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.
India’s Bharat Petroleum has let a contract to Sumitomo Chemical to provide technology licensing for a large-scale petrochemical project to be built next to its refinery complex near Kochi, at Ambalamugal, Ernakulam district, in Kerala state.