Tag: Petrochemical

Chandra Asri 2nd complex milestone

PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk (CAP), through its wholly owned subsidiary, PT Chandra Asri Perkasa (CAP2), has achieved its milestone of technology selection for its second petrochemical complex to be built in Indonesia.

LTHE receives order worth Rs 4000Cr

L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Limited (LTHE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro, has bagged orders totalling close to Rs 4000 Cr in the International market.

Keeping Braskem PP5 on track

The sprawling site hosts several chemical plants involved in the production of raw materials and further processed chemical products. Stainless Steel World visited the site to speak with Mr. Roberto Funger, Senior Inspection Engineer.

IPP Group appoint Business Development Manager

IPP Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Roberto Garcia as Business Development Manager, effective 2nd February 2015. Roberto started his career within the Petrochemical Industry in South America becoming involved in sales of Stainless Steel, specialising in the Oil & Gas market. Photo courtesy of IPP Group Having worked for a major manufacturing mill and stainless steel stockholder, Roberto has been ever present in export and business development roles.

Alfa Laval wins energy efficiency order

Alfa Laval has received an order to supply Alfa Laval Packinox heat exchangers to one of the world’s largest petrochemical complexes in Saudi Arabia.

McJunkin Red Man to acquire SPF

McJunkin Red Man Corporation (MRC) has signed an agreement to acquire Stainless Pipe and Fittings Australia Pty Ltd (SPF). This brings MRC one step closer to realizing the company’s strategic vision to be the world’s leading pipe, valve and fitting (PVF) distribution company for the energy and industrial markets.

Kobe acquires 44% stake in Wuxi

Kobe Steel Limited (Kobe Steel) has acquired a 44.3% equity share in Wuxi Compressor Co Limited (Wuxi), after reaching an agreement with parent company Wuxi Victor Group Co Limited. The investment will allow Kobe Steel to meet the increasing demand for process gas compressors in China. The acquisition of the Wuxi shares was made through Kobelco (China) Holdings Co Limited, Kobe Steel's China headquarters.

Singapore: petrochemical investment

Foster Wheeler Ltd has announced that its UK subsidiary, Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd (FWEL), and its Singapore subsidiary, Foster Wheeler Eastern Private Ltd (FWEPL), have been awarded contracts by Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd for two basic design engineering packages (BDEP) associated with an ethylene oxide/mono-ethylene glycol (EO/MEG) plant and a significant refinery modification project in Singapore.

Italy: refinery agreement

Foster Wheeler Italiana SpA has agreed rto provide engineering services for Italiana Energia Servizi SpA.

Norway: chlorine modernization

Hydro Polymers, the petrochemical sector of Hydro, is planning a NOK 700 million conversion of its existing diaphragm chlorine plant at Rafnes, Norway, to membrane technology.