Technip, BTG to build pyrolysis plants for biomass-to-oil production

Technip signed an exclusive cooperation agreement with BTG BioLiquids to provide EPC services for its modular pyrolysis plants.

Sasol boosts Lake Charles ethane cracker price estimate by $2.1 B

Petrochemicals company Sasol Ltd. raised the price tag of its US ethane cracker project to $11 B from $8.9 B.

Sonangol suspends construction of Lobito refinery and Barra do Dande terminal

Sonangol suspended construction of the Lobito refinery and ocean terminal of Barra do Dande to reassess the development and implementation of these projects.

Brazil seizes $655 M in assets from Odebrecht, OAS, executives

Brazil's federal auditing court, ordered the seizure of about $655 M worth of assets from engineering firms Odebrecht SA and OAS SA and some of their executives, to recoup losses from contracts related to the country's biggest ever corruption scandal.

Veolia to provide wastewater treatment system for LACC ethane cracker and Lotte MEG plant

CB&I has chosen Veolia Water Technologies to engineer and procure a wastewater treatment package for a Lotte Axiall Chemical Company ethane cracker and associated monoethylene glycol plant being constructed in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Flint Hills Resources to construct $20 M fuel terminal expansion

Flint Hills Resources will begin construction on a $20 M expansion of its Waupun, Wisconsin fuel terminal.

KBR awarded construction contract for Chemours new Corpus Christi facility

KBR will build a large-scale manufacturing plant to produce hydrofluoroolefins for Chemours.

Meridian Energy Group selects Vepica USA, to undertake engineering definition of Davis refinery

Meridian Energy Group has finalized its selection of Vepica USA, Inc. to perform the engineering definition for the Davis refinery.

Wison Engineering awarded new EPC contracts by Connel Chemical for MTO project

Wison Engineering has been awarded an EPC contract for a 300kta methanol-to-olefins unit, the first phase of Connel Chemical Industry Ltd.’s 600kta MTO plant.

Engineers and Constructors International, Inc. acquires Simon Carves Engineering, Ltd.

Engineers and Constructors International, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding Ltd., acquired Simon Carves Engineering, Ltd.