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Jakarta (VNA) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo on January 24 launched the construction of a 2.3 billion USD coal gasification plant, in a bid to reduce the country's liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) imports while optimising its coal resources. The plant is designed to utilise 6 million tonnes of low rank coal to produce 1.4 tonnes of dimethyl ether (DME) annually,
The CBI has arrested E S Ranganathan, Director (Marketing) of GAIL, in a case of alleged bribery of over Rs 50 lakh for giving discounts to private companies buying petro chemical products marketed by the Maharatna PSU, officials said sunday.
BEIJING: China's oil consumption is expected to keep growing for a decade on robust chemical demand, reaching a peak of about 780 million tonnes per year by 2030, a research institute affiliated with China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) said on Sunday (Dec 26). Last year, the research group, called the CNPC Economics & Technology Research Institute (ETRI), said that China's oil demand would peak at 730 million tonnes per year by around 2025. In its latest report, the ETRI said diesel fuel, gasoline and kerosene consumption are forecast to peak sometime around 2025 at about 390 million tonnes per year. The strong petrochemical demand will support rising consumption through to 2030.
IRVING, Texas – July 30, 2021 – Exxon Mobil Corporation today announced estimated second-quarter 2021 earnings of $4.7 billion, or $1.10 per share assuming dilution, compared with a loss of $1.1 billion in the second quarter of 2020. Second-quarter capital and exploration expenditures were $3.8 billion, bringing the first half of 2021 to $6.9 billion, which is consistent with planned lower activity in the first half of the year. The company anticipates higher second-half planned spending on key projects, including Guyana, Brazil, Permian and in Chemical, with full-year spending towards the lower end of the guidance range of $16 billion to $19 billion.
Because of value concerns, an agreement between Dependence Industries and Saudi Aramco to purchase a stake in the Indian aggregate's oil-to-synthetic chemicals business has been scrapped, according to persons with knowledge of the subject. As the world strives to disassociate itself from petroleum derivatives and reduce emissions, they added, disagreements over the amount Reliances oil-to-synthetics (O2C) business should be valued. According to one of the sources, Reliance will now focus on signing different agreements with organisations to generate claim to fame synthetic substances for higher edges, assuming all other factors are equal. Aramco, the world's largest oil exporter, agreed to a non-binding agreement to buy a 20% stake in Reliance's O2C business for $15 billion in 2019. After two years of dealings, the companies said this week that they would review the agreement. The arrangement's disintegration reflects the changing global energy landscape.
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Saudi Aramco have decided to re-evaluate the energy giant's proposed $15bn investment to acquire a 20% stake in RIL's oil-to-chemicals (O2C) business, the Indian chemicals major said late on Friday. The two companies in August 2019 signed a non-binding letter of intent that proposes that Aramco would acquire the stake in Reliance’s refining, petrochemicals and fuels marketing businesses.
ExxonMobil Corp. is moving forward with a previously announced plan to build a grassroots chemical complex in the Dayawan Petrochemical Industrial Park in Huizhou, Guangdong Province, China.
NAGPUR: After the Shiv Sena strongly opposed the proposed oil refinery at Nanar in Konkan, there’s a demand from some quarters to shift it to Vidarbha. It’s an ambitious project between the IOC, HPCL and BPCL and Saudi Arabian petroleum giant Aramco and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. An oil refinery or petroleum refinery is an industrial/chemical processing plant where crude oil is converted into petrol, gasoline, diesel fuel, heating oil, kerosene, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and jet fuel.
BEIJING: China Petroleum & Chemical Corp, better known as Sinopec, plans a 23.8% increase in capital spending to 167.2 billion yuan in 2021 following recovery of oil prices and energy demand as the COVID-19 epidemic subsided.Sinopec expects to spend 66.8 billion yuan on upstream exploration focusing on shale gas development in southwest China
Deloitte announced the appointment of Amy Chronis as a vice chairman of Deloitte LLP and leader of its oil, gas and chemicals (OG&C) sector within the U.S. energy, resources and industrials industry. Chronis will lead the overall strategic direction and market eminence of the OG&C practice, as well as the go-to-market strategies for Deloitte’s key businesses including audit & assurance, consulting, tax and risk & financial advisory services.
Canada’s Hydro Energy has signed a long-term contract with chemical company Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund (TSE:CHE.UN) to offer green hydrogen for its commercial truck fleets at a fixed price and 5% below the price the partner would typically pay for diesel.
Saudi Aramco is planning for a loan of about $10 billion. The world's largest oil producer is in early talks with 3 banks to help finance its acquisition of Saudi Basic Industries Corp. It will acquire 70% stakes in the firm. “The company continues to review its financial options as part of its normal course of business, while prudently preserving its pristine balance sheet and its resilience”, said the company.
UK-based INEOS is planning on increasing the capacity of its Mobile, Alabama (US) facility. The Mobile facility will see an overall capacity expansion up to 850,000 tpa, making it the largest phenol production unit in the world. The British firm is the largest manufacturer of Phenol and Acetone in the world. It is also the only Phenol and Acetone producer with production facilities spanning across Europe and America.
Mississippi-based Ergon Chemicals has acquired thermoplastic resins and polymer manufacturer, Resinall and its subsidiaries. The acquisition is in line with Ergon’s commitment to becoming a leader in the refining and marketing of specialty products. Resinall tends to customers of adhesive, tire, ink, and specialty markets around the world. KeyBanc provided Resinall with exclusive sell-side advice on the transaction.
BP has announced that it will raise acetic acid prices in US and Canada this July. This move comes after a force majeure recently declared by BP in April. It ascribed the increment as “necessary due to continued high raw material costs and increasing logistics costs”. BP trades acetic acid produced by the Eastman Chemical plant in Texas City under an agreement which extends till December 2031.