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  1. US OLEFINS —SECOND-HALF 2008: Hurricanes, economic turmoil push olefins production lower

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Feb 2009

    activity caused demand and production of olefins in the US to fall sharply in fourth ..... Ike caused widespread downtime for the olefins industry during September and October ..... 2008 and had a more pronounced effect on olefins production and profitability than Hurricanes

  2. Geismar olefins plant restart postponed

    Online Articles

    Tue, 5 Aug 2014

    The planned start-up of Williams Partners LP’s Geismar, La., olefins plant rebuild and expansion projects, has hit another delay, the company told investors in its latest quarterly earnings update


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Jul 1995

    presence of even very small amounts of olefins may limit the desulfurization of reformer ..... conditions the recombination reaction of olefins with hydrogen sulfide to form mercaptans ..... can be masked by these reactions if the olefins are not saturated. The trend in naphtha

  4. Equistar to temporarily idle olefins unit

    Online Articles

    Thu, 18 Dec 2008

    Chemicals LP temporarily will idle its olefins unit at Chocolate Bayou, Tex., because ..... indirect subsidiary of LyondellBasell. The olefins unit is expected to remain out of service ..... chemicals for LyondellBasell. "With our olefins flexibility in North America, we can

  5. Explosion rocks Williams’ Geismar, La., olefins plant

    Online Articles

    Thu, 13 Jun 2013

    reported an explosion occurred within its Geismar, La., olefins plant in Louisiana at 8:37 a.m. CST June 13. Williams said ..... Williams said in a press statement. In April 2012, Williams Olefins LLC let a contract related to the expansion of is petrochemical

  6. $225 million olefins complex planned at Port Arthur

    Online Articles

    Fri, 3 Nov 2000

    million, world-scale, integrated C 4 olefins complex at Port Arthur, Tex. Shell Chemical ..... Petrochemicals Ltd. plans to build a $25 million olefins conversion unit next to its naphtha steam ..... 2003. BASF will operate both plants. Olefins complex The Sabina plant will be between

  7. Coal-to-olefins unit starting up in China

    Online Articles

    Fri, 13 Aug 2010

    gasification unit at a large coal-to- olefins demonstration project in Baotou, Inner ..... year of methanol for conversion into olefins , ultimately yielding about 600,000 ..... Baotou one of the largest coal-to- olefins projects in the world. The process converts

  8. Methanol-to-olefins unit starts up in China

    Online Articles

    Thu, 30 Sep 2010

    world’s first methanol-to- olefins unit to be operated on a commercial scale ..... uses the combined DMTO methanol-to- olefins technology of SYN Energy Technology Co ..... to produce 600,000 tonnes/year of olefins from methanol feedstock. SYN licensed

  9. Williams Partners to buy Williams's gulf olefins business

    Online Articles

    Mon, 5 Nov 2012

    interest owned by Williams Cos. Inc. in the Geismar, La., olefins production plant, the partnership has announced. It also will ..... expects the expansion to be completed in 2013. It said adding olefins production to its business would “bring more certainty to

  10. Williams lets contract for Texas Gulf Coast olefins , NGL pipeline

    Online Articles

    Tue, 11 Jun 2013

    conversion and construction of more than 300 miles of NGL and olefins pipelines along the Texas Gulf Coast. Mustang expects the projects ..... s 83% undivided ownership interest in its Geismar, La., olefins plant. The transaction included 325 miles of pipeline inside

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