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New Vopak CEO Announced

The supervisory board of Royal Vopak has announced the upcoming succession of Eelco Hoekstra as CEO. Hoekstra has served as chairman of the executive board and CEO of Royal Vopak for 11 years. The supervisory board will nominate Dick Richelle to become chairman of the executive board and take over as CEO as per January 1, 2022. Eelco Hoekstra has decided to step down and hand over the company’s leadership, as he has accepted an offer to become a member of the executive board of SHV. The supervisory board has accepted the resignation of Eelco Hoekstra, respects his decision and congratulates him with his new role. Hoekstra will remain committed to Royal Vopak securing a smooth transition in the coming months. He said: "It has been a huge privilege to serve Royal Vopak for such a long time. Royal Vopak is a great place and I am grateful to our board, all my colleagues, customers, business partners and... > read more

Vopak digitization complete

Advanced 3D Laser Solutions Group has finished digitizing one of the world’s most effective, safest and cleanest tank storage facilities. Vopak’s Deer Park Terminal in Houston Texas stores biofuels, chemicals, petroleum products, base oils and lubricants in its 243 tanks. Advanced 3D Laser Solutions Group (A3D) said scanning the 1.8km long facility took just 14 weeks, including the tanks, 5 ship docks, over 45 rail/road loading stations and 24 hose exchanges producing over 650 very precise 2D P&IDs from 3D scan data using FARO Focus Scanners. It said: “We completed the whole survey, recording a total of 5,136 scans and including scan file registration, filtering and data processing in just three months, during the Texas wet season. To work as efficiently as possible, A3D planned... > read more

Tarsco Completes Expansion

In a strategic alliance with a Colombian petroleum company, Tarsco has completed an LPG turnkey expansion that allows the facility to produce between 7,000 and 8,000 barrels a day of propane gas. The team of experts provided the engineering, procurement, fabrication, piping, site preparation, foundations, construction, fire water system, non-destructive testing, painting, and pre-commissioning of three LPG storage spheres, one C5 Pentane sphere, and two NGL cone roof storage tanks with aluminum internal floating roofs. Despite the lengthy rainy season and the material importation and transportation issues from the Cartagena Port to the project site, Tarsco completed the project as specified in the contract and within... > read more

Enbridge Completes Moda Deal

North American energy infrastructure company Enbridge has closed the acquisition of Moda Midstream Operating from Encap Flatrock Midstream for $3 billion. The deal was originally announced in September 2021. Enbridge now has a 100 percent operating interest in the former Moda Ingleside Energy Center (MIEC) which is now the Enbridge Ingleside Energy Center (EIEC). The deal also included the 350,000 bbl Taft Terminal, the 300,000 bpd Viola pipeline, and a 20 percent interest in the 670,000 bpd Cactus II pipeline. “The acquisition significantly advances the company’s US Gulf Coast export strategy and connectivity to low-cost and long-lived reserves in the Permian and Eagle Ford... > read more

New Honeywell Gas Detection Solutions

Honeywell has announced the release of two new Bluetooth®-connected gas detectors that can deliver continuous monitoring for dangerous gases even in fog, rain, snow and other inclement weather, helping facilities keep their oil and gas, petrochemical, chemical and other workers and industrial sites safe. New Honeywell Searchline Excel™ Plus and Searchline Excel™ Edge open path gas detectors use advanced optics and infrared technology to help worksites achieve site monitoring in fog, rain, snow and other weather conditions. The new Honeywell Searchline Excel™ Plus and Searchline Excel™ Edge are the next generation of open path gas detectors that use advanced optics and high-powered infrared technology, allowing the devices to stay online in weather conditions with worse visibility and at longer distances than before. The new gas detectors also feature Bluetooth connectivity that allow quicker and easier device maintenance... > read more
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Downstream
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EIA: US Gas Prices Will Stay High

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Asia Seeks More US Oil Exports

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Regulators Set Minimum Crew Size

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Pipelines
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Safety in pipeline facilities

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3rd AMERICAN LNG FORUM

3rd AMERICAN LNG FORUM

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2nd AMERICAN HYDROGEN FORUM

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18th World LNG & Gas Series

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