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Amec Foster Wheeler Wins Technical Services Contract For Orpic, Oman

SOURCE: Amec Foster Wheeler | 23 March 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today the award of a technical services agreement contract by Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company SAOC (Orpic) for the Mina Al Fahal Refinery and Sohar Refinery, Aromatics and Polypropylene plants, Oman.

CB&I Announces Storage Tank Award In Kuwait

SOURCE: CB&I | 05 March 2015

CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today announced it has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $60 million by JGSK JV, a joint venture between JGC Corp., GS E&C and SK E&C.

Hatch Improving Natref’s Sewer System

SOURCE: Hatch | 02 March 2015

Hatch was retained by National Petroleum Refiners of South Africa (Natref) to improve their sewer system in Sasolburg, Free State, South Africa.

Wood Group Automation Engineering Services For ExxonMobil

SOURCE: Wood Group | 26 February 2015

Wood Group is providing process control systems detailed engineering, procurement and fabrication services for the multi-billion dollar expansion project by ExxonMobil Chemical Company at the Baytown and Mont Belvieu plants near Houston. The work is being performed by Wood Group Mustang's (WG Mustang's) Automation and Control business unit.

Solvay Builds U.S. Specialty Polymers PEEK Production Unit In Major Expansion Drive

SOURCE: Solvay | 24 February 2015

Solvay is building a new specialty polymers resin unit in the United States, significantly expanding its production capacity of PEEK (polyether etherketone) and solidifying itself as a leader in the industry with a unique site presence in both the United States and in Asia.

CB&I Announces Polypropylene Technology Award In Ain Sokhna, Egypt

SOURCE: CB&I | 19 February 2015

CB&I (NYSE:CBI) today announced it has been awarded a contract by Carbon Holdings for the license and engineering design of a polypropylene unit to be built in Ain Sokhna, Egypt. The unit will be aligned to the Tahrir petrochemical complex and use CB&I's Novolen® technology to produce 350,000 metric tons per annum of polypropylene.

BASF And PETRONAS To Build 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid Production Plant In Kuantan, Malaysia

SOURCE: BASF | 18 February 2015

BASF and PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG) will build a new world-scale production plant for 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid (2-EHAcid) at the site of their existing joint venture, BASF PETRONAS Chemicals, in Kuantan, Malaysia.

Jacobs Receives Contract From BP In Germany

SOURCE: Jacobs | 03 February 2015

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received a contract from BP Gelsenkirchen GmbH for concept engineering services to upgrade a Hydrotreater Unit at its refinery facilities in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

BASF Starts Up New Polymer Dispersions Plant In Pasir Gudang, Malaysia

SOURCE: BASF | 29 January 2015

BASF is further strengthening its production footprint in Asia Pacific with the start-up of its first production plant for polymer dispersions in Pasir Gudang, Malaysia. This production plant is built at the existing BASF production site, located in the Pasir Gudang Industrial Park of the Johor Free Trade Zone.

Petrobras Completes First Petrochemical Naphtha Loading Operation At Abreu e Lima Refinery

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 15 January 2015

Yesterday (January 13), Petrobras carried out the first petrochemical naphtha loading operation at the Abreu e Lima Refinery (also known as RNEST), initiating the sales program for the product. The first batch of petrochemical naphtha will be delivered to customer Braskem, a petrochemicals group with operations across Brazil.