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Abadan, Iran

2013 p 309 In 1993, the refinery began limited operation & and the port reopened. By 1997, the refinery reached the same rate of production it was at before the war. Recently, Abandan has been the site of major labor activity as workers at the oil refineries in the city have staged walkouts and strikes to protest non-payment of wages and the political situation in the country. Recent events To honor the 100th anniversary

Products.jpg right thumb Iran's refining capacity (National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company) (2007-2013 est.) Major refineries (National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company) located at Abadan (Abadan, Iran) (site of the country's first refinery), Kermanshah, and Tehran failed to meet domestic demand for gasoline in 2009. Iran's refining industry requires $15 billion in investment over the period 2007–2012 to become self-sufficient and end imports. http

: news 07 feb 1215.html Iran's oil refining industry needs dlrs 15b investment: Oil Minister . IRNA, February 17, 2007. Retrieved October 16, 2008. Pipelines move oil from the fields to the refineries (oil refinery) and to such exporting ports as Abadan, Bandar-e Mashur, and Kharg Island. Since 1997, Iran's state-owned oil and gas industry (Petroleum industry in Iran) has entered into major exploration and production agreements with Petroleum industry in Iran

Leduc, Alberta

incorporated as Interprovincial Pipe Line (IPL) in 1949, shortly after Canada's first major oil discovery at Leduc, Alberta. The original pipeline was constructed to transport oil from western Canada to refineries in the east. IPL became Enbridge Pipelines in 1998. The Enbridge name is a portmanteau from "energy" and "bridge". width 11.1% valign top '''T8E''' Sherwood Park br>

overshadowed in importance in 1956 with the discovery of the Pembina field west of Edmonton. Other fields were discovered east of Grande Prairie and in central Alberta. From collection and distribution points near Edmonton the oil is sent by pipeline to refineries, some as distant as Sarnia, Toronto and Montreal to the east, Vancouver to the west, and especially the U.S. to the South. Interprovincial Pipe Line (IPL) began in 1949, transporting oil to refineries in the east. IPL became Enbridge


island, Siberia, Timan-Pechora field and southern Russia, including Chechnya. It owns and operates two refineries. The refinery in Tuapse, on the Black Sea, focuses on refining high-gravity oil from western Siberia. Another plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur is the easternmost refinery in Russia. The Komsomolsk Refinery benefits from its technological integration with Nakhodkanefteprodukt, while the Tuapse Refinery is noted for its favorable location on the Black Sea

around 15% of the shares are in free float. Overview Rosneft conducts oil and gas exploration and production activities on Sakhalin island, Siberia, Timan-Pechora field and southern Russia, including Chechnya. It owns and operates two refineries. The refinery in Tuapse, on the Black Sea, focuses on refining high-gravity oil from western Siberia


the city's further industrial development. It has shipyards and engineering works; automobile, electrical-appliance, and textile plants; and sugar refineries, flour and rice mills, and chemical works. In the early 1990s a new rail line was completed, linking Zhanjiang with Guangzhou, the provincial capital. The line was later extended to Hai'an, at the southernmost tip of Leizhou Peninsula, where trains could be transported by Guangdong–Hainan Ferry across the Hainan Strait

and trade center with a diversified industrial base, including a shipyard, textile plants, sugar refineries. plants producing automobiles, chemicals and electrical appliances as well as rice mills. Port of Zhanjiang The Port of Zhanjiang is one of the finest deep water ports in China (List of ports in China). It is the southernmost port on the coast of mainland China and serves as a shipping outlet for much of Southwest China. The port of Zhanjiang, built in 1956, was the first

Port Sudan

on a pipeline to Port Sudan on Sudan's Red Sea coast, as South Sudan itself is landlocked, as well as on Sudan's superior refinery (oil refinery) infrastructure. The exact terms of a revenue-splitting agreement between Juba and Khartoum have yet to be established, but Sudan will likely receive a significant portion of the income from South Sudan's oil sales as a fee for the use of Sudanese pipelines, refineries, and port facilities, perhaps as much as 50 percent of the profits. ref

part of Sudanese territory, are linked to the country's refineries via pipelines. The two largest oil pipelines are the Greater Nile Oil Pipeline, which travels 1,600 kilometres from the Unity oil field to Port Sudan on the Red Sea via Khartoum, and the PetroDar pipeline, which extends 1,380 kilometres from the Palogue oil field in the Melut Basin to Port Sudan. Anon (no date), 'Melut Basin Oil Project


fighters escorted missions to attack refineries in Germany, Czechoslovakia and Romania. The P-51 escorts were able to establish an environment of air superiority, enabling the bombers to roam widely across southern and eastern Europe, attacking targets at Brux (Brux (city)) in Czechoslovakia, Budapest, Komárom, Győr and Pétfürdő in Hungary, Belgrade and other cities in Yugoslavia and Trieste in north-eastern Italy. **East Jerusalem (al-Quds), under


it has extensive conventional oil and natural gas assets, significant heavy oil production and a range of midstream and downstream operations, including refineries, upgrading facilities, and pipelines. Husky also has a portfolio of oil sands leases, encompassing some 2,500 square kilometres in the Fort McMurray region of northern Alberta. In the Atlantic Region, off Canada's East Coast, the company holds interests in 20 exploration licenses and producing properties at Terra Nova

Kurgan Oblast

Kurgan Oblast borders on the oil- and gas-bearing districts of Tyumen Oblast and is also close to similar districts in Tomsk Oblast. Large oil and gas pipelines pass through its territory, and Ural (Ural (region)) and Siberian oil refineries are fairly close. The main industrial centers are Kurgan (Kurgan, Kurgan Oblast), and Shadrinsk. The oblast does not have large economic mineral reserves; therefore, it has developed

Tricity, Poland

has the license to transport petrol along all PKP PLK lines and is operating outside the Tricity (Tricity, Poland), operating refineries in Czechowice-Dziedzice, Jasło and Gorlice. ---- ''' Wikipedians from Tricity (w:Tricity, Poland) are involved in the process of making an offer, which will give Poland a chance of organizing a world-wide conference of Wikimedia Foundation, Wikimania 2010 (meta:Wikimania). Among the competing cities


Corvin, Constanţa – John Hunyadi thumb left IPIP SA Engineering and Design Institute for Oil Refineries and Petrochemical Plants (File:IPIP old.jpg), 1950 After the Romanian Revolution of 1989, Ploieşti experienced rapid economic growth due to major investments from foreign companies. The city is situated at just 60 km north from Bucharest, with promising infrastructure projects currently underway. Ploieşti is a strong industrial center, focused especially

on the oil production and refining industry. Although oil production in the region is declining steadily, there is still a thriving processing industry through four operating oil refineries (oil refining), linked by pipeline (Pipeline transport)s to Bucharest, the Black Sea port of Constanţa and the Danube port of Giurgiu. Ploieşti is also a textile manufacturing center. Ploieşti concentrates many foreign investments: OMV-Petrom, Lukoil, Shell Gas, Timken

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