Tag: Olefins

Chiyoda & Kiewit awarded EPC contract

Chiyoda Corporation (Chiyoda) announced that the joint venture between Chiyoda International Corporation, a U.S. based wholly-owned subsidiary of Chiyoda, and Kiewit Energy Group Inc.

Patel Succeeds de Vries at LyondellBasell

Bhavesh V. (Bob) Patel is the new senior vice president of LyondellBasell’s Olefins & Polyolefins sector for Europe, Asia and International (EAI).

From ethylene to propylene

Japan's Mitsui Chemicals Inc will transform its ethylene centre in Osaka into a propylene centre.

Polyethylene plant in Iran

Pars Petrochemical Company – a wholly owned affiliate of the National Petrochemical Company of Iran – has just awarded Technip-Coflexip and its Iranian partner Nargan, an EPC contract for the design and construction of a low density polyethylene plant for the 9th Olefins Complex at Asaluyeh.

Ethylene facility in Texas

Dow Chemical Co. is planning to build an ethylene plant in Seadrift, Texas.

S. Korean petrochem expansion

South Korea's Yeochon NCC is to expand the capacities of its No 1 and 2 petrochemical complexes at Yeochon by 2% and 7%, respectively, in October and May, a company source has said.

ABB signs for ethylene project in China

ABB said has signed an order for approximately USD 200 million with Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical Company for part of a new USD 2.7 billion petrochemical complex in China.

Ethylene expansion in Iran

Arak Petrochemical Company has awarded Technip with the contract for the expansion of the Olefins Plant at Arak, Iran.