Tag: propylene

CMS announces a new pilot project with Braskem

CMS announces a new pilot project with Braskem

Compact Membrane Systems, Inc. (CMS), a pioneer in membrane systems for advanced chemical separations, and Braskem America, Inc., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Braskem S.A., are engaged in the establishment of a joint development agreement.

Fluor and Dow team up for Propylene Production Pro

Fluor Corporation has announced that it has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract by The Dow Chemical Company for a propylene production asset project in Freeport, Texas.

Saudi refinery

Saudi Aramco and Japan’s Sumitomo Chemical Co. officially signed an agreement to set up an equally-owned joint venture for an integrated refinery and petrochemicals project in Rabigh, Saudi Arabia, but they now see total investment costs doubling to USD 8.5 billion, Sumitomo has said.

Norway: petrochemical expansions

Borealis will expand its Noretyl ethylene cracker, a 50:50 joint venture with Hydro Polymers at Rafnes, and debottleneck its own polypropylene plant at Rønningen.

From ethylene to propylene

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

CB&I win Chinese contract

Chicago Bridge & Iron Company NV has won a contract from Shanghai Ethylene Cracker Complex for a low-temperature liquids storage facility in the Shanghai Chemical Industrial Park in Caojing, China.

TotalFinaElf to revamp French refinery

TotalFinaElf SA plans a 5-year, EUR 70 million programme to revamp its 114,000 bpd Feyzin refinery in the Rhône valley in eastern France.

Ethylene expansion in Poland

ABB has won a USD 165 million contract from Poland’s PKN Orlen SA to expand an ethylene plant in Poland, a project that will substantially increase the country's ethylene and propylene production.

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.

Polibrasil invests in PP capacity increase

Polibrasil, a joint venture of Suzano and Basell, began this week a USD 230 million investment project to set up a new PP unit in its facility at Maua, São Paulo, state.