Lloyd’s Register has released a new report on the technologies used by oil and gas companies to manage and maintain their assets.
Downstream news updates
The EIA has reported that fossil fuels continue to account for the largest share of US energy production.
IHS Markit reports that the oil price jump resulting from the attacks in Saudi Arabia will not have any impact on the trajectory of 2019 US shale production.
GlobalData has reported that the Kuwait Petroleum Corp. is expected to add 5% to global CDU capacity growth by 2023.
The second such license deal, ORLEN Poludnie will use Clariant technology for the production of cellulosic ethanol.
MHIENG has announced the completion of a large-scale polyethylene production train for ExxonMobil in Beaumont, Texas.
Wood Mackenzie has reported that Argentina is well placed to meet Asian LNG demand during peak periods.
GlobalData has released its latest report on world ethylbenzene capacity growth, finding that Asia will lead additions by 2023.
Air Liquide has agreed to supply oxygen, nitrogen and utilities to Methanex Corp. for its planned methanol plant expansion.
More hydrocarbon news updates
Velocys has secured a purchase order and technical service agreements with Toyo Engineering Corp.
SIBUR and Sinopec have signed a framework cooperation agreement to produce SEBS petrochemical products.
Honeywell has licensed its renewable fuels technology to St1 Nordic for the production of diesel and jet fuel in Sweden.
Chevron Lummus Global has been awarded a contract by Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd for the license and design of its Hydrocracker & Lubricant Oil Base Stock Unit for enhanced capacity.
Drone attacks on Saudi Aramco will severely disrupt NGL and petrochemicals supply, much more than oil. The impact on global economic and geopolitical dynamics will be huge, reports Joseph Chang, Global Editor, ICIS Chemical Business.
Wood Mackenzie have made a comment on the recent Cheniere–EOG LNG-indexed deal for Corpus Christi Stage 3 volumes.
Woodside and Uniper have signed a heads of agreement for the supply of LNG for 13 years, beginning in 2021.
Process Systems Enterprise has announced its plans to be acquired by Siemens.
According to GlobalData, Iraq will contribute 38% of the Middle East’s crude distillation unit capacity growth by 2023.
Sulzer GTC will provide pygas processing technologies for SIBUR’s Kstovo olefins production plant in Russia.
British astronaut Major Tim Peake will give the keynote speech at the OPITO Global Conference on 6 November in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Saudi Aramco have announced that full production will be restored by the end of September following the attacks on its Abqaiq and Khurais plants.
Mammoet have shared an insight into the steps taken to replace an old acid converter vessel at a Gulf Coast spent acid regeneration facility.
Honeywell UOP process monitoring technology is to be used by Fujian Meide Petrochemical for its propylene unit.