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March 25, 2014
BASF Total Petrochemicals, a 60-40 joint venture between BASF and Total, on Monday announced the start-up of its 10th furnace at its steam cracker facility at Port Arthur, TX. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/BASF-Total-Petrochemicals-commissions-new-cracker-furnace-at-Port-Arthur-TX_59813.html
March 24, 2014
Honeywell is to supply a new integrated control and safety system to Qatar Fuel Additives Co. (Qafac; Doha). The overhaul will help the Mesaieed, Qatar–based complex reduce...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Honeywell-to-help-improve-operations-at-Qafacs-methanol-and-MTBE-plants-in-Qatar_59779.html
March 24, 2014
Bayer CropScience said today that it will spend approximately €18 million ($24.8 million) to substantially expand its site at Wismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern State, Germany, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Bayer-to-expand-production-of-biological-crop-protection-products-in-Germany_59792.html
March 24, 2014
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) has selected CB&I to carry out front-end engineering and design (FEED) on its previously announced $3.6-billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Oman-selects-CB-and-I-for-FEED-and-cracker-technology-Engineers-India-for-project-management_59789.html
March 24, 2014
Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative (Iffco; New Delhi) is advancing plans for a previously announced nitrogen fertilizer complex in Canada. Ganotech, the main engineering...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Indian-fertilizer-producer-advances-ammonia-urea-project-in-Canada_59787.html
March 24, 2014
Bayer MaterialScience broke ground today for a new hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI) plant at Shanghai. The company first announced the project in 2011. The plant, with capacity for...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Bayer-MaterialScience-holds-groundbreaking-ceremony-for-new-HDI-plant-at-Shanghai_59786.html
March 24, 2014
JGC (Yokohama) said today that it, together with partners GS Engineering & Construction (Seoul) and SK Engineering & Construction (Seoul), has received an award...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/JGC-consortium-awarded-large-order-for-clean-fuels-project-in-Kuwait_59785.html
March 23, 2014
U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA; Washington) says it has awarded a grant to the Nigerian conglomerate Honeywell Group (Lagos) for a project that will assess different product...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/US-funds-study-for-Nigerian-gas-based-petchems-and-fertilizer-projects_59780.html
March 21, 2014
Uralchem (Moscow), a major fertilizer producer, said today that it had raised its investments by 5.5% last year, to $174 million. Of that total, 48% was spent on investment projects...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Uralchem-ups-spending-on-capital-projects_59755.html
March 21, 2014

Oxea has begun basic engineering for a 2-ethylhexanol (2-EH) unit and a propanol unit at its Bay City, TX, facility. Both are scheduled to start up in late 2016, the company says. The new units are additional to an ongoing expansion that will increase the Bay City plant’s output of butanol and propanol by 25% in the second half of 2014.

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http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Oxea-plans-2-EH-and-propanol-expansions-at-Bay-City_59762.html
March 20, 2014
Eastman Chemical Company (Kingsport, TN) plans to increase capacity for the production of 2-ethylhexanol (2-EH) at its Longview, TX, site by 20,000 m.t./year. The company expects to complete the project, which will bring the site’s total 2-EH capacity to 57,000 m.t./year, in the fourth quarter. To support the expansion, Eastman will also be increasing Longview’s capacity for the production of precursor butyraldehyde by 25,000 m.t./year....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Eastman-to-expand-2-EH-capacity-at-Longview_59715.html
March 18, 2014
Honeywell's UOP unit announced today that refinery company Pakistan Refinery Limited (PRL; Karachi, Pakistan) will use its process technology to help PRL convert naphtha...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/UOP-wins-technology-contract-for-Pakistan-refinery_59648.html
March 17, 2014
Momentive Specialty Chemicals has narrowed the potential location of its planned forest product facility in Brazil to the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, and Parana, the company says....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Momentive-narrows-site-selection-for-forest-product-facility-in-Brazil_59618.html
March 14, 2014
Sinopec says its wholly owned subsidiary, China International United Petroleum & Chemicals (Unipec), has signed a long-term contract to purchase propane from Phillips 66 for use as chemical feedstock. Sinopec has not released details of the contract....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Sinopec-signs-propane-export-deal-with-Phillips-66_59598.html
March 14, 2014
Air Liquide announced today that it will invest close to €100 million ($138.9 million) in three innovation projects in France. The company plans to extend and modernize its...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Air-Liquide-invests-in-three-innovation-projects-in-France_59589.html
March 13, 2014
Evonik Industries said today that it will build a plant, which will produce methionine especially developed for the shrimp and other crustaceans industry. The facility will be based at...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Evonik-to-build-plant-at-Antwerp-for-novel-methionine-for-shrimp-feed_59537.html
March 12, 2014
BioNitrogen Holdings (West Plam Beach, FL), a company that creates urea fertilizer from biomass, has reached an agreement to acquire land in Taylor County, FL for urea plant. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Florida-company-to-build-biomass-to-urea-fertilizer-plant_59510.html
March 12, 2014
Grizzly Discoveries (Edmonton, AB), a mineral exploration company, announced that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with an unnamed third party for a proposed...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Canadian-exploration-group-signs-MOU-for-Alberta-potash-project_59509.html
March 12, 2014
Air Liquide has started operations at its nitrogen plant at Tioga, ND. The company says the plant will increase nitrogen supply to support drilling operations in the oil-rich Bakken...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Air-Liquide-starts-up-North-Dakota-nitrogen-plant_59507.html
March 12, 2014
KBR announced today that Agrium awarded the company two engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for a new grassroots urea plant and to increase the ammonia capacity...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Agrium-awards-ammonia-and-urea-plant-contracts-to-KBR_59511.html
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