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SEH D|B will take on a significant portion of the project, executing grading and other site work activity that is necessary for the refinery. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Praxair, Inc. has renewed and expanded a long-term contract to supply hydrogen to Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas. more

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The U.S. Chemical Safety Board is analyzing metal shrapnel from an April explosion at a Husky Energy Inc. refinery in Wisconsin that forced the evacuation of thousands of residents as it continues to investigate the cause of the blast. more

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A refinery in Saudi Arabia has shipped its RBOB gasoline to the United States for the first time. more

Refining/Petrochemical

China’s State Council released the full text of a three-year action plan to curb air pollution by 2020. The latest announcement extends its reach to cities in the Fenwei plain in Shanxi, Shaanxi and Henan provinces, where air pollution is worsening. more

Power Generation

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals has officially broken ground for construction of a state-of-the-art organic peroxide production facility in Tianjin, China. Organic peroxides are essential in the manufacture of a wide range of polymers including PVC and more

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MMEX forms solar power sub, MMEX Solar Resources, for its refinery projects in Pecos County, Texas. more

Power Generation

Petroteq Energy Inc. unveiled its heavy oil processing and extraction plant located at the Asphalt Ridge in Uintah Basin, Utah. more

Refining/Petrochemical

High-spec rigs are also in demand as a result of increased horizontal drilling in China and Russia, as well as the development of the Vaca Muerta shale play in Argentina. more

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Operators will have to continually evolve, finding better and faster ways of managing the many resources required to support this changing environment, and create an EPC strategy to stay competitive in this ever-growing market. more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

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The owners of a long-closed oil refinery on St. Croix will disclose an agreement with the Caribbean island's governor to restart the plant and begin producing fuels late next year. more

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Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, hosted a Grand Opening Event for their new facilities based in Clinton, Oklahoma. more

Chemical Processing

Air Products held a ribbon-cutting event at the Covestro LLC Baytown, Texas, industrial park, where Air Products has invested over $350 million to build, own and operate a world-scale SMR. more

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Royal Dutch Shell plc has underlined the important role downstream will play in delivering its world-class investment case. more

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The Dow Chemical Company announced its plan to invest in an alkoxylation facility on the U.S. Gulf Coast. more

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KBR, Inc. is working on the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) to double the sulfur derivatives production capacities at Arkema's Beaumont, Texas site. more

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Motiva Enterprises LLC has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with TechnipFMC and Honeywell UOP, respectively, to study potential petrochemical projects utilizing each company's technology. more

Refining/Petrochemical

While news headlines for the petrochemical construction boom have mainly been focused on the U.S. Gulf Coast, there are plenty of projects in the U.S. Northeast for the next wave of building. more

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Dow Chemical has delivered a successful U.S. Gulf Coast investment program and will take lessons learned in efficient construction, capital effectiveness, costs and quality as the company looks to invest further, company executives said. more

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The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) announced a series of phased, incremental investments to expand its global glycol ethers capacity to meet increasing demand in key end-markets and applications. more

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