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Jacobs Inks Contract For New Texas MEG Facility

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. received a contract from MEGlobal, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EQUATE Petrochemical Co., to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services for a new monoethylene glycol (MEG) manufacturing facility being built in Freeport, Texas.

Nov 18, 2016

ExxonMobil Expands PE Capacity At Beaumont, Texas Plant

The PE capacity will increase by 65%, or about 650,000 metric tons per year, the company stated, to meet growing demand for high performance plastics. 

Nov 17, 2016

Maire Tecnimont Nabs EPCC Contract For PETRONAS Integrated Complex

Maire Tecnimont S.p.A. announced that its subsidiary Tecnimont S.p.A., in a joint venture (JV) with China HuanQiu Contracting & Engineering Corp. Ltd. (HQC), has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contract on a lump sum turn-key basis by PRPC Polymers Sdn Bhd for a high-density polyethylene (HDPE) unit at PETRONAS’ integrated complex (PIC).

Nov 16, 2016

GTC Technology Inks Award For JG Summit Petrochemicals BTX Extraction Unit

Houston-based GTC Technology signed an agreement with JG Summit Petrochemical Corp. to provide its “GT-BTX” and “GT-DWC” licensed technologies for an aromatics extraction unit at JG Summit’s petrochemical complex in Batangas, Philippines.

Nov 10, 2016

Technip To Modernize SOCAR’s Azerikimya Petrochemical Complex

Technip was awarded a contract for its engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services by SOCAR for the modernization of SOCAR’s Azerikimya plant located in Sumgayit, Azerbaijan.

Nov 8, 2016

Grace To Provide ‘UNIPOL’ PP Technology For Braskem’s Planned Texas Facility

W. R. Grace & Co. recently announced that it will provide its “UNIPOL” polypropylene (PP) process technology and services to Braskem America’s newest planned facility in La Porte, Texas, which is anticipated to begin operations in early 2019.

Nov 3, 2016