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Construction begins at Houston terminal, oil pipelines hit legal roadblocks and more on this weeks In-the-know with Thomas Brinsko. Read more

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The PP complex will be the first overseas production joint investment by ADNOC and Borealis as part of a strategic framework with their current joint venture Borouge. Read more

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LyondellBasell believes this approach has significant potential due to its lower energy use and faster chemical conversion process which uses less heat. Read more

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The 120,000 bpd Unit 536 CDU was shut after water was found in the crude being processed in the unit. Read more

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The project began construction in August and will bring a total investment of more than $2.5 billion in Ascension Parish. Read more

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The API gravity of crude oil input to U.S. refineries has generally increased, or gotten lighter, since 2011 because of changes in domestic production and imports. Read more

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Marathon urged to split into three divisions, Husky restarts building refinery and more on this weeks In-the-know with Thomas Brinsko. Read more

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Kinder Morgan

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Elba Island Liquefaction facility is now also able to produce LNG for export purposes. With the first unit in service, the company is now earning approximately 70 percent of the expected total daily revenue of the liquefaction units. Read more

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Husky Energy has received the required permit approvals to begin reconstruction activities at the site and work is expected to begin immediately. Read more

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Air Liquide to supply oxygen, nitrogen and utilities to its upcoming methanol plant expansion project in Geismar, Louisiana. Read more

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Exxon shutsdown Beaumont refinery in response to Tropical Storm Imelda, Pasadena refinery catches fire and more on this weeks In-the-know with Thomas Brinsko. Read more

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Exxon Mobil Corp has begun planned maintenance on a small crude distillation unit at its 502,500 barrel per day (bpd) Baton Rouge refinery in Louisiana, sources familiar with plant operations said on Tuesday. Read more

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Recycling will be a key part of plastics sustainability, since many U.S. downstream manufacturers are adding billions of pounds of new production capacity even as they work to handle existing plastics waste. Read more

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MEGlobal Oyster Creek Site

Photo Courtesy EQUATE Group

The site created 55 new full-time long-term jobs and 25-35 contract jobs. It employed almost 2,000 construction workers at peak. Read more

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On September 3, 2019, Freeport LNG Development L.P.—the developer of Freeport LNG export terminal—announced the first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced from the newly commissioned Train 1 of the three-train Freeport LNG facility. Read more

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The demolition of the units, which costs $100 million per year, will make the refinery more attractive to a potential buyer if Lyondell chooses to sell the plant. Read more

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The Chemours Company Ribbon Cutting Celebration

Hand-out The Chemours Company

The Chemours Co. has formally inaugurated its new Opteon production facility near Corpus Christi in Ingleside, Texas. Read more

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Electric generation is transforming energy, Baton Rouge announces $332 million expansion and more on this weeks In-the-know with Thomas Brinsko. Read more

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The proposed facility under review would be designed to produce 400 million gallons of renewable diesel annually as well as 40 million gallons of renewable naphtha. Read more

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