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2013-03-11 12:20:18

Honeywell Titan(TM) additives for asphalt enable industry to decrease manufacturing and paving costs while helping meet demanding road specifications MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has introduced a line of additives for asphalt aimed at helping the paving industry decrease energy usage, reduce emissions and save money while helping meet demanding road specifications. The new Honeywell Titan(TM) additives for...

2013-03-06 20:20:56

Company schedules conference call for March 7, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern DALLAS, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) ("Alon") today announced results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. Net income for the fourth quarter of 2012 was $22.2 million, or $0.35 per share, compared to net loss of $(12.9) million, or $(0.23) per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net income of $36.1 million, or $0.58 per...

2013-02-28 08:21:50

CITGO Employees Discuss Refining Processes and Principles; Share Career Opportunities LEMONT, Ill., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Lemont Refinery employees visited Old Quarry Middle School last month to educate more than 300 eighth grade students about the petroleum refining process and the career opportunities within the petroleum industry. "We have been very fortunate to have CITGO employees help enrich our eighth grade science curriculum for the past six years," said...

2013-02-19 16:22:19

USW Represents Majority of Workers at Refinery PITTSBURGH, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers Union (USW) today called on Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie to include the USW on a committee being formed to examine the closure of Tesoro's Kapolei refinery and its impact on the state. The committee will also examine coordinating efforts to save the refinery and other issues related to Hawaii's economy. (Logo:...

2013-02-13 16:22:38

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), an energy, grains and foods company and the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative, announced today it will build a seven-mile connection in central Montana to link its Front Range Crude Oil pipeline with the Kinder Morgan Express Pipeline. Kinder Morgan-Canada and Front Range Pipeline, LLC, a wholly owned CHS subsidiary, will construct storage, pipeline, and other associated equipment needed to connect the...

2013-01-29 20:20:42

DALLAS, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alon USA Partners, LP (NYSE: ALDW) today announced that the partnership's Big Spring, Texas, refinery will undergo maintenance in February, primarily to make repairs to the facility's vacuum tower. While making these repairs, the partnership will also complete a reformer catalyst regeneration and a diesel hydro-treater catalyst replacement that were scheduled to be performed later in the year. Completing this work now will eliminate the planned crude...

2013-01-28 12:22:48

HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel announced today the company has purchased Chevron's Waste Water Treatment (WWT) Process, a technology that improves the efficiency of petroleum refineries. The WWT Process is a proprietary, two-stage sour water stripping process that separates ammonia and hydrogen sulfide streams from sour waters generated by a refinery's process units. The technology also allows debottlenecking of sulfur plants and can reduce the cost of new sulfur units,...

2012-11-15 20:20:44

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter today, Consumer Watchdog called on California State Attorney General Kamala Harris to launch a criminal investigation into the conduct of oil companies in the state based on new information that oil refiners were running refineries and building inventories even when they said that they were performing maintenance. The full letter follows below. "It appears that California's oil refineries falsified public information...

2012-11-07 12:21:21

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When Air Products (NYSE: APD) dedicated its Gulf Coast Connection Pipeline (GCCP) project just weeks ago, company representatives talked about the benefits for new customers in need of reliable and flexible hydrogen supply to connect to the world's largest hydrogen plant and pipeline supply network. Those statements were demonstrated today as Air Products announced a new long-term hydrogen supply agreement with OCI Beaumont LLC in Beaumont,...

2012-11-06 00:20:18

DALLAS, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE: ALJ) ("Alon") today announced results for the third quarter of 2012. Net income for the third quarter of 2012 was $43.2 million, or $0.76 per share, compared to net income of $28.6 million, or $0.51 per share, for the same period last year. Excluding special items, Alon recorded net income of $47.6 million, or $0.84 per share, for the third quarter of 2012, compared to net income of $39.0 million, or $0.70 per share, for the...