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L&T Awarded Contract from HPCL Mittal Energy

India: EPC

L&T Awarded Contract from HPCL Mittal Energy

07/19/2018 - The onshore EPC contract comprises the construction of seven cracker furnaces of 1200 KTPA Dual Feed Cracker Units at HPCL’s Bathinda Refinery in Punjab. LTHE intends to make use of its modular fabrication facilities in Gujarat for the fabrication of furnace modules. read...

Kurary, GC, and Sumitomo Establish JV for Advanced Materials Production

Thailand: Production of PA9T and HSBC

Kurary, GC, and Sumitomo Establish JV for Advanced Materials Production

07/18/2018 - Kuraray, PTT Global Chemical, and Sumitomo, on July 11, 2018, held an opening ceremony for a joint venture company, Kuraray GC Advanced Materials in Thailand. read...

Praxair and Marathon Sign Contract for Hydrogen Supply to Galveston Bay Refinery

USA: Hydrogen Supply

Praxair and Marathon Sign Contract for Hydrogen Supply to Galveston Bay Refinery

07/18/2018 - Praxair announced that it has renewed and expanded a long-term contract to supply hydrogen to Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas. read...

Oxea Announces Successful Start-Up of New Propanol Production Unit

USA: World-Scale Plant

Oxea Announces Successful Start-Up of New Propanol Production Unit

07/20/2018 - Oxea has successfully started up its new 100,000 mt per annum world-scale production unit “Propanol 2” at its Bay City, Texas, USA, site. read...

Praxair to Supply Oxygen for US Methanol's Facility in West Virginia

USA: Oxygen Supply

Praxair to Supply Oxygen for US Methanol's Facility in West Virginia

07/20/2018 - Praxair has signed a long-term agreement to supply oxygen to US Methanol LLC’s new facility in Institute, West Virginia. The customer’s facility will produce methanol for use in the production of plastics, varnishes, medicines, adhesives and textiles. read...

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How to Minimize Fatigue Problems: A Fitness Scheme for Heat Exchangers

Fatigue in Heat Exchangers

How to Minimize Fatigue Problems: A Fitness Scheme for Heat Exchangers

06/25/2018 - Plate-and-shell heat exchangers have become very popular thanks to their high thermal efficiency, compact size and ability to withstand high pressures. But they are also sensitive to metal fatigue. To avoid costly equipment failures and ensure long service life, design, construction and welding must be taken into account. read...

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Technip FMC to Supply Subsea Services for Petrobras

Brazil: Offshore Technology

Technip FMC to Supply Subsea Services for Petrobras

Technip FMC has been awarded by Petrobras a 3-year master services agreement in Brazil, with a 2-year renewal option. This contract for subsea services covers components for both the subsea equipment and flexible pipelines. read...

Oxea Announces Plans to Expand Production Capacities at Oberhausen Plant

Germany: Carboxylic Acids

Oxea Announces Plans to Expand Production Capacities at Oberhausen Plant

Oxea plans to significantly expand its supply of carboxylic acids in the short to medium term. To this end, the company is already evaluating various strategic options for its worldwide production sites to be able to meet increasing global demand in the future. read...

Technip FMC Wins Total’s Subsea Contract for Zinia 2 Field

Angola: EPC

Technip FMC Wins Total’s Subsea Contract for Zinia 2 Field

The scope of work includes EPC of subsea equipment which also comprises 9 subsea tree units, wellheads, subsea control systems, connection systems and associated equipment. read...

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