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Nippon Shokubai to Expand its Acrylic Acid Facility

Indonesia: Engineering

Nippon Shokubai to Expand its Acrylic Acid Facility

11/01/2018 - Once completed, the new facility is expected to produce 100,000 metric tonnes of acrylic acid per year. This move will enable the Group to increase its total global production capacity to 980,000 tonnes per year. read...

Conoco Phillips Grants New Designations Post Retirement of Executive Leader

USA: Management Change

Conoco Phillips Grants New Designations Post Retirement of Executive Leader

11/01/2018 - Matt Fox has been named as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer whereas Don Wallette has been selected as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Conoco Phillips. read...

Exxon Mobil Commences Operations at Antwerp Refinery’s New Unit

Belgium: Transportation Fuels

Exxon Mobil Commences Operations at Antwerp Refinery’s New Unit

11/01/2018 - The core focus of setting up the new unit is to convert heavy, higher-sulfur residual oils into high-value transportation fuels. The company also aims to strengthen the competitiveness of its advantaged facilities in Europe via this project. read...

Technip FMC Awarded Contract for Midor’s Refinery Expansion

Egypt: EPC

Technip FMC Awarded Contract for Midor’s Refinery Expansion

11/01/2018 - Under the terms of the contract, Technip FMC will be in charge of addressing debottlenecks of Midor’s existing units and will also be responsible for the delivery of new units. read...

Covestro to Invest 340 Million Dollars for Constructing New Aniline Production Plant

Belgium: Chemicals

Covestro to Invest 340 Million Dollars for Constructing New Aniline Production Plant

10/31/2018 - The company has chosen its Antwerp site for setting up the world class facility as the location is supported with superior infrastructure as well as logistics. Work on the new plant is expected to be complete by 2022. read...

Fluor Awarded EPC Project by Valero Energy Corporation

UK: Heat and Power Cogeneration

Fluor Awarded EPC Project by Valero Energy Corporation

10/31/2018 - Under the Planning (Wales) Act 2015, this is the maiden project to receive planning permission as a Development of National Significance process. The project will be carried out on a cost reimbursable basis by Fluor’s integrated engineering team in Farnborough and at the Pembroke Refinery. read...

Making Ideas Happen, from Concept to Commissioning

UAE: EPC

Making Ideas Happen, from Concept to Commissioning

10/31/2018 - Nuberg EPC is a global EPC company with two decades of experience in delivering single point responsibility solutions and services for industrial plants. A case study showcasing the firm’s successful projects have been elaborated in the article. read...

Solvay to Increase FKM Production in Europe

Italy: Fluorelastomer Supply

Solvay to Increase FKM Production in Europe

10/31/2018 - Solvay is set to increase the company’s fluoroelastomer (FKM) production to support global customers’ continuing strong demand for high performance sealing applications. read...

Apicorp to Finance Methanol Derivatives Project

Egypt: Project Development

Apicorp to Finance Methanol Derivatives Project

10/31/2018 - The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp), a multilateral development bank, has announced signing a financial structuring mandate with Suez Company for Methanol Derivatives to finance the development of a formaldehyde and derivatives project in Damietta, Egypt. read...

Stora Enso Acquires Swedish Cellulose Technology Company Cellutech

Sweden: Company Acquisition

Stora Enso Acquires Swedish Cellulose Technology Company Cellutech

10/31/2018 - Stora Enso has increased its ownership up to 100 % in the Sweden-based company Cellutech AB. The company specialises in the development of new materials and applications based on cellulose, micro-fibrillated cellulose (MFC) and other wood-based components. read...

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