) unit located in the Ruwais petrochemical complex. The PDH unit is a key element of Adnoc Refining’s expansion strategy to help create maximum value for …

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Adnoc to deepen ties with Chinese energy firms

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) is planning to deepen investment and partnership opportunities with Chinese energy firms as demand for energy and petrochemical products grows in the world’s top oil importer. “Energy cooperation is an important aspect of the UAE’s relations with China, which is the number one oil …

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Saudi Aramco, Petronas said to near $8b loan deal

Saudi Arabian Oil Co. and Malaysia’s state-owned oil firm are close to raising an $8 billion loan to partly finance the construction of a planned refinery and a petrochemical complex in the Southeast Asian nation, people familiar with the matter said. Aramco and Petroliam Nasional Bhd could sign the loan …

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