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Nichols, Lee

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, Texas

Onsite

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Construction

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

Equatorial Guinea plans to invest $1 B to build several energy projects, including the construction of two new refineries, each with a capacity of 30,000 bpd–40,000 bpd, as well as oil storage facilities, a methanol-to-gasoline plant and an LNG expansion project.

Global Project Data

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

<i>Hydrocarbon Processing’s</i> Construction Boxscore Database is tracking more than 1,430 projects around the world, representing nearly $1.9 T in capital expenditures.

Industry Perspectives: Petrochemicals surge despite possible future roadblocks

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

Over the past several years, investments in petrochemicals capacity additions have skyrocketed. Hundreds of billions of dollars have and will be invested in additional petrochemicals units and complexes.

Industry Perspectives: New project announcements surpass 400 in 2019

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According to <i>Hydrocarbon Processing’s</i> Construction Boxscore Database, more than 400 new projects have been announced in 2019. The total represents a 25% increase in new project announcements year-over-year.

Editorial Comment: HPI spending forecast to reach nearly $440 B in 2020

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As the hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) moves into the next decade, three regions will be the leaders in new capital construction—Asia, the Middle East and the U.S.

Construction

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

Total plans to take a final investment decision (FID) on the Nigeria LNG expansion project by the end of this year. If greenlighted, the 7-MMtpy LNG train would increase the Bonny Island LNG terminal’s capacity to nearly 30 MMtpy. If built, Train 7 is expected to be operational by 2023.

Industry Perspectives: There’s still time to vote for the best!

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

The nominees for the 2019 Top Project awards are out. Using <i>Hydrocarbon Processing’s</i> Construction Boxscore Database, the editors have identified nine projects that are anticipated to significantly impact the global or regional downstream industries.

Editorial Comment: Honoring the industry’s best … take 2!

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Due to Tropical Storm Imelda, Hydrocarbon Processing issued its first force majeure in postponing the third annual HP Awards.

Industry Perspectives: Hydrocarbon Processing honored with industry award nominations

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In early September, <i>Hydrocarbon Processing</i> staff learned that the publication was nominated for several publishing awards by Folio magazine.