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Braskem seeks US growth; Gulf countries tap outside funds

Feb 25, 2016

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Dow Chemical eyes high-margin product gains from GoM expansion

Feb 11, 2016

The Dow Chemical Company is on track to complete its 1.5 mtpa ethylene cracker in Freeport, Texas in Q2 2017 as part of a wider production thrust to meet rising demand for speciality products in the Americas, Doug May, Dow’s business president for Olefins,...

US contractors urged to boost training despite oil slump

Feb 11, 2016

Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies on the Gulf Coast should focus on training skilled craft workers as a long-term strategy even as low oil prices are putting pressure on company balance sheets and project deliveries in the short term,...

Companies leverage new methods to hire and retain Millennials

Mar 24, 2015

Companies in the petrochemical industry are leveraging new methods to hire and retain Millennials – from updating social networking presence to providing beneficial training, and even through team scholarship competitions.

Petrochemical owners shift from speed to cost-driven execution strategy in uncertain times

Mar 6, 2015

EPC companies in the US Gulf Coast expect a move from cost-reimbursable contracts back to lump-sum contracts as the delays in capital spending free up resources for ongoing projects

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