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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

Energy Transfer Partners Strikes Back, Files Lawsuit Against Greenpeace

Not one to back away from a fight, Energy Transfer Partners is going on the offensive against Greenpeace over the environmental group’s campaign against…

Energy Transfer Partners | GreenPeace | Enivronmental | Legal

Industrial Info

Wed Aug 23 2017

IIR Energy Breakers: Cheniere Setting Up China Office – Reuters

Reuters: Cheniere Setting Up China Office Cheniere is setting up an office in Beijing to secure long-term supply deals with Chinese buyers, according to sources…

IIR Energy | Cheniere | China | Saudi Arabia | Sadara Commissions | Citgo | Calumet | Wisconsin

Industrial Info

Wed Aug 16 2017

Saudi Arabia’s Sadara Commissions Final Plant at Massive PetChem Complex

Sadara Chemical Company, the joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical Company, has commissioned the last of the 26 plants at its Jubail complex…

Petchem | Saudi Arabia | Dow Chemical | Sadara Commissions

Industrial Info

Tue Aug 15 2017

EIA: U.S. Natural Gas Exports Exceed Imports for February through April

The United States exported more natural gas than it imported in February, April and May of 2017, according to the Energy Information Administration. On an…

LNG | Sabine Pass | Mexico | US | Pipelines | Energy Information Act

Industrial Info

Tue Aug 08 2017

Industrial Info Tracks $10 Billion in Third-Quarter Power Project Completions

North American power project completions for third-quarter 2017 appear to be roughly on par with what they were in the same quarter of 2016. Industrial…

Power Projects | Power-Gen | Refining

Industrial Info

Tue Aug 01 2017

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Agrium to Perform Annual Maintenance at Redwater Ammonia Units in Canada

Agrium to Perform Annual Maintenance at Redwater Ammonia Units in Canada Agrium plans to perform planned maintenance at its 267,000-metric-ton-per-year Ammonia Unit 1, and…

IIR Energy | Breakers | Ammonia | Nuclear Power | Refinery

Industrial Info

Tue Aug 01 2017

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Natural Gas Pipeline Clears Regulatory Hurdle

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Natural Gas Pipeline Clears Regulatory Hurdle The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a favorable environmental impact statement for Dominion Energy's…

IIR Energy | Breakers | Natural Gas | Pipelines | Power Station | Refinery

Industrial Info

Tue Jul 25 2017

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Enterprise Products on Fast Track to Finish Orla Natural Gas Processing Plant

Enterprise Products on Fast Track to Finish Orla Natural Gas Processing Plant Enterprise Products Partners is on a fast track to complete construction of its…

IIR Energy | Breakers | Nova Chemicals | Enterprise Products Partners | NGL | Waterford

Industrial Info

Wed Jul 19 2017

Report: U.S. LNG Exports Boost Shipments for Expanded Panama Canal

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--The opening of the expanded Panama Canal last year has been a boon for growing U.S.…

Panama Canal | LNG | Exports | U.S.

Industrial Info

Tue Jul 18 2017

U.S. Crude Runs Rise Over 17.2 BBL/d as Refinery Maintenance Turnarounds Drops

U.S. crude runs have marched above 17.2 million barrels per day as overall refinery maintenance is dwindling into the summer season. PADD 3…

Refinery Outage | Refinery Maintenance | Refinery Turnarounds

Industrial Info

Thu Jul 13 2017

Dow Chemical Restarting Freeport Petrochemical Unit After Maintenance

Dow Chemical is restarting the 1.65 billion-pound-per-year propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit at its Freeport (Oyster Creek), Texas, plant. The unit was brought offline June…

Planned Refinery Maintenance | Petrochemical Planned Maintenance | Unplanned Refinery Shutdown

Industrial Info

Thu Jul 13 2017

U.S. LNG Exports Projected to Jump in 2017

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects liquefied natural gas (LNG) gross exports will average 1.9 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d)…

LNG | United States | IIR Energy | Freeport LNG | Cameron LNG | Sabine Pass

Industrial Info

Wed Jul 12 2017

Boost in U.S. Rail Shipments Reflects Bump in Coal Volumes

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Led in part by an upswing in coal shipments, U.S. rail traffic in the first half…

Coal | U.S. Railroads | Coal Mine

Industrial Info

Tue Jul 11 2017

Freeport LNG Applies to FERC for Fourth Production Train

Freeport LNG Development LP has applied with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for authorization to site, construct and operate a fourth liquefaction train at…

Freeport LNG | FERC | Liquefaction Plant

Industrial Info

Mon Jul 10 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 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 »

Energy Transfer Partners Strikes Back, Files Lawsuit Against Greenpeace

Not one to back away from a fight, Energy Transfer Partners is going on the offensive against Greenpeace over the environmental group’s campaign against the Dakota Access Pipeline. The oil pipeline project was the subject of a massive protest, as environmental groups and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe said the pipeline threatened local water supplies. Energy Transfer Partners is »

IIR Energy Breakers: Cheniere Setting Up China Office – Reuters

Reuters: Cheniere Setting Up China Office Cheniere is setting up an office in Beijing to secure long-term supply deals with Chinese buyers, according to sources quoted by Reuters. Cheniere would be the first operator of a U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility to establish a presence in China. Cheniere recently raised its earnings guidance for 2017 amid growing »

Saudi Arabia’s Sadara Commissions Final Plant at Massive PetChem Complex

Sadara Chemical Company, the joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical Company, has commissioned the last of the 26 plants at its Jubail complex in Saudi Arabia. The isocyanates section is producing crude quantities of toluene di isocyanate (TDI) and other specialty chemicals. The TDI section consists of three integrated units producing di nitro toluene (DNT), toluene di amine »

EIA: U.S. Natural Gas Exports Exceed Imports for February through April

The United States exported more natural gas than it imported in February, April and May of 2017, according to the Energy Information Administration. On an average annual basis, the United States has been a net natural gas importer for nearly 60 years. Declining net pipeline imports from Canada, growing natural gas pipeline exports to Mexico and increasing exports of liquefied »

Industrial Info Tracks $10 Billion in Third-Quarter Power Project Completions

North American power project completions for third-quarter 2017 appear to be roughly on par with what they were in the same quarter of 2016. Industrial Info is tracking $10.19 billion in power project activity that is expected to reach completion this quarter. In comparison, third-quarter 2016 saw the completion of projects with a combined worth of $10.08 billion. »

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Agrium to Perform Annual Maintenance at Redwater Ammonia Units in Canada

Agrium to Perform Annual Maintenance at Redwater Ammonia Units in Canada Agrium plans to perform planned maintenance at its 267,000-metric-ton-per-year Ammonia Unit 1, and 656,000-metric-ton-per-year Ammonia Unit 2, in Redwater, Alberta. Both turnarounds are set to begin August 21, and are expected to last about 38 days. (Outages: 338512, 338513) (Plant: 2017662) SCANA Pulls Plug on Massive South »

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Natural Gas Pipeline Clears Regulatory Hurdle

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Natural Gas Pipeline Clears Regulatory Hurdle The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a favorable environmental impact statement for Dominion Energy's planned Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline. The pipeline would run 600 miles from West Virginia to North Carolina, carrying up to 1.5 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas. (Plant: 1043346) Killen Power »

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Enterprise Products on Fast Track to Finish Orla Natural Gas Processing Plant

Enterprise Products on Fast Track to Finish Orla Natural Gas Processing Plant Enterprise Products Partners is on a fast track to complete construction of its Orla natural gas processing plant in Texas. Phase I, a 300 million-standard-cubic-foot-per-day (MMSCFD) train with a 40,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) natural gas liquids (NGL) recovery rate, is scheduled to be complete in early 2018. However, »

Report: U.S. LNG Exports Boost Shipments for Expanded Panama Canal

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--The opening of the expanded Panama Canal last year has been a boon for growing U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) exports, according to a new report by Morningstar Commodities Research (Chicago, Illinois). The Panama Canal Authority opened up new locks on June 25, 2016, to allow »

U.S. Crude Runs Rise Over 17.2 BBL/d as Refinery Maintenance Turnarounds Drops

U.S. crude runs have marched above 17.2 million barrels per day as overall refinery maintenance is dwindling into the summer season. PADD 3 crude runs increased by 84,000 barrels per day (BBL/d), as a crude distillation unit (CDU) outage in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and a fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) outage in Beaumont, Texas, were resolved. »

Dow Chemical Restarting Freeport Petrochemical Unit After Maintenance

Dow Chemical is restarting the 1.65 billion-pound-per-year propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit at its Freeport (Oyster Creek), Texas, plant. The unit was brought offline June 12 for a short-notice planned maintenance turnaround. Industrial Info is tracking more than $2 billion in project activity at the Freeport complex, including a $1.7 billion ethylene unit addition. Entergy's River Bend Nuclear Station »

U.S. LNG Exports Projected to Jump in 2017

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects liquefied natural gas (LNG) gross exports will average 1.9 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2017, up from 0.5 Bcf/d in 2016. By the end of 2017, trains 1 through 4 at Cheniere's Sabine Pass facility in Louisiana are expected to be fully operational, and Cove Point »

Boost in U.S. Rail Shipments Reflects Bump in Coal Volumes

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Led in part by an upswing in coal shipments, U.S. rail traffic in the first half of 2017 was up 4.5% compared with the same six months last year, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR). Total U.S. carload traffic for the first six months of 2017 was »

Freeport LNG Applies to FERC for Fourth Production Train

Freeport LNG Development LP has applied with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for authorization to site, construct and operate a fourth liquefaction train at its liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility near Freeport, Texas. Freeport LNG also said it was starting front-end engineering and design (FEED) for the production train, which will have a nominal production capacity of 5. »