Construction

Japan's Kobe Steel, JERA launch new power units

Energy-poor Japan is expanding its in cleaner fuels, such as ammonia and hydrogen, and is developing carbon capture projects, as it moves towards its goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2050, on par with other developed nations.

Nikkiso Clean Energy & Industrial Gases Group expand service for Middle East

With this expansion, they will be providing pump and turboexpander aftermarket repairs of their full line, including J.C. Carter pumps. Their new state-of-the-art service center will allow repairs to be made locally rather than the need to ship elsewhere.

Imperial Oil to invest $539 MM for renewable diesel plant in Canada

Imperial Oil Ltd said on Thursday that it plans to invest C$720 MM ($538.64 MM) to construct a renewable diesel facility near its Strathcona refinery at Edmonton, Canada.

TA’ZIZ and Proman sign shareholders’ agreement to develop UAE’s first methanol facility

The facility has an anticipated annual capacity of up to 1.8 MMt and will meet growing domestic and international demand for this clean and versatile chemical commodity.

Japan's Taiyo Oil to shut 2 CDUs at Shikoku refinery in summer for maintenance

Japanese oil refiner Taiyo Oil Co plans to shut two crude distillation units (CDUs) at its 138,000 bpd Shikoku refinery in western Japan in the summer for scheduled maintenance.

Clean Energy Marine Hubs Initiative gains momentum at Ministerial energy meeting

IRENA will continue to expand its collaboration with ICS and partners in the shipping sector to further strengthen the CEM Hubs initiative and accelerate the use of renewables-based fuels in the shipping and other end-use sectors.

BASF breaks ground on MDI capacity expansion project at Geismar site

BASF has broken ground on the third and final phase of the methylene diphenyl diisocyanate expansion project at its Verbund site in Geismar, Louisiana.

Maire Tecnimont signs already announced $1.3 B EPC petrochemical contract

The $1.3 B EPC Lump Sum contract, already announced on December 21, 2022, is part of this complex and has been awarded to Tecnimont by a Joint Venture composed of QatarEnergy and Chevron Phillips Chemical.

QatarEnergy, Chevron Phillips Chemical to begin construction on integrated polymers complex

QatarEnergy and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC announced they will proceed on construction of a $6 B integrated polymers complex in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar.

Samsung Engineering receives an ethylene project contract from Ras Laffan Petrochemicals in Qatar

Samsung Engineering will be in charge of the major ethylene production facilities with its scope of work including furnaces, C2 hydrogenation, hydrogen purification unit and three main compressors.