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Technip FMC Awarded Next Phase of Husky White Rose Development

Canada: Subsea Engineering

Technip FMC Awarded Next Phase of Husky White Rose Development

08/30/2017 - Technip FMC has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract from Husky Energy for the West White Rose Project in Eastern Canada. read...

USA

USA: Market Report

USA "At the Heart of a Twin Energy Revolution"

08/30/2017 - Dr Fatih Birol, the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), recently held a joint press conference with the US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry where he presented the latest IEA analysis and findings. According to his analysis, the US energy sector continues its growth driven by two factors... read...

Petrochemical Companies in the US Gulf Declare Force Majeure

USA: Hurricane Harvey

Petrochemical Companies in the US Gulf Declare Force Majeure

08/30/2017 - Several petrochemical companies in the US Gulf region have declared force majeure (FM) because of Hurricane/now Tropical Storm Harvey. Although some are planning to restart, the storm is forecast to move towards Louisiana, were it will affect further petchem plants. read...

Petrochina Orders Four Alkylation Units from CB&I

China: Alkylation Technology

Petrochina Orders Four Alkylation Units from CB&I

08/29/2017 - CB&I has been awarded contracts by four Petrochina refineries for the company's alkylation technolgy. read...

Dow to Potentially Increase Equity Ownership in Sadara to 50 %

Saudi Arabia: Petrochemicals

Dow to Potentially Increase Equity Ownership in Sadara to 50 %

08/29/2017 - Dow and Saudi Aramco announced a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that involves the acquisition of an additional 15 % ownership interest by Dow from Saudi Aramco in Sadara, a joint venture developed by the two companies. read...

Formulation of Fluorinated Molecular Rings Has Great Impact on Development of New Molecules

Germany: Basic Research

Formulation of Fluorinated Molecular Rings Has Great Impact on Development of New Molecules

08/29/2017 - Chemists led by Prof. Frank Glorius from the University of Münster have developed a new and practical synthetic method for the formation of fluorinated three-dimensional “saturated” molecular ring structures. This development can have great importance for the efficient production of new molecules and, consequently, new drugs, crop protection agents and functional materials. read...

Thyssen Krupp Awarded Major Contract for Fertilizer Plant in Brunei

Brunei: Fertilizer Production

Thyssen Krupp Awarded Major Contract for Fertilizer Plant in Brunei

08/29/2017 - Thyssen Krupp has received a new order from the state-owned Brunei Fertilizer Industries. The fully integrated, state-of-the-art fertilizer complex will comprise an ammonia plant with a daily capacity of 2,200 metric tons as well as a urea plant and a urea granulation plant both with a capacity of 3,900 tons per day. read...

India and Israel May Work Together for Water Resource Management

Water Management

India and Israel May Work Together for Water Resource Management

08/28/2017 - The Indian Ministry of Water Resources recently stated that a joint working group of officials from India and Israel should be set up to explore the areas of cooperation between both the countries in the field of water resource management. read...

China and Nepal Sign Three Pacts to Boost Energy

Energy Agreements

China and Nepal Sign Three Pacts to Boost Energy

08/28/2017 - The agreements cover three different domains – economic and technological cooperation, China-aid oil and gas resources survey project and framework agreement on promotion of investment and economic cooperation. read...

Exxon Mobil Acquires Jurong Aromatics Corporation Plant in Singapore

Singapore: Aromatics Production

Exxon Mobil Acquires Jurong Aromatics Corporation Plant in Singapore

08/28/2017 - Exxon Mobil Chemical Company's Singapore affiliate has completed the acquisition of one of the world’s largest aromatics facilities on Jurong Island in Singapore. The acquisition was first announced in May 2017. read...

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