Petrochemicals - Infrastructure

GPCA Forum: Time For Middle East Producers To Review Their Business Model

GPCA Forum: Time For Middle East Producers To Review Their Business Model


Abdelghani Henni, Contributor
Nov 30, 2016

‘Raven’ Petrochemical Project Cleared For Construction In Texas

Stone Bridge Energy (SBE) Chemical Partners I LLC, the owner of “Raven”, an on-purpose ethylene-to-butene-1 processing facility to be located in Baytown, Texas, recently announced the execution of definitive agreements for al capital commitments, subject to certain conditions, necessary for the construction of the facility. 

Nov 23, 2016

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 To Modernize Benzene Complex In Russia

GTC Technology announced it signed an agreement with PJSC “Nizhnekamskneftekhim” (NKNK) to provide its licensed “GT-BTX” technology for the modernization of a benzene production facility at NKNK’s EP-600 cracker plant in Nizhnekamsk, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia.

Nov 2, 2016