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Oman Oil accelerates downstream with Takamul petrochemical projects

Takamul at FEED stage for Salalah Ammonia Project The Omani Takamul Investment Company (Takamul) is moving forward in the downstream sector with petrochemical projects at Salalah in the south of the Sultanate and at Sohar in the north. Acting as the chemical branch of the Oman Oil Company (OOC or Oman Oil), Takamul benefits also from …

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Gazprom to lead Neftekhim Salavat Ethylene $4.9 billon expansion

Gazprom creates All-Russia Gas Chemistry Center In 2011, Salavatnefteorgsintez changed name to become JSC Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat (GNS) in order to support the creation of the All-Russia Gas Chemistry Center for the expansion project on the existing Volga petrochemical complex in the Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia. This Gazprom–led project is part of the Russian Government …

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Kuwait to invest in India ONGC Mangalore and Daheij projects

KPC to take share in OMPL and OPAL petrochemicals The national oil companies (NOCs) Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and the Indian Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) are about to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) by which the Kuwaiti company should take share in two major petrochemical projects at Mangalore and at Daheij in …

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Petrobras invests in new hydrogen plant for clean fuels refinery

Toyo-Setal awarded ComperJ hydrogen facility EPC The national oil company (NOC), Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras), selected the joint venture Toyo-Setal Empreendimentos Ltda (Toyo-Setal) to design and build the new hydrogen facility for the integrated refinery and petrochemical Complexo Petroquimico do Rio de Janeiro, the so called ComperJ project. To be located at Itaborai, in the State of …

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JGC wins Petro Rabigh ethylene expansion contract

Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical target to complete Petro Rabigh Phase 2 project on time October 2012, JGC Corporation (JGC) from Japan has been awarded the expansion of the JGC Corporation (JGC)in the Petro Rabigh Phase 2 project. Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Company (Petro Rabigh), is a balanced joint venture between  – The Saudi Arabian …

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Benzene

Definition Benzene is a colorless, sweet smelling, highly toxic, flammable, liquid aromatic hydrocarbon. Derived from petroleum, Benzene is used in or to manufacture a wide variety of petrochemical products. Benzene evaporates into the air very quickly and dissolves slightly in water. Benzene may also be called benzine or benzol. Comments Because of its famous chemical …

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Sinopec and Mitsui in $320 million JV for Shanghai ETP

Sinopec and Mitsui to create world largest EPT plant Shanghai Sinopec Mitsui Elastomers Co., Ltd. was established on 28 May 2012 to build an ethylene-propylene-diene terpolymer (EPT) production plant in Shanghai Chemical Industry Park. The plant will use metallocene catalyst in its production. It will be the world’s largest and most advanced EPT production plant …

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