Gas Processing/LNG

SABIC looking at investing in US gas

(Reuters) — Petrochemicals company Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) is considering several possible investments in the United States, while state oil giant Saudi Aramco is looking at gas prospects abroad, Saudi energy minister said on Wednesday.

Global Project Data

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Hydrocarbon Processing’s Construction Boxscore Database is tracking more than 1,700 active downstream projects around the world.

Industry Perspectives: New downstream project announcements drop 14% in 2017

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

According to Hydrocarbon Processing’s Construction Boxscore Database, more than 770 new projects have been announced over the past 3 yr.

Editorial Comment: Hydrocarbon Processing forecasts $361 B in total HPI spending in 2018

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

What is the state of the global hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI)?

Case histories of amine plant equipment corrosion problems–Part 2

Daughtry, J., Teletzke, E., INEOS Oxide GAS/ SPEC Technology Group

Past corrosion incidents provide insight into the causes of corrosion and the preventive actions required to protect plant equipment and reduce costly plant downtime.

ADIPEC '17: Execs discuss the changing world of LNG

Blume, Adrienne, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

ABU DHABI—On the opening day of ADIPEC, executives from the LNG sector gathered for a heavy-hitting "C-Suite Dialogues" afternoon panel discussion to answer the question: "What is the future for natural gas and LNG in a low-carbon, low-cost landscape?"

Shell sells out of Woodside Petroleum for $2.7 B

LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) — Royal Dutch Shell on Monday sold its entire stake in Australia's largest independent oil and gas company Woodside Petroleum Ltd for $2.7 B as it pushes ahead with its vast disposal program.

China Energy Investment signs MOU for $83.7 B in West Virginia projects

BEIJING (Reuters) — China Energy Investment Corp, the world's largest power company by asset value, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to invest $83.7 B in shale gas, power and chemical projects in West Virginia, the US state said on Thursday.

Business Trends: Preparing for a sea change in global refining

Follette, C., Ruiz-Cabrero, J., Boston Consulting Group

The global oil refining industry has been buffeted by many events in recent years.

Case histories of amine plant equipment corrosion problems–Part 1

Daughtry, J., Teletzke, E., INEOS Oxide GAS/ SPEC Technology Group

Lost production from corrosion costs the oil and gas industry more than $1 B/yr.1