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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

Texas Refineries Mark Steady Recovery from Hurricane Harvey

Exxon Mobil Corporation's (ExxonMobil) (NYSE:XOM) (Irving, Texas) announcement last week that its Baytown and Beaumont operations have begun producing fuels again were a welcome…

Texas | Refinery | Hurricane Harvey

Industrial Info

Mon Sep 25 2017

Industrial Info to Hold Market Outlook in Baton Rouge

Industrial Info Resources invites you to our 2018 Industrial Market Outlook Conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on October 12. Join us as we discuss trends…

Baton Rouge | Market Outlook | Louisiana | Chemicals | Gulf Coast Region | Oil & Gas

Industrial Info

Thu Sep 21 2017

DowDuPont Starts Up New Ethylene Unit in Texas

DowDuPont has started up its new integrated world-scale ethylene production facility and polyethylene production facility in Freeport, Texas, the company announced today. Both units will…

Ethylene | DowDupont | Texas | Chemical Plant

Industrial Info

Thu Sep 21 2017

Hurricane Harvey Makes Tight Gulf Coast Labor Market Even Tighter

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--In 2017, the Houston metropolitan area has been experiencing a consistent pattern of skilled labor shortages in…

Craft Labor | GulfCoast | Hurricane Harvey | Labor Market

Industrial Info

Thu Sep 14 2017

Mining Outlook Webinar in Review: Sector Expected to Slowly Improve

In Industrial Info's recent Global Mining Outlook webinar, Joe Govreau, vice president of research for the Metals & Minerals Industry, discussed some of the key…

Mining | Outlook | Market Outlook | U.S. | Coal | Iron Ore

Industrial Info

Wed Sep 13 2017

Irma Turns to Northern Florida, Western Georgia as Power Industry Struggles to Recover

Well over than 8 million Floridians are without power after Hurricane Irma tore through the state this weekend, hitting the west coast the hardest but…

Hurricane Irma | Florida | Georgia | Power | Outage | Recovery | Natural Disasters

Industrial Info

Tue Sep 12 2017

Industrial Info Introduces Disaster Impact Tracker

SUGAR LAND--September 12, 2017--Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) is pleased to introduce our latest PECWeb tool, Disaster Impact Tracker . This tool is available at…

Disaster Impact Tracker | Hurricane Harvey | Hurricane Irma | Outages | Weather Events | Natural Disasters

Industrial Info

Mon Sep 11 2017

Hurricane Irma Threatens Florida's Power Infrastructure, Terminals

Hurricane Irma hit Florida on Sunday, leaving a path of a path of destruction that could involve years of recovery. Industrial Info is tracking more…

Hurricane Irma | Florida | Power | Terminals | Jacksonville | Santo Domingo

Industrial Info

Mon Sep 11 2017

Servomex Provides TDL Solution for Controlling Ammonia Slip and Reducing NOx Emissions

Gas analysis expert Servomex (Crowborough, England) has launched a compact Tunable Diode Laser (TDL) analyzer specifically optimized for the most accurate and fastest-response measurement of…

Servomex | TDL Analyzer | Laser 3 Plus | IR Analyzer

Industrial Info

Fri Sep 08 2017

Hurricane Harvey to Delay Gulf Coast Capital Project Completions

The impact of Hurricane Harvey on the timing of active capital projects along the Gulf Coast will be felt for months and perhaps even years…

Hurricane Harvey | GulfCoast | Refining | Texas | Chemical Plant

Industrial Info

Thu Sep 07 2017

Texas Coastal Refineries, Petchem Plants Brace for Hurricane Harvey

Refinery and Chemical Processing operations along the Texas Gulf Coast were gearing up and hunkering down in anticipation of Hurricane Harvey, which was forecast to…

Texas | Refinery | GulfCoast | Petchem | Hurricane Harvey

Industrial Info

Thu Aug 24 2017

IIR Energy Breakers: Hurricane, Storm Surge Watch Issued for Texas Gulf Coast Hurricane, Storm Surge Watch Issued for Texas Gulf Coast

The National Hurricane Center has issued a storm surge watch and a hurricane watch for parts of the Texas Gulf Coast with the approach of…

IIR Energy | Breakers | GulfCoast | Harvey | Tropical Storm | Texas

Industrial Info

Thu Aug 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 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. »

Texas Refineries Mark Steady Recovery from Hurricane Harvey

Exxon Mobil Corporation's (ExxonMobil) (NYSE:XOM) (Irving, Texas) announcement last week that its Baytown and Beaumont operations have begun producing fuels again were a welcome sign that refineries along the Texas Gulf Coast were recovering in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. ExxonMobil said its 560,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Baytown refinery and 362,000-BBL/d Beaumont refinery were producing fuels at »

Industrial Info to Hold Market Outlook in Baton Rouge

Industrial Info Resources invites you to our 2018 Industrial Market Outlook Conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on October 12. Join us as we discuss trends impacting project spending in North America, with a focus on the Gulf Coast region. How has the uncertainty surrounding global trade impacted industrial plant spending, and will we see the next wave of mega-projects move »

DowDuPont Starts Up New Ethylene Unit in Texas

DowDuPont has started up its new integrated world-scale ethylene production facility and polyethylene production facility in Freeport, Texas, the company announced today. Both units will continue to ramp up through the third quarter and are expected to reach full rates in the fourth quarter of 2017. Industrial Info has tracked the ethylene unit project since May 2011 and the polyethylene »

Hurricane Harvey Makes Tight Gulf Coast Labor Market Even Tighter

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--In 2017, the Houston metropolitan area has been experiencing a consistent pattern of skilled labor shortages in certain crafts. Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath will only exacerbate an already tight market. The affected areas include Harris County, the Houston Ship Channel, Baytown, Texas City, Galveston and Freeport, which have shortages of local »

Mining Outlook Webinar in Review: Sector Expected to Slowly Improve

In Industrial Info's recent Global Mining Outlook webinar, Joe Govreau, vice president of research for the Metals & Minerals Industry, discussed some of the key trends in the global mining sector. While the sector has seen an overall dip in project spending in recent years, spending may be improving as commodity prices strengthen and demand grows. Industrial Info is tracking »

Irma Turns to Northern Florida, Western Georgia as Power Industry Struggles to Recover

Well over than 8 million Floridians are without power after Hurricane Irma tore through the state this weekend, hitting the west coast the hardest but leaving its mark everywhere. Utilities and power-generation companies in the area are facing a long, difficult response. Irma weakened to a tropical storm as it moved over northern Florida and western Georgia, where Industrial Info »

Industrial Info Introduces Disaster Impact Tracker

SUGAR LAND--September 12, 2017--Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) is pleased to introduce our latest PECWeb tool, Disaster Impact Tracker . This tool is available at no additional cost to existing subscribers of Industrial Info’s PECWeb Database Platform. The tool currently includes both weather-related and earthquake events for all industrial plants monitored by Industrial Info. This easy-to-use tool allows you »

Hurricane Irma Threatens Florida's Power Infrastructure, Terminals

Hurricane Irma hit Florida on Sunday, leaving a path of a path of destruction that could involve years of recovery. Industrial Info is tracking more than 1,200 industrial plants and more than $27 billion in active projects in Florida that could be affected. "The storm has the potential to affect every power plant in the state," said Britt Burt, »

Servomex Provides TDL Solution for Controlling Ammonia Slip and Reducing NOx Emissions

Gas analysis expert Servomex (Crowborough, England) has launched a compact Tunable Diode Laser (TDL) analyzer specifically optimized for the most accurate and fastest-response measurement of ammonia (NH3). The new SERVOTOUGH Laser 3 Plus NH3 analyzer plays a major role for operators looking to balance emissions reduction with operational costs, while still complying with increasingly tough regulations across the world. The »

Hurricane Harvey to Delay Gulf Coast Capital Project Completions

The impact of Hurricane Harvey on the timing of active capital projects along the Gulf Coast will be felt for months and perhaps even years to come, according to Tony Salemme, vice president of Industrial Info's Craft Labor Group. In just Harris County, Texas, Industrial Info is tracking more than $30 billion in project activity, ranging from those that are »

Texas Coastal Refineries, Petchem Plants Brace for Hurricane Harvey

Refinery and Chemical Processing operations along the Texas Gulf Coast were gearing up and hunkering down in anticipation of Hurricane Harvey, which was forecast to make landfall on Friday. Harvey, which had strengthened into a category 1 hurricane as of mid-day on Thursday, with top winds of nearly 85 miles per hour, was expected to continue strengthening into a major »

IIR Energy Breakers: Hurricane, Storm Surge Watch Issued for Texas Gulf Coast Hurricane, Storm Surge Watch Issued for Texas Gulf Coast

The National Hurricane Center has issued a storm surge watch and a hurricane watch for parts of the Texas Gulf Coast with the approach of Tropical Depression Harvey. Harvey is heading to the upper Texas coast, where there are over 20 refineries and 30 major chemical plants, and could develop into a hurricane before making landfall. A storm surge watch »