Posts Tagged ‘Braskem’

Odebrecht and Braskem study US West Virginia Ethylene Cracker

Wood County on line to host Ascent Complex project The Brazilian companies Odebrecht and Braskem are currently investigating the opportunity to develop the Appalachian Shale Cracker Enterprise (Ascent) Petrochemical complex project at Parkersburg in the Wood County of West Virginia, USA. Joining Shell with its Appalachia Ethane Cracker project, Odebrecht and Braskem are exploring […]

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Petrobras invests in new hydrogen plant for clean fuels refinery

Toyo-Setal awarded ComperJ hydrogen facility EPC The national oil company (NOC), Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras), selected the joint venture Toyo-Setal Empreendimentos Ltda (Toyo-Setal) to design and build the new hydrogen facility for the integrated refinery and petrochemical Complexo Petroquimico do Rio de Janeiro, the so called ComperJ project. To be located at […]

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One Day – One Country: Brazil

Brazil Key Project and Business Highlights The year 2012 has seen Brazil congested by the upstream projects causing delays. But more importantly, in 2012, Brazil started to implement its integrated business model in which upstream, midstream and downstream sectors are developed in parallel in order to optimize the hydrocarbon value […]

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Japan chemical industry gears up on bio-plastics

Sojitz, SDK and Toray multiply strategic initiatives While the biggest oil and gas producing countries in Middle-East, Russia and North America are expanding their petrochemical industry downstream towards high added value hydrocarbon products, Japan seems to investigate another route through chemical local companies building up Market Leadership on bio-plastics. The […]

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Carlyle and Sunoco to revive Philadelphia refinery

Philadelphia Refinery to rely on Marcellus shale gas Last year Sunoco Inc (Sunoco) had  announced to close the Philadelphia refinery in Pennsylvania, USA, on summer 2012 if no buyer could be found in the meantime. But the development of the shale gas in USA much faster than expected and in […]

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Coca-Cola, Ford, Heinz, Nike and Procter & Gamble join forces in PET Technology

Top brands to develop 100% plant-based PET (BioPET) June 2012, the Coca-Cola Company (Coca-Cola), Ford Motor Company (Ford), H.J. Heinz Company(Heinz), NIKE, Inc. (Nike) and Procter & Gamble (P&G) created the Plant PET Technology Collaborative (PTC). Already December 2009 had marked game changing by Coca-Cola launching its innovative PlantBottle™ package. With the 30 […]

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Sasol to surf Downstream on the US Shale gas wave

$4 billion Louisiana Ethylene Cracker: On going Feasibility Study The South African energy and chemicals major Sasol’s board of directors has approved a feasibility study for a possible ethylene cracker and derivatives project at Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA. Sasol’s decision to move to a feasibility study on the USA project comes after the […]

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Braskem & PetroPeru Petrochemical complex on track

Camisea gas for the $3.5 billion Peru Southern Project  Brazilian and Peruvian Governments have approved the Camisea Southern gas pipeline project, the Integrated Petrochemical Complex planned by Braskem and PetroPeru will get the necessary ethane feedstock.  Odebrecht will lead the Brazilian  consortium to build the $5 billion capital expenditure Peru’s Southern Andean Gas Pipeline from the Camisea […]

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$5 billion for the Peru’s Southern Andean Gas Pipeline

Odebrecht, Petrobras & Braskem to lead Camisea gas field development Brazil has come forward with cash injections aimed at bringing the gas into the international markets and help Peru’s Petrochemical sector development. Odebrecht will lead a consortium of three Brazilian firms plans to spend up to $5 billion capital expenditure instead of the previous $3 billion  in […]

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