Petrochemicals - Technology

Fluor Nabs EPC Contract For Sasol Oxygen Train Project In South Africa

Fluor Corp. was recently awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC)  contract by Sasol Group Technology, a division of Sasol South Africa (Pty) Ltd.,  for the additional oxygen capacity train 17 outside battery limits project at its Secunda plant in South Africa.

Nov 7, 2016

China’s Jilin Connell To Make Plastics From Coal With Honeywell UOP Technology

Honeywell UOP announced that China’s Jilin Connell Chemical Industry Co. Ltd. has selected its Advanced Methanol-to-Olefins (MTO) process to tap domestic coal resources to produce ethylene and propylene, the essential ingredients for making plastics.

Oct 31, 2016

Technip To Supply Furnaces For Russian Ethylene Plant

Technip announced it was awarded a contract by public joint-stock company (PJSC) Kazanorgsintez to provide the engineering and procurement of three grassroots furnaces for its ethylene plant at Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia.

Oct 21, 2016

Clariant, CB&I Open PP Technology Catalyst Plant In Kentucky

Specialty chemicals company Clariant, in cooperation with CB&I, opened a new polypropylene (PP) catalyst production facility in Louisville, Ky., the companies announced Oct. 18.

Oct 18, 2016

India’s GAIL Starts Operations At First UNIPOL PE Process Line

GAIL Ltd. has successfully started up its first “UNIPOL” polyethylene (PE) process line in Pata, UP, India, the company recently announced, in a step toward the Indian government’s “Make in India” initiative.

Oct 14, 2016

Shaking Things Up

Siluria Technologies’ disruptive OCM technology is making commercial strides.

Oct 12, 2016