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Industrial Info Tracks Growing Petrochemicals Industry in India, Middle East

Industrial Info is tracking the growing petrochemicals industry in India and the Middle East, to the tune of nearly 850 projects valued at more than…

Petrochemical | India | Middle East | Reliance Industries | Kuwait | Kuwait Petroleum | Petrochemical Projects | Monomers | Ethylene | EPC | Engineering

Industrial Info

Mon Nov 28 2016

IIR Energy Breakers

Refining A 5.0-magnititude earthquake that stuck Cushing, Oklahoma, on Sunday night has sparked no immediate reports of pipeline problems at the massive U.S.…

IIR Energy | Petrochemical | Power | Refinery Turnarounds | Refinery Shutdowns | Ethylene Outage | Petrochemical Outages | Nuclear Outages | MISO | MISO Outages

Industrial Info

Mon Nov 07 2016

Nova Chemicals Continues Construction On Polyethylene (Petrochemical) Unit

IIR has confirmed that construction on the Joffre polyethylene unit expansion is nearing completion and that the contractors on site will be demobilizing in about…

Petrochemical | Olefins | Construction | Polyethylene | Unit Expansions | Nova Chemicals

Industrial Info

Mon Aug 15 2016

UPDATE: Motiva Puts Out Fire at Refinery in Convent, Louisiana

Motiva Enterprises extinguished a fire at its 230,000-barrel-per-day refinery in Convent, Louisiana, on Thursday. The fire was located at the refinery’s 45,000…

Motiva | Gulf Coast | Refining | Hydrocracker | Petrochemical

Industrial Info

Thu Aug 11 2016

BP Seeks Buyers for Petroleum Joint-Venture Assets in China

BP plc (NYSE:BP) (London, England) is seeking buyers for its largest investment in China. BP has a 50% stake in a petrochemicals joint venture…

BP | Petrochemical | China | Refining | Sinopec

Industrial Info

Thu Aug 11 2016

India’s Chemical, Petrochemical Sectors Set to Benefit from Booming Economy, Growing Customer Base

In a recent article for Valve World India, Industrial Info's Shaheen Chohan and Anurag Agrawal look at how India's rapid economic growth is benefiting its…

Petrochemical | India | Chemical Processing | Aromatics | Olefns

Industrial Info

Fri Aug 05 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

Industrial Info

Mon Jul 25 2016

Industrial Info Tracks Growing Petrochemicals Industry in India, Middle East

Industrial Info is tracking the growing petrochemicals industry in India and the Middle East, to the tune of nearly 850 projects valued at more than $166 billion. In India, one of the larger such projects is Reliance Industries Limited’s (RIL) 2.65 billion-pound-per-year vinyl chloride monomer Unit II addition at its Dahej Chemical Complex. RIL is currently performing project »

IIR Energy Breakers

Refining A 5.0-magnititude earthquake that stuck Cushing, Oklahoma, on Sunday night has sparked no immediate reports of pipeline problems at the massive U.S. oil storage hub. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission and Oklahoma Geological Survey were evaluating the effect of the earthquake, which damaged several buildings in Cushing. Central Oklahoma has been subject to thousands of earthquakes in recent »

Nova Chemicals Continues Construction On Polyethylene (Petrochemical) Unit

IIR has confirmed that construction on the Joffre polyethylene unit expansion is nearing completion and that the contractors on site will be demobilizing in about a month. Certain areas have started commissioning and they expect the unit to fully start up by the end of the year. Ledcor Projects Inc. has completed more than 90% of their work. Detailed work »

UPDATE: Motiva Puts Out Fire at Refinery in Convent, Louisiana

Motiva Enterprises extinguished a fire at its 230,000-barrel-per-day refinery in Convent, Louisiana, on Thursday. The fire was located at the refinery’s 45,000 barrel-per-day oil hydrocracker. Plant personnel will investigate the cause and extent of damage to the unit over the coming week, after which a timeline will be established for repairs and estimated unit restart. No others »

BP Seeks Buyers for Petroleum Joint-Venture Assets in China

BP plc (NYSE:BP) (London, England) is seeking buyers for its largest investment in China. BP has a 50% stake in a petrochemicals joint venture with China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec). According to Reuters, the petrochemical refinery, SECCO, could bring in between $2 billion and $3 billion, as BP attempts to shed assets of which it lacks control. Sinopec, »

India’s Chemical, Petrochemical Sectors Set to Benefit from Booming Economy, Growing Customer Base

In a recent article for Valve World India, Industrial Info's Shaheen Chohan and Anurag Agrawal look at how India's rapid economic growth is benefiting its chemical and petrochemical sectors. Although these sectors only contribute a small percentage to India's overall GDP, Industrial Info's project database shows more than $50 billion in active projects in the country's Chemical Processing Industry. Ag »

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 »