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Fuel leak discovered at Mobil refinery in Australia

Mobil shut down a high-pressure pipeline at its Altona refinery in Australia early on Friday morning after a gas leak.
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Columbia's Reficar sources 2,800 instruments for refinery expansion project

Endress+Hauser, named the Main Instrument Vendor (MIV) by Refineria de Cartagena (Reficar) in Cartagena, Colombia, supplied more than 2,800 flow and level measurement devices to support a $3.8 billion refinery expansion and modernization project.
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Two workers injured in sulfuric acid incident at Tesoro refinery

The two contractors were carrying out maintenance work at a processing unit at the refinery when sulfuric acid spilled on them.
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Shell sells Australian refinery to Vitol

Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell is to sell as many as 870 service stations and its Australian refinery to Swiss oil company Vitol. The deal is worth approximately $2.6 billion.
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Venezuela blames saboteurs for deadly blast at refinery in 2012

Venezuela's oil minister, Rafael Ramirez, announced that the deadly blast at the state-run Amuay Refinery, which killed 42 people, was the result of sabotage.
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Uganda's first refinery expected to start operations by 2018

Uganda expects its first oil refinery to start operations by 2018. The facility will have an initial capacity of 30,000 barrels per day, the aim being to reach 60,000 barrels by 2020.
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Honeywell to automate Rosneft refinery in southern Russia

Honeywell has signed an agreement with NK Rosneft, a leading Russia-based oil and gas producer, as the main automation contractor for the construction of its new refinery at Tuapsinskiy NPZ, Southern Russia.
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North Dakota refinery construction gets underway

Industries in North Dakota are excited at the prospect of having the first U.S. refinery built since 1976.
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Federal ethanol mandate could disrupt fuel supply, refineries warn

According to the American Petroleum Institute trade group, government requirements for refineries to use corn ethanol or other biofuels might cause a serious problem with fuel supply this year.
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