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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

Industrial Info to Present Americas Oil & Gas Production Spending Outlook Webinar

Industrial Info is pleased to be presenting a complimentary webinar on the spending outlook for the Oil & Gas sector in the Americas. The webinar…

Oil & Gas | Oil News | Latin America | US | LNG Projects

Industrial Info

Mon Apr 16 2018

Dominion’s Cove Point LNG Terminal Begins Commercial Service

The Dominion Energy Cove Point (DECP) liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Maryland has begun commercial service for natural gas liquefaction and export, Dominion Energy…

Dominion | Dominion Cove LNG | Maryland | LNG

Industrial Info

Tue Apr 10 2018

Visit Industrial Info at the Offshore Technology Conference

Industrial Info Resources will be available for you to learn more about our project coverage and services at the upcoming Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), April…

OTC | Offshore | Oil & Gas | Oil News

Mackenzie

Thu Apr 05 2018

How to Use and Benefit from Industrial Info's Labor Risk Assessment Tool

Corpus Christi, Texas, will have a new peak in project labor costs in 2021, while Beaumont, Texas, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will have greater risks…

Labor | Labor Market | Texas | Craft Labor | Construction

Industrial Info

Thu Apr 05 2018

Refinery Turnaround Update: Exxon Mobil Experiences Refinery Shutdown

* Updated - ExxonMobil, yesterday, May 3, 2018 was forced to shut down the 110,000 b/d Crude PSLA 9 at its 500,000 b/…

Refining | Refining Turnarounds | BP | Louisiana Refinery Projects | Oil News | Unplanned Oil Shutdown

Industrial Info

Mon Apr 02 2018

Next Wave of LNG Projects to Meet Rise in Global Demand

Demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is forecasted to grow at a rate of 4.5% per year. When combined with declining availability of LNG…

LNG | Australia | Anadarko | Malaysia | Algeria | Indonesia | Oil & Gas | LNG Projects | Liquefied Natural Gas

Industrial Info

Thu Mar 29 2018

Natural Gas Processing Plants Take Off in North America

A growing number of natural gas processing plant projects are dotting the landscape as gas is extracted from U.S. tight shale formations. Industrial Info's…

Natural Gas | NatGas | Natural Gas News | Processing Plant | Gas Processing | Natural Gas Processing | Oil & Gas News

Industrial Info

Wed Mar 28 2018

U.S. Solar Power Doubles Capacity in 2017, but Market Trends Downward

-Utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) development continues to trend downward, according to a recent report by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) (Washington, D.C.). This…

US Solar Power | Renewable Energy Growth

Industrial Info

Sun Mar 25 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 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 »

Industrial Info to Present Americas Oil & Gas Production Spending Outlook Webinar

Industrial Info is pleased to be presenting a complimentary webinar on the spending outlook for the Oil & Gas sector in the Americas. The webinar will take place at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. EDT) on April 24. Industrial Info is tracking more than $367 billion in Oil & Gas projects that are planned to kick off in »

Dominion’s Cove Point LNG Terminal Begins Commercial Service

The Dominion Energy Cove Point (DECP) liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Maryland has begun commercial service for natural gas liquefaction and export, Dominion Energy announced Tuesday. After completing a planned maintenance outage, the facility has been ramping up to full production of LNG from natural gas provided by its export customers since late March. DECP will produce LNG for »

Visit Industrial Info at the Offshore Technology Conference

Industrial Info Resources will be available for you to learn more about our project coverage and services at the upcoming Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), April 30 through May 3 at NRG Park in Houston, Texas. More than 70,000 energy professionals from more than 100 countries are expected to attend the exhibition. Stop by and visit us at Booth 5512! »

How to Use and Benefit from Industrial Info's Labor Risk Assessment Tool

Corpus Christi, Texas, will have a new peak in project labor costs in 2021, while Beaumont, Texas, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will have greater risks of higher costs in 2019 over 2018, according to Tony Salemme, Industrial Info's vice president of craft labor. Industrial Info is tracking more than $15 billion in active projects in Corpus Christi. On Wednesday, Industrial »

Refinery Turnaround Update: Exxon Mobil Experiences Refinery Shutdown

* Updated - ExxonMobil, yesterday, May 3, 2018 was forced to shut down the 110,000 b/d Crude PSLA 9 at its 500,000 b/d Baton Rouge, Louisiana refinery due to a fire on the unit. Current expectations are to complete repairs and restart the unit in mid-May. IIR continues to monitor for a definitive restart timeline. At this »

Next Wave of LNG Projects to Meet Rise in Global Demand

Demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is forecasted to grow at a rate of 4.5% per year. When combined with declining availability of LNG from traditional suppliers such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Algeria and Australia's Northwest Shelf, it will be necessary to approve another 28 million-30 million tons per year of production to meet demand by 2020. This means the »

Natural Gas Processing Plants Take Off in North America

A growing number of natural gas processing plant projects are dotting the landscape as gas is extracted from U.S. tight shale formations. Industrial Info's natural gas processing plant database is tracking more than 100 projects for planned, or already underway, natural gas processing projects involving grassroot construction or expansions at existing plants. While the bulk of these projects are »

U.S. Solar Power Doubles Capacity in 2017, but Market Trends Downward

-Utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) development continues to trend downward, according to a recent report by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) (Washington, D.C.). This decline was expected, due to uncertainty stemming from tariffs for solar module imports, and a decrease in solar investment tax credits through 2021. Industrial Info is tracking 532 solar projects in North America, valued at »