Tag: PTA

SE Asia a growing market for specialized equipment

Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing allows 3D-printing of large objects at less expense and in a far shorter time. After years of extensive research, commercialization has begun, and heavy industry is set to be transformed.

bp licenses its PTA technology to Weilian Chemical

bp has entered into an agreement to license its latest generation technology for the production of purified terephthalic acid (PTA) to China’s Dongying Weilian Chemical Co., Ltd.

ATB Riva Calzoni Oil completes O&M services

At the beginning of April, ATB Riva Calzoni completed an Oil and Gas O&M Services service for maintenance on a petrochemical plant in Mangalore, Western India.

Thailand: PTA plant

Foster Wheeler International Corporation has been awarded an engineering, onshore procurement, project and construction management services contract for a PTA plant in Thailand.

China: BP invests in energy

BP has signed a number of agreements covering investments totalling around USD 1 billion which will deepen its presence in the growing Chinese energy market.

Linde Gas Division expands in China

Linde Gas Xiamen Ltd., the Chinese Group company of the Gas Division of Linde AG (Wiesbaden, Germany) is adding a third air separation unit to its complex in Xiamen, Fujian province, China.

IOC to invest in naphtha cracker

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) is planning to invest Rs 7000 crore in setting up a naphtha cracker complex by 2006–7.

Sinopec chem expansion

BP PLC and China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., or Sinopec Corp., are in talks to expand a Sinopec unit in eastern China to meet the country's growing need for purified terephthalic acid.

Thailand boosts PTA capacity

Mitsui Chemicals Company and Siam Cementhai Chemicals' joint venture, Siam Mitsui PTA Company Limited

PTA plant in Montreal

Interquisa Canada, a Spanish-Canadian joint venture between Compania Espagnola de Petroleos's chemical division Interquisa (San Roque, Spain) and Societe Generale de Financement's subsidiary SGF Chemie has started construction of a new Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) plant in Montreal, Quebec.