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December 18, 2015
Maire Tecnimont on Friday confirmed that it has been awarded a contract by Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic) to supply polyolefin plants for Orpic’s Liwa...
December 18, 2015
CP Kelco (Atlanta) says it plans to increase its pectin production capacity in Europe. Capacity figures and the magnitude of the investment have not been disclosed. The company...
December 18, 2015
BG Group (Reading, UK), an energy group being acquired by Shell, on Friday said that the Lake Charles, LA, liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project has received approval...
December 22, 2015
Axiall and Lotte Chemical have made a final investment decision to build a 1 million m.t./year ethane cracker in Lake Charles, LA. Work to clear and prepare the site began in the fourth quarter, the companies say, and construction is scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2016....
December 22, 2015
Some 400 people, including 80 high-ranking officials from Taiwan and China, attended the ground-breaking ceremony on 14 December for Fujian Gu Lei Petrochemical Corp., a previously...
December 17, 2015
Chemtura has announced plans to double capacity for alkylated diphenyl amine (ADPA) antioxidants at the company's Latina, Italy site. The capacity hike will be achieved by building an...
December 17, 2015
Rosneft and Sinopec have signed a memorandum of understanding covering cooperation in the gas and petrochemical projects to be developed at two sites in eastern Siberia, the companies...
December 17, 2015
Sibur, Russia's largest gas processing and petrochemicals company, and Sinopec announced on Thursday the completion of Sinopec’s 10% investment in Sibur with Sinopec becoming a...
December 17, 2015
AkzoNobel today announced that it has started operations at a new facility for packaging inks at its site at Songjiang, China. The plant, located at the company's biggest site for...
December 17, 2015
CF Industries says that its previously announced new urea plant at the company’s Donaldsonville, LA nitrogen complex has been operating since 17 November. The plant has produced...
December 16, 2015
The planned expansion of CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Co. (CSPC)—a 50-50 joint venture between China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC; Beijing) and Shell at Huizhou...
December 16, 2015
Dong Xiaoli (l.), general manager assistant CNOOC; and Graham van't Hoff (r.), executive v.p. of Shell, at the HOA signing ceremony in China. A subsidiary of Shell; and China...
December 15, 2015
Shell Chemicals has asked the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for permission to expand ethylene production capacity at its Deer Park, TX, facility, according to notices issued by the TCEQ on 14 December. Shell did not immediately respond to a request for comment....
December 15, 2015
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has preliminarily approved Oxea's plans to build a plant with the capacity to produce 119,000 m.t./year 2-ethylhexanol and 68,000 m.t./year of iso- and n-butyraldehyde at Bay City, TX....
December 14, 2015
MEGlobal has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for an air permit authorizing construction of an ethylene glycol facility in Freeport, TX, according to a notice published by the TCEQ on 10 December....
December 9, 2015
Dow Chemical expects to finish debottlenecking the production of glycidyl methacrylate at its Freeport, TX, facility in the second quarter of 2016....
December 9, 2015
Ingenio Tabacal (Buenos Aires), a subsidiary of Seaboard Corp (Shawnee Mission, KS), has selected Praj Industries (Pune, India) to provide the technology in the expansion of Tabacal's...
December 9, 2015
A consortium of investors, comprising the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF; Moscow) and leading Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds have invested in Sibur’s previously...
December 9, 2015
Uralchem (Moscow) has completed upgrading the ammonia production facility of its Kirovo-Chepetsk Chemical Works subsidiary. Work on the unit occurred during a maintenance shutdown in...
December 9, 2015

Phillips 66 has brought online a new; 100,000-bbl/day natural gas liquids (NGLs) fractionator at its Sweeny Complex in Old Ocean, TX. Named Sweeny Fractionator One, the unit is supplying liquefied petroleum gases (LPGs) to local customers and the market hub at Mont Belvieu, TX, the company says. The unit will supply the international market once the 150,000-bbl/day Freeport LPG Export Terminal is completed in the second half of 2016.


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