Staying on the Same Page An Enterprise software vendor committed to the offshore gas industry-like IFS-will have a standard, embedded solution that will minimize cost and risk and implement more reliably than a one-off solution.
A joint venture of Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corp. and ExxonMobil Corp. has started construction of the JV’s Gulf Coast Growth Ventures project, a 1.8 million-tonne/year ethane cracking complex in San Patricio County, Tex., near Corpus Christi.
Meridian Energy has executed long-term water supply and wastewater agreements with the city of Dickinson, ND, for the operator’s grassroots 49,500-b/sd high-conversion Davis refinery to be built in Billings County in the heart of the Bakken shale region.
PJSC Gazprom Neft has completed installation of the main section for its project to expand delayed coking capacity at its 430,000-b/d Omsk refinery in Western Siberia as part of the operator’s second phase of its ongoing modernization program.
Private Coogee Chemicals reported plans to conduct a study into the feasibility of building a methanol plant in Darwin, Northern Territory. The $500-million (Aus.), 350,000-tonne/year methanol project would be built close to Inpex’s Ichthys LNG plant.