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S-Oil expansion project opened

An MoU was also signed between Aramco and S-Oil to collaborate on a $6 billion Steam Cracker amd Olefin Downstream ProjectSaudi Aramco is advancing its global chemicals growth strategy with the inauguration of S-Oil’s new Residue Upgrading Complex and Olefin Downstream Complex.The new facilities feature the latest refinery technologies, which have raised S-Oil’s petrochemical portion from 8 per cent to 13 per cent and includes high-value products such as propylene and gasoline. The inauguration...

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SRF buys 49pc stake in AcwaRIYADH: Silk Road Fund (SRF), a state-owned investment fund of the...

Exxon’s $53bn deal seen hit by contract snags

Just weeks ago, US energy giant ExxonMobil looked poised to move ahead with a $53 billion project to...

Petrofac loses out on deals

Oilfield services provider Petrofac lost out on $10 billion worth of contracts globally due to a...



Brown to lead Key Equipment and Facilities

Ametek Specialty Metal Products (SMP) Fine Tubes has named Peter Brown as its new Key Equipment and Facilities manager. Brown will work within the company’s operations division of the manufacturer and international supplier of precision-engineered metal tube products, a statement said.Brown joins Fine Tubes after nine years of experience in maintenance and operations management roles. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree with honors in Manufacturing Engineering with Management from the...

KIPIC - Al Zour New Refinery - Package 2

Name of Client : KIPIC - Kuwait Integrated Petrochemical Industries Company Revised Budget : $3...

GPIC wins RoSPA award again

The Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) has once again achieved a high level of excellence...

Calendar of events

July 20191-4 Nigeria Oil & Gas Conference & ExhibitionVenue: ICC - Abuja, NigeriaContact...

Tenders

BAHRAINPipe PVCTender no: TC/MM/PT-071/05/2019Description: 1: Pipe, PVC to EDD description: No S-...



Gulf producers to maintain output

Gulf Opec producers will keep their July oil production within their Opec target despite the current global supply cut pact expiring at end of June, Opec sources said, a signal that the Gulf exporters are reluctant to boost supply.Saudi Arabia, the top global oil exporter’s crude output in June will be around the same level of its May production, and its July output will remain within its obligation under the Opec-led supply cut deal, the sources said.Saudi oil output in May was 9.67 mbpd...



Dirty oil crisis ‘over’

In the opinion of Russian officials, the oil contamination crisis that disrupted flows from the world’s second-largest exporter of crude this spring is long over.But a closer look at a dozen tankers containing dirty Russian oil suggests that for the buyers, the debacle has a long way to run and will cost them hundreds of millions of dollars.Two months since buyers discovered Russia was shipping oil contaminated with organic chloride, which is designed to boost output but can destroy refining...

US supplies up

A surge in India’s oil imports from the United States outpaced growth in shipments from its...



New Hormann facility rolls out fire-rated doors

The door is finished with a polyester powder coating and wood grain can be provided as an optional finish. All steel Hormann doors are factory finished and etched primed to take any paint, offering a wide range of semi-gloss paint finishesHormann, one of the world’s largest producers of industrial, commercial and residential doors, has started rolling out steel fire-rated hinged doors to meet demands from Middle East customers from its new factory in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza).The new 4...

Emirates Fire and Rescue obtains global accreditation

A course or training programme bearing the seal of the IFE is a testament to the quality of courses...

HSE experts discuss prime issues at Bahrain forum

The highlight of the event was a first-of-its-kind live evacuation drill, bringing together the...

Walki membrane succesfully passes fire test

Walki Group had identified the need for a more flame-retardant material a few years ago and the...



Hydrocarbon storage tank cleaning poses hazards

To maximise the lifetime or total service life of a tank, sufficient maintenance should be undertaken to counteract degradation mechanism such as corrosion. Cleaning of the tank is recommended even when one decides to change its storage content Increasing production of hydrocarbons such as crude oil and natural gas coupled with rising demand of them makes inventory management a crucial aspect of the hydrocarbon market. With fluctuating prices and demand, maintenance of inventory is vital from...

Re-Gen Robotics launches new firm

The state of the art, automatic tank cleaning system will eradicate industry fatalities in the...

Crowley adds 40 ISO tanks to meet growing demand

The latest addition of LNG ISO containers to the Crowley fleet will ensure greater supply chain...



Twin cities see big investments

RCJY is to implement 50 initiatives targeting the goals of Saudi Vision 2030 that aims to provide further investments, nationalising services and diversifying economic resourcesSaudi Arabia’s Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu (RCJY) has launched ten initiatives at a combined value of SR16.58 billion ($4.42 billion) as part of the newly-launched programme to develop the national industry and services.These initiatives are set to cover all industrial cities which are managed by the Royal...

How FARO aids 2D and 3D scanning of a factory floor

The FARO Focus laser scanner produces three-dimensional, coloured and geometrically accurate images...

Byrne increasing its market share year-on-year

As part of the company strategy to grow its product range and activities to support its clients...

Keeping customers satisfied through simple integration

The goal of the Open Integration programme initiated by Endress+Hauser can be summed up quickly: the...

Acciona reaches financial close

Acciona, a leading company in the development of water infrastructure, together with Marubeni...

Ineos inks deal for 3 new plants

As per the MoU, Saudi Aramco and Total will construct a $5-billion petrochemical complex (Project...

Energy management for a sustainable future

As countries worldwide strive to meet the global targets towards a clean energy of tomorrow, the...

Did anyone say food? AYTB’s H&C has the answer

AYTB H&C’s strengths are in offering tailored solutions to its partners and the ability to...

Atlas Copco Rental continues to add to its portfolio

Currently, Atlas Copco Rental Middle East has the biggest regional depot in Jubail and also depots...

Halliburton starts Jubail plant work

Halliburton has started construction of a chemical plant in the Jubail chemical complex in Saudi...

Be on the move with top-notch Red Sea Rental Solutions

The modus operandi of RSI’s Rentals division has been to focus and penetrate with specialised...

Winning a large deal

McDermott International has announced a large contract award from Saudi Aramco for engineering...

McDermott to set up major facility

The firm will also expand its in-country engineering and procurement offices, as well as establish a...

BHGE, Darvico supply valves

Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) has announced the delivery of the highly engineered, severe...

Sadara sees rosy China PE outlook

The firm runs three linear low density PE (LLDPE) units with capacities of 970,000 tpy, and a low...

Sankyu intends to expand across GCC

The company, which has presence in Jeddah, Jubail, Al Khobar, Rabigh and Yanbu in Saudi Arabia and...

Mawani selects GSCCO again to operate KFIP in Yanbu

In addition to KFIP in Yanbu, Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company’s (GSCCO) current portfolio...

Work on SR10bn projects starts

Power and Water Utility Company for Jubail and Yanbu (Marafiq) has embarked on the implementation of...

KBR wins Sadara maintenance deal

KBR, through its local joint venture subsidiary KBR Al Yusr, will provide preventative and...

Evonik wins Sabic award

Evonik Performance Materials has received the Sabic Supplier Recognition Award in recognition of its...

Work on EO-PO pipeline starts

The system will feature a manifold for distributing EO and PO to a number of PlasChem Park tenants...




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