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International survey of ethylene from steam crackers — 2014

Jul 7, 2014

Rising demand, low-cost feed spur ethylene capacity growth

Jul 7, 2014 Global ethylene production capacity in 2013 rose at faster rates compared with 2012 and 2011 but still more slowly than record-setting capacity expansions achieved during 2010, according to Oil &am...

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.

Sadara lets contract for Jubail petrochemical complex

Jul 22, 2014 Sadara Chemical Co., a joint venture of Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical Co., has let a contract to Rolta India Ltd., Mumbai, to implement a comprehensive engineering information system (EIS) within S...

Tesoro plans to boost xylene recovery at US West Coast

Jul 21, 2014 Tesoro Corp. is planning a petrochemical feedstock project that will utilize production from its US West Coast refining operations to enhance xylene recovery at its 120,000-b/d Anacortes, Wash., re...

Yuhuang Chemical to invest $1.85 billion in Louisiana methanol project

Jul 18, 2014 Yuhuang Chemical Inc., a newly formed subsidiary of Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Co. Ltd., plans to invest $1.85 billion in a world-scale methanol manufacturing complex on the Mississippi River in St....

India approves refining complex in Barmer

Jul 18, 2014

India’s government has officially approved Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (HPCL) to set up its proposed refinery and petrochemical complex in Barmer district, Rajasthan.

Ineos secures loan guarantee for Grangemouth upgrade

Jul 17, 2014 Ineos AG, Switzerland, has secured a £230 million loan from the UK government that will allow the company to move forward with a planned upgrade at its 210,000-b/d Grangemouth, Scotland, refinery a...

ORPIC advances Omani ethylene plant

Jul 16, 2014

Oman Oil Refineries & Petroleum Industries Co. (ORPIC) has let additional contracts to CB&I for its proposed Liwa Plastics Project (LPP) at the Sohar Industrial Port Area in Oman.

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