Editor’s Comment: Digital transformation as a key enabler
One of the stimulating outcomes of digitalisation for the chemical plants of the future is that it easily connects expertise across company boundaries during the project planning and execution phases
Haldor Topsoe announces alliance with Honeywell, launches ClearView connected service for refineries
ClearView is a complete connected plant service that leverages the power of continuous upload of data to offer plant owners improved asset utilisation, energy savings, and less unplanned downtime
Aramco signs agreement to form largest Sino-foreign JV to develop $10bn downstream complex in China
Saudi Aramco will hold 35% of the newly formed company, with NORINCO and Panjin Sincen holding 36% and 29% respectively
ADNOC Refining awards $8mn pre-FEED contract to Wood for 600,000bpd refinery in Ruwais
New refinery, when integrated with existing refineries, will create the world’s largest single-site refinery in Ruwais
Aramco, Total to invest $1bn in high-quality fuels and retail network in Saudi Arabia
The JV will take a phased approach to expanding its network of domestic fuel retail stations, with a plan to reach the goal of owning and operating hundreds of stations by 2021
Editor’s Comment: Sustainable use of water in downstream facilities
Effective and sustainable running of the water cycle is critical to reliable operations of downstream facilities