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April 26, 2016
Amec Foster Wheeler announced on Tuesday that it has been awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract to modernize the Heydar Aliyev Oil Refinery (HAOR) at Baku. The...
February 9, 2016
LyondellBasell has hired Fluor to do front-end engineering and design (FEED) for a planned propylene oxide (PO) and tert-butyl alcohol (TBA) plant at Channelview, TX, and a downstream ethers plant at LyondellBasell’s Bayport Choate site in Pasadena, TX. Fluor expects to complete the work this year....
December 17, 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...
July 1, 2015
Sibur (Moscow) said on Wednesday that it has started preparatory work on an investment project to ramp up production of methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE), a high-octane gasoline...
July 1, 2015
Evonik has commissioned production plants at Antwerp for C4-based products, on schedule, the company announced today. Meanwhile, at Marl, Germany, C4 capacities are also being...
April 16, 2015
Yeochun NCC (YNCC; Seoul) is on schedule to shut its no. 1 naphtha cracker and several aromatics plants from the middle of May for 30–40 days of planned maintenance, a source...
March 12, 2015
The US Coast Guard has announced that the Houston Ship Channel was reopened this morning, after responders completed initial salvage plans on a damaged chemical tanker carrying methyl...
March 11, 2015
The Central Texas Coastal Area Committee (CTCAC) said today that responders had begun to execute salvage plans for the damaged chemical tanker Carla Maersk, following its collision...
March 10, 2015
The US Coast Guard said on Tuesday that the Houston Ship Channel remains closed, following a collision between two vessels yesterday that lead to and MTBE spill. A shelter-in-place for...
February 11, 2015
Yeochun NCC (YNCC; Seoul) has scheduled maintenance shutdown programs for several of its petrochemical plants at its Yeosu, South Korea, complex between 14 May and 14 June, a source...
October 31, 2014
PDVSA (Caracas) and Hess Corp. (New York) have reached a tentative agreement to sell their 355,000- bbl/day Hovensa refinery at Saint Croix, US Virgin Islands, to Atlantic Basin...
August 25, 2014
LyondellBasell Industries plans to build a world-scale propylene oxide (PO)–tert-butyl alcohol (TBA) plant on the Texas Gulf Coast, with start-up planned for 2019. PO from the plant will support growing demand for polyurethanes, while TBA and derivatives will supply producers of high-octane gasoline, synthetic rubber, and lubricant additives....
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