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Petrochemical Update

Total construction costs for a U.S. Northeast cracker project are estimated to be about $193 million higher than for U.S. Gulf Coast projects. Read more

Training & Human Resources

Until the industry gives the workforce issue the same attention it gave safety years ago, the issues will simply not be solved, an industry expert told Petrochemical Update. Read more

Training & Human Resources

Pipelines, infrastructure and storage are still necessary for the Northeast petrochemical hub to become a reality. Read more

Tanks/Terminals/Storage

Petrochemical investment in the Northeast US is set to rise exponentially, for example, during 2020-25 the NE will account for 16% of North American petrochemical projects compared to 1% during 2015-2019. Read more

White Papers

2019 may be the biggest year yet in terms of liquified natural gas (LNG) capacity approved globally, as major buyers uncontracted demand is expected to quadruple by 2030, according to a new report by energy research firm Wood Mackenzie. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Oil and chemical traders believe the U.S. will become a net exporter for the first time in generations, according to Petrochemical Update’s North American Downstream Market Outlook and Insights 2019. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

BIC Magazine speaks with Captain Kevin Oditt of the U.S. Coast Guards and Brian Fielkow CEO of Jetco at this years Petrochemical Supply Chain & Logistics Conference. Read more

Videos

The U.S. energy and petrochemical industry has experienced incredible growth over the last decade. Read more

Training & Human Resources

As the U.S. becomes the largest energy producer in the world with Texas leading production, it has created the biggest challenge the energy industry has seen in a generation. Read more

Commodities

The US-China trade war is expected to hit polyethylene exports to China just as new U.S. capacity is starting up. Demand in other regions will help for a while, but a big wave of new investment in the East comes by the middle of the next decade. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

As the U.S. economic expansion nears the longest in history, other countries' economies are slowing and trade battles are expected to hit the hardest just as major new U.S. capacity is starting up. Read more

Commodities

Land-locked oil producers are running out of options to get key feedstock to market as pipeline and rail capacity fills up and the truck driving shortage intensifies. Read more

Commodities

Hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of projects and jobs in the U.S. chemical industry are at risk as a result of a massive new round of U.S. tariffs released late July 10 and covering $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, trade groups warned. Read more

At least 14 million tonnes of additional petrochemical capacity of natural gas-derived chemicals including ethylene, propylene and methanol is expected to come online from 2018 through 2023. Read more

White Papers

BIC Alliance and BIC Magazine attends the 2018 Downstream Conference & Exhibition. Check out our photos and video interviews, including Sunbelt Rentals, Stork, MISTRAS and more... Read more

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