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March 19, 2015
BASF says that it has selected Freeport, TX, as the potential site of a 475,000-m.t./year, methane-to-propylene (MTP) complex that the company plans to build on the US Gulf Coast. The company has licensed Air Liquide’s proprietary Lurgi MegaMethanol and MTP technologies and contracted with Air Liquide to provide basic engineering services for the complex...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/BASF-chooses-Freeport-TX-for-methane-to-propylene-complex-licenses-Air-Liquide-technology_68704.html
March 18, 2015
The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (Socar), following a bidding process, has awarded Fluor a contract to provide project management contractor services for Socar's new...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Fluor-awarded-oil-and-gas-processing-and-petrochemical-contract-in-Azerbaijan_68659.html
March 18, 2015
UPM Group, one of the world’s largest pulp and paper companies, has recently commissioned the first wood-based biorefinery producing renewable diesel at Lappeenranta, Finland...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/UPM-commissions-biorefinery-in-Finland_68666.html
March 17, 2015
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. (Petro Rabigh), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, said today that it has signed loan agreements totaling 19.38 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Petro-Rabigh-signs-loan-agreement-to-finance-expansion-details-timeline_68649.html
March 17, 2015
Albemarle announced today that it has entered into discussions with its Mideast partner Ali & Sons Oilfield Supplies & Services Co. (ASOS) to construct a manufacturing facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Albemarle-in-talks-for-Abu-Dhabi-FCC-catalyst-plant_68524.html
March 17, 2015
CB&I said today that it has been awarded contracts by Naftna industrija Srbije for the technology license and front-end engineering design of a delayed coker unit at Pancevo...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/CB-and-I-awarded-refinery-upgrade-contracts-in-Serbia_68589.html
March 16, 2015
Borealis today announced the closure of a 36.7-million reais ($11.4 million) financing agreement with the Brazilian development bank BNDES to finance expanding Borealis in Brazil. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Borealis-closes-financing-agreement-for-compounding-project-in-Brazil_68590.html
March 13, 2015
Wood Group (Aberdeen, UK) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Statoil (Stavanger, Norway) for engineering modifications and upgrades to its Kollsnes process plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Wood-Group-awarded-contract-to-expand-gas-processing-plant-in-Norway_68552.html
March 13, 2015
Shell Chemicals announced today that it has completed revamping its Wesseling, Germany, steam cracker, improving energy efficiency and boosting production volumes. Modifications to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Shell-Chemicals-completes-cracker-revamp-in-Germany_68550.html
March 12, 2015
Sappi (Johannesburg) said on Wednesday that it will locate a ground-breaking pilot plant for low-cost production of cellulose nanofibrils (CNF) at the Brightlands Chemelot campus at...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Sappi-to-build-ground-breaking-nanocellulose-pilot-plant-in-the-Netherlands_68468.html
March 12, 2015
Shin-Etsu Chemical said today that it plans to strengthen its silicones business through expansion of capacity in Thailand and the establishment of a new technical center in the United...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Shin-Etsu-to-expand-silicones-production-in-Thailand-build-technical-center-in-the-US_68465.html
March 11, 2015
Sirius Minerals (London) today issued 225.98 million new shares at a price of 7 pence per share to raise approximately £15 million ($22.5 million). The new shares represent...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Sirius-raises-£15-million-to-fund-development-of-UK-potash-project_68440.html
March 11, 2015
India has revived plans to build an ammonia-urea complex in Iran.  Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, junior chemicals and fertilizers minister told Lok Sabha, India’s lower house of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/India-revives-plans-for-ammonia-urea-joint-venture-in-Iran_68434.html
March 10, 2015
Valero Energy (San Antonio), the largest independent refiner in the United States, has not included a previously announced methanol project in Louisiana in the company’s capital...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Valeros-methanol-project-is-delayed_68345.html
March 10, 2015
Mosaic said on Monday that it will invest an additional C$1.7 billion ($1.34 billion) to further develop its K3 potash mine project at Esterhazy, SK. A recently approved change in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Mosaic-invests-in-potash-mine-in-Saskatchewan_68404.html
March 9, 2015
Arkema said today that it plans to significantly expand its Kepstan polyetherketoneketone (PEKK) super polymer business. The company will double capacity in France by 2016 and build a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Arkema-to-double-PEKK-capacity-in-France-build-world-scale-plant-in-the-US_68387.html
March 9, 2015
Wacker Chemie announced today that it is expanding its vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymer (VAE) dispersions production facilities in the United States. The company will add a new reactor...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Wacker-hikes-dispersions-capacity-in-the-US_68383.html
March 9, 2015
Chandra Asri (Jakarta) has confirmed that it is carrying out a preliminary study to develop a minirefinery in 2018, which is expected to ease the company’s reliance on naphtha...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Chandra-Asri-plans-back-integration-project-confirms-maintenance-schedule_68381.html
March 5, 2015
CB&I today announced an award of a $60 million contract by JGSK JV, a joint venture between JGC Corp., GS E&C and SK E&C. The project scope includes the engineering...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/CB-and-I-awarded-storage-tank-contract-in-Kuwait_68340.html
March 5, 2015
Argex Titanium (Montreal) says that its newly created 100%-owned subsidiary, Argex Canada, has awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract to Técnicas...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Argex-awards-EPC-contract-to-Tecnicas-Reunidas-for-TiO2-project-in-Canada_68338.html
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