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.
AEON Infrastructure subsidiary GTM One has let a contract to Haldor Topsoe to provide technology licensing, basic engineering, catalysts, and proprietary hardware for a grassroots methanol unit to be built at the Khimprom site in Volgograd, Russia.
PetroChina Guangdong Petrochemical let a contract to Honeywell UOP to provide technology licensing for multiple units as part of a refining-chemical integration project under way at its 400,000-b/d heavy crude oil site in China's Guangdong province.
PetroChina Guangdong Petrochemical let a technology licensing contract for a polypropylene unit as part of an integration project under way at its 400,000-b/d heavy crude oil processing and petrochemical site in China's Guangdong province.