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Adnoc Sour Gas on Schedule to Complete Construction of New Sulphur Pipeline

UAE: EPC

Adnoc Sour Gas on Schedule to Complete Construction of New Sulphur Pipeline

10/15/2018 - The new pipeline will be used to transport molten sulphur produced by the firm’s Shah sour gas field. The project will also prove beneficial for future expansion of sulphur production and is expected to be commissioned in 2019. read...

Eni to Acquire 42.5 % Interest in BP-Operated Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement

Libya: Oil and gas

Eni to Acquire 42.5 % Interest in BP-Operated Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement

10/15/2018 - The National Oil Corporation, BP and Eni have signed an agreement according to which Eni will resume exploration work in Libya. The exploration and production sharing agreement operations have remained suspended since 2014 in the region. read...

Shin-Etsu to Invest $ 125 Million in Photomask Blanks Plant

Japan: Semiconductor Technology

Shin-Etsu to Invest $ 125 Million in Photomask Blanks Plant

10/15/2018 - Shin-Etsu Chemical announced an investment of $ 125 million in the expansion of its photomask blanks business at its two existing photomask blanks plants: the Takefu Plant in Echizen City, Fukui Prefecture and the Naoetsu Plant in Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture. read...

Saudi Aramco and Bapco Commission New Pipeline to Support Bahrain’s Energy Demand

Saudi Arabia: Oil Infra

Saudi Aramco and Bapco Commission New Pipeline to Support Bahrain’s Energy Demand

10/15/2018 - Equipped to transport up to 350 thousand barrels per day of crude oil, the new 112 km pipeline originates from Saudi Aramco’s Abqaiq plants and ends at the Bapco Refinery in Bahrain. read...

Daikin and Hitachi Implement Image Analysis in Chemical Manufacturing Process

Japan: Digitalized Quality Control

Daikin and Hitachi Implement Image Analysis in Chemical Manufacturing Process

10/15/2018 - Daikin and Hitachi will start a joint demonstration to digitalize quality control know-how in the reaction process of chemical manufacturing, especially in fluorochemicals, at Daikin Yodogawa Plant (Settsu, Osaka Prefecture). read...

Eurochem Inaugurates $ 16 Million Fertilizer Plant

Lithuania: Crystalline Urea Phosphate

Eurochem Inaugurates $ 16 Million Fertilizer Plant

10/15/2018 - Eurochem Group announced the opening of a new production plant for efficient, water-soluble fertilizers at its Lifosa subsidiary in Lithuania. The $ 16 million facility will produce 25,000 metric tonnes (KMT) of crystalline urea phosphate per year, adding to the range of fertilizers currently manufactured at the site. read...

Aries' Gasification Plant Maintains 94 % Operational Availability Benchmark

USA: Waste-to-Energy Gasification

Aries' Gasification Plant Maintains 94 % Operational Availability Benchmark

10/15/2018 - The Lebanon, TN, Waste-to-Energy Gasification Plant reached a milestone last week as the plant maintained a 94 % uptime rate over the last 100 consecutive days. More than 460,000 kWh of electricity was generated during 2,259 operating hours. read...

JGC to Construct Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility for Denka Seiken

Japan: EPC Contract

JGC to Construct Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility for Denka Seiken

10/13/2018 - JGC Corporation has been awarded a lumpsum contract from Denka Seiken for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of an influenza vaccination materials manufacturing plant and related facilities planned for construction in Gosen City in Niigata Prefecture. read...

Perstorp Increases Capacity for Non-Phtalate Plasticizer to 50,000 Tons

Sweden: Projected Market Demand

Perstorp Increases Capacity for Non-Phtalate Plasticizer to 50,000 Tons

10/13/2018 - Perstorp wants to substantially expand the production capacity of its non-phthalate polyester plasticizer Pevalen from 2019 onwards. To this end, the company has entered into a long-term production agreement with Italian company Alcoplast. read...

McDermott Awarded Contract for Map Ta Phut Olefins' Petrochemical Plant

Thailand: Olefins Technology

McDermott Awarded Contract for Map Ta Phut Olefins' Petrochemical Plant

10/11/2018 - McDermott has been awarded a technology contract for Map Ta Phut Olefins petrochemical plant in Rayong Province, Thailand. The client is a joint venture company of SCG Chemicals Company Limited, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of SCG, and the Dow Chemical Company. read...

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