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NOVA Chemicals

Total, Borealis and NOVA Chemicals have received all regulatory approvals and have closed on their joint venture, which plans to build a petrochemical project on the US Gulf Coast, the companies announced. more

Midstream

Westlake Chemical Corp. will expand capacities for the production of polyvinyl chloride...ExxonMobil's new 1.5-million- ton-per-year ethane cracker at its Baytown, Texas...The Lubrizol Corp. is updating its global expansion program... more

Downstream

Total, Borealis and NOVA Chemicals announced that affiliates of the three companies have signed definitive agreements to form a joint venture in petrochemicals on the U.S. Gulf Coast. more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Shell Chemical Appalachia started the main construction phase of its major petrochemicals complex, Davis Refinery waits on the last Permit to Construct by the NDDoH, NOVA Chemicals' two significant growth projects for its Ontario operations more

Downstream

Some petrochemical producers considering major US projects have pushed final decisions on whether to move ahead with them to 2018, they said. more

Refining/Petrochemical

NOVA Chemicals has agreed to acquire Williams’ 88.46% ownership interest in the Geismar, Louisiana olefins plant, approximately 525 acres of undeveloped land adjacent to the plant, and Williams’ interest in the Ethylene Trading Hub in Mt. Belvieu. more

Plant Management & Operations

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