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motive

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motif

(mōtēf`), in music, a short phrase or passage of two or more notes and repeated or elaborated throughout the composition. The term is usually used synonymously with figurefigure,
in music, short melodic or rhythmic pattern, the smallest grouping of notes that will produce a single distinct impression. In this sense figure is synonymous with motive. In music before the 18th cent.
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. A special kind of motive is the leitmotiv, wherein a character or a dramatic idea is represented throughout an opera by one or more motives. The leitmotiv technique is almost as old as opera itself, but its most extensive application is found in Wagner's works.
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Motiva began restarting the 105,000-bpd Hydrocracking Unit 2 on February 14, the sources said.
According to Shell , under the terms reached in the dissolution of Motiva, its joint venture with Saudi's oil giant, Saudi Aramco assumes full ownership of the Motiva Enterprises LLC name and legal entity, including the refinery at Port Arthur, Texas, and 24 distribution terminals.
Petrochemical company Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS-B) stated on Monday that it has completed the separation of assets, liabilities and businesses of Motiva Enterprises LLC.
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SRI), a subsidiary of Aramco Services Company (ASC), and Shell are dissolving the 50-50 Motiva joint venture (JV) that has been in place in its current form since 2002, and dividing the assets.
The total cost of expanding the Motiva Enterprises Port Arthur refinery to 600,000 barrels per day (bpd) was "in the range of" $10bn, double its original estimate, Saudi Aramco chief executive Khalid Al-Falih said.
Motiva imported 315,000 bpd of Saudi crude in the first quarter, a 112,000-bpd increase from the year before, according to Reuters calculations based on U.
Motiva Enterprises LLC, a company that owns and operates refineries, has signed a contract with Vecenergy.
and its joint venture, Motiva Enterprises LLC, in a Massachusetts case, according to media reports.
The new pipeline, which will be capable of transporting 150,000 barrels per day, is supported by a 15-year agreement with Motiva Enterprises LLC.
recently announced the opening of its new biodiesel blending facility at the Motiva Enterprises terminal in Dallas, TX, making terminal-blended biodiesel available to customers of Distribution Drive in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
The facility is located at the Motiva refinery and supplies the Motiva Enterprises LLC refinery in Convent and the Marathon Ashland Petroleum LLC (MAP) refinery in Garyville, LA by pipeline feed.