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Invista to expànd Nylon production in China with new Shanghai HMD plant

WorleyParsons awarded Invista Shanghai HMD project Invista selected WorleyParsons to provide engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM) services for its hexamethylene diamine (HMD) project in the Shanghai Chemical Industrial Park in China. In the chemical chain, HMD stands as the precursor of nylon 6/6 resin then used for the production of nylon fibers and high performances …

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Qatar creates – Muntajat – a new company to boost Petrochemicals

Qatar to double petrochemicals production until 2020 On December 23rd 2012, Qatar established a new company, the Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company (MUNTAJAT) Q.J.S.C., to lead the strategic development of the country on the downstream sector. In creating this corporation, Qatar is targeting to more than double the chemical and petrochemical production from …

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Shell made FID on Singapore SEPC expansion project

Shell to boost Pulau Bukom ethylene cracker by 20% On November 2012, Shell made the final investment decision (FID) for the debottlenecking of its petrochemical complex in Pulau Bukom, in Bukom Island, Singapore. Identified as Shell Eastern Petrochemical Complex (SEPC) project, Shell started up this petrochemical complex in March 2010. Because of the increasing demand in South East Asia, Shell is …

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BASF in Brief

We create chemistry for a sustainable future. Established in 1865, in Mannheim, Germany, under the name of Badische Anilin- and Soda-Fabrik, BASF’s first factory was finally built on the other bank of the River Rhein in Ludwigshafen in Bavaria, Germany. Since that time BASF became the world leading chemical company listed in Frankfurt, London and Zurich …

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BASF and Total merge Port Arthur operations into BASF Total Petrochemicals

BASF FINA Petrochemicals LP and Sabina Petrochemicals to merge into one joint venture The global chemical leader BASF SE, from Germany, and the international oil company Total SA, from France, have decided to merge the assets of the two joint ventures they have in Port Arthur, Texas, USA, to create a new joint venture called …

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Major Shell leaves Cover Energy to the National PTT

Shell do not revise its offer on Cove Energy against PTT Last February, Shell Exploration and Production B.V.(Shell) had made an offer on  to take over Cove Energy (Cove), then the Thai National Oil Company (NOC), PTTEP came into the game with the counter offer. After different bids, both companies maintained their conditions, Shell at $0.220 per share and PTTEP at $0.240 while Coves‘ …

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$1.5 billion Methanol and Urea plant in Tanzania

Wentworth leads consortium with Cove Energy and Maurel & Prom The Dubai-based Wentworth Resources (Wentworth) is an independent oil and gas company with natural gas production and a committed exploration program in the Rovuma Basin of southern Tanzania and northern Mozambique. Wentworth and its concession partners Cove Energy (Cove) and Maurel & Prom own a gas …

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Saudi Aramco $ 5 billion PetroRabigh expansion well in progress

PetroRabigh II and Sadara to double Saudi Aramco petrochemical production The PetroRabigh expansion, or PetroRabigh II, is a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and the Japanese Sumitomo Chemical while the greenfield project Sadara actually under construction is a joint venture with Dow Chemicals. But the both projects are designed to almost double Aramco’s chemicals manufacturing …

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Shell and QP move on FEED for Qatar Ras Laffan olefins

QP and Shell completed feasibility study on $6 billion Ras Laffan petrochemical complex Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Shell have completed the feasibility study of the World-scale petrochemicals Complex in in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar Estimated to cost $6 billion capital expenditure this petrochemical complex will be designed around a world-scale steam mixed cracker (ethane or methane) Shell and QP are targeting to benefit from …

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