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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

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 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

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

Industrial Info

Wed Jun 14 2017

EagleClaw Starts Construction on Third Natural Gas Processing Train

Natural Gas EagleClaw Midstream Starts to Build Third Natgas Processing Train in Pecos, Texas EagleClaw Midstream will start construction this month on the third cryogenic…

Natural Gas | IIR Energy | Texas | Refining | Canadian Upgrader | Natural Gas Plant | Midstream | Natural Gas Projects

Industrial Info

Tue May 09 2017

Texas, Louisiana Gulf Coast Region Prepares for Refining Projects

In the eight market regions that comprise the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast region, Industrial Info is tracking nearly $6 billion of Petroleum Refining projects…

Texas | Louisiana | Industrial Info | IIR Energy | Petrochemicals | Power | Natural Gas | Refining Projects | Refinery Projects

Industrial Info

Thu Nov 10 2016

Crude Oil Hits Record Inventory Build at 14.4 Million Barrels

Before we look at the weekly changes to refinery crude runs, we first must highlight the record weekly build in crude oil inventory--14.4 million…

Crude Oil | Refinery Turnaround | Valero | Marathon | Louisiana | Texas | IIR Energy | Refinery Shutdowns | Unplanned Refinery Shutdowns

Industrial Info

Fri Nov 04 2016

Natural Gas Leads Texas, Louisiana Gulf Coast Power Projects

In the eight market regions that comprise the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast region, Industrial Info is tracking $18.8 billion of active Power Industry…

Natural Gas | Texas | Gulf Coast | Louisiana | Market Outlook | Power Projects | Power Generation | Renewables | Combined Cycle | Windfarm

Industrial Info

Thu Oct 27 2016

Phillips 66 Nears Completion of LPG Production, Export Terminal in Freeport, Texas

Phillips 66 is close to completing construction on a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) production and export terminal in Freeport, Texas. The facility is designed to…

LPG | Production | Phillips 66 | Texas | Gulf Coast | Construction | Engineering | EPC

Industrial Info

Tue Aug 16 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

Industrial Info

Fri Aug 12 2016

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 »

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 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 »

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 »

EagleClaw Starts Construction on Third Natural Gas Processing Train

Natural Gas EagleClaw Midstream Starts to Build Third Natgas Processing Train in Pecos, Texas EagleClaw Midstream will start construction this month on the third cryogenic natural gas processing train at its Toyah plant in Pecos, Texas. The train will have a design capacity of 200 million standard cubic feet per day (MMSCFD) and will expand the total site processing capacity »

Texas, Louisiana Gulf Coast Region Prepares for Refining Projects

In the eight market regions that comprise the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast region, Industrial Info is tracking nearly $6 billion of Petroleum Refining projects that are currently under way or planned to kick off in the future. The projects are varied in scope, ranging from capital projects worth several hundred million dollars to smaller maintenance projects. In its upcoming »

Crude Oil Hits Record Inventory Build at 14.4 Million Barrels

Before we look at the weekly changes to refinery crude runs, we first must highlight the record weekly build in crude oil inventory--14.4 million barrels! This is the highest crude import number in more than four years; along with a slight slowdown in crude runs, it was responsible for the massive increase in inventory. Regarding the weekly change in »

Natural Gas Leads Texas, Louisiana Gulf Coast Power Projects

In the eight market regions that comprise the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast region, Industrial Info is tracking $18.8 billion of active Power Industry projects. The projects vary in scope, ranging from a proposed $1.3 billion offshore windfarm down to basic maintenance projects at existing plants. In its upcoming Market Outlook in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, which will be »

Phillips 66 Nears Completion of LPG Production, Export Terminal in Freeport, Texas

Phillips 66 is close to completing construction on a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) production and export terminal in Freeport, Texas. The facility is designed to export about 4.4 million barrels a month of propane and butane once operational in mid-September 2016. Burns & McDonnell and Zachry are the engineering, production and construction firms for the $1 billion project. For »

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 »