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Total Pulls Out of Multi-Billion Gas Project with Iran

Iran: US Sanctions

Total Pulls Out of Multi-Billion Gas Project with Iran

Due to the recently imposed sanctions by the US, French oil giant Total has officially quit a major gas project in Iran. read...

Jacobs Wins General Engineering Services Contract by Satorp

Saudi Arabia: Renewal of Agreement

Jacobs Wins General Engineering Services Contract by Satorp

The contract has been awarded by Satorp for its subsidiary which is located in the Jubail Industrial City 2 on the Arabian Gulf coast. The engineering services are expected to be led by a dedicated team from Jacobs Zate. read...

Conoco Signs 2 Billion Dollar Settlement Contract with Venezuelan State-Owned Oil Firm

Venezuela: Business Trade-off

Conoco Signs 2 Billion Dollar Settlement Contract with Venezuelan State-Owned Oil Firm

Under the International Chamber of Commerce judgement, Pdvsa has agreed to make initial payments of 500 million dollars within 90 days. The pending amount is expected to be paid on a quarterly basis in the next 4.5 years. read...

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Small and Flexible Engineering: Modular Thinking Outside the Box

Modular Engineering

Small and Flexible Engineering: Modular Thinking Outside the Box

07/26/2018 - Modular engineering with future proof flexibility — Unprecedented flexibility in engineering with safe installation in shorter timeframes. Modular engineering could bring a construction kit for 'plug and produce' process plants — and thus fits right into the portfolio of an engineering specialist that focuses on a functional turnkey approach. It nevertheless might require engineers to think outside the box... read...

Handling Aggressive LPG Fluids: Pumps for the Utmost in Safety

Pumping LPG

Handling Aggressive LPG Fluids: Pumps for the Utmost in Safety

07/25/2018 - Pumps for aggressive LPG process fluids — What’s the best pumping solution to handle a wide range of hydrocarbon process fluids including high sulfur content, basic sediment and produced water production streams? read...

A new Dimension of Drying, Completely Without Friction

Dryers

A new Dimension of Drying, Completely Without Friction

07/06/2018 - Developing Planex System Italvacuum has invented a zero friction planetary movement eccentric agitator, which defines drying new — Designed to dry wet feed from filtration and centrifuging processes the vacuum dryer is ideal for the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients, fine chemicals and intermediates. read...

Process Skid For GMP-Compliant Manufacture of Nanoparticles

GMP-compliant manufacture of nanoparticles

Process Skid For GMP-Compliant Manufacture of Nanoparticles

06/29/2018 - A microjet reactor transforms pharmaceuticals into nanoparticles that are easily absorbed by the body. Now the patentee has scaled the process from the laboratory process to a GMP plant. The pharmaceutical company got support from a competent plant manufacturer. read...

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Petrofac Awarded EPC Contract by Basra Oil Company

Iraq: Oil Processing

Petrofac Awarded EPC Contract by Basra Oil Company

08/20/2018 - Petrofac has been awarded a contract worth around $ 370 million by Basra Oil Company (BOC) for expansion of the Central Processing Facility (CPF), located in the Majnoon Field, Southern Iraq. read...

Pöyry to Provide Engineering Services for New ATMP-Plant

Germany: Pulp Production

Pöyry to Provide Engineering Services for New ATMP-Plant

08/20/2018 - Kabel Premium Pulp & Paper (KPPP) has awarded Pöyry with the detailed engineering services assignment for a new ATMP (Advanced Thermo Mechanical Pulp) plant at Hagen, Germany. read...

Evonik and Wynca Form JV for Production of Fumed Silica

China: Fumed Silica Production

Evonik and Wynca Form JV for Production of Fumed Silica

08/20/2018 - Evonik Industries and the Chinese company Wynca have agreed to form a joint venture. The new company, in which Evonik will hold 60 %, will produce fumed silica. The product is used in transparent silicones, coatings and paints, modern adhesives as well as non-combustible high-performance insulation materials. read...

BASF Petronas Aims to Expand Production Capacity of Acrylic Acid and Butyl Acrylate Plants

Malaysia: Chemicals

BASF Petronas Aims to Expand Production Capacity of Acrylic Acid and Butyl Acrylate Plants

The firm has undertaken this move in order to support the growing demand for acrylic monomers in Asia Pacific. The expansion plan is expected to be complete by 2021. read...

Sunpine’s Biorefinery Expansion Project Bagged by Pöyry

Sweden: EPCM Services

Sunpine’s Biorefinery Expansion Project Bagged by Pöyry

Pöyry has been awarded the EPCM contract as the firm was already involved in the study phase of the project. The development plan is scheduled to be complete by 2020. read...

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Freeman Technology Ltd

The Influence of Storage and Handling

Freeman Technology is pleased to announce the release of ‘The Influence of Storage and Handling’. ...

HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH

ERB Technologies: Making Level Crossings Safe

In South Africa, level crossings are a major, and increasing, area of risk. A Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) ...

GIG Karasek GmbH

Debottlenecking of the evaporation system carried out under the most challenging conditions at Sappi!

Debottlenecking of the evaporation system carried out under the most challenging conditions at Sappi! ...