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North America

December 12, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Pemex TRI restarted two (and associated) units in late November at its 243,000-BBL/d Salamanca, Mexico, refinery, after they had been offline under planned repairs since October 28. The refinery is currently running at approximately 40% of normal capacity, and will continue as such until the end of December.

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December 12, 2019 | Power
Industrial Info is tracking U.S. wind power projects worth $18.29 billion with completion dates this year.

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December 12, 2019 | Power
Historic cold weather in November plunged temperatures below freezing in 75% of the Lower 48 U.S. states, a clear indication as to why the nation needs a strong, carefully maintained power grid

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December 12, 2019 | Production
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.

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December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 470 grassroot projects, valued at more than $23 billion, in the U.S. and Canadian Food & Beverage Industry

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Europe

December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
A nationwide strike since December 5 in protest over planned pension reforms has affected France's power generation by about 4.8 gigawatts (GW).

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December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Italian food company Barilla S.p.A., the world's largest pasta producer, continues to expand its business and invest in new grassroot and expansion projects across Europe.

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December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
The French cement industry was established in the early nineteenth century and today is home to cement giants such as Lafargeholcim, Vicat, Ciments Calcia and Eqiom. Among The G-20 group, France ranks fourteenth in respect to annual cement production, at 16.9 million tonnes.

The industry's focus is largely on reducing its carbon footprint and improving production. Industrial Info is tracking cement projects in France valued at $296.54 million. Click here for a list of projects.

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December 11, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
ExxonMobil restarted the 240,000-BBL/d Crude B unit, yesterday, December 10, at its 350,000-BBL/d Beaumont, Texas, refinery, after it was shut down on December 4 for unplanned repairs due to a line leak.

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December 11, 2019 | Production
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Latin America

December 11, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
ExxonMobil restarted the 240,000-BBL/d Crude B unit, yesterday, December 10, at its 350,000-BBL/d Beaumont, Texas, refinery, after it was shut down on December 4 for unplanned repairs due to a line leak.

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December 11, 2019 | Production
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December 10, 2019 | Production
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December 10, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than $395 million worth of capital Oil & Gas Production drilling projects that are planned to kick off in 2020.

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December 10, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than $2 billion worth of capital projects in the Terminals Industry that are planned to kick off in 2020 in Brazil.

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Africa

December 11, 2019 | Production
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December 11, 2019 | Market Brief
The Senegal River Basin Development Authority (L'Organisation pour la Mise en Valeur du fleuve Sénégal (OMVS)) is seeking a loan from Exim Bank of India to build a new river-sea port worth $583 million in Saint Louis, Senegal.

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December 9, 2019 | Market Brief
Mining exports account for only 1% of Kenya's gross domestic product (GDP), but the country's newly formed Ministry of Mining hopes to revive the industry through drastic changes to policies enacted as long ago as 1940

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December 6, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 42 marine infrastructure projects in South Africa worth $1.38 billion. The Kwazulu/Natal province has the most projects. Twenty of these projects, worth $768.5 million, are expected to extend subcontractors bid documents next year, with the most in July to September. Click here for a list and see graph below for an analysis of bid document dates.

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Asia & Middle East

December 12, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Pemex TRI restarted two (and associated) units in late November at its 243,000-BBL/d Salamanca, Mexico, refinery, after they had been offline under planned repairs since October 28. The refinery is currently running at approximately 40% of normal capacity, and will continue as such until the end of December.

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December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 1,126 Food & Beverage Industry projects worth $8.92 billion in Southern Asia, of which financial approvals are planned for 202 projects worth $1.3 billion are expected this month.

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December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking Industrial Manufacturing Industry projects in the Middle East worth more than $6.7 billion with planned construction starts in first-half 2020.

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December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Paper consumption in India is expected to grow to 24 million tons by 2024-25.

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December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Talcher Fertilizers Limited has awarded a lump sum turnkey (LSTK) contract to China-based Wuhuan Engineering for the restart of mothballed ammonia and urea units at its Talcher, Odisha, site in India.

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Oceania

December 11, 2019 | Production
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December 6, 2019 | Market Brief
New Zealand has proposed for managed closure of the Ports of Auckland (POAL) and development of Northport to a capacity equivalent to POAL. The movement of the port activities to Northport would cost approximately NZ$10.3 billion ($6.7 billion).

Industrial Info is tracking five projects for the POAL relocation to Northport Whangarei. Click here for a list and see map below.

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Power
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Electric Power

December 12, 2019 |  Power
Historic cold weather in November plunged temperatures below freezing in 75% of the Lower 48 U.S. states, a clear indication as to why the nation needs a strong, carefully maintained power grid

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December 12, 2019 |  Power
Industrial Info is tracking U.S. wind power projects worth $18.29 billion with completion dates this year.

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December 12, 2019 |  Market Brief
A nationwide strike since December 5 in protest over planned pension reforms has affected France's power generation by about 4.8 gigawatts (GW).

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December 11, 2019 |  Power
Industrial Info is tracking $3.74 billion in planned first-quarter 2020 Power Industry project starts in the U.S. Northeast and New England market regions.

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December 11, 2019 |  Production
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Energy
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Terminals

December 11, 2019 | Market Brief
Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), a subsidiary of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), plans to invest $595 million to develop offshore drilling facilities in the North Pars Gas Fields

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December 11, 2019 | Market Brief
Indian Oil Corporation Limited, a major player in India's downstream oil sector, plans to invest about $3.1 billion in 128 capital-spending projects in India's Terminal Industry

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December 10, 2019 | Production
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December 10, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than $2 billion worth of capital projects in the Terminals Industry that are planned to kick off in 2020 in Brazil.

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December 6, 2019 | Pipelines
Industrial Info is tracking nearly $4.4 billion worth of natural gas pipeline-related projects set to begin construction in the U.S. in the first quarter, about half of which is attributed to projects in Texas

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Pipelines

December 11, 2019 | Market Brief
Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), a subsidiary of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), plans to invest $595 million to develop offshore drilling facilities in the North Pars Gas Fields

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December 6, 2019 | Pipelines
Industrial Info is tracking nearly $4.4 billion worth of natural gas pipeline-related projects set to begin construction in the U.S. in the first quarter, about half of which is attributed to projects in Texas

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December 6, 2019 | Pipelines
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Production

December 12, 2019 | Production
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December 11, 2019 | Production
Stay current with the latest geopolitical events, and more importantly, instantly connect to how these events may impact you and your business strategies.

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December 11, 2019 | Production
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.

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December 11, 2019 | Market Brief
Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC), a subsidiary of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), plans to invest $595 million to develop offshore drilling facilities in the North Pars Gas Fields

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December 10, 2019 | Production
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.

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Petroleum Refining (HPI)

December 12, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Pemex TRI restarted two (and associated) units in late November at its 243,000-BBL/d Salamanca, Mexico, refinery, after they had been offline under planned repairs since October 28. The refinery is currently running at approximately 40% of normal capacity, and will continue as such until the end of December.

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December 11, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
ExxonMobil restarted the 240,000-BBL/d Crude B unit, yesterday, December 10, at its 350,000-BBL/d Beaumont, Texas, refinery, after it was shut down on December 4 for unplanned repairs due to a line leak.

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December 11, 2019 | Production
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December 10, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Pemex TRI began a 45-day planned turnaround on December 9 for the 150,000-BBL/d Combinada 2 (Crude 2) unit at its 270,000-BBL/d Cadereyta, Mexico, refinery.

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December 9, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Petronor SA has completed a minor maintenance turnaround of the 46,000-BBL/d FCCU unit at its 220,000-BBL/d refinery in Bilbao, Spain. The FCCU shutdown started on November 15 and was completed on November 22.

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Industrial Infrastructure
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Chemical Processing (CPI)

December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Talcher Fertilizers Limited has awarded a lump sum turnkey (LSTK) contract to China-based Wuhuan Engineering for the restart of mothballed ammonia and urea units at its Talcher, Odisha, site in India.

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December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Saudi Arabia's petrochemical producers plan to invest about $122 million in 38 ethylene and polyethylene unit turnaround maintenance projects during 2020 and 2021.

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December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Turnarounds are essential in managing factory safety and production. Japan's chemical producers are planning scheduled maintenance projects worth more than $235 million to kick off in 2020. See the graph below for spending by kickoff date and click here for a list of projects.

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December 11, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 19 capital-spending projects in Russia's polyethylene (PE) market, with a total investment value (TIV) of more than $10.7 billion

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December 11, 2019 | Market Brief
South Korea is planning to invest more than $3.8 billion in 198 plastic and/or rubber projects, including eight grassroot and 25 unit-addition projects

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Metals & Minerals

December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
The French cement industry was established in the early nineteenth century and today is home to cement giants such as Lafargeholcim, Vicat, Ciments Calcia and Eqiom. Among The G-20 group, France ranks fourteenth in respect to annual cement production, at 16.9 million tonnes.

The industry's focus is largely on reducing its carbon footprint and improving production. Industrial Info is tracking cement projects in France valued at $296.54 million. Click here for a list of projects.

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December 11, 2019 | Metals & Minerals
The Great Lakes Region edges out the other U.S. regions when it comes to planned steel works and blast furnace construction kickoffs for first-quarter 2020.

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December 10, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 270 capital and maintenance projects, with a total investment value of more than $8.5 billion, in China's cement-manufacturing sector

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December 10, 2019 | Market Brief
French glassmaker Saint Gobain recently inaugurated a float glass-manufacturing facility in Sriperumbudur, Chennai, which is the company's third in India

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December 10, 2019 | Market Brief
Given the speed of technology developments, the mining industry has some challenges to keep standing out in the market. One of these is artificial intelligence adoption. The adoption of artificial intelligence is expected to maximize efficiency in mining operations. It is good to see some mining companies in Indonesia are preparing to adopt advanced technology to improve operations. PT Petrosea Tbk, a multi-disciplinary mining company claimed to apply artificial intelligence on performance improvements, such as truck dispatch optimization and predictive maintenance at its Tabang coal mine, in Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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Pulp, Paper & Wood

December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Paper consumption in India is expected to grow to 24 million tons by 2024-25.

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December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 380 boiler and turbine generator projects, valued at more than $2.4 billion, in the U.S. and Canadian Pulp & Paper Industry

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December 11, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 153 maintenance projects planned to kick off in 2020, valued at over $300 million, in Europe's Pulp & Paper Industry. Click here for a list of projects. Projects include both maintenance programs and scheduled maintenance on pulp, paper and wood units as well as power units in the plants. They are mainly in Russia (28) and Poland (26) as well as Finland (18). See graph below for investment by country.

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Food & Beverage

December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 1,126 Food & Beverage Industry projects worth $8.92 billion in Southern Asia, of which financial approvals are planned for 202 projects worth $1.3 billion are expected this month.

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December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 470 grassroot projects, valued at more than $23 billion, in the U.S. and Canadian Food & Beverage Industry

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December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Italian food company Barilla S.p.A., the world's largest pasta producer, continues to expand its business and invest in new grassroot and expansion projects across Europe.

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December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 220 upgrade projects, valued at more than $1.05 billion, in the U.S. and Canadian Food & Beverage Industry

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Industrial Manufacturing

December 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking Industrial Manufacturing Industry projects in the Middle East worth more than $6.7 billion with planned construction starts in first-half 2020.

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December 11, 2019 | Production
Stay current with the latest geopolitical events, and more importantly, instantly connect to how these events may impact you and your business strategies.

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December 11, 2019 | Market Brief
The Senegal River Basin Development Authority (L'Organisation pour la Mise en Valeur du fleuve Sénégal (OMVS)) is seeking a loan from Exim Bank of India to build a new river-sea port worth $583 million in Saint Louis, Senegal.

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December 10, 2019 | Power
3M Electrical Markets Division (EMD) is excited to announce the launch of two new customer support initiatives to help align with the company's goal of putting the customer at its core.

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Pharmaceutical & Biotech

December 11, 2019 | Pharmaceutical & Biotech
Novartis International AG (NYSE:NVS) (Basel, Switzerland) has inaugurated a new $90 million pharmaceutical plant in Stein, Switzerland, that will focus on gene and cell therapies.

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December 6, 2019 | Market Brief
The Pharmaceutical-Biotech Industry in North America is on the books to kick off 380 projects with a total investment value of $6.72 billion during the fourth quarter. The majority of these projects are in the U.S. Northeast region, where 62 projects valued at nearly $2 billion are scheduled to start construction. See graph below for project activity by market region.

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