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Catofin Technology Award for Petrochemical Plant in China

China: Propane Dehydrogenation

Catofin Technology Award for Petrochemical Plant in China

02/20/2017 - CB&I has been awarded a contract by Dongguan Grand Resource Science & Technology for the license and engineering design of a grassroots propane dehydrogenation unit to be built in Dongguan City, Guangdong Province, China. read...

Fluor Awarded Contract for Woodfibre LNG Project in Canada

Canada: Front-End Engineering

Fluor Awarded Contract for Woodfibre LNG Project in Canada

02/17/2017 - Fluor Corporation has signed an agreement with JGC America to provide construction-related support to the front-end engineering and design (Feed) services for the Woodfibre Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project in the District of Squamish near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. read...

Exxon Mobil Expands Base Stock Production

Singapore: Lubricant Enhancement

Exxon Mobil Expands Base Stock Production

02/16/2017 - Exxon Mobil announced the expansion of its Singapore refinery with the aim of increasing the production of the company’s Group II base stocks. Construction is expected to begin during the second quarter of 2017 with completion anticipated in 2019. read...

Higher Active increase yields

Catalysttechnologie

Higher Active increase yields

02/17/2017 - The new high-performance ethyl benzene dehydrogenation catalyst StyroMax UL3 launched by Clariant produces styrene monomer far more efficiently than many other state-of-the-art catalysts. read...

Clariant to Develop Dehydrogenation Unit in China

China: Propane Dehydrogenation

Clariant to Develop Dehydrogenation Unit in China

02/16/2017 - Clariant has been awarded a contract by Dongguan Grand Resource Science & Technology to develop a new propane dehydrogenation unit in cooperation with CB&I. read...

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Renewables and Natural Gas Win

Market Report

Renewables and Natural Gas Win

12/23/2016 - As a result of major transformations in the global energy system that take place over the next decades, renewables and natural gas are the big winners in the race to meet energy demand growth until 2040. However, the era of fossil fuels is far from over. read...

NEWS

Ineos to Build Offroader

Automotive Production from Ineos

Ineos to Build Offroader

Following the completion of a six month feasibility study, Ineos has confirmed that it is to go ahead and build a brand new “uncompromising” 4 x 4 off-roader. Whilst the company is one of the largest manufacturers in the world, it will be the first time that it has produced such a vehicle. read...

Statoil Orders Emergency Response Vessels

Norway: Offshore Safety

Statoil Orders Emergency Response Vessels

Statoil awards Simon Møkster Shipping AS contracts for three emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRV), and Havila Shipping ASA for one ERRV. read...

BP Awards Global Engineering Framework Agreement to Aker Solutions

FEED Contract

BP Awards Global Engineering Framework Agreement to Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions was awarded two framework agreements to provide concept and front-end engineering (FEED) services for BP globally. read...

Emerson to Help Meet Need for Greater Oil and Gas Expertise

Automation Technology

Emerson to Help Meet Need for Greater Oil and Gas Expertise

Emerson has opened new education facilities at its Solutions Centre in Aberdeen. Training and competency assessments will focus on the installation, operation and maintenance of automation technology especially for oil and gas applications. read...

Worley Parsons to Provide EPCM-Services for Chevron

USA: Refinery Project

Worley Parsons to Provide EPCM-Services for Chevron

Worley Parsons has been selected to provide engineering, procurement, construction management and fabrication services for Chevron’s Salt Lake Refinery Retrofit Project in Salt Lake City, Utah. read...

Enterprise Products Partners Plans Construction of New iBDH Unit

USA: Isobutane Dehydrogenation

Enterprise Products Partners Plans Construction of New iBDH Unit

Enterprise Products Partners plans to construct a new isobutane dehydrogenation (iBDH) unit in Mont Belvieu with a capacity of 425,000 tons per year of isobutylene. read...

Tengizchevroil Chooses Fluor for Multi-Phase Pump Project

Kazakhstan: FEED Contract

Tengizchevroil Chooses Fluor for Multi-Phase Pump Project

Fluor Corporation announced its joint venture team, KPJV, has been selected by Tengizchevroil (TCO) to execute the front-end engineering and design for the Multi-Phase Pump Project in Kazakhstan. read...

Linde Awarded Major Contract for LNG Plant in Russia

Russia: LNG Production, Storage and Shipment

Linde Awarded Major Contract for LNG Plant in Russia

The technology company The Linde Group has recently been selected by Gazprom and Project EPC contractor SRDI Oil & Gas Peton as the licenser for a mid-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) production, storage and shipment complex in Portovaya, located in Russia at the Baltic Sea. The plant will liquefy natural gas coming from the nearby compressor station which is part of Gazprom’s Nord Stream pipeline. read...

Statoil Discovers Gas in North Sea Valemon Field

Norway: Gas Discovery

Statoil Discovers Gas in North Sea Valemon Field

Two years after Valemon came on stream, Statoil has made a new gas discovery on the field, called Valemon West. The discovery is estimated to contain between 20 and 50 million barrels of oil equivalent. read...

Pakistan Announces Plans to Build First Naphta Cracker

Pakistan: Petrochemicals

Pakistan Announces Plans to Build First Naphta Cracker

Pakistan is set to buidl the country's first Naphta cracker complex since 1947, Pakistan's Dailymail reports. read...

Amec Foster Wheeler to Supply Auxiliary Boiler for Yuhuang Chemical's Methanol Facility

USA: Methanol Plant

Amec Foster Wheeler to Supply Auxiliary Boiler for Yuhuang Chemical's Methanol Facility

Amec Foster Wheeler's Global Power Group (GPG) has been awarded a contract from Yuhuang Chemical, a US based subsidiary of Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Company, for the supply of an auxiliary boiler for its methanol facility currently under construction in Louisiana. read...

Akzo Nobel Develops Drone Technology for Remote Inspection

The Netherlands: Marine Safety

Akzo Nobel Develops Drone Technology for Remote Inspection

Akzo Nobel, oil and gas tanker operator Barrier Group and Drone Ops cooperate in the development of a drone capable of remotely inspecting enclosed spaces and ballast water tanks. read...

Saudi Aramco Shelves Investment Decision for Rapid Project

Malaysia: 27 Billion Dollar Petrochemical Project

Saudi Aramco Shelves Investment Decision for Rapid Project

Saudi Aramco allegedly suspends plans for a partnership with Pertronas, Reuters cites industry sources. The project with an estimated volume of $ 27 billion was supposed to be built in the southern Malaysian state of Johor. Neither of the both companies responded to Reuter's request for comment. read...