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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

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Tue Aug 15 2017

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Jordan Cove LNG Project Sees Momentum

FERC to Prepare Environmental Impact Study for Jordan Cove LNG The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a notice of intent to prepare an…

IIR Energy | LNG | Jordan Cove | Clinton Nuclear | Texas | Dow Chemical | ExxonMobil

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Wed Jun 14 2017

IIR Energy Outage Breakers

Power Breakers Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Station Offline due to Drywall Leakage Tennessee Valley Authority incurred an unplanned outage in SERC at the 1,104-megawatt…

Unplanned Nuclear Outage | planned refinery turnarounds | Valero | REX Pipeline | Petrochemicals | Dow Chemical | Petrochemical Expansion Project | Petrochemical Maintenance | SERC Outages | IIR Energy

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Tue Nov 29 2016

IIR Energy : Petrochemical Outage Alerts

Noretyl's 1,492MM Lbs/yr Ethylene Unit located at the Stathelle, Rafnes plant continues to be offline due to a fire that broke out on…

Ethylene Outages | Petrochemical Turnarounds | Petrochemical Outages | Olefins | Dow Chemical | Ethylene Turnarounds | Saudi Arabia | Reliance

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Fri Nov 18 2016

Dow Chemical’s Freeport Ethylene Unit Running at Reduced Rates

Dow Chemical Corporation’s (NYSE:DOW) (Midland, Michigan) 2.3 billion-pound-per-year LHC 8 ethylene unit, which is located at the plant in Freeport, Texas, is…

Dow Chemical | Gulf Coast | Texas | Ethylene

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Fri Aug 12 2016

Ethlyene Unit Maintenance Turnaround Updates

IIR Energy has reported on some key planned and unplanned ethylene cracker turnarounds as seen below. Westlake Petrochemicals is currently in the process of restarting…

Ethylene | Petrochemical | Lyondell | Dow Chemical | Olefins | Petrochemical Turnarounds

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Mon Jul 25 2016

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 »

IIR Energy BREAKERS: Jordan Cove LNG Project Sees Momentum

FERC to Prepare Environmental Impact Study for Jordan Cove LNG The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement for the planned $6 billion Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas (LNG) liquefaction facility and terminal project in Coos Bay, Oregon, and the 231-mile Pacific Connector pipeline project. Voters in Coos County rejected »

IIR Energy Outage Breakers

Power Breakers Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Station Offline due to Drywall Leakage Tennessee Valley Authority incurred an unplanned outage in SERC at the 1,104-megawatt (MW) Unit 2 at its 3,310-MW Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Station. The company cited drywall leakage. It expects to return the unit online Thursday, December 1. NatGas Breakers Tallgrass Energy Partners Closer to Starting »

IIR Energy : Petrochemical Outage Alerts

Noretyl's 1,492MM Lbs/yr Ethylene Unit located at the Stathelle, Rafnes plant continues to be offline due to a fire that broke out on Sunday, October 9, 2016. Maintenance works previously planned to be performed during a planned event in April, 2017 has been moved forward and completed during unplanned turnaround. Start up process has begun and expectations are »

Dow Chemical’s Freeport Ethylene Unit Running at Reduced Rates

Dow Chemical Corporation’s (NYSE:DOW) (Midland, Michigan) 2.3 billion-pound-per-year LHC 8 ethylene unit, which is located at the plant in Freeport, Texas, is running at reduced rates while the company swaps towers within the unit to perform cleaning and routine inspections. The cleaning process is expected to last a few days, and the unit will return to full »

Ethlyene Unit Maintenance Turnaround Updates

IIR Energy has reported on some key planned and unplanned ethylene cracker turnarounds as seen below. Westlake Petrochemicals is currently in the process of restarting its 1.25 Billion Lbs/yr Petro 1 Ethylene unit located at the Sulphur, Louisiana plant. The unit was shut down on April 17th, 2016 to perform a planned maintenance turnaround and tie-ins for an »