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Mc Dermott Wins Contract for Mega Mixed Feed Cracker

Saudi Arabia: Plant Engineering

Mc Dermott Wins Contract for Mega Mixed Feed Cracker

23/10/2019 - Mc Dermott has won a contract by Saudi Aramco and Total to provide license, basic engineering package, extended basic engineering, training, technical services and supply of proprietary equipment for one of the largest mixed feed crackers across the globe. read...

Arkema Brings 90,000 Tonne Acrylic Acid Reactor Online in USA

USA: 90 Million Dollar Investment

Arkema Brings 90,000 Tonne Acrylic Acid Reactor Online in USA

23/10/2019 - Arkema has recently brought on stream a new 90,000-tonne acrylic acid reactor at its Texas site in the USA. The move aims to support the growth of the company’s customers in North America dealing in the superabsorbents, paints, adhesives and water treatment markets. read...

BP, ZPCC May Construct 1 Million Tonne Acetic Acid Facility in China

China: Acetic Acid

BP, ZPCC May Construct 1 Million Tonne Acetic Acid Facility in China

21/10/2019 - BP and Zhejiang Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (ZPCC) have signed a MOU to explore the establishment of the plant. If everything goes to plan, the new unit is expected to use BP’s Cativa XL technology to produce acetic acid and it would also be BP’s largest acetic acid producing site across the globe. read...

Technip FMC Wins Integrated EPCI Contract for Pyxis and Xena Fields

Australia: Subsea Engineering

Technip FMC Wins Integrated EPCI Contract for Pyxis and Xena Fields

18/10/2019 - The contract has been awarded by Woodside for its Pyxis and Xena fields which are located offshore North West Australia. Under the terms of the agreement, Technip FMC will design, manufacture, deliver and install subsea equipment for both the fields. read...

Nouryon Confirms Plans for EA-World-Scale Facility

Sweden: Ethylene Amines

Nouryon Confirms Plans for EA-World-Scale Facility

17/10/2019 - Nouryon has successfully produced the first ethylene amines products in a Swedish demonstration plant, confirming the new technology on an industrially relevant scale and marking the next step towards full commercialization. The company plans to built a world-scale manufacturing facility based on this new technology. read...

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Cause & Effect in Engineering Base's Plant Solution

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Cause & Effect in Engineering Base's Plant Solution

11/07/2019 - Anyone designing, building, operating or further developing plants today must at the same time depict state-of-the-art process technology, anticipate the paths of digitisation, take into account accelerated innovation cycles and be meaningful to all disciplines involved at all times. The advantages of the universal data model of Aucotec's cooperative engineering platform EB 2019 become clear in demanding engineering phases such as FEED or during the cause-and-effect check. read...

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Air Liquide Munay Tech Gases to Invest 17 Million Dollars in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan: Plant Engineering

Air Liquide Munay Tech Gases to Invest 17 Million Dollars in Kazakhstan

Under a long-term agreement with Kazakhstan Petrochemical Industries, Air Liquide Munay Tech Gases will build, own and operate a new nitrogen facility in Karabatan, Kazakhstan. The new facility is expected to supply upto 8,000 Nm3/h nitrogen to KPI’s new 500,000 tonne per year polypropylene plant. read...

Lyondell Basell to Build Molecular Recycling Facility

Italy: Circular Economy

Lyondell Basell to Build Molecular Recycling Facility

Lyondell Basell has plans to construct the new small-scale facility as a test plant for converting post-consumer plastic waste into new plastics. The company aims to achieve this task by using its proprietary molecular recycling technology which includes a proprietary catalyst-based approach. read...

Honeywell Technology Selected for First PDH Unit in Turkey

Turkey: Propylene

Honeywell Technology Selected for First PDH Unit in Turkey

Ceyhan Polipropilen Uretim intends to utilise Honeywell’s C3 Oleflex technology for producing 457,000 metric tonnes per year of polymer-grade propylene for its new petrochemicals complex in Ceyhan. The new facility is expected to reduce polypropylene imports by 25 % and offset approximately 13 billion dollars in imported petrochemicals in Turkey. read...

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