HP Construction: North America
Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., LP, is advancing a feasibility study to construct a world-scale ethane cracker and ethylene derivatives at one of its existing facilities in the US Gulf Coast region. Th..
HP Construction: South America
Braskem-Idesa, the joint venture between Braskem and Idesa, has taken another important step in developing its Ethylene XXI project in Mexico. The JV has chosen Technip as the technology provider for ..
HP Construction: Europe
Uhde has begun construction of what is said to be its first-ever skid-mounted chlor-alkali electrolysis plant in Leuna, Germany. Leuna-Harze GmbH, one of Europes leading producers of epoxy resin..
HP Construction: Middle East
Neste Oil and Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC) have a partnership concerning very high-viscosity index (VHVI) base oils. Along with the cooperation, 600,000 metric tpy of NEXBASE base oil is expecte..
HP Construction: Asia-Pacific
Fluor Offshore Solutions, a unit of Fluor Corp., has been awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract by Woodside for the Browse liquefied natural gas (LNG) development. The Browse fiel..
HP Construction: Neste Oil celebrates the grand opening of its ISCC-certified renewable diesel plant in Singapore
Neste Oil with Singapores Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence, Mr. Teo Chee Hean; Finnish Minister for Ownership Steering, Mr. Jyri Häkämies; and some 200 guests celebrated ..
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BASF foam insulating LNG pipes in KoreaBASFs specialty foam Basotect is now, for the first time, being used to insulate pipes in a liquefied natural gas (LNG) tank terminal in Gwangyang, Korea. ..
HP Impact: HPI recovery underway despite uncertainty
Purvin & Gertz recently released its global petroleum market outlook for 2011. The study provides an analysis of global and regional markets for crude oil and refined products within a framework of wo..
HP Impact: Small-scale chemistry could improve biodegradable polymers
Using a small block of aluminum with a tiny groove carved in it (Fig. 1), a team of researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Polytechnic Institute of New York..
HP Impact: US auto industry could boost profits with higher mileage standards
As the US ramps up vehicle fuel efficiency standards, new reports from Citi Investment Research, Ceres and longtime independent industry experts conclude that US automakers will be more profitable at ..
HP Associations: The era of the integrated oil company has passed
The National Petrochemical and Refiners Association (NPRA) gathered in San Antonio, Texas, for its 109th annual meeting in March. Key points of conversation included the ongoing battle with the US Env..
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EYESIM Virtual Reality now available on iPhone and iPadFollowing the successful launch of the innovative Virtual Reality training system EYESIM, Invensys Operations Management, a global provider of te..
First safety goggle with reading magnifiers The Uvex Stealth Reader Goggle, reportedly the industrys first safety goggle with reading magnifiers, is available in five diopter strengths rang..
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Enriched intuitive company website Ashlands newly designed company website is said to have many significant enhancements to make it simpler and more useful for its users. At its core, the site..