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Shell: Geismar expansion on track

Shell Chemical is making good progress on the main construction of its fourth linear alpha olefins unit at its chemicals manufacturing site in Geismar, Louisiana.


GE signs 15 year service contract

GE has announced it has signed a 15 year service contract for water treatment and monitoring at one of Russia’s largest petrochemical plants.


Sinopec to buy interest in SECCO

Sinopec Corp. has announced it will buy interest in Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical Company Limited from BP for US$1.68 billion.


CB&I wins PBI contract

CB&I has been awarded a contract by PBI for the license and engineering design of three proprietary technologies in Indonesia.