Gulf Oil and Gas accountACCOUNT

Refinery Operations - April 2017

Source: OPEC 5/2/2017, Location: Europe

Share |
The refinery utilisation rate in the US averaged around 87% during March, corresponding to 15.9 mb/d. This represented an increase of around 300 tb/d above the previous month and was around 100 tb/d lower than the same month a year ago. Refinery throughputs increased during March, as several refineries came back from maintenance, mainly on the USGC and the US West Coast (USWC).

European refinery runs averaged around 87% of capacity in March, corresponding to a throughput of 10.3 mb/d, a similar level to the previous month. Refinery throughputs continued to hold at a high level in Europe ahead of peak spring maintenance season, which is expected to put more than 1 mb/d of capacity off line in the coming month.

In Asia, refinery runs in India averaged around 5.0 mb/d during February, similar to the previous month’s levels. Meanwhile, Chinese refinery throughputs averaged 11.2 mb/d during February. Refinery runs in Singapore averaged around 91% in February, similar to the previous month, while Japanese throughput averaged 88% of capacity in March, falling around 6 pp due to some refinery maintenance.

Asian refinery utilisation rates are expected to remain at high levels to satisfy expected firm regional demand, although runs could be impacted by peaking refinery maintenance, which could put more than 2.5 mb/d of capacity in the Asian region offline during April.

Oil Treating & Refining News in Austria >>

Oman >>  9/13/2017 - The Asian market continued its upward trend in August, and was also affected by disruption of supply from the USGC, resulting in growth in all produc...
Austria >>  9/12/2017 - Refinery margins in the Atlantic Basin strengthened in August. In the US, margins rose amid a product supply shortage in the wake of Hurricane Harvey...

Egypt >>  8/25/2017 - Egypt’s Carbon Holdings aims to finalize funding and start building its massive Tahrir petrochemicals project by June, producing raw materials despera...
China >>  8/23/2017 - Saudi Aramco is expected to sign a final deal with PetroChina, China's second-largest state-run refiner, within six months to invest in its Yunnan ref...

Related Categories: Agents, Anti-foaming  Aromatic Solvents  Butene  Cleaning  Corrosion Inhibiting  Crude Oil  Diesel Fuel  Ethylene  Fluids Drilling, Completion, Workover & Stimulation  Fluids/Chemicals  Fracturing Sand  Fuel oil  Gasoline (Lead free)  General  Grout  Jet fuel  Kerosene. Domestic use  Lubricants, Oils & Greases  Nitrogen  Oil Treating & Refining  Polyethylene  Polyvinyl chloride  Propane  Sand, Sandblast  Summer Diesel  Surfactants 

Related Articles: Aromatic Solvents  Butene  Cleaning  Corrosion Inhibiting  Crude Oil  Diesel Fuel  Ethylene  Fluids Drilling, Completion, Workover & Stimulation  Fluids/Chemicals  Fracturing Sand  Fuel oil  Gasoline (Lead free)  General  Jet fuel  Kerosene. Domestic use  Lubricants, Oils & Greases  Nitrogen  Oil Treating & Refining  Polyethylene  Polyvinyl chloride  Propane  Sand, Sandblast  Surfactants 


Austria Oil & Gas 1 >>  2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 |

More News

 

Oil & Gas Companies in Austria >>


Related Links

Gulf Oil and Gas
Copyright © Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Privacy Policy.