PASADENA, Calif. – Materia Inc., a company in the development and manufacturing of catalysts and advanced polymers, is expanding its Proxima thermoset resins manufacturing capacity fivefold in Huntsville, Texas.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – UOP LLC, a division of Honeywell International Inc. announced that it has won a contract from Dangote Oil Refinery Company Ltd. for critical equipment, technology licensing and design services for a world-scale integrated refinery and petrochemical plant. When completed, the integrated complex in Lekki, near the capital of Lagos in Nigeria, will be the largest single-train refinery in the world.
TASHKENT (Reuters) -- Uzbekistan started construction of a $2.2 B refinery on Thursday, which will use oil imported from Russia and Kazakhstan, state news agency UzA reported.
DALLAS -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has been selected by Lubrizol to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for Lubrizol’s new Polyisobutylene (PIB) unit in Deer Park, Texas.
HOUSTON -- Aspentech's user meeting kicked off Tuesday with live Irish music introducing the company’s CEO Antonio Pietri. His principal focus was a third solution portfolio—Asset Performance Management (APM)—being added to their Engineering and their Manufacturing & Supply chain solutions. Since OPTIMIZE 2015, they have spent $70 MM on acquisitions and $130 MM on internal R&D.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- SPATCO Petroleum Solutions, a wholly owned division of SPATCO Energy Solutions, announced the opening of a new facility in Memphis, Tennessee. The new facility is the company's third expansion in the last 18 months.
HOUSTON -- Bechtel, a company in engineering, procurement, and construction, announced that the company has been awarded two contracts by Carbon Holdings of Egypt: one to provide project management services for the Tahrir Petrochemicals Complex at Ain Sokhna, Egypt, and one to build two new polypropylene units at an adjacent site. In its project management role, Bechtel will have oversight of project execution and contractor performance on what will be the largest petrochemicals complex in Egypt.
HOUSTON -- ExxonMobil Chemical Company and SABIC each announced the selection of a site in San Patricio County, Texas for potential development of a jointly owned petrochemical complex on the US Gulf Coast.
THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- CB&I announced it has been awarded a contract by Zhejiang Petroleum and Chemical Co. Ltd. for the license and engineering design of a single-train 220 kta diphenyl carbonate (DPC) unit, based on Versalis technology, for a refining and petrochemical complex in China.
SEATTLE -- ClearSign Combustion Corporation, a provider of industrial combustion technologies that help to reduce emissions and improve efficiency, announced that it has secured a follow-on commercial order from a California-based refinery following Duplex technology's pilot with the company late last year.