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CB&I Awarded Storage Tank Contract in the Middle East

CB&I awarded contract valued in excess of US$70 million by Daewoo Engineering and Construction Co., Ltd. to provide the propylene storage tanks for the Ruwais Refinery expansion project in Abu Dhabi.
30/06/2010 More »

Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract by GDF SUEZ for Cameroon LNG Project

Foster Wheeler awarded contract by GDF SUEZ to carry out the pre-front-end engineering design (pre-FEED) for the development of an onshore LNG plantand offshore gas gathering infrastructure.
28/06/2010 More »

KBR Awarded Contract by Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. for Development of Grassroots Ammonia Plant

KBR awarded contract by Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) to provide licensing, basic engineering and extended basic engineering, and technical consulting services for the development of a grassroots ammonia plant in Tres Lagoas, Brazil.
24/06/2010 More »

Wood Group to Provide Ready-for-start-up Operations Support Services for Chevron's Wheatstone LNG Plant in Australia

Wood Group selected by Chevron Global Upstream and Gas to provide ready-for-start-up operations support services for the Wheatstone Project LNG plant on the northwest coast of Australia. Work will be performed by ODL, Wood Group's consultancy company specializing in operations & maintenance.
24/06/2010 More »

Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract for New Grassroots Refinery in Iraq

Foster Wheeler AG's Global Engineering and Construction Group awarded feasibility study and front-end engineering design (FEED) contract by the Iraqi Ministry of Oil for a new grassroots refinery at Nassiriya in southern Iraq.
24/06/2010 More »

Foster Wheeler Awarded Refinery Upgrade and Modernization Contract for SONARA, Cameroon

Foster Wheeler AG's Global Engineering and Construction Group awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCm) services contract by Société Nationale de Raffinage (SONARA) for Phase 1 of the Limbé Refinery upgrade and modernization project in Cameroon.
24/06/2010 More »

CB&I Announces Technology Award in China

CB&I announced today that Ning Bo Heyuan Chemical Company Ltd. awarded Lummus Technology, a CB&I company, a contract for the license and basic engineering of a DMTO methanol-to-olefins recovery unit, and an Olefins Conversion Technology (OCT) unit in Ning Bo, China.
23/06/2010 More »

KBR Awarded Contract by Tierra Del Fuego Power & Chemical Co., Ltd. for Development of Grassroots Ammonia Plant in Argentina

KBR today announced that it has been awarded a contract by Tierra Del Fuego Power & Chemical Co., Ltd. to provide licensing and process design for a grassroots ammonia plant in Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina.
21/06/2010 More »

AMEC Awarded Major South Hook LNG Terminal Contract

AMEC appointed by South Hook LNG Terminal Company Limited to undertake three-year term services contract for the South Hook LNG Terminal in South Wales in the UK.
24/06/2010 More »

Foster Wheeler Awarded Contracts for New Refinery in Turkey

Foster Wheeler awarded contracts by SOCAR & TURCAS Rafineri A.S. (STRAS) for its planned grassroots refinery to be built within the Petkim Petrokimya A.S. (PETKIM) facilities at Aliaga, Turkey.
21/06/2010 More »

Huntsman Explores Options to Further Expand its JEFFAMINE(R) Polyetheramine Manufacturing Capacity in Asia

Huntsman Corporation launches study into options to further expand its JEFFAMINE(R) polyetheramine manufacturing capacity in Asia. This follows recent announcements of expansion in the product line at its facilities in Singapore and Wales.
18/06/2010 More »

KBR Receives Change Orders for Yemen LNG Project

KBR receives final change order agreements with its joint venture partners Technip of France and JGC Corporation of Japan, for the Yemen LNG Plant. The contract on this lump-sum turnkey project, valued at more than $2 billion, was first announced in September 2005.
15/06/2010 More »

Technip Awarded Three Contracts for Refinery Units in India

Technip awarded three lump sum turnkey contracts for Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd. (MRPL), worth a total value of approximately €25 million, for the Phase III Expansion Project of its refinery located in Mangalore, west coast of India.
08/06/2010 More »

Aker Solutions Awarded Contract for Chlorine Dioxide Plant in Russia

Aker Solutions signs contract with Ilim Group to supply an integrated chlorine dioxide plant for Ilim's pulp mill project in Bratsk, Russia. Aker Solutions will supply technology, engineering, equipment, site and commissioning services from its office in Vancouver, Canada, with support from its office in Moscow.
01/06/2010 More »

Aker Solutions to Provide Engineering for two Arkema PVC Licenses in China

The Chinese company, Qinghai Salt Lake Industry Group Co., Ltd, opts for Arkema's PVC production processes for its new plants to be located in Xining City, People's Republic of China. As part of the cooperation agreement reached in November 2008 with Arkema, Aker Solutions will prepare the basic engineering for a 230 000 ton (kT) PVC Suspension production plant and a 35 kT PVC Emulsion plant.
26/05/2010 More »

Huntsman to Expand Its JEFFAMINE(R) Polyetheramine Manufacturing Capacity in Singapore

Performance Products division of Huntsman Corporation to expand manufacturing capacity of its JEFFAMINE® polyetheramine manufacturing facility located on Jurong Island, Singapore. Planned expansion is anticipated to occur by the end of the third quarter of this year and will increase existing capacity by more than 50%.
21/05/2010 More »

SNC-Lavalin Awarded Contract for Sulphuric/Phosphoric Acid Complex in Jordan

SNC-Lavalin awarded engineering, procurement, construction management contract to build grassroots sulphuric/phosphoric acid complex including utilities and power plant in Eshidya, Jordan by JIFCO, a joint venture company owned by Jordanian Phosphate Mines Company (JPMC) and Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO).
21/05/2010 More »

Huntsman to Recover $110 million in Insurance Settlement Proceeds

Huntsman Corporation reaches agreement with its reinsurance carriers to settle Huntsman's claims related to losses occurring as a result of the April 29, 2006, fire at its Port Arthur, Texas, olefins facility, subsequently sold to Flint Hills Resources.
21/05/2010 More »

Jacobs Receives Contract from Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited for Manali Refinery

Jacobs Engineering Group receives contract from Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL) to provide project management consultancy (PMC) and engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM) services for the Resid Upgradation Project of CPCL at their Manali facilities in Chennai, India.
06/05/2010 More »

CB&I Awarded Concept Development for Yamal LNG Project

Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. (NYSE:CBI) announced today that CB&I Lummus awarded contract for concept development services for the Yamal LNG Integrated Project by Yamal LNG LLC.
05/05/2010 More »

AMEC Wins Mafumeira Sul FEED Contract, Offshore Angola

AMEC selected by Chevron subsidiary Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Ltd (CABGOC) to perform front-end engineering design (FEED) for a significant portion of the Mafumeira Sul development project, offshore Cabinda Province, Angola.
05/05/2010 More »

AkzoNobel to Add New Plant at Ningbo Site in China

AkzoNobel to build additional plant at its Ningbo multi-site for its Functional Chemicals business. The new €17 million project - part of a total investment of €275 million - will further expand the company's rapidly growing organic peroxides activities.
29/04/2010 More »

Sunrise Joint Venture Selects Floating Processing Option

Woodside, on behalf of the Sunrise Joint Venture (JV), advises that floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility unanimously selected as the preferred processing option for Greater Sunrise gas. The Greater Sunrise fields, which include the Sunrise and Troubadour discoveries, are located about 450 km north of Darwin.
29/04/2010 More »

Fluor to Perform Jetty Boil-Off Gas Recovery Project for Qatargas

Fluor Corporation awarded engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract by Qatargas Operating Company Limited in Ras Laffan, Qatar. This EPCM contract is part of a project with a total capital expenditure of approximately $1 billion.
29/04/2010 More »

Jacobs Receives Three-Year Contract from DuPont

Jacobs Engineering Group awarded contract from DuPont to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services under a Master Services Agreement for the company's operations in Europe, Asia and North America. Under the three-year MSA, Jacobs will execute projects at DuPont manufacturing facilities.
27/04/2010 More »

French National Round Table on the Refining Industry

Total participate in national roundtable on the refining industry, sponsored by the French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and the Sea, on April 15, 2010. The Group reiterated its strategy, objectives and commitments to overcome the structural challenges affecting the refining industry in Europe and in France in particular.
19/04/2010 More »

Foster Wheeler Awarded Refinery Modernization Contracts by PETROM in Romania

Foster Wheeler subsidiary awarded contracts by PETROM S.A. for investments which form part of PETROM's Petrobrazi Modernization Project, a major refinery modernization project being implemented at the Petrobrazi Refinery in Ploesti, Romania.
13/04/2010 More »

Shell to Review Downstream Businesses in 21 Countries in Africa

Shell Oil Products Africa announce it is reviewing ownership options for its downstream businesses in 21 countries in Africa. While a number of options are being considered, the preferred outcome is the sale of most businesses in scope as going concerns, subject to successful negotiations, and any necessary regulatory and final company approvals.
05/04/2010 More »

Technip Awarded Two Contracts for the Visakh Refinery in India

Technip awarded two contracts by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL) for their diesel hydrotreater project in the Visakh refinery, on the east coast of India. The two contracts will be executed by Technip's operating center in New Delhi, India.
05/04/2010 More »

Groundbreaking Expansion for Sasol and Sasolburg

Sasol celebrates breaking ground for an R8,4 billion Wax Expansion Project at its Sasolburg Sasol One Site. The first phase of the project will come into operation in 2012. When complete in 2014, it will double the Sasol Wax production of hard wax in South Africa.
05/04/2010 More »

Emerson, LUKOIL Sign Multi-Year Agreement To Modernise Automation At Refining And Petrochemical Facilities

Emerson Process Management and LUKOIL Group sign agreement to modernise 13 refining and petrochemical facilities in Russia and Eastern Europe. Under the agreement, which extends through 2014, Emerson will provide equipment, software, and services as part of LUKOIL's enterprise-wide strategy to modernise process automation at their oil and gas refineries, petrochemical plants, and related facilities.
02/04/2010 More »






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