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Clogging of the desalter section of the 120,000 bpd Unit 536 CDU has reduced production. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

BASF announced a single-digit million-euro investment in the capacity expansion of water-based polyurethane dispersions at its Castellbisbal site in Spain. The expansion will allow BASF to increase its production capacity by 30 percent. Read more

Downstream

Freeport LNG Train 3 remains on track to meet its previously announced schedule. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

The project has been canceled due to permitting delays and uncertainties. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

New maritime rules known as IMO 2020 mandate that the shipping industry has to burn cleaner, low sulfur fuels in tankers. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Under the lump-sum turnkey contract, the Hassi Messaoud Refinery Project will enable the ability to process about 110,000 barrels of crude per day. Read more

Downstream

In-the-Know with Thomas Brinsko: Major Ammonia Plant Project; Clough Awarded EPC Contract Read more

BIC Videos

Here are 2019's Top 10 most-read online articles from BIC Magazine. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Gulf Coast Ammonia LLC (GCA) announced today that it has closed on non-recourse project financing for its world-scale anhydrous ammonia plant in Texas on December 30, 2019. Read more

Downstream

Port Arthur LNG Export Facility

Sempra Energy

The initial phase of the Port Arthur LNG project is fully permitted and it is expected to include two liquefaction trains, up to three LNG storage tanks and associated facilities to enable the export of LNG. Read more

Downstream

Proposed Fracking Ban; Phillips 66 Allocates $3.3B Read more

BIC Videos

LyondellBasell's Lake Charles Polymers Plant is commemorating 60 years of safe operations. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

These closures are expected to be completed before the end of 2020. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Primus Green Energy Inc. announces that along with a global petrochemical company as a joint venture partner, it has commissioned a Front End Engineering and Design study with IHI E&C International Corporation for a first of its kind. Read more

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McDermott International, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a sizeable technology contract for Next Wave Energy Partners, LP's grassroots alkylate production facility, known as Project Traveler, in Pasadena, Texas. Read more

Downstream

Methanex's third methanol plant in Geismar will result in 363 new direct, indirect jobs Read more

Downstream

Freeport LNG Development LP started commercial operations from Train 1 on Dec. 8. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

TPC Group contains fire; Vopak multi-billion dollar facility Read more

BIC Videos

BIC attended the 2019 Downstream Awards on November 19 at the Marriot Marquis, Houston, to celebrate success, innovation and the pioneering work that the Downstream industry has achieved. Read more

BIC Attends

To meet growing demand for high-performance, lightweight, durable plastics, ExxonMobil has commenced construction work on its polypropylene project to expand polypropylene manufacturing capacity by up to 450,000 tons a year. Read more

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