You are currently viewing: News



26-03-2012

Chevron Phillips Chemical to expand the NGL fractionation unit at the Sweeny plant

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (Chevron Phillips Chemical) will expand the Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) Fractionator Complex at its Sweeny Plant in Old Ocean, Texas. Construction is targeted to commence in April of 2012, and the project is anticipated to be completed in February of 2013.
 
With the expansion, the NGL fractionation unit will increase capacity by approximately 22,000 barrels per day or a 19 percent increase over current capacity.
 
“One of the main drivers for the project is the rapid development of natural gas, crude oil and NGLs from the shale formations in the region,” said Martin Dale, feedstock procurement manager for Chevron Phillips Chemical. “This expansion positions Chevron Phillips Chemical to take additional raw NGL product from the Eagle Ford and Permian basins and ultimately convert the NGL’s into products for consumer and commercial use.”
 
The NGL fractionation unit at Sweeny was built in the 1960s and is made up of two trains and currently has a capacity of 116,000 barrels per day.‚Äč

Sponsor : 

Other News Items

Bashneft and Yokogawa sign partnership agreement

On January 22 JSOC Bashneft and Yokogawa Electric Corporation signed a Long-Term Partnership Agreement in the area of support of Ufa Refining Complex production facilities ...

29-01-2015

Lukoil starts Austrian lube plant upgrade

Vagit Alekperov, OAO LUKOIL President, attended a ceremony, in Vienna today, dedicated to the start of construction of a bulk-oil trans shipment and storage terminal ...

29-01-2015

Alfa Laval to provide compact heat exchangers to a US refinery

Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has won an order to supply compact heat exchangers to a refinery in the U.S. The ...

27-01-2015

JGC wins EPCC contract for LNG complex expansion project in Malaysia

JGC Corporation announced today that, as a part of a consortium with JGC Group company, JGC Malaysia, it has been awarded a contract by PETRONAS LNG 9 Sdn. Bhd.(PL9SB), ...

26-01-2015

Methanex starts up one million tonne methanol plant in Geismar, Louisiana

Methanex Corporation announced that on January 24th, 2015, the company successfully produced first methanol from its new 1.0 million tonne plant in Geismar, Louisiana. ...

26-01-2015

BP puts its Amsterdam oil terminal up for sale

BP announced today that it intends to sell its 950,000 cubic metre capacity oil storage terminal in Amsterdam.    The BP Amsterdam Terminal, which has been ...

22-01-2015

BASF to increase capacity for butanediol at its Geismar site

BASF will increase its production capacities for the chemical intermediate 1,4-butanediol (BDO) by 10% at its site in Geismar/Louisiana as of 2016. The company will then ...

21-01-2015

Albemarle announces realignment of global business units

Albemarle Corporation announced today that as a result of the completion of its acquisition of Rockwood Holdings, it will realign its global business units, effective ...

20-01-2015

Petrofac awarded $4B heavy oil project in Kuwait

Petrofac, the international oil and gas services provider, has received an award notification for the first phase of Kuwait Oil Company’s (KOC) Lower Fars heavy ...

20-01-2015

GE Oil & Gas awarded 13 year service contract from Peru LNG

GE Oil & Gas today announced it has been awarded a long-term contractual service agreement (CSA) through General Electric International Peru to support the PERU LNG ...

19-01-2015