QP announces successful startup of refinery venture in Egypt

QP announces successful startup of refinery venture in Egypt

Qatar Petroleum has announced the “successful” startup of the Egyptian Refining Company (ERC) Refinery project located in Mostorod, north of Cairo.

Oman oil minister excited to be part of Sri Lanka oil refinery project

Oman oil minister excited to be part of Sri Lanka oil refinery project

Oman's oil minister said on Sunday he was excited to be part of a Sri Lanka oil refinery project in a sign that plans for the sultanate's involvement may be back on track.

Eight injured in blast, blaze at German refinery

Eight injured in blast, blaze at German refinery

A fire erupted on Saturday at a refinery in southern Germany following an explosion, injuring at least eight people, police said.

Iraq to export Kirkuk oil to Iran before end-January

Iraq to export Kirkuk oil to Iran before end-January

About 30,000 barrels per day of crude will be trucked to Iran's Kermanshah refinery in the first instance, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said.

Turkey arrests four people over explosion at Tupras refinery

Turkey arrests four people over explosion at Tupras refinery

Turkish authorities arrested four people over Wednesday's explosion in a storage tank at a Tupras refinery which killed four people, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Saturday.

Shell shuts down Europe's largest refinery after fire

Shell shuts down Europe's largest refinery after fire

The British-Dutch oil giant Shell said it was shutting down Europe's biggest refinery after a pre-dawn fire broke out at a power station on the vast site on Sunday.

Kuwait, Oman agree to build oil refinery

Kuwait, Oman agree to build oil refinery

Oman Oil Company and Kuwait Petroleum International signed Monday an agreement to build a refinery worth around $7 billion in the sultanate's southern port town of Duqm.

French government breaks blockades as petrol runs short

French government breaks blockades as petrol runs short

France's government stepped up efforts Tuesday to break blockades and strikes at refineries that are threatening to paralyse the country just three weeks ahead of the Euro 2016 football tournament.