Tag: polyethylene

Vietnam to build plastics plant

Vietnam’s plastic association plans to build a USD 250 million plastics plant powered by natural gas to reduce the country’s reliance on imports, an official has said.

New polyethylene plant for Thailand

Thailand 's National Petrochemical PCL has signed a contract worth USD 67.9 million with Samsung Engineering Co. of South Korea and Samsung Engineering (Thailand) Ltd for the building of a new polyethylene plant.

Iran undertakes huge petrochemical project plan

Iran is undertaking an expansion plan to increase its petrochemical capacity on an enormous scale.

Nanhai petrochemical project

Major construction work is expected to start in early 2003 on the Nanhai Petrochemical complex, which is located on Daya Bay near Hong Kong.

Qatar cracker

TotalFinaElf SA has said that its Atofina division had agreed with Chevron Phillips Chemical and two Qatari firms to build what could become the world's largest ethane cracker in Qatar.

China’s Sinopec finishes petrochemicals study

Chinese oil major Sinopec Corp. and two foreign companies have finished a joint feasibility study for a USD 3.0 billion petrochemical complex in southern China.

Polyethylene plant in Russia

Tecnimont, the Engineering and Construction Company of Montedison Group, has signed in Moscow, with AK Sibur, a Russian Company controlled by Gazprom, a contract covering the grant of licence and the supply of engineering, materials and equipment as well as technical assistance for the implementation at Kstovo (Nizhniy Novgorod) of a 120,000 tpy High Density Polyethylene Plant.

CSST flexible gas piping urged

Experts in civil engineering, manufacturers and builders have met in Sacramento, California, in support of the continued use of corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST) in construction in California.

Air Products’ recovery process selected for Texas

Air Products and Chemicals Inc. has been selected to supply a hydrocarbon and nitrogen recovery system for a new polyethylene manufacturing plant to be owned by Chevron Phillips Chemical Company and Solvay Polymers Inc.

TECHNIP to build polyethylene plant in the USA

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (CPC) and Solvay Polymers Inc. have awarded a contract for the engineering, procurement and construction of a new high-density polyethylene plant at CPC's Cedar Bayou facility in Baytown, Texas, to the joint venture of TECHNIP USA Corporation and BE&K Construction Company.