Tag: naphtha

IOC to raise capacity of Paradip plant

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) will increase the capacity of its proposed oil refinery at Paradip in Orissa to 15 million tonnes and build it as a petrochemical-cum-oil refinery by 2009-10.

UAE: refinery upgrade

Foster Wheeler Ltd has been awarded a contract to upgrade a condensate refinery in Dubai, UAE.

Bahrain: LPG revamp

Foster Wheeler Ltd has announced that its subsidiary Foster Wheeler Energy Limited has been awarded a contract by the Bahrain National Gas Company (BANAGAS) for front-end engineering design to revamp BANAGAS's liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) facilities.

USA: Valero desulphurises

CB&I will engineer and construct a new gasoline desulphurisation unit in Louisiana, USA.

Shell poised to sign Qatar GTL deal

Royal Dutch/Shell is poised to stage a major comeback in Qatar by sealing a USD 4 billion gas-to-liquids (GTL) project with the Gulf state.

Australian GTL using coal

Rentech Inc. has announced that the Latrobe Valley in eastern Victoria, Australia, has emerged as the leading choice for what could be the first "clean" production of gas and sulphur-free diesel and naphtha in Australia from the processing of coal.

HHI wins sub-sea pipeline project

HHI has won an order for sub-sea pipelines worth USD 120 million from SINOPEC (China Petroleum & Chemical Corp.) on a turn-key basis.

Qatar GTL

Sasol and Qatar Petroleum have awarded a USD 675 million EPC contract to Technip-Coflexip of Italy for the construction of the world’s largest and most advanced natural gas-to-liquid (GTL) plant.

Pemex to tender two petrochem projects

The petrochemical unit of Mexico's state oil company Pemex will launch a tender in February 2003 for two petrochemical complexes, one at Coatzacoalcos in Veracruz state, and the other at Altamira in Tamaulipas state.

Texas refinery revamp

Cyntech Fuels of Chambers County LLC has awarded a contract to Eagle-Pro Engineering Inc. of Beaumont, Texas, USA, for the renovation and construction activities of the hydrocarbon processing facility in Mt. Belvieu, Texas.