Posts Tagged ‘mixed cracker’

Kuwait sets pace to develop PIC Olefins-III project

PIC Olefins-3 integrated in KNPC New Refinery Project The wholly state-owned Petrochemicals Industries Company (PIC) is considering to relocate its Olefins-3 project along the New refinery Project (NRP) planned by Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) in Al-Zour, Kuwait. PIC and KNPC may be defined as sisters companies as both belongs to the […]

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PTTGC and Pertamina in talk for Indonesia Petrochemical Complex

PTTGC – Pertamina to sign Java Complex joint venture The Thailand-based PTT Global Chemical plc (PTTGC) and the Indonesian national oil company (NOC) Pertamina are in final talks to establish a joint venture to build from greenfield a world-scale petrochemical complex in Java, Indonesia. This process is following up a […]

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QP and QAPCO prepare FEED for Ras Laffan Petrochemicals Project

Bechtel wins Ras Laffan Petrochemicals PMC contract The national oil company (NOC) Qatar Petroleum (QP) and the joint venture Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) selected the US-based engineering company Bechtel to provide project management consultancy (PMC) for the Ras Laffan Petrochemicals Project in Qatar. In this partnership with QP, QAPCO is itself […]

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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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Total to invest $1.5 billion in Antwerp refinery and petrochemical complex

Total to convert Antwerp naphtha cracker to ethane Total announced during investor day, that he will spend $1.5 billion capital expenditure to adapt its Antwerp refinery and petrochemical complex to the market conditions. With a capacity of 350,000 b/d, Antwerp is the second largest refinery in Europe and the largest […]

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Acrylic Acid

Definition Acrylic acid is an unsaturated carboxylic acid extracted from propylene Acryclic acid is a colorless pungent and corrosive liquid in polymerized form. The formal name for acrylic acid is propenoic acid. Acrylic acid is miscible with water, alcohols and esters. Comments Acrylic acid is produced from propylene as an ethylene […]

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Saudi Aramco and Sabic lead Middle-East downstream projects

$8.9 billion petrochemical projects awarded on H1-2012 Middle-East countries and especially Saudi Arabia have been extremely active on the Downstream sector during the first half 2012 in awarding $8.9 billion worth of petrochemical projects. Compared with last year this amount of capital expenditure represents 88% increase as only $1 billion […]

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Total and Saudi Aramco work on Satorp Expansion

Saudi Aramco and Total to go for Aromatics in phase 2 While the joint venture Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemical Company (Satorp) is completing the construction of the refinery as the first phase of the project to come on stream in 2013, Total and Saudi Aramco are already working on the […]

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Mixed cracker

Definition Mixed cracker refers to cracker in the refining process which can treat equally ethane or naphtha Comments The cracker is a master piece of the refining process to produce gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and all the building blocks of the petrochemical industry (ethylene, propylene, butadiene and all their respective derivatives) To […]

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Tecnicas Reunidas wins three EPC contracts in Sadara complex

Dow and Saudi Aramco $20 billion Sadara takes shape Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) is a joint venture between The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco). Once complete, Sadara petrochemical complex will be one of the world’s largest integrated chemical complex and the largest ever built in […]

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