Essar Group in talks to sell refining division to Saudi Aramco
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Arabian Oil and Gas, February 5, 2016

India's Essar Group is in talks with Saudi Aramco about potentially selling its refinery business, Essar Oil, to the state-owned oil giant.

Are You Prepared for a Surprise OSHA Inspection?
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EHS Today, February 5, 2016

OSHA inspections can be terrifying; especially when you are completely unprepared. Here are some tips for getting your company prepared and ensuring your next OSHA visit won't be a bad one.

Shell to Start New Chapter After BG Takeover
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Fuel Fix, February 5, 2016

Shell has announced it will remake itself as a global gas giant after completing the takeover of British gas producer BG Group.

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Phys.org, February 5, 2016

Sandia National Laboratories is developing new ways to use nondestructive examination (NDE) techniques to find internal flaws in composite materials.

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Kinder Morgan, February 5, 2016

Kinder Morgan, Inc. has closed the previously announced plan to acquire 15 refined products terminals from BP Products North America Inc for $350 million.

ALS acquires Maverick Testing Laboratories, Inc. and Mav-Tech Inc.
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ALS Global, February 5, 2016

ALS Global, one of the world's largest analytical testing service providers, has acquired Maverick Testing Laboratories, Inc. and Mav-Tech, Inc.

Acuren Announces Acquisition of Applied Inspection Limited
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Applied Inspection Limited, February 5, 2016

Acuren, a global provider of non-destructive testing (NDT), inspection and related services, has acquired Applied Inspection Limited, a UK-based provider of NDT, materials testing and training services.

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Daily Sabah, February 4, 2016

This week, the Turkish Petroleum Refineries Corporation (Tüpraş) experienced a fire at its İzmit oil refinery located in the northwestern province of Kocaeli.

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Houston Chronicle, February 4, 2016

On Wednesday, Marathon Petroleum announced it will move forward with expanding and integrating its two Galveston-area refineries.

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Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, February 3, 2016

The U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a new Advisory Bulletin this week to remind all owners and operators of underground gas storage facilities to consider the overall integrity of the facilities to ensure the safety of the public and operating personnel and to protect the environment.

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Calgary Herald, February 3, 2016

The Canadian province of Alberta announced a new program this week that will provide financial incentives for companies who invest in petrochemical facilities in the region. The program will offer incentives totaling $500 million for...

Dominion Resources, Questar Corporation to Combine in $4.4 Billion Deal
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Dominion Resources, Inc., February 3, 2016

Dominion Resources, Inc. and Questar Corporation have announced an agreement for the companies to combine in a $4.4 billion dollar deal.

Emerson Helps BP Whiting Refinery Avoid Downtime While Improving Safety and Reliability
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Emerson Process Management, February 3, 2016

Emerson Process Management, a global business of Emerson, is providing process automation technologies and services to help BP further enhance the safety, reliability, and performance of its 413,000 bpd Whiting refinery in Northwest Indiana.

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CNN Philippines, February 3, 2016

Chevron Corporation confirmed today that there was an oil leak at their San Pascual Batangas refinery on Tuesday.

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American Petroleum Institute, February 2, 2016

The API Inspection Summit is returning to Galveston Island, Texas, January 30 - February 2, 2017. Don't forget to save the date for the most comprehensive inspection conference addressing all segments of the petrochemical industry.

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