October 13, 2016, 11:18 AM MDT
Applicants for the Alberta government’s $500 million petrochemicals diversification program will have to wait a while longer to find out if they have been successful.
August 26, 2016, 3:48 AM MDT
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August 9, 2016, 8:46 AM MDT
August 2, 2016, 9:14 AM MDT
SABIC and an affiliate of Exxon Mobil Corporation are considering the potential development of a jointly owned petrochemical complex on the U.S. Gulf Coast.
July 25, 2016, 11:26 AM MDT
July 5, 2016, 8:39 AM MDT
June 28, 2016, 9:02 AM MDT
Primus Green Energy, Inc., announced plans to develop and deliver a 160 MT per day methanol plant to an operating site in Alberta.
June 21, 2016, 9:17 AM MDT
International and local interest in the Alberta government’s new $500 million petrochemicals diversification program (PDP) exceeded its own expectations, Energy Minister Margaret McCuaig-Boyd said Monday.
June 7, 2016, 11:59 AM MDT
If Canada does not feed the growing global market for petrochemicals, some other country will and the feedstock might not be as clean as the natural gas used in Western Canada’s petrochemical industry, says an industry expert.
June 6, 2016, 10:56 AM MDT
The Alberta government expects to release within the next few weeks the names of the successful applicants for its petrochemical diversification program (PDP) which attracted considerable interest.
June 6, 2016, 7:55 AM MDT
June 6, 2016, 9:50 AM MDT
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is determining whether an environmental assessment is required for the proposed North American Polypropylene ULC (NAPP) rail yard project near Fort Saskatchewan, Alta.
May 31, 2016, 7:15 AM MDT
While Alberta producers are increasingly targeting liquids-rich natural gas, they also are focusing on the more profitable liquids such as pentanes plus and butanes while choosing to leave propane and ethane in the gas stream, according to an Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) report.
May 26, 2016, 7:52 AM MDT
May 25, 2016, 9:07 AM MDT
Critics of Mexico’s move to privatize its oil and gas industry say a recent accident at a petrochemical plant in the southernmost tip of the Gulf of Mexico, which left 32 dead and more than 100 injured, proves the country is moving too quickly to sell off its oil and gas assets, without adequate environmental and safety regulations.
May 9, 2016, 8:41 AM MDT
Alberta’s propane demand landscape might substantially change by 2020, according to the National Energy Board (NEB). As of 2015, the industrial sector accounted for 73 per cent of demand for propane in Alberta, while demand from the petrochemical sector was essentially zero.
April 28, 2016, 7:14 AM MDT
NOVA Chemicals says that an investigation is underway into a fatality Wednesday at the construction site of its PE1 expansion project near Joffre.
April 28, 2016, 8:08 AM MDT
April 25, 2016, 10:33 AM MDT
Two critics of the energy reform process unfolding in Mexico say an explosion on Wednesday at a petrochemical plant in the state of Veracruz might be a sign of lax regulations affecting the petroleum sector in the country.
April 22, 2016, 9:24 AM MDT
April 21, 2016, 10:41 AM MDT
Pembina Pipeline Corporation is undertaking a feasibility study with the Petrochemical Industries Company K.S.C., (PICP) a subsidiary of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, for the evaluation of a world-scale combined propane dehydrogenation (PDH) and polypropylene (PP) upgrading facility in Alberta.
April 11, 2016, 8:34 AM MDT
Alberta’s petrochemical sector could see an increase in investment by Chinese companies with the recent signing of a new memorandum of understanding (MOU), says the chair of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA).
April 8, 2016, 9:08 AM MDT
Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Williams has started up its second offgas liquids extraction plant in the Athabasca oilsands to extract natural gas liquids and olefins for its petrochemical business while reducing oilsands greenhouse gas emissions.
March 23, 2016, 12:01 PM MDT