Current Headlines

  1. Genscape Launches Refinery Stream Monitor
    7/16/2019

    As Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) prepares to close the 335,000 barrel per day (bpd) oil refinery in Philadelphia following a disastrous June 21 explosion, and the market prepares for the implementation of multiple green initiatives intended to reduce carbon emissions, the oil industry has been paying close attention to refinery operations

  2. Topsoe To Build Demonstration Plant To Produce Cost-Competitive CO2-Neutral Methanol From Biogas And Green Electricity
    7/16/2019

    The demonstration plant, scheduled to be fully operational in the beginning of 2022, is expected to demonstrate that sustainable methanol production from biogas can compete with traditional methanol production based on fossil fuels

  3. PetroLogistics ll Announces 500 KTA Gulf Coast PDH Project Using Dow FCDh Technology
    7/15/2019

    PetroLogistics ll LLC (the Company), a portfolio company of Quantum Energy Partners, announced today that it has licensed Dow’s proprietary fluidized catalytic dehydrogenation (FCDh) technology and plans to construct a 500 KTA propane dehydrogenation (PDH) facility on the US Gulf Coast

  4. McDermott Announces Successful Startup Of World's Largest Catalytic Dehydrogenation Plant
    7/11/2019

    McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) today announced the recent successful startup of the world's largest catalytic dehydrogenation plant, which is located at Hengli Petrochemical (Dalian) Refinery Co., Ltd.'s site in Liaoning Province, China, and uses McDermott's Lummus CATOFIN® technology

  5. New Technology For H2S Removal In Crude Oil
    7/11/2019

    Q2 Technologies, the developer of triazine based Scavengers, has now brought to market an innovative H2S Scavenger for crude oil applications. Refineries, production streams and crude oil terminals can eliminate fouling from triazine based Scavengers when treating oil with Pro3® while maintaining similar costs

  6. Meritage Midstream Extends Binding Open Season For New Movement On Thunder Creek Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline System
    7/10/2019

    Meritage Midstream Services II, LLC (“Meritage”) announced recently that its subsidiary, Thunder Creek NGL Pipeline, LLC (“Thunder Creek”) has extended the binding open season to secure volume dedications to support the proposed construction and development on its natural gas liquids pipeline

  7. Shenghong Petrochemical Contracts DuPont Clean Technologies For STRATCO® Alkylation Technology
    7/10/2019

    DuPont Clean Technologies (DuPont) has been awarded contracts to supply Shenghong Petrochemical Group Co., Limited (Shenghong) with a STRATCO® alkylation technology license, engineering, and proprietary equipment

  8. Chevron Phillips Chemical And Qatar Petroleum Announce Plans To Jointly Develop U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemical Project
    7/9/2019

    Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC and Qatar Petroleum recently announced they have signed an agreement to jointly pursue development of a new petrochemical plant in the Gulf Coast region of the United States

  9. Air Liquide Signs Long-Term Supply Agreement With GCGV And Will Build New Air Separation Unit In Texas
    7/9/2019

    Air Liquide has signed a long-term agreement with Gulf Coast Growth Ventures (GCGV), a 50/50 joint venture between ExxonMobil and SABIC, to supply oxygen and nitrogen from its industrial gas pipeline network to GCGV’s planned ethane cracker facility located near Corpus Christi, in Texas

  10. Lucid Energy Group Announces Long-Term Agreement With XTO Energy And New Cryogenic Processing Plant In Southeast New Mexico
    7/9/2019

    Lucid Energy Group (“Lucid”) recently announced the company has executed a new long-term natural gas gathering and processing agreement with XTO Energy Inc. (“XTO”), a subsidiary of ExxonMobil. Under the new agreement, XTO will deliver natural gas production from a portion of its leasehold position in southeastern New Mexico to Lucid’s South Carlsbad gas gathering and processing system