The site is located in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia and will produce white masterbatches for clients in the MENA region.
Downstream news updates
BASF’s new control room at its waste incineration complex in Germany is equipped with Honeywell technology.
CB&I and Saudi Aramco have entered into a joint development agreement for the development of crude-to-chemical technologies.
The plant will be located at Shell’s Rhineland refinery in Germany and will have a peak capacity of 10 MW.
The deal adds new software capabilities to improve plant performance and brings new technologies to Emerson’s Operational Certainty™ initiative.
Jack Gerard, President and CEO of API since 2008, has announced he is to step down when his contract ends in August this year.
The plant was constructed in 129 days and began producing biogas on the island of Bantayan in December last year.
Kathryn Clay has been appointed the new President of ILTA, and will take up her position on 1 March.
Natural gas spot prices at Henry Hub in 2017 averaged about US¢50/million Btu higher than in 2016, according to the US EIA.
More hydrocarbon news updates
EnergyQuest reports that Australia’s total annual exports of LNG are up 26% to a record 56.8 million t.
Gasunie LNG Holding B.V., Oiltanking GmbH and Vopak LNG Holding B.V. aim to operate an LNG terminal in northern Germany.
CITGO’s new President and CEO, Asdrúbal Chávez, has confirmed the company’s headquarters will remain in Houston, Texas, US.
VUV Analytics tripled revenues in fuels and petrochemicals in 2017 and took its first order in Saudi Arabia.
Praxair, Inc. has expanded its long-term hydrogen supply agreement with Motiva Enterprises LLC for a refinery in Texas, US.
According to the EIA, net withdrawals from natural gas storage amounted to 359 billion ft3 for the week ending 5 January 2018.
KBC has signed a consultancy agreement for the integration of oil refineries in China's Shandong Province.
NIBE has also agreed to purchase the remaining 40% of BriskHeat’s outstanding shares in the future.
ENVIA Energy believes that fuel produced at its Oklahoma City GTL plant has met the necessary requirements to be submitted for qualification under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in the US.
Ashtead Technology is using tank floor inspection technology manufactured by Eddyfi Technologies for safety and environmental reasons.
Vitol has acquired Noble Americas for approximately US$400 million, completing a sale which was first announced in October 2017.
Emerson’s automated tank gauging system is designed to deliver overfill prevention and increase operational safety.
The acquisition sees Hexagon take on Industrial Business Solutions’ ContinuumEdge software.
SNC-Lavalin signs a master services agreement with a plastics, chemical and refining company in the Gulf Coast.