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Emerson Completes Contract for Automation and Cloud Engineering Services

Canada: Project Safety

Emerson Completes Contract for Automation and Cloud Engineering Services

10/26/2018 - Emerson has completed a $ 73 million contract for automation systems and cloud engineering services, helping North West Redwater Partnership design, execute and complete its first-of-a-kind Sturgeon Refinery. read...

Air Liquide's New Speciality Chemical Production Facility Inaugurated

USA: Advanced Materials

Air Liquide's New Speciality Chemical Production Facility Inaugurated

10/25/2018 - Air Liquide Advanced Materials was joined by local officials and members of the community to inaugurate a new speciality chemical production facility in Upper Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania. read...

Nippon Synthetic Chemical Absorbed by Mitsubishi Chemical

Japan: Absorption Merger

Nippon Synthetic Chemical Absorbed by Mitsubishi Chemical

10/25/2018 - Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation announced that it has decided to absorb its consolidated subsidiary The Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry Co. (NSCI) as of April 1. 2019. read...

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Construct Mega Fertiliser Plant

Bangladesh: Engineering

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Construct Mega Fertiliser Plant

10/25/2018 - Awarded by the Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation, the new plant is expected to be the largest fertiliser plant in Bangladesh. On completion, the plant will produce 1,600 tonnes of ammonia and 2,800 tonnes of urea per day. read...

Shell Commences New, Deep-Water Production

Brazil: Offshore Production

Shell Commences New, Deep-Water Production

10/25/2018 - Shell’s FPSO P-69 which is operated by Petrobras is capable of processing up to 150,000 barrels of oil and 6 million cubic meters of natural gas per day. The FPSO is expected to increase production via eight producing and seven injection wells. read...

KBR Wins LBED Contract for Ammonia Synthesis Plant

China: Specialised Technology

KBR Wins LBED Contract for Ammonia Synthesis Plant

10/25/2018 - Linggu Chemical Co. has awarded the contract to KBR and under the agreement the new 1,500 metric tonnes per day ammonia synthesis facility will utilise KBR's proprietary ammonia synloop technology. read...

Hackers Tried to Use Gas Plant as a Weapon

Saudi Arabia: Cyber Attack

Hackers Tried to Use Gas Plant as a Weapon

10/24/2018 - For the first time, hackers attacked a gas plant with the intend of harming not only the plant but also the people working in it, cyber security experts say. Last year, the intruders infiltrated a Saudi Arabian gas plant attempting to manipulate and destroy vital security systems. read...

Consortium Awarded Refinery Project in Thailand

Thailand: 4-Billion-Dollar Project

Consortium Awarded Refinery Project in Thailand

10/24/2018 - Petrofac leading a consortium with Saipem and Samsung Engineering, has received an award notification for Thai Oil Public Company Limited’s Clean Fuels Project on the East coast of Thailand. The overall project value is around $ 4 billion, of which Petrofac’s share is around $ 1.4 billion, and will be completed over a period of approximately four years. read...

Emerson's Magnetic Flow Meters Certified by Namur

Germany: Industrial Standards

Emerson's Magnetic Flow Meters Certified by Namur

10/24/2018 - Emerson’s Rosemount 8700 Series of Magnetic Flow Meters has been certified to comply with Namur recommendations, expanding the automation supplier’s portfolio of advanced process measurement solutions approved for use in the European chemical market. read...

Pöyry and Infosys Introduce Artificial Intelligence Framework

Sweden: Industry 4.0

Pöyry and Infosys Introduce Artificial Intelligence Framework

10/24/2018 - Pöyry and Infosys announced the release of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Framework for Operational Excellence. The framework overcomes some complex and expensive lifecycle management challenges faced by industry, utilities and infrastructure organisations across operational technology (OT) systems, the companies announced. read...

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