Petrochemical Refining News

Guide To World Crudes: Anniversary, extended life prompt Oseberg Blend assay update

Feb 3, 2014 Oseberg is one of the four largest oil and gas fields on the Norwegian Shelf. Current crude oil output averages about 144,000 b/d from the Oseberg field center (OFC), which consists of the connecti...

Global ethylene capacity continues advance in 2011

Jul 2, 2012

Global ethylene production capacity moved ahead in 2011 but much more slowly than the record-setting pace for 2010, according to Oil & Gas Journal's latest survey of the industry.

New ethylene plant proposed for Louisiana

Apr 16, 2014

Shintech Inc., the US subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., Tokyo, has applied to the Louisiana Department of Environment Quality (LDEQ) for a permit to build a grassroots ethylene plant.

Operations resume at Louisiana complex

Apr 15, 2014

Axiall Corp. has repaired the damage caused by a December 2013 fire at its vinyl chloride monomer manufacturing plant at the company’s chemicals complex in Lake Charles, La.

Contract let for Chinese isobutane unit

Apr 15, 2014 Shandong Chengtai Chemical Industry Co. Ltd. has let a contract to CB&I for the license and engineering design of a grassroots isobutane dehydrogenation unit to be built in Changyi, Shandong Pr...

Contract let for Vietnamese refinery

Apr 14, 2014 Nghi Son Refinery & Petrochemical LLC, through a contractor, has let a contract to a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler for the design and supply of a carbon monoxide incinerator package for a residu...

Mathanex methanol plant completes move to Louisiana

Apr 14, 2014 Heavy-lift contractor Mammoet has completed the heavy lifting, transportation, and reassembly preparation of a Methanex Corp. methanol plant, relocating it 5,450 miles from southern Chile to a 225-...

Chevron launches Texas Gulf Coast petrochemicals project

Apr 8, 2014

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LP has broken ground on its US Gulf Coast petrochemicals project at the company’s existing Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, Tex.

Contracts inked for Egyptian petrochemical complex

Apr 7, 2014 Carbon Holdings Ltd. (CHL) of Egypt has let contracts for engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning (EPCC) activities related to the development of its Tahrir petrochemical complex ...

AFPM: Petrochemical industry needs skilled workers

Apr 2, 2014 The current boom in shale resource development has sparked an urgent need in the petrochemical industry for technically skilled workers to build, operate, and maintain about $100 billion of announc...

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