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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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PTTGC and Pertamina in talk for Indonesia Petrochemical Complex

PTTGC – Pertamina to sign Java Complex joint venture The Thailand-based PTT Global Chemical plc (PTTGC) and the Indonesian national oil company (NOC) Pertamina are in final talks to establish a joint venture to build from greenfield a world-scale petrochemical complex in Java, Indonesia. This process is following up a heads of agreement (HOA) signed …

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Rosneft and Mitsui to develop Russia FEPCO petrochemical project

Rosneft and Mitsui signed MOU for Nakhodka complex During the visit of Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe to Russian President Vladimir Putin on April 29th, 2013, the Russian oil and gas and petrochemical giant OJSC NK ROSNEFT (Rosneft) and the Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co., Ltd (Mitsui) inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop …

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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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Acrylic Acid

Definition Acrylic acid is an unsaturated carboxylic acid extracted from propylene Acryclic acid is a colorless pungent and corrosive liquid in polymerized form. The formal name for acrylic acid is propenoic acid. Acrylic acid is miscible with water, alcohols and esters. Comments Acrylic acid is produced from propylene as an ethylene by-product of ethane or naphtha …

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Mixed cracker

Definition Mixed cracker refers to cracker in the refining process which can treat equally ethane or naphtha Comments The cracker is a master piece of the refining process to produce gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and all the building blocks of the petrochemical industry (ethylene, propylene, butadiene and all their respective derivatives) To feed this cracker, usually a …

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Tecnicas Reunidas wins three EPC contracts in Sadara complex

Dow and Saudi Aramco $20 billion Sadara takes shape Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) is a joint venture between The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco). Once complete, Sadara petrochemical complex will be one of the world’s largest integrated chemical complex and the largest ever built in a single phase. The facility …

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Qatar refuels $400 million into the Mostorod Refinery

The $3.6 billion ERC Refinery to move on again  The Mostorod Refinery project had been left on hold for more than one year because of the political context in Egypt while Egyptian Refining Company (Takrir) S.A.E. (ERC), a special purpose company established by Citadel Capital, has awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (ECP) contracts to a consortium of …

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