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North America

November 19, 2019 | Production
Later this week, the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) will be reviewing permitting on four planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) production and export plants in Texas.

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November 19, 2019 | Production
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Florida's Polk County boasts nearly 10 million people living within 100 miles, as well as more rail miles than any other county in the Sunshine State. Not surprisingly, it is becoming a hub for industry

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 250 poultry projects, valued at more than $4.15 billion, in the U.S. and Canadian Food & Beverage Industry

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
The U.S. continues to grow its liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports and is on track to move from being the world's third-largest exporter, behind Australia and Qatar, to number one within five years.

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Europe

November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Europe's Pharmaceutical & Biotech Industry keeps growing, with more than 150 projects planned to kick off in the first quarter of 2020

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November 19, 2019 | Power
Two of the last three peat-fired power stations in Ireland will be shut down next year after plans to convert one of them to burn biomass were rejected during the summer.

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 60 grassroot power-generation projects in Russia, with a potential total investment value of about $39 billion. These include 34 projects in the planning phase

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November 18, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Marathon Petroleum restarted the 75,000-BBL/d Ultraformer 3 on November 16, after the unit was shut on November 12, at its 437,000-BBL/d Galveston Bay Refinery located in Texas City, Texas.

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November 18, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 252 capital Pulp, Paper & Wood Industry valued at $4.7 billion in Europe that are planned to kick off construction in the first half 2020.

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Latin America

November 14, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Suncor Energy Incorporated continues with the restart process for four units at its 130,000-BBL/d Montreal, Quebec, refinery, that have been offline since September 7 as part of a planned maintenance turnaround. Mechanical works were completed in late October, and the units are expected to be fully operational on November 15, instead of November 3, as previously reported.

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Africa

November 18, 2019 | Market Brief
Nickel is currently one of the best performing metals on metals exchanges, and demand for new nickel resources is expected to grow over the next decade. South Africa is one of the top nickels in Africa, and the country has gained this spot on existing and promising new mining projects. Industrial Info is tracking $1.68 billion in nickel projects in Africa. Click here for a list. South Africa leads in terms of investment.

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November 18, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 17 active revamp projects to be completed in the next two years at fertilizer plants in Africa, with a combined investment value of $188.5 million. Click here for a list of projects.

Among all the countries, Zambia has invested the most, at around $147 million. See graph below for investment by country.

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Asia & Middle East

November 19, 2019 | Production
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November 19, 2019 | Metals & Minerals
In the first 10 months of 2019, China's accumulative investment in mining was up 25.1% year over year, but the growth was 1.1 percentage points lower than the growth seen in the same period of 2018, according to the National Bureau of Statistics of China.

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Natural gas production in China reached 14.6 billion cubic meters in October, an 8.2% increase year over year. Still, the growth in October was 2.4 percentage points lower than in September, the National Bureau of Statistics of China reported.

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Japan's Chemical Processing Industry will release requests for quotations (RFQs) for more than 130 projects in the first half of 2020, for more than $260 million worth of projects

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 60 grassroot power-generation projects in Russia, with a potential total investment value of about $39 billion. These include 34 projects in the planning phase

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Oceania

November 18, 2019 | Market Brief
The Australian state of New South Wales has declared a state of emergency due to dangerous wildfires that have destroyed hundreds of homes and have forced thousands of people to evacuate

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Power
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Electric Power

November 19, 2019 |  Market Brief
Florida's Polk County boasts nearly 10 million people living within 100 miles, as well as more rail miles than any other county in the Sunshine State. Not surprisingly, it is becoming a hub for industry

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November 19, 2019 |  Power
Two of the last three peat-fired power stations in Ireland will be shut down next year after plans to convert one of them to burn biomass were rejected during the summer.

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November 19, 2019 |  Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 60 grassroot power-generation projects in Russia, with a potential total investment value of about $39 billion. These include 34 projects in the planning phase

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November 18, 2019 |  Production
Worley Limited is picking up work in some of the busiest corners of North America, following this year's acquisition of Jacobs Engineering's Energy, Chemicals and Resources division. Industrial Info is tracking about $230 billion in related projects

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November 18, 2019 |  Market Brief
TPI Composites (TPI), a U.S.-based builder of wind turbine blades, is planning a manufacturing plant in India

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Energy
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Terminals

November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Florida's Polk County boasts nearly 10 million people living within 100 miles, as well as more rail miles than any other county in the Sunshine State. Not surprisingly, it is becoming a hub for industry

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November 18, 2019 | Production
Worley Limited is picking up work in some of the busiest corners of North America, following this year's acquisition of Jacobs Engineering's Energy, Chemicals and Resources division. Industrial Info is tracking about $230 billion in related projects

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November 15, 2019 | Production
Although BP cut its organic capital expenditures for the full year to less than $16 billion, it remains optimistic about is overall outlook. Industrial Info is tracking $31 billion in active global projects from BP

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November 14, 2019 | Production
Independent producers' third-quarter earnings took a beating from low natural gas prices.

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November 13, 2019 | Power
AECOM soared to a near-record backlog at the end of its 2019 fiscal year. Industrial Info is tracking more than $50 billion in active projects involving AECOM worldwide

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Pipelines

November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Florida's Polk County boasts nearly 10 million people living within 100 miles, as well as more rail miles than any other county in the Sunshine State. Not surprisingly, it is becoming a hub for industry

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November 18, 2019 | Production
Worley Limited is picking up work in some of the busiest corners of North America, following this year's acquisition of Jacobs Engineering's Energy, Chemicals and Resources division. Industrial Info is tracking about $230 billion in related projects

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November 18, 2019 | Production
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.

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November 15, 2019 | Power
The North American Industrial Project Spending Index registered a 7.09% year-on-year gain in October.

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November 15, 2019 | Production
Although BP cut its organic capital expenditures for the full year to less than $16 billion, it remains optimistic about is overall outlook. Industrial Info is tracking $31 billion in active global projects from BP

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Production

November 19, 2019 | Production
Later this week, the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) will be reviewing permitting on four planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) production and export plants in Texas.

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Florida's Polk County boasts nearly 10 million people living within 100 miles, as well as more rail miles than any other county in the Sunshine State. Not surprisingly, it is becoming a hub for industry

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November 19, 2019 | Production
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
The U.S. continues to grow its liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports and is on track to move from being the world's third-largest exporter, behind Australia and Qatar, to number one within five years.

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Natural gas production in China reached 14.6 billion cubic meters in October, an 8.2% increase year over year. Still, the growth in October was 2.4 percentage points lower than in September, the National Bureau of Statistics of China reported.

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Alternative Fuels

November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Florida's Polk County boasts nearly 10 million people living within 100 miles, as well as more rail miles than any other county in the Sunshine State. Not surprisingly, it is becoming a hub for industry

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November 18, 2019 | Market Brief
The Australian state of New South Wales has declared a state of emergency due to dangerous wildfires that have destroyed hundreds of homes and have forced thousands of people to evacuate

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Petroleum Refining (HPI)

November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Florida's Polk County boasts nearly 10 million people living within 100 miles, as well as more rail miles than any other county in the Sunshine State. Not surprisingly, it is becoming a hub for industry

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
In October 2019, China's output of crude oil reached 16.11 million metric tons (MMT), which was of the same level year over year, and the daily average output slightly reduced to 0.52 million metric ton; from January through October 2019, the accumulative output of crude oil reached 159.25 million metric tons, a slight increase of 1.1% year over year, according to the Instant Statistic Report of the National Bureau of Statistics.

In October, China's import of crude oil reached 45.51 million metric tons, a jump of 17.1% year over year, which was 6.3 percentage points higher than the previous month; from January through October 2019, China's accumulative import of crude oil reached 414.55 million metric tons, an increase of 10.5% year over year.

In the aspect of crude oil processing, in October 2019, China's processing volume of crude oil reached 57.84 million metric tons, an increase of 9.2% year over year, but the growth was 0.2 percentage point lower than the previous month; from January through October 2019, China's accumulative processing volume of crude oil reached 537.10 million metric tons, an increase of 6.4% year over year.

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November 18, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Marathon Petroleum restarted the 75,000-BBL/d Ultraformer 3 on November 16, after the unit was shut on November 12, at its 437,000-BBL/d Galveston Bay Refinery located in Texas City, Texas.

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November 15, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Husky Energy has extended planned maintenance for six major units at its 165,000-BBL/d Lima, Ohio, refinery, until the end of November.

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November 14, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Suncor Energy Incorporated continues with the restart process for four units at its 130,000-BBL/d Montreal, Quebec, refinery, that have been offline since September 7 as part of a planned maintenance turnaround. Mechanical works were completed in late October, and the units are expected to be fully operational on November 15, instead of November 3, as previously reported.

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Industrial Infrastructure
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Chemical Processing (CPI)

November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Florida's Polk County boasts nearly 10 million people living within 100 miles, as well as more rail miles than any other county in the Sunshine State. Not surprisingly, it is becoming a hub for industry

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Japan's Chemical Processing Industry will release requests for quotations (RFQs) for more than 130 projects in the first half of 2020, for more than $260 million worth of projects

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
In October 2019, China's coal output reached 320 million metric tons (MMT), an increase of 4.4% year over year, which was the same level of the previous month, but the daily average output was reduced to 10.48 MMT by 0.32 MMT per day; from January through October 2019, China's accumulative coal output reached 3.06 billion metric tons, an increase of 4.5% year over year, according to the Instant Statistic Report of the National Bureau of Statistics.

In October 2019, China's import of coal reached 25.69 MMT, an increase of 11.3% year over year, but the growth was 9.3 percentage points lower than the previous month. From January to October 2019, China's accumulative coal import reached 280 MMT, an increase of 9.6% year over year.

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November 18, 2019 | Market Brief
The Australian state of New South Wales has declared a state of emergency due to dangerous wildfires that have destroyed hundreds of homes and have forced thousands of people to evacuate

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November 18, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 10 industrial inorganic chemical capital projects worth approximately $65 million that are set to kick off in 2020 in the Germany-Austria-Switzerland (DACH) region. Germany ranks the highest with an investment valued at $25 million, followed by Austria with an investment valued at approximately $7 million. See map below for project locations.

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Metals & Minerals

November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Florida's Polk County boasts nearly 10 million people living within 100 miles, as well as more rail miles than any other county in the Sunshine State. Not surprisingly, it is becoming a hub for industry

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November 19, 2019 | Metals & Minerals
In the first 10 months of 2019, China's accumulative investment in mining was up 25.1% year over year, but the growth was 1.1 percentage points lower than the growth seen in the same period of 2018, according to the National Bureau of Statistics of China.

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Emami Cement, a subsidiary of Emami Group, is being sold to raise money to pare debt. The annual cement production capacity for Emami Cement is 8.3 million tonnes per year (Mt/yr). Emami Cement operates a 2.5-Mt/yr integrated plant at Risda in Chhattisgarh and a 2.5-Mt/yr grinding plant at Panagarh in West Bengal. It acquired a 0.-Mt/yr grinding plant at Bhabua, Bihar in September 2018. As a part of valuation mining leases in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh are also being calculated.

The estimated cost for Emami Cement lies between $800 million and $1.2 billion. Earlier this week, LafargeHolcim and HeidelbergCement joined a bidding war for Emami Cement. Other potential bidders include Dalmia Cement, Ultratech, Shree Cement and Nirma, who have expressed interest at this stage.

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November 18, 2019 | Metals & Minerals
Market conditions jeopardize more than $800 million in North American frac sand mine and transloading projects.

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November 18, 2019 | Metals & Minerals
British Steel (Scunthorpe, England), the U.K.'s second-largest steelmaker, has found its white knight in China's Jingye, which will invest £1.2 billion ($1.5 billion) to rescue the struggling company and save up to 4,000 jobs.

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Pulp, Paper & Wood

November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Florida's Polk County boasts nearly 10 million people living within 100 miles, as well as more rail miles than any other county in the Sunshine State. Not surprisingly, it is becoming a hub for industry

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November 18, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 252 capital Pulp, Paper & Wood Industry valued at $4.7 billion in Europe that are planned to kick off construction in the first half 2020.

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November 15, 2019 | Power
The North American Industrial Project Spending Index registered a 7.09% year-on-year gain in October.

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Food & Beverage

November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Florida's Polk County boasts nearly 10 million people living within 100 miles, as well as more rail miles than any other county in the Sunshine State. Not surprisingly, it is becoming a hub for industry

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 250 poultry projects, valued at more than $4.15 billion, in the U.S. and Canadian Food & Beverage Industry

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking over 270 active malt beverage projects valued over $5.2 billion dollars in North America.

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November 15, 2019 | Power
The North American Industrial Project Spending Index registered a 7.09% year-on-year gain in October.

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November 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Sales by food products company Nestle are expected to grow 5% in 2020.

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Industrial Manufacturing

November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Florida's Polk County boasts nearly 10 million people living within 100 miles, as well as more rail miles than any other county in the Sunshine State. Not surprisingly, it is becoming a hub for industry

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
According to a report by Mordor Intelligence, the lithium-ion storage batteries industry will grow at compound annual growth rate of 34.8%, which will include new production units and expansion in the existing ones. Exide and Amara Raja are going to be the biggest contributors to this expected growth.

Industrial Info is tracking 19 capital projects for energy storage battery projects in India, valued at $5.86 billion. Click here for a list and see map below for locations.

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November 18, 2019 | Industrial Manufacturing
Industrial Info is tracking more than $2.1 billion in projects involving construction contractor Suffolk Construction Company (Boston, Massachusetts).

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November 18, 2019 | Market Brief
The Red Sea Port Authority (RSPA) of Egypt has announced the implementation of new projects to improve cargo handling and passenger transportation in order to enhance the country's economic growth.

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November 18, 2019 | Market Brief
The Indian government's alluring tax benefits and policies are helping to build the nation's electric vehicle industry.

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Pharmaceutical & Biotech

November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Florida's Polk County boasts nearly 10 million people living within 100 miles, as well as more rail miles than any other county in the Sunshine State. Not surprisingly, it is becoming a hub for industry

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November 19, 2019 | Market Brief
Europe's Pharmaceutical & Biotech Industry keeps growing, with more than 150 projects planned to kick off in the first quarter of 2020

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November 18, 2019 | Industrial Manufacturing
Industrial Info is tracking more than $2.1 billion in projects involving construction contractor Suffolk Construction Company (Boston, Massachusetts).

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