Valvoline’s new 80,000-square-meter blending and packaging facility is the firm’s maiden plant in China and also its largest plant investment till date. The facility is expected to supply more than 30 million gallons of finished lubricants and coolants per year for passenger car and heavy-duty vehicle customers
The front-end engineering and design (Feed) contract has been awarded by California Resources Corporation. Cal Capture, the carbon capture and sequestration project will be developed at a 550-MW plant in California, USA.
Advanced Global Investment Company (AGIC) has appointed Fluor for its new propane dehydrogenation and polypropylene complex in Saudi Arabia. On completion, the complex is expected to manufacture 843,000 tonnes-per-year of propylene and 800,000 tonnes-per-year of polypropylene for producing specialty polymers.
Invista’s new 400 kilo-tonne-per-annum adiponitrile facility is expected to be integrated with the recently completed hexamethylenediamine plant and nylon 6,6 polymer facility to produce nylon 6,6 and other high-value products in China.
Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) has chosen Fluor for its Polyols Petrochemicals project located at the firm’s existing refinery and petrochemical complex in Kerala. On completion, the complex is expected to produce propylene glycol, ethylene glycol and various grades of polyols.
The module programme for the Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (Kipic) Al-Zour project in Kuwait was completed by Fluor’s JV Cooec-Fluor fabrication yard in China. On completion, the new complex is expected to be one of the largest refineries across the globe.
Fluor has been awarded a three year engineering service agreement for Karachaganak Petroleum Operating’s projects situated at the Karachaganak Field in Kazakhstan. The scope of work comprises feasibility studies, front-end engineering design and other engineering services.
The 750,000 tonne/year Ethylene Glycol facility is the first of its kind unit for MEGlobal in the USA. The company’s scope of work for the project involves the installation of equipment, steel and piping for the process unit.
Claimed to be Stork’s maiden evergreen contract in the UK, the contract involves Centrica’s onshore and offshore oil and gas assets in the region. Stork also has plans to open a new site in northeast England with an aim to expand its operations in the country.
Under the terms of the contract, Fluor will be responsible for carrying out front-end engineering and design for Ineos’ new processing plant in the UK. On completion, the facility is expected to produce 300,000 metric tonnes of VAM per year.