Construction survey shows completion date delays; projects on hold

   Sinopec Zhongyuan Petroleum Co.'s Puguang natural gas treating project started up in June. Pictured here are Trains 1-6 of 12. Black & Veatch was contractor on the project. Photo from Black & Veatch.Leena KoottungalSurvey Editor/News WriterOil & Gas Journal's semiannual Worldwide Construction Update shows a decline in construction activity compared with the previous edition of the update (OGJ, Apr. 5, 2010, p. 24). Many companies have delayed project completion dates. Some projects are on hold. Following are details from the latest survey, which is available on OGJ Online (see box on the next page).RefiningIn July, ConocoPhillips reported the cancelation of plans ...

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