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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

The use of data in the oil, gas and petrochemical sectors is nothing new. These sectors are at the leading edge of data collection. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

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

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Vastly slower U.S. oil growth this year and the prospect of a plateau for the world’s top oil producer have signaled a new and unfamiliar era of self-restraint for the go-go shale industry. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

The Brock Group's team at the Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery in Linden, New Jersey, was recently presented with the Contractor Safety Achievement Award by AFPM. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

According to Chet Thompson, president and CEO of AFPM, petrochemical leaders "have a lot to be excited about" in terms of what's happening for their industry in Washington, D.C., adding they "certainly support the Trump administration on a lot of thi Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Oil prices rose to three-month highs on Monday, underpinned by optimism over an expected China-U.S. trade deal and upbeat industrial data. Read more

Commodities

There have been serious concerns voiced by Harris County as well as community members regarding these incidents and the safety of our operations in the region. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The Mexican Senate voted on Dec. 12 107-1 to approve the Protocol Modificatory to the Free Trade Agreement with the U.S. and Canada. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

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The payout will be distributed among debtors who were insured under the company’s commercial property coverage policy. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

There are a number of distinct advantages that come with the oil, gas and petrochemical industries being based on the U.S. Gulf Coast. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

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

Downstream

Rapidly advancing technologies like augmented and virtual reality are changing the way plants are operated in the digital era. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Look at the clock, and watch as one second ticks by. Just one second. In that single second, somewhere in the world, five people joined the middle class. Read more

Current Issue

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

Current Issue

Sasol's Lake Charles ethane cracker is one of the largest in the world, with a nameplate capacity of 1.54 million tons per year. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

These terminals will support Valero’s strategy to expand its product supply chain and are expected to start operations in 2021. Read more

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U.S. companies had prepared to competitively supply chemicals and plastics to China just as the Asian country was set to become the world’s biggest retail market. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Lotte Chemical Site

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The joint venture opened a $3.1 billion ethylene glycol production plant near Lake Charles, La. in May 2019. Read more

M&A/Investment

Hydrotreaters remove sulfur from motor fuels in compliance with U.S. environmental rules. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing