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ISM: U.S. Manufacturing to Maintain Upward Trajectory in 2018

Capital spending and production by U.S. manufacturers will continue to grow in 2018, albeit at a slower pace than what was seen in 2017,…

U.S. | Industrial Manufacturing | ISM | Capital Expenditures

Industrial Info

Tue Dec 12 2017

Chevron's 2018 Capital and Exploratory Program Down for Fourth Consecutive Year

Chevron Corporation's (NYSE:CVX) (San Ramon, California) 2018 capital and exploratory program of $18.3 billion is down for the fourth consecutive year, but includes…


William Ploch

Fri Dec 08 2017

North American Project Restarts Exceed $20 Billion for First-Half 2018

Industrial Info is tracking North American projects worth more than $20.3 billion that previously were canceled or placed on hold, but have returned to…


William Ploch

Thu Dec 07 2017

U.S. Coal Production, Industry Profits Rise in Third Quarter

Following years of eroding demand, declining prices and a harrowing string of bankruptcies, U.S. coal miners are demonstrating they once again can be profitable.…

Coal | Power Production | U.S. | Power Generation

Mackenzie Perez

Mon Nov 27 2017

Industrial Info to Present Webinar on Global Power Project Spending

SUGAR LAND--Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) is pleased to be presenting a complimentary online webinar focusing on the outlook for global Power project spending…

Power-Gen | Project Spending | Capex | Maintenance | Global Development

Industrial Info

Tue Nov 21 2017

Power Restoration Slogs on in Puerto Rico

Work continues on power restoration in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria, with an emphasis on rebuilding the island's transmission and distribution system.…

Puerto Rico | Power Generation | Restoration | Power Plants

Mackenzie Perez

Wed Nov 15 2017

PBF Sees Smooth Sailing in Third Quarter After Heavy Turnarounds

With the bulk of planned turnaround work behind it for the year, PBF Energy Incorporated (NYDE:PBF) (Parsippany, New Jersey) saw all five of its…

PBF Energy | Refinery | Chalmette | Torrance

Mackenzie Perez

Tue Nov 14 2017

New Majority Ownership Offers Brock Group More Opportunities to Grow

The Brock Group (Houston, Texas) has more room to grow in existing and new end-markets under its new majority owner, according to the industrial specialty…

The Brock Group | New Ownership | Maintenance | Capital Projects

Industrial Info

Wed Nov 08 2017

Industrial Info Tracks More Than $5 Billion in U.S. Power Dismantlement/Demolition Projects

SUGAR LAND--November 7, 2017--Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Industrial Info is tracking 70 projects worth more than $5 billion that involve the…

Power Plants | Demolition | West Coast

Industrial Info

Tue Nov 07 2017

CDM Smith to Present Webinar on Mixed Reality Technology

Imagine being able to walk through your facility before it’s ever built, to understand how your design is evolving and identify changes now before…

Webinar | Live Event | CDM Smith | Mixed Reality | Technology

Industrial Info

Thu Nov 02 2017

Caterpillar’s Successful Quarter Signals Industrial Growth Across Multiple Markets

When analysts and other market-watchers want a quick look at the global economic picture, one of the first places they turn to is Caterpillar Incorporated…

caterpillar | Mining | Equipment | Industrial Manufacturing

Industrial Info

Thu Oct 26 2017

FERC Chairman Seeks to Reduce Project Regulatory Lags

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Neil Chatterjee is looking to improve review timelines for natural gas- and hydropower-related projects, he said in a recent…

FERC | Pipelines | Regulations

Industrial Info

Tue Oct 24 2017

Ophelia Pounds Ireland, Knocks Out Power

At least two people were reported dead and 360,000 homes and businesses were without power following the arrival of former Hurricane Ophelia this morning…

Hurricane Ophelia | Ireland | Disaster Impact Tracker

Industrial Info

Mon Oct 16 2017

Industrial Info Presents Annual Outlook in Baton Rouge This Week

Industrial Info Resources is pleased to present an Industrial Market Outlook and Networking Event in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on October 12. As President Trump completes…

Baton Rouge | Market Outlook | Forecast | Petroleum Refining | Chemical Processing | Power

Industrial Info

Mon Oct 09 2017

Tropical Storm Nate Closes In on Gulf of Mexico

Refinery operations on the U.S. Gulf Coast have normalized since the devastation of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but Tropical Storm Nate now threatens to…

Tropical Storm Nate | Gulf of Mexico | GulfCoast | Disaster Impact Tracker

Industrial Info

Fri Oct 06 2017

Industrial Info Provides Vital Plant Information During Hurricanes

When hurricanes Harvey and Irma barreled through parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast, Industrial Info and IIR Energy were on hand to provide clients…

Hurricane Irma | Hurricane Maria | Hurricane Harvey | Industrial Info | Plant Updates

Industrial Info

Wed Oct 04 2017

Industrial Info Sees Growth in Pipeline Projects in 2017

Years of high oil prices and growing demand for pipelines culminated in strong growth and a slew of new midstream plans in 2014--only for oil…

Pipelines | Industrial Projects | Kinder Morgan | Premico Energia

Industrial Info

Mon Oct 02 2017

Puerto Rico's Hurricane-Stricken Power Industry Faces Long Road to Recovery

Long before the one-two punch from hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA-Autoridad de Energia Electrica) was struggling. Earlier this year,…

Puerto Rico | Hurricane Maria | Power Outages

Industrial Info

Fri Sep 29 2017

Industrial Info Introduces Enhancements to Web Tools

Industrial Info Resources (IIR) (Sugar Land, Texas) is pleased to roll out new updates to its website to help its clients navigate changes in the…

Industrial Info | Disaster Impact Tracker | Project Probability

Industrial Info

Wed Sep 27 2017

Power-Gen Asia Shines Light on Booming Energy Market

Written by Brock Ramey, Power Specialist for Industrial Info Resources--Power-Gen Asia, which ran September 18-22 in Bangkok, Thailand, showed Southeast Asia to be among the…

Power-Gen | Asia Power Demand | Asia | Natural Gas | Nuclear Power | Coal Fired | Maintenance

Industrial Info

Tue Sep 26 2017

ISM: U.S. Manufacturing to Maintain Upward Trajectory in 2018

Capital spending and production by U.S. manufacturers will continue to grow in 2018, albeit at a slower pace than what was seen in 2017, according to the latest survey results from the Institute of Supply Management (ISM). Manufacturers will see 2.7% growth in both production capacity and capital expenditures next year, the group said Monday in a press »

Chevron's 2018 Capital and Exploratory Program Down for Fourth Consecutive Year

Chevron Corporation's (NYSE:CVX) (San Ramon, California) 2018 capital and exploratory program of $18.3 billion is down for the fourth consecutive year, but includes a strong focus on its Permian Basin assets, according to the company. Capital spending for 2017 is expected to be less than $19 billion, the company has said. Capital spending in 2016 was $22.4 »

North American Project Restarts Exceed $20 Billion for First-Half 2018

Industrial Info is tracking North American projects worth more than $20.3 billion that previously were canceled or placed on hold, but have returned to an active status and are scheduled to begin construction during the first half of 2018. The best-known project restart made headlines last month: TransCanada Corporation's (NYSE:TRP) hotly disputed Keystone XL pipeline, which took a »

U.S. Coal Production, Industry Profits Rise in Third Quarter

Following years of eroding demand, declining prices and a harrowing string of bankruptcies, U.S. coal miners are demonstrating they once again can be profitable. Industrial Info is tracking more than $3 billion in active coal mining-related projects, including $1.4 billion in various stages of construction in the U.S. Five of the country's largest coal producers--Alliance Resource Partners »

Industrial Info to Present Webinar on Global Power Project Spending

SUGAR LAND--Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) is pleased to be presenting a complimentary online webinar focusing on the outlook for global Power project spending in 2018. The webinar will be held November 29 at 9 a.m. CST (10 a.m. EST). Globally, the Power Industry continues to make major transformations, especially as development of renewables take the place »

Power Restoration Slogs on in Puerto Rico

Work continues on power restoration in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria, with an emphasis on rebuilding the island's transmission and distribution system. Puerto Rico suffered a direct hit by the hurricane on September 20. The power grid sustained major damage and most of the island since has been without power. The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) »

PBF Sees Smooth Sailing in Third Quarter After Heavy Turnarounds

With the bulk of planned turnaround work behind it for the year, PBF Energy Incorporated (NYDE:PBF) (Parsippany, New Jersey) saw all five of its refineries operating for almost all of an entire quarter for the first time since its latest two acquisitions, the company reported recently. Industrial Info is tracking more than $400 million in active PBF capital and »

New Majority Ownership Offers Brock Group More Opportunities to Grow

The Brock Group (Houston, Texas) has more room to grow in existing and new end-markets under its new majority owner, according to the industrial specialty services provider. American Industrial Partners (AIP) (New York), an operationally oriented private equity firm that makes control investments in industrial businesses serving domestic and global markets, took on majority ownership of The Brock Group effective »

Industrial Info Tracks More Than $5 Billion in U.S. Power Dismantlement/Demolition Projects

SUGAR LAND--November 7, 2017--Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Industrial Info is tracking 70 projects worth more than $5 billion that involve the dismantlement and demolition of power plants in the U.S. The Great Lakes region, home to a large number of coal-fired plants, leads the U.S. in the number of dismantlement/demolition projects, although the »

CDM Smith to Present Webinar on Mixed Reality Technology

Imagine being able to walk through your facility before it’s ever built, to understand how your design is evolving and identify changes now before they become issues later. Thanks to immersive mixed reality, this is now possible. CDM Smith (Boston, Massachusetts) will be presenting a complimentary webinar on mixed reality on Tuesday, November 7, at 2 p.m. EST »

Caterpillar’s Successful Quarter Signals Industrial Growth Across Multiple Markets

When analysts and other market-watchers want a quick look at the global economic picture, one of the first places they turn to is Caterpillar Incorporated (NYSE:CAT) (Peoria, Illinois). The heavy-machinery manufacturer has a hand in industries ranging from mining to oil and gas exploration to residential construction, and any movement in those markets--be it a ripple or a shockwave--will »

FERC Chairman Seeks to Reduce Project Regulatory Lags

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Neil Chatterjee is looking to improve review timelines for natural gas- and hydropower-related projects, he said in a recent speech. "One of the biggest complaints that I hear from stakeholders is that it takes too long to review applications for natural gas and hydropower projects," Chatterjee said on October 17 at the Energy Bar »

Ophelia Pounds Ireland, Knocks Out Power

At least two people were reported dead and 360,000 homes and businesses were without power following the arrival of former Hurricane Ophelia this morning on the southern Irish coast. Industrial Info is closely monitoring the impact of the storm on plant operations via its Disaster Impact Tracker. For related information, see September 12, 2017, article - Industrial Info Introduces »

Industrial Info Presents Annual Outlook in Baton Rouge This Week

Industrial Info Resources is pleased to present an Industrial Market Outlook and Networking Event in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on October 12. As President Trump completes his first year in office and geopolitical situations continue changing, how will this affect the industrial marketplace? What will be the impact on industrial plant spending? Industrial Info's upcoming Industrial Market Outlook will seek to »

Tropical Storm Nate Closes In on Gulf of Mexico

Refinery operations on the U.S. Gulf Coast have normalized since the devastation of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but Tropical Storm Nate now threatens to inundate Central America and potentially hit the U.S. as a hurricane on Sunday, with an impact on offshore oil & gas operations and citrus and cotton crops in the southern U.S. Industrial Info's »

Industrial Info Provides Vital Plant Information During Hurricanes

When hurricanes Harvey and Irma barreled through parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast, Industrial Info and IIR Energy were on hand to provide clients with continually updated and in-depth reports on the status of potentially impacted and disrupted industrial plant operations. Following Harvey's August 25 landfall on the Texas Coast, more than 1,700 industrial plants were in its »

Industrial Info Sees Growth in Pipeline Projects in 2017

Years of high oil prices and growing demand for pipelines culminated in strong growth and a slew of new midstream plans in 2014--only for oil prices to crash in 2015 and 2016, dramatically reducing the outlook for new pipeline projects. But this year offers hope that the industry is recovering, as spending and project numbers already have surpassed their levels »

Puerto Rico's Hurricane-Stricken Power Industry Faces Long Road to Recovery

Long before the one-two punch from hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA-Autoridad de Energia Electrica) was struggling. Earlier this year, PREPA had estimated the price tag to upgrade its aging generation fleet to be in the $4 billion range. Several of those plants are 44 years old or more. Currently, roughly half of electricity for »

Industrial Info Introduces Enhancements to Web Tools

Industrial Info Resources (IIR) (Sugar Land, Texas) is pleased to roll out new updates to its website to help its clients navigate changes in the industrial marketplace. Our new enhancements include IIR's Analytics Tab, our Disaster Impact Tracker, Project Probability metrics, enhancements to our Contact Search capability and a Project Timeline graphic. Analytics Tab Our new Projects Analytics tab gives »

Power-Gen Asia Shines Light on Booming Energy Market

Written by Brock Ramey, Power Specialist for Industrial Info Resources--Power-Gen Asia, which ran September 18-22 in Bangkok, Thailand, showed Southeast Asia to be among the fastest-growing markets in the Power Industry. More than 10,000 attendees attended the trade show at the Bangkok International Trade and Exposition Center. Natural gas was among the most widely discussed topics at Power-Gen Asia. »