Chemical & Petrochemical News Archive
January to March 2011
Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract for New Terrace WallTM Steam Reformer in Russia
Foster Wheeler awarded contract by JSC Novo-Ufimsky Refinery, a subsidiary of Russian oil company Bashneft, for the engineering and material supply of a new Terrace WallTM steam reformer heater and air preheating system for the Ufa refinery in the Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia.
28/03/2011 More »
AMEC Awarded Asset Support Contract by Teesside Gas and Liquids Processing
AMEC awarded £32 million engineering, procurement and construction contract by Teesside Gas and Liquids Processing for modification and extension of the Teesside Gas Processing Plant at Seal Sands, Middlesbrough, UK.
22/03/2011 More »
Jacobs Receives Contract from Jubail Chemical Industrial Company in Saudi Arabia
Jacobs Engineering receives award from Jubail Chemical Industrial Company Ltd to provide technical and project management services for its existing epichlorohydrin plant expansion and a new epichlorohydrin plant at the Jubail, Saudi Arabia site.
15/03/2011 More »
Foster Wheeler Provides Engineering Services to Cynar for Conversion of Waste Plastics into Liquid Fuels in Ireland
Foster Wheeler awarded contract by Cynar to provide basic process engineering design services for a 6,000 tonnes per annum (tpa) plant to convert non-recyclable waste plastics into liquid fuels, primarily diesel.
09/03/2011 More »
Foster Wheeler and Consortium Partners Sign GES+ Contract with Saudi Aramco
Foster Wheeler together with the subsidiary's consortium partners comprising A. Al-Saihati, A. Fattani & O. Al-Othman Consulting Engineering Co., and Saudi Consolidated Engineering Company - Khatib & Alami sign contract with Saudi Aramco.
07/03/2011 More »
Aker Solutions a Finalist for Browse DTU Delivery
Aker Solutions reaches key milestone in being selected as one of two remaining players for the delivery competition of the Browse LNG development. FEED will commence immediately and the EPCI tender will be submitted mid-2011 with expected contract award end 2011.
02/03/2011 More »
Foster Wheeler Awarded Availability and Reliability Study by ZADCO in the UAE
Foster Wheeler receives contract from Zakum Development Company (ZADCO), to perform an availability and reliability study in connection with the expansion of the Zirku oil processing facilities in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
02/03/2011 More »
Fluor Wins Browse Offshore FEED Contract in Australia
Fluor Corporation announced today that its Fluor Offshore Solutions unit awarded front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract by Woodside for the Browse Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Development.
23/02/2011 More »
Clough Curtain JV awarded $209m Work Order for PNG LNG Project
Engineering and construction company Clough Limited today announced that the Clough Curtain Joint Venture receives work orders worth AU$209m associated with the PNG LNG Upstream Infrastructure contract.
23/02/2011 More »
Jacobs Receives Contract for Chemicals Manufacturing Plant and Conversion Projects in Saudi Arabia
Jacobs Engineering Group sign contract in Dec. 2010, with the Saudi Industrial Investment Group and Arabian Chevron Phillips Petrochemical Company Limited to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services for a polyamide 6,6 manufacturing plant and a number of polymer conversion projects.
22/02/2011 More »
KBR Joint Venture Awarded FEED Contract for Browse LNG Project
KBR announces that KLH Australia-Browse Joint Venture (KLH Australia), joint venture between KBR, Leighton Contractors and John Holland, awarded FEED contract by Woodside for the company's Browse Liquefied Natural Gas Development in Western Australia.
21/02/2011 More »
BP Confirms Plans for Further Petrochemicals Growth in China Including Debottlenecking of BP Zhuhai
BP proceed with project for major increase in purified terephthalic acid (PTA) production capacity at the BP Zhuhai Chemical Company Limited (BP Zhuhai) site in Guangdong Province, China, a JV between BP and Zhuhai Port Co., Ltd. (formerly named Fu Hua Group) and also announced that it is planning to build a new world-scale PTA plant at the same site.
17/02/2011 More »
KBR Awarded FEED and Project Management Services Contract by Saudi Aramco
KBR awarded contract by Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) to provide front-end engineering and design, and Project Management Services for its grassroots Jazan refinery, an anticipated 400,000 barrels per day facility to be located in Jazan, Saudi Arabia.
09/02/2011 More »
Jacobs Receives Contract from Luberef
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced today that it was awarded a contract from Saudi Aramco Lubricating Oil Refining Co. (Luberef) to provide front-end engineering design (FEED) services to support an expansion project at its lube oil refinery in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia.
02/02/2011 More »
BP to Reshape US Downstream Business and Seek Buyers for Texas City and Carson Refineries
BP intends to reposition its refining and marketing business in the US and divest two of its US refineries. It intends to seek buyers for the Texas City, Texas refinery and the Carson refinery near Los Angeles, California, together with its associated integrated marketing business in southern California, Arizona, and Nevada.
01/02/2011 More »
Technip Awarded Key Engineering Contract for FLNG in Malaysia
Technip, in consortium with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd., awarded front-end engineering and design contract by Petroliam Nasional Berhad and MISC Berhad for floating liquefied natural gas unit.
01/02/2011 More »
Chevron to Build $1.4 Billion Lubricants Plant in Pascagoula, Miss., U.S.A
Chevron Lubricants to commence construction of a lubricants manufacturing facility at the company's Pascagoula refinery. The $1.4 billion Pascagoula Base Oil Project is projected to generate approximately 1,000 jobs over the next two years of construction and about 20 permanent positions once the facility is operating.
31/01/2011 More »
Huntsman Approves Investment for New Fertilizer Plant at Its Calais Site
Pigments division of Huntsman Corporation agrees in principle to an investment of circa EUR 30 million to build a new magnesium sulfate fertilizer manufacturing operation at the division's titanium dioxide pigments manufacturing plant in Calais, France.
28/01/2011 More »
Fluor Awarded $3.5 Billion EPC Contract by Santos
Fluor awarded engineering, procurement and construction contract by Santos Ltd. for its Gladstone Liquefied Natural Gas project in Queensland, Australia.
18/01/2011 More »
Statoil Partners Considering New LNG Plant
Partners in Snhøvit licence to perform studies of possible concepts for building new LNG plant at Melkøya in Hammerfest (Train II).
12/01/2011 More »
JGC Awarded Large Size EPC Contract for Gas Processing Plant in Qatar
JGC Corporation receives Award Notification to build the gas processing facilities for the Barzan Onshore Project in Qatar. The Barzan Project is managed by RasGas Company Limited, which is a Qatari company owned by Qatar Petroleum (70%) and an affiliate of ExxonMobil (30%).
11/01/2011 More »
Pre-FEED Contracts Awarded for Bonaparte LNG
GDF SUEZ Bonaparte, operator of the Bonaparte LNG project, award contracts for pre-Front End Engineering and Design (pre-FEED), to Granherne (upstream) and DORIS Engineering (midstream).
10/01/2011 More »
PetroChina and INEOS Plan New Trading and Refining JV in Europe
PetroChina International Company Limited enters into framework agreement with INEOS European Holdings Limited and INEOS Investments International Limited, each a wholly-owned subsidiary of INEOS.
10/01/2011 More »
Jacobs Receives Contract from North Atlantic Refining Limited
Jacobs Engineering receives three year contract from North Atlantic Refining Limited for provision of Turnaround and Small Capital Work services at the company's Refinery in Newfoundland, Canada.
04/01/2011 More »