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Bolivia YPFB progresses on Gran Chaco Petrochemical Complex

YPFB completed Tarija Ethylene – Polyethylene FEED The wholly state-owned oil company Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) is making good progress on its largest petrochemical complex after completing the front end engineering and design (FEED) work for the ethylene and polyethylene units to be built in the Gran Chaco Province within the southern Bolivia Department of …

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Gazprom and Petrohemija to boost Serbia refining and petrochemicals

Gazprom to upgrade NIS Pancevo refinery The Russian giant JSC Gazprom Neft (Gazprom) is planning to upgrade the Naftna Industria Srbije (NIS) refinery located in Pancevo on the east of Belgrade, Serbia. The NIS refinery results from a joint venture between Gazprom, the Republic of Serbia (Serbia) and minority stakeholders share the working interests such …

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Badlands NGL to build $4 billion North Dakota Polyethylene project

Badlands NGL and Vinmar to monetize US shale gas  The Delaware-registered company Badlands NGL’s LLC (Badlands NGL) and Vinmar Projects (Vinmar) from Houston, Texas, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to design, build, operate a world-scale polyethylene greenfield plant and merchant its production out of North Dakota shale gas basins of the Bakken Formation in …

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Kuwait align New Refinery Project and Al-Zour Petrochemical Industries

KNPC NRP and PIC Al-Zour projects to be integrated The national oil company (NOC) Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation (KNPC) and its sister state-owned company Petrochemical Industries Corporation (PIC) are working on the integration of their respective giant projects, the New Refinery Project (NRP) on one side and the Al-Zour Olefins and Aromatics Plants projects on …

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ORPIC weights options for Liwa Plastics EPC contracts in Oman

CB&I to complete ORPIC Liwa Plastics project FEED The engineering company CB&I is about to complete the front end engineering and design (FEED) of the petrochemical complex planned by the state-owned Oman Refinery and Petroleum Industries Company (ORPIC) in Al-Liwa, near by Sohar in the north of Oman. As all the other countries in the …

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Turkmenistan to invest $10 billion in Kiyanly Petrochemicals Project

Turkmengas to export PE – PP from Kyyanly Complex The national oil and gas company Turkmengas State Concern (Turkmengas) is planning to invest $10 billion capital expenditure in a greenfield world-scale petrochemical complex at Kyyanly, also spelled Kiyanly, on East Coast of the Caspian Sea. Located in front Azerbaijan around the Caspian Sea and squeezed …

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Shell makes step with Pennsylvania Petrochemical Complex project

Shell confirms Monaca Ethane Cracker on projects list After reassessing its projects list in regards of its investment capabilities, the super major Royal Dutch Shell (Shell) is confirming its Pennsylvania Petrochemical Complex project and the related Monaca Ethane Cracker to stay in its projects list. Instead, Shel is reconsidering the envisaged gas to liquid (GTL) project on Gulf Coast. This …

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Egypt Carbon Holdings revises Tahrir Petrochemicals project upward

ECH to build world largest naphtha cracker at Sokhna Egypt Carbon Holdings, a privately-owned company, is working with several national export credit agencies to expand the financing of its Tahrir Petrochemical project including the world largest naphtha cracker to be installed at Ain Sokhna at the entry of the Suez Channel in Egypt. Originally estimated …

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ORPIC kick off plastic industry at Sohar in Oman

ORPIC Liwa Platics Project to reach FEED stage The Oman Refinery and Petroleum Industries Company (ORPIC) confirmed to have called for tender the front end engineering and design (FEED) work for its $3.6 billion petrochemical complex to produce plastics in Al-Liwa, close to Sohar in the north of Oman. To be integrated to the Sohar …

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Orpic to invest in greenfield world-scale petrochemical complex

Oman selects Sohar for a $3.6 billion Plastics Project The Oman Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (ORPIC) took the opportunity of the Polyolefins Plastics Arabia Conference organized in Muscat in May 2013 to unveil the details of a greenfield world-scale petrochemical complex to be located in Sohar. As most of the Gulf countries, the Sultanate …

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