Total joins KPC and Sinopec JV for the $9 Bn Zhanjiang Refinery & PC

Total joins Kuwait Petroleum Corp. (KPC) represented by its wholly-owned subsidiaries Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI) and Petrochemicals Industries […]

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TAQA boosts CAPEX in 2012

TAQA, the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company, UAE, has announced to increase capital expenditures from $1.9 billion in […]

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Naphtha

Definition: The “Naphtha” or “Naphtha petroleum” is the common name given to the “Aliphatic hydrocarbons“.  Comment: The “Naphtha” results from […]

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Qapco Mesaieed Ethylene Expansion Awarded

Qatar Petrochemical Company (Qapco) awarded the Taiwanese CTCI two EPC contracts for the expansion and up-grade of its […]

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ExxonMobil prospects shale gas opportunities in Turkey

ExxonMobil and the Turkish local company TPAO are in discussion to explore the shale gas in Turkey. ExxonMobil […]

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Cracker

Definition: A “cracker” breaks down large molecules from oil and natural gas into smaller ones. An ethylene “cracker” produces […]

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Shell Appalachia petrochemical project is moving on

Shell continues to progress plans to build a proposed world-scale petrochemical complex in the Appalachia region, USA, which […]

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China kicks off its shale gas development program

After benchmarking the USA who should become a net gas exporter in 2012 for the first time in their history, […]

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Shale gas

Definition: “Shale gas” is the name given to natural gas accumulation is locked in tiny bubble-like pockets within layered […]

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Range Resources Marcellus Shale Gas Project in Pennsylvania, USA

 Today the Marcellus Shale gas field in USA is considered with its 500 trillion cuf gas reserves as […]

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