Canada is rich in natural gas and prices are at all-time lows, just when demand is escalating in Asia and India; pushing the export and construction potential the continent holds for the petrochemical industry closer to reality.
Liquified natural gas (LNG) capital projects are gaining momentum in the Americas again because of both the recovery in oil prices, and increased demand from growing economies including India, China and Japan.
Despite the uncertainties surrounding trade and world energy markets, analysts continue to express optimism for the future of the U.S. petrochemical industry and The Second Wave, but caution that the industry must transform how it develops major capital...
Hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of projects and jobs in the U.S. chemical industry are at risk as a result of a massive new round of U.S. tariffs released late July 10 and covering $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, trade groups warned.
The Northeast U.S. Petrochemical Construction Conference & Exhibition returns to Pittsburgh on June 18-19 as construction begins in earnest on the much-anticipated Shell petrochemical complex in in Beaver County.
Dow Chemical has delivered a successful U.S. Gulf Coast investment program and will take lessons learned in efficient construction, capital effectiveness, costs and quality as the company looks to invest further, company executives said.
The surge in U.S supply and exports of key feedstocks crude, propane and ethane drove the first wave of downstream capital investment and resulted in an unprecedented petrochemical construction boom. Lessons on key areas such as technology, data and workforce...