Brandy Jules

Brandy Jules is associate editor of where she reports on the petrochemical industry. Jules also writes several departments and feature articles for Downstream Business magazine. She joined Hart Energy in October 2014 and has more than five years of editorial experience. Jules was previously a staff writer for a national publication in Dallas, Success Magazine, and also wrote website content for a major tennis retailer. Jules holds a B.A. in journalism from the University of North Texas.


Twitter: @brandy_jules

Editor's Recent Articles

ClearSign Paving The Way To Clean Air

As the oil and gas industry continues to deal with ongoing emission standards and regulations, Seattle-based ClearSign Combustion Corp. has been there along the way to help the industry tackle them.

Dec 13, 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

Pasha Hawaii Orders Two New LNG-Powered Containerships

According to Pasha, the LNG dual-fueled vessels will be the first of their kind in the Hawaii/Mainland trade lane, operating fully on LNG.

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

Clariant Unveils Novel Styrene Catalyst

Global specialty chemicals company Clariant recently launched a new high-performance ethyl benzene dehydrogenation catalyst, the “StyroMax” UL3.

Nov 15, 2016

Flogas, Stolt-Nielsen Team To Bring LNG To Areas Of Scotland

Flogas Britain and Stolt-Nielsen LNG Holdings Ltd. have announced a joint project to explore bringing LNG to areas of Scotland not served by the existing natural-gas grid.

Nov 10, 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

Matrix Service Awarded EPFC Contract For JAX LNG Bunker Facility

Matrix Service Co. announced that its subsidiary, Matrix Service, has been awarded an engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction (EPFC) contract for a 2-million-gallon (gal) LNG tank for the JAX LNG bunker facility, a new LNG liquefaction and storage facility located at Dames Point near the Port of Jacksonville, Fla.

Nov 9, 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