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Honeywell to modernize one of Europe's largest refineries

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Preem AB, Sweden's largest oil producer, will use Honeywell's enhanced high-performance process manager to as much as triple the capacity of the refinery’s existing controllers.
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Asian fuel supply to outpace demand by 2018

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As the largest refineries in China and India continue to keep supply well ahead of demand for fuel across Asian markets, many refineries will have to work at a reduced capacity over the next five years.
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Chevron facing $9.5 billion penalty for oil contamination in Amazon

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The penalty that Chevron Corporation will have to pay in the case concerning oil contamination in the Amazon has been cut by half by Ecuador's highest court, which upheld the verdict but reduced the fine to $9.5 billion.
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Brazil's Odebrecht to explore petrochemical investment in West Virginia

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The "Ascent -- Appalachian Shale Cracker Enterprise" complex would include an ethane cracker, three polyethylene plants and associated infrastructure for water treatment and energy co-generation.
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EU working on tighter fracking regulation

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The European Parliament supports an amendment to the EU's Environmental Impact Assessment Directive, which states that all operations for hydraulic fracturing for coal bed methane and for shale and shale-like formations should go through environmental impact assessments.
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New pipeline project to Trafigura's Gulf Coast terminal announced

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Energy Transfer Partners has signed an agreement with Holland-based global commodity trading company Trafigura Beheer BV for the launch of a new crude and condensate pipeline running from the Eagle Ford shale formation in South Texas to Corpus Christi.
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More Indian drug makers venture into US generics market

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Companies like Macleods Pharma, Indoco Remedies, Intas Pharmaceuticals and Hetero Labs are venturing into the well regulated and lucrative U.S. market.
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Horsemeat scandal leads to less meat consumption in UK

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A quarter of UK consumers say they now eat less meat than they did a year ago and more than a third say they are willing to consider cutting down on meat consumption.
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Petrochemical industry to see rapid growth in Philippines

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Like many industries in the Asia Pacific, the Philippines' petrochemical industry is expected to go through a period of rapid growth, fueled by an expanding economy and increasing demand.
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China's plan for synthetic gas plants may threaten water resources

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China is preparing a move to create synthetic natural gas plants, which convert coal to gas. However, operating these plants requires huge amounts of water and this could put some areas of the country under serious water stress.
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