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U.S. Refining Capacity Stays Flat Between 2017 and 2018

As of January 1, 2018, U.S. operable atmospheric crude distillation capacity totaled 18.6 million barrels per calendar day, a slight decrease of 0.…

Refining | Refining Projects | Petrochemical | Petroleum Refining | Crude Oil | Crude Oil Market

William Ploch

Tue Jul 17 2018

More Work for U.S. Oil Refineries Means More Refinery Shutdowns

Crude oil inventories in the U.S. have slumped to their lowest levels in more than three years, fueled by high exports and near-record refinery…

Refining | Refinery Outage | Refinery Outages | Crude Oil Market | Oil | Oil & Gas | Refinery Shutdown | Refinery Turnaround | U.S Oil Refineries | Refinery Turnaround Schedule

William Ploch

Thu Jul 12 2018

Industrial Info to Present Webinar on Global Pharmaceutical-Biotech Project Outlook

Industrial Info will present a complimentary webinar on the global Pharmaceutical-Biotech project outlook on July 11, 2018, at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m.…

pharmaceutical | Pharmaceutical & Biotech | drugindustry | biotech | medical | medicine

Brian Ford

Mon Jul 09 2018

Valero Refineries Retains No. 1 Spot as Top U.S. Refiner, but Changes are On The Way

With a refining capacity of nearly 2.2 million barrels per day (BBL/d), Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) (San Antonio, Texas) maintains its bragging…

Valero Refinery

Industrial Info

Wed Jul 04 2018

U.S. Tariffs Make More Waves on Steel, Auto Fronts

Higher import tariffs, potential or already realized, continue to make waves in the U.S. On Wednesday, a U.S. group that represents users of…

Tariffs | trade | steel | Trump | autos | car industry | auto manufacturing

William Ploch

Thu Jun 28 2018

Industrial Info to Present Webinar on Global Chemical Processing Spending Outlook

Industrial Info will be presenting a complimentary webinar on the spending outlook for the global Chemical Process Industry on June 26 at 9 a.m.…

Chemicals | Chemical Projects | Chemical Plant | Ethylene | Ethylene Units | Ethane Cracker | Polyethylene

William Ploch

Mon Jun 25 2018

Join Industrial Info at HydroVision International

Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) will be at Booth 1824 at the upcoming HydroVision International trade show, held June 26-28 at the Charlotte Convention…

dam | Hydropower | Renewable Energy | Renewables | Power Plants | Power Units

William Ploch

Wed Jun 20 2018

GIIGNL: Global LNG Imports Grew at Highest Rate in 10 Years in 2017

Global liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports increased 9.9% in 2017 to 289.8 million tons, the highest annual growth rate since 2010, according to…

Natural Gas | LNG | LNG Projects | LNG Demand Growth | Exports | Energy | imports

William Ploch

Fri Jun 15 2018

China, U.S. Fuel Growth in Global Polyethylene Projects

As record amounts of new ethylene capacity continue to be announced globally, so does the number of planned polyethylene units. Currently, more than 190 individual…

Ethylene | Ethylene Units | Ethylene Cracker | Ethylene Production | Polyethylene | Polyethylene Unit Construction | Natural Gas | Naphtha

William Ploch

Wed Jun 13 2018

Industrial Info to Present Chemical Industry Outlook at Rice Global Engineering & Construction Forum

Trey Hamblet, Industrial Info's Vice President of Research for the Chemical Processing Industry, will present an outlook on the industry's spending trends at the Rice…

Chemicals | Chemical Industry News | Energy Market | Ethylene | Polyethylene | Ethane Cracker | NGL | Natural Gas | LNG

William Ploch

Thu Jun 07 2018

Industrial Info to Host Webinars on Power, Chemical Industries in June

Industrial Info is keeping busy in June with plenty of trade shows and webinars that will demonstrate its far-reaching research and analysis. Two of the…

Energy | Power Plants | Chemicals | Chemical Plant | Chemical Projects | Chemical Processing | Ethylene | Nuclear Power | Nuclear Energy | Fossil Fuel | Oil | Oil & Gas | Natural Gas

William Ploch

Mon Jun 04 2018

IIR’s Tony Salemme to Speak at Petrochemical Update Downstream Conference

Tony Salemme, Industrial Info's Vice President - Craft Labor Group, will speak at Petrochemical Update's Downstream 2018 Conference and Exhibition this week in Galveston, Texas.…

Petrochemical | Petrochemicals | Refining | Oil | Crude Oil | Natural Gas | drilling | exploration | oil to gas

William Ploch

Tue May 29 2018

Disaster Impact Tracker Keeps Tabs on Nature's Disruptions

Volcanic eruptions are tearing apart Hawaii, and the hurricane season is creeping up on the U.S. Gulf Coast. Industrial Info can help you and…

hurricanes | volcanoes | Natural Disasters | Weather Events | Power Plants | Energy

William Ploch

Fri May 25 2018

Canada Tops $270 Billion in Active Oil Production, Pipeline Projects

Industrial Info is tracking more than $231 billion in active Oil & Gas Production projects in Canada, including more than $33 billion worth that are…

Oil | Oil & Gas | Pipelines | Canada | drilling | Natural Gas | NGL | LNG

Industrial Info

Tue May 15 2018

Industrial Info Looks at Freshly Booming U.S. Pharmaceutical Market

Interphex 2018 was a great event for Industrial Info and many leaders in the pharmaceutical market. Industrial Info's own Annette Kreuger was asked to join…

Pharmaceutical & Biotech | pharmaceutical | drugindustry | drugs | biotech | medicine | medical | research

William Ploch

Wed May 09 2018

Valero's Texas City's Refinery Unit Could be Down for Maintenance 4-5 Months After Fire

The 12,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) HF Alky Unit at Valero Energy Corporation's Texas City refinery in Texas could be shutdown for four to five months,…

Refining | Refining Turnarounds | Valero | refineries | Refinery | Refinery Maintenance | Oil News | Refinery Capacity

Industrial Info

Fri May 04 2018

Industrial Info's Tony Salemme to Speak at Northeast Petrochemical Construction 2018

Industrial Info is a sponsor of Petrochemical Update's Northeast Petrochemical Construction 2018 conference and exhibition, to be held June 18-19 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at the…


William Ploch

Tue May 01 2018

Industrial Info Launches 2018 North American Construction Skilled Labor Survey -- Win an iPad!

Industrial Info is launching its 2018 North American Labor Survey, in which contractors and owners give their view of the status of U.S. and…


William Ploch

Thu Apr 26 2018

Join Industrial Info for Market Outlook & Networking Event in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

Industrial Info Resources is pleased to be holding a complimentary Market Outlook & Networking Event on May 2 in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Industrial Info’s…

Oil | Oil & Gas | Chemicals | Pharmaceutical & Biotech | NatGas | Natural Gas | Power Plants | LNG | Metals & Minerals | Energy

William Ploch

Tue Apr 24 2018

Industrial Grade Innovation: New Conference Bridges Gaps Between Factory, Field & Next-Gen Technology

How will cutting-edge technology change your business next year--and five years from now? How can you remain competitive in the new high-tech environment and separate…

TUAC | Union Constructors | Industrial Manufacturing | Oil & Gas | Chemicals | Pharmaceutical & Biotech | Metals & Minerals | Energy

Industrial Info

Tue Apr 17 2018

U.S. Refining Capacity Stays Flat Between 2017 and 2018

As of January 1, 2018, U.S. operable atmospheric crude distillation capacity totaled 18.6 million barrels per calendar day, a slight decrease of 0.1% since the beginning of 2017, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Industrial Info is tracking more than $30 billion in U.S. Petroleum Refining project activity. The U.S. Southwest region, particularly »

More Work for U.S. Oil Refineries Means More Refinery Shutdowns

Crude oil inventories in the U.S. have slumped to their lowest levels in more than three years, fueled by high exports and near-record refinery performance. The massive influx of business means many refineries will need to undergo maintenance-related turnarounds--many of them unplanned--to stay in shape. Industrial Info is tracking more than $3 billion in planned turnarounds at Petroleum Refining »

Industrial Info to Present Webinar on Global Pharmaceutical-Biotech Project Outlook

Industrial Info will present a complimentary webinar on the global Pharmaceutical-Biotech project outlook on July 11, 2018, at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. EDT). Join Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info's vice president of Pharmaceutical-Biotech Industry research, and Shaheen Chohan, vice president of global analytics, as they discuss the future of the industry. Industrial Info is tracking $149 billion in »

Valero Refineries Retains No. 1 Spot as Top U.S. Refiner, but Changes are On The Way

With a refining capacity of nearly 2.2 million barrels per day (BBL/d), Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) (San Antonio, Texas) maintains its bragging rights as the No. 1 refiner in the U.S, according to a report released this week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The EIA's annual Refining Capacity Report contains a wealth of »

U.S. Tariffs Make More Waves on Steel, Auto Fronts

Higher import tariffs, potential or already realized, continue to make waves in the U.S. On Wednesday, a U.S. group that represents users of imported steel filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the steel tariffs. Meanwhile, a U.S. auto manufacturing group warned that a potential 25% tariff on imported vehicles and vehicle components would amount to a »

Industrial Info to Present Webinar on Global Chemical Processing Spending Outlook

Industrial Info will be presenting a complimentary webinar on the spending outlook for the global Chemical Process Industry on June 26 at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. EDT). Join Trey Hamblet, Industrial Info's vice president of Research for the Chemical Processing Industry, and Shaheen Chohan, vice president of Global Analytics, to hear their discussion on trends that are »

Join Industrial Info at HydroVision International

Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) will be at Booth 1824 at the upcoming HydroVision International trade show, held June 26-28 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Make sure to drop by our booth to see live demonstrations of our products and to gain a better understanding of how we can help your business grow. Industrial Info »

GIIGNL: Global LNG Imports Grew at Highest Rate in 10 Years in 2017

Global liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports increased 9.9% in 2017 to 289.8 million tons, the highest annual growth rate since 2010, according to the latest annual report by the International Association of Liquefied Natural Gas Importers (GIIGNL). Despite several delayed start-ups, new liquefaction capacity continued to come online in various areas of the world ranging from the U. »

China, U.S. Fuel Growth in Global Polyethylene Projects

As record amounts of new ethylene capacity continue to be announced globally, so does the number of planned polyethylene units. Currently, more than 190 individual polyethylene units are being proposed around the world, with an estimated nameplate capacity of more than 138 billion pounds per year, according to Industrial Info's project database. A significant portion of the planned units are »

Industrial Info to Present Chemical Industry Outlook at Rice Global Engineering & Construction Forum

Trey Hamblet, Industrial Info's Vice President of Research for the Chemical Processing Industry, will present an outlook on the industry's spending trends at the Rice Global E&C Forum on Friday, June 8. The forum event will be held 11:15 a.m.-1:45 p.m. at Grand Hall in the Ley Student Center at Rice University. The »

Industrial Info to Host Webinars on Power, Chemical Industries in June

Industrial Info is keeping busy in June with plenty of trade shows and webinars that will demonstrate its far-reaching research and analysis. Two of the most anticipated webinars--both free to subscribers--are the 2018 Global Power Spending Outlook and 2018 Global Chemical Processing Spending Outlook. 2018 Global Power Spending Outlook Britt Burt, Industrial Info's Vice President of Research for the Power »

IIR’s Tony Salemme to Speak at Petrochemical Update Downstream Conference

Tony Salemme, Industrial Info's Vice President - Craft Labor Group, will speak at Petrochemical Update's Downstream 2018 Conference and Exhibition this week in Galveston, Texas.The conference will take place May 31-June 1. Salemme said he will be speaking on project labor supply imbalances and rising costs in the Gulf Coast region."We have an 'oil-to-gas ratio,' which is »

Disaster Impact Tracker Keeps Tabs on Nature's Disruptions

Volcanic eruptions are tearing apart Hawaii, and the hurricane season is creeping up on the U.S. Gulf Coast. Industrial Info can help you and your business track nature's disruptions--and any plants or other facilities that could be in their forecasted paths--with the Disaster Impact Tracker. The Disaster Impact Tracker provides the latest information on units that are offline due »

Canada Tops $270 Billion in Active Oil Production, Pipeline Projects

Industrial Info is tracking more than $231 billion in active Oil & Gas Production projects in Canada, including more than $33 billion worth that are set to begin construction before the end of the year. Industrial Info also is tracking more than $40 billion in active Pipeline projects in Canada, including about $16 billion worth that are set to begin »

Industrial Info Looks at Freshly Booming U.S. Pharmaceutical Market

Interphex 2018 was a great event for Industrial Info and many leaders in the pharmaceutical market. Industrial Info's own Annette Kreuger was asked to join the "Pharma Live" series in April. The team from Industrial Info Resources agreed that the buzz on the floor this year was one of industry growth and optimism. Kreuger explained how foreign pharmaceutical companies are »

Valero's Texas City's Refinery Unit Could be Down for Maintenance 4-5 Months After Fire

The 12,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) HF Alky Unit at Valero Energy Corporation's Texas City refinery in Texas could be shutdown for four to five months, after a fire struck the 225,000-BBL/d oil refinery on April 19. Also, Valero has accelerated six weeks of planned refinery maintenance, previously scheduled for early January 2019, for the adjacent 88,000-BBL/d »

Industrial Info's Tony Salemme to Speak at Northeast Petrochemical Construction 2018

Industrial Info is a sponsor of Petrochemical Update's Northeast Petrochemical Construction 2018 conference and exhibition, to be held June 18-19 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at the Westin Convention Centre. The conference is where global business leaders come together to address the industry’s most pressing challenges and developments. Tony Salemme, Industrial Info's Vice President - Craft Labor Group, will participate in »

Industrial Info Launches 2018 North American Construction Skilled Labor Survey -- Win an iPad!

Industrial Info is launching its 2018 North American Labor Survey, in which contractors and owners give their view of the status of U.S. and Canadian craft labor. Tony Salemme, Industrial Info's Vice President - Craft Labor Group, said: "This labor survey is a representation of actual owners', contractors' and labor providers' opinions concerning shortages or full employment of skilled »

Join Industrial Info for Market Outlook & Networking Event in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

Industrial Info Resources is pleased to be holding a complimentary Market Outlook & Networking Event on May 2 in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Industrial Info’s industry experts will be discussing the latest trends that will impact project spending in North America. Among the market regions to be discussed are the Northeast and New England, where Industrial Info is tracking more »

Industrial Grade Innovation: New Conference Bridges Gaps Between Factory, Field & Next-Gen Technology

How will cutting-edge technology change your business next year--and five years from now? How can you remain competitive in the new high-tech environment and separate fly-by-night fads from legitimate trends? In order to succeed in the long term and stay ahead of the competition, executives in the industrial sector must be able to "see around corners" and anticipate how their »