Royal Vopak recently opened an import and
distribution terminal for oil products in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The newly built terminal in Tanjung Priok will support the
storage and distribution needs of the Indonesian and
international oil industry. The terminal has a storage capacity
of 250,800 cubic meters and enables the distribution of oil
products in the greater Jakarta area. The terminal's storage
capacity can be expanded to 450,000 cubic meters in the future
depending on market demand.
CB&I's ethylene cracker project in
Singapore has started up, producing on-specification ethylene
and propylene. The cracker complex is owned and operated by
Shell Eastern Petroleum Ltd. and is a part of
the Shell Eastern petrochemicals complex project in Singapore, which
comprises modifications to the existing Bukom refinery as well as the building of
a new mono-ethylene glycol plant on Jurong Island. The
800,000-tpy cracker increases Singapore's ethylene capacity by
40% while also producing 450,000 tpy of propylene, 230,000 tpy
of benzene and 155,000 tpy of butadiene.