Pennsylvania Shuts Down Amid COVID-19, with $48 Billion in Projects in the Balance

Industrial Info estimates that more than 500 or the 2,520 operational industrial plants in Pennsylvania are now shut down as a result of Governor…

Pennsylvania | Construction | Chemical Plant | Chemical Processing | Energy Market | Power Plants | manufacturing | Industrial Manufacturing | Pharmaceutical & Biotech

William Ploch

Fri Mar 20 2020

Major Maintenance Projects to Experience Skilled Craft Shortages and Compensation Risk

Industrial Info tracks and reports on past, current and future turnarounds, outages and shutdowns in the Power, Refining, Oil & Gas and Chemical industries. You…

Maintenance | Maintenance Turnarounds | Refining | Refining Outages | Oil & Petroleum | Petrochemical | Power Plants | Chemical Processing | Chemical Plant

William Ploch

Wed Mar 18 2020

Join Industrial Info for a Webinar on the Global Chemical Processing Outlook

Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) is pleased to be presenting a complimentary webinar on the outlook for the global Chemical Processing Industry on July…

Chemicals | Petroleum Refining | Chemical Plant | Chemical Processing | Ethylene | Polyethylene | industry | trade | Naphtha

William Ploch

Thu Jul 11 2019

Spending Index Shows Impact of Chemical Mega Projects

Industrial Info's North American Industrial Project Spending Index, which measures the value of active projects in the pipeline for the year, showed a 23% drop…

Ethylene | Polyethylene | Ammonia | acids | Chemicals | Chemical Plant | Chemical Processing

William Ploch

Tue Dec 04 2018

Even More Ethylene Coming for U.S. Gulf Coast

Growth in ethylene capacity has broken all historical records in recent years, with multiple world-scale crackers constructed in Texas and Louisiana. Even as ExxonMobil commissions…

Ethylene Capacity | Ethylene Production | Polyethylene | Chemicals | Chemical Plant | Chemical Projects | Chemical Processing | Chemical Production

William Ploch

Fri Jul 27 2018

Pennsylvania Shuts Down Amid COVID-19, with $48 Billion in Projects in the Balance

Industrial Info estimates that more than 500 or the 2,520 operational industrial plants in Pennsylvania are now shut down as a result of Governor Tom Wolf's order to shutter all but "life-sustaining" businesses in the state due to COVID-19. Such businesses were ordered to shut down immediately, as the state braces for potentially dramatic increases in the number of »

Major Maintenance Projects to Experience Skilled Craft Shortages and Compensation Risk

Industrial Info tracks and reports on past, current and future turnarounds, outages and shutdowns in the Power, Refining, Oil & Gas and Chemical industries. You can learn about “competing events” in your regions. Here’s a regional breakdown. U.S. Gulf Coast: Major maintenance events in early and late 2020 and early 2021 will experience skilled craft shortages and higher »

Join Industrial Info for a Webinar on the Global Chemical Processing Outlook

Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) is pleased to be presenting a complimentary webinar on the outlook for the global Chemical Processing Industry on July 18 at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. EDT). Capacity investment projects in the U.S. continue at a prolific pace in response to continued low feedstock and energy costs. Similarly, inexpensive methanol is »

Spending Index Shows Impact of Chemical Mega Projects

Industrial Info's North American Industrial Project Spending Index, which measures the value of active projects in the pipeline for the year, showed a 23% drop in Chemical Processing Industry spending in October. The index for October showed $16.2 billion in spending, down from nearly $21.1 billion in October 2017. The index has shown a drop in chemical spending »

Even More Ethylene Coming for U.S. Gulf Coast

Growth in ethylene capacity has broken all historical records in recent years, with multiple world-scale crackers constructed in Texas and Louisiana. Even as ExxonMobil commissions a new cracker in Texas this month, another 8 billion pounds of new capacity is planned to be brought online during the remaining months of 2018. Formosa, Sasol and Shintech each have new units planned »