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Xcel Energy Sticks to Robust Outlook for Renewables as Wind Fuels Growth
Xcel executives brushed aside concerns about inflation and pointed to its ongoing buildout of renewable and low-carbon power generation
Friday, July 30, 2021 Power -  
Valero Shows Good Results as Demand Grows for Refined Products
While existing refining margins aren't as good as the company would wish for, Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) (San Antonio, Texas) had a reasonably successful second-quarter 2021 as a recovery in transportation fuels appeared and the company's renewable diesel sales and ethanol production increased.
Friday, July 30, 2021 Alternative Fuel -  
Refiner PBF Expects Continued Improvement in Market Conditions
Petroleum refiner PBF Energy Incorporated reported second-quarter 2021 net income attributable to the company of $47.9 million, a sizeable drop from $389.1 million reported for the second quarter of 2020
Friday, July 30, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
Georgia Power, Cenovus, Tellurian: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Friday, July 30, 2021 Power -  
COVID-19 Threatens South Korea's Crude Oil Demand
The resurgence of COVID-19 in South Korea poses a risk to its crude oil demand in second-half 2021 as Seoul returns to the country's harshest pandemic restrictions on social distancing.
Friday, July 30, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
Indonesia Allocates 48% Renewable Energy in 2021-2030 Electricity Plan
In its 2021-2030 national electricity plan, Indonesia aims to increase the proportion of renewable power to at least 48%, compared with 30% in the 2019-2028 plan.
Friday, July 30, 2021 Power -  
China's Pharmaceutical Market Suffers Growing Pains
China's pharmaceutical companies produced 2.734 million metric tons of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) in 2020, a 2.7% increase from 2019
Friday, July 30, 2021 Pharmaceutical & Biotech -  
Offshore Wind Fuels Investment in China's Province of Jiangsu
As part of its 14th Five-Year Plan, China's province of Jiangsu is preparing to install more than 30 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar energy projects, with an emphasis offshore wind power
Friday, July 30, 2021 Power -  
IIR Top Chemical Processing News Today
LyondellBasell has shut down the aceytls area of its La Porte, Texas, plant due to a chemical leak on July 27.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
Rio Tinto Turns to Copper, Aluminum, Other In-Demand Materials as Prices Climb
Higher prices for iron ore, aluminum and copper drove surprising first-half profits for Rio Tinto
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
Enterprise Products to Rein in Capex in Coming Years as Company Gains Ground in Petrochemicals
Midstream operator Enterprise Products Partners' (NYSE:EPD) (Houston, Texas) second-quarter net income held steady year-over-year, rising only slightly from last year to $1.1 billion in second-quarter 2021.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Pipelines -  
Hess, Nord Stream 2 Progress: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Production -  
Saudi Aramco's Zuluf Project Delayed Again
The fluctuation in pricing in the oil and gas market, and ongoing coronavirus pandemic have forced Saudi Aramco to once again extend the bidding dates.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Production -  
Chile Soon to Become Data-Center Hub in Latin America
Analysts predict that 2021 will be the year that Chile sees a boom in construction of high-performance data-center projects.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
Guatemala's Transportation Systems Near Long-Planned Boost
Guatemala's mountainous terrain hinders the development of its road network, but the Central American nation is betting on public transportation and alternative modes to solve its traffic problem
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
IIR Top Refining News Today
Pemex TRI has postponed the 2021 turnaround program at its 270,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Cadereyta, Mexico, refinery
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
Acetic Acid Leak Causes Two Deaths at LyondellBasell Facility near LaPorte, Texas
An investigation is underway into the cause of an acetic acid leak that killed two contract workers Tuesday night at a LyondellBasell Industries facility near La Porte, Texas.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
As Extreme Heat Roils U.S. Northwest, Power Producers Confident in Hydro, Other Sources
Industrial Info is tracking more than $1.5 billion worth of power-generation projects under construction in Idaho, Oregon and Washington, more than $620 million of which is attributed to hydropower
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Power -  
Will Record-Breaking U.S. LNG Exports in First-Half 2021 Open Door for New Buildout?
While last year represented a period of unprecedented ups and downs for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) producers and exporters, the first half of 2021 set record highs for U.S. LNG exports, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), perhaps paving the way for a new round of capacity buildout.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Production -  
Shell, Pioneer Natural Resources: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Production -  
EI-H2, Zenith Have Plans for Major Irish 'Green Hydrogen' Hub
U.S. terminals major Zenith Energy Holdings LLC (Brooklyn, New York) has joined forces with Ireland's EI-H2 (Cork, Ireland) to develop a 3.2 gigawatt (GW) green energy facility at Bantry Bay, in County Cork, to produce green hydrogen and green ammonia.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Alternative Fuel -  
Chemical Company Wacker Investing More than $250 Million in Germany
Wacker Chemie AG is a German multinational chemical company and global leader in silicone, polymer, life sciences and polysilicon.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
Egypt Aims to Become Key Exporter of Petroleum Products by 2026
Egyptian refiners plan to add 454,000 BBL/d of crude oil processing capacity by 2026
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
Rising Commodity Prices Threaten Expansion of Brazil's Agricultural Machinery Sector
The persistence of the COVID-19 pandemic is creating several barriers and opportunities for Brazilian agricultural machine manufacturers
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
Urbanization Drives Africa's $52 Billion in Chemical Projects
While Asia remains dominant globally, urbanization is expected to drive chemical development in Africa and some parts of the Middle East
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
China's Power Consumption Up 9.8% in June
China's overall power consumption in June totaled 703.3 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh), a 9.8% increase from June 2020
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Power -  
IIR Top Power News Today
Talen Energy Corporation, today, July 27, took 997.6 megawatts (MW) offline from the Susquehanna 01 unit at its Susquehanna Nuclear Power Station in Pennsylvania.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Power -  
Steelmaker Nucor Presses Forward with Capital Projects as It Reaps Strong Profits
Nucor is focused on a number of key projects
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
Renewable Energy, Semiconductors Take Lead in Oregon's $20.5 Billion in Active Projects
Led by renewable energy projects, Oregon features active projects worth more than $20.5 billion being tracked by Industrial Info.Led by renewable energy projects, Oregon features active projects worth more than $20.5 billion being tracked by Industrial Info.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Power -  
Talos Energy, Pembina Pipeline: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Production -  
Repsol Plans Major Expansion of Portugal Refinery
Spanish oil and gas major Repsol Petroleo SA has announced plans to invest 657 million euro (US$774 million) in the expansion of the Sines Industrial Complex in Portugal.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
China's Fujian Petrochemical at Work on World's Largest Phthalic Anhydride Plant
The 260,000-ton-per-year phthalic anhydride project of Fujian Petrochemical Group is the world's largest in terms of designed capacity.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
Chile May Accelerate Decarbonization Program
Legislation could push up Chile's decarbonization timeline
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Power -  
South Asian Chemical Producers to Invest $83 Million for Effluent Treatment Plants
Industrial Info is tracking 27 chemical processing ETP addition projects, worth $83 million, that are active in South Asia
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
China's mRNA Vaccine Market Remains in Infancy
Although eight of China's pharmaceutical companies are concentrating on mRNA vaccines, all remain in the beginning stages. No licensed mRNA vaccine is yet on Chinese market
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Pharmaceutical & Biotech -  
Russia Is Prime Ground for Polylactic Acid Projects
Growing environmental problems and widespread restrictions on the use of disposable polymer products have spurred interest in the production of polylactic acid or polylactide (PLA) in many countries, including Russia.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
China's Power Output Up 7.4% in June 2021
China's overall power generation totaled 686 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) in June, a 7.4% increase from June 2020 and a 14.5% increase from June 2019
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Power -  
IIR Top Refining News Today
Valero, on July 25, restarted the 65,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU) at its 180,000-BBL/d Houston, Texas, refinery, after it was tripped offline on July 24.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
PG&E Unveils 'Moonshot' Effort to Underground 10,000 Miles of Distribution Line to Reduce Wildfire Risk
Pacific Gas & Electric (San Francisco, California) last week announced a plan to underground about 10,000 miles of distribution lines, at an estimated cost of $20 billion or more, to reduce the danger of wildfires sparked by utility equipment.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
Pandemic Surge in Florida, Missouri, Texas May Frustrate Hopes of Industrial Rebound
Industrial Info is tracking more than $62 billion worth of active projects within Florida, Missouri and Texas that already have seen their schedules impacted directly by the COVID-19 pandemic
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
NextEra Energy Carries on with Renewables Drive
NextEra Energy Incorporated (NYSE:NEE) (Juno Beach, Florida) wrapped up another strong quarter in regard to its development of renewable energy.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
Schlumberger, U.S. Rig Count: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Production -  
GlobalFoundries Invests in New York Semiconductor Facility
The worldwide shortage of semiconductors has caused supply chain issues across several industries.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
EU Reveals Sweeping Climate Change Plans
The European Union (EU) has proposed a game-changing set of climate change legislation to ensure the region achieves climate neutrality by 2050.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
Australia's Massive Waitsia Stage 2 Gas Project Kicks Off
Mitsui Group and Beach Energy Limited's Waitsia Stage 2 project recently started construction in Western Australia
Monday, July 26, 2021 Production -  
Germany, U.S. Reach Deal on Russian Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline
Germany and the U.S. have agreed a deal on the controversial Russian gas pipeline, Nord Stream 2, into Europe which might finally end the harmful trade sanctions that have damaged relations between the U.S. and the European Union (EU) in recent years.
Friday, July 23, 2021 Pipelines -  
IIR North American Mid-Year Webinar: Effects of COVID-19 on Pharma-Biotech Are Here to Stay
The effects of COVID-19 on the global Pharmaceutical-Biotech Industry have been dramatic and seem here to stay (or at least last for an extended period of time).
Thursday, July 22, 2021 Pharmaceutical & Biotech -  
Tanzania Ports Authority Aims for Expansion
The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) has implemented mega projects to provide excellent maritime services to eastern central and southern Africa.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
Heavy Rainfall in Australia Forces Rio Tinto to Reduce Second-Quarter Iron Ore Production
Rio Tinto's iron ore production in the second quarter was less than what it hoped for
Monday, July 19, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
Power, Industrial Manufacturing Industries Lead Ohio in $13.5 Billion of Projects Under Construction
Like other states in the Great Lakes region, Ohio has a strong industrial manufacturing presence. As home to a portion of the Utica Shale, natural gas is easily accessible, resulting in the construction of gas-fired power plants, something that has ebbed in the U.S. in recent years.
Friday, July 16, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
Xcel Energy Sticks to Robust Outlook for Renewables as Wind Fuels Growth
Xcel executives brushed aside concerns about inflation and pointed to its ongoing buildout of renewable and low-carbon power generation
Friday, July 30, 2021 Power -  
Valero Shows Good Results as Demand Grows for Refined Products
While existing refining margins aren't as good as the company would wish for, Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) (San Antonio, Texas) had a reasonably successful second-quarter 2021 as a recovery in transportation fuels appeared and the company's renewable diesel sales and ethanol production increased.
Friday, July 30, 2021 Alternative Fuel -  
Refiner PBF Expects Continued Improvement in Market Conditions
Petroleum refiner PBF Energy Incorporated reported second-quarter 2021 net income attributable to the company of $47.9 million, a sizeable drop from $389.1 million reported for the second quarter of 2020
Friday, July 30, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
Georgia Power, Cenovus, Tellurian: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Friday, July 30, 2021 Power -  
IIR Top Chemical Processing News Today
LyondellBasell has shut down the aceytls area of its La Porte, Texas, plant due to a chemical leak on July 27.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
Rio Tinto Turns to Copper, Aluminum, Other In-Demand Materials as Prices Climb
Higher prices for iron ore, aluminum and copper drove surprising first-half profits for Rio Tinto
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
Enterprise Products to Rein in Capex in Coming Years as Company Gains Ground in Petrochemicals
Midstream operator Enterprise Products Partners' (NYSE:EPD) (Houston, Texas) second-quarter net income held steady year-over-year, rising only slightly from last year to $1.1 billion in second-quarter 2021.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Pipelines -  
Hess, Nord Stream 2 Progress: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Production -  
IIR Top Refining News Today
Pemex TRI has postponed the 2021 turnaround program at its 270,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Cadereyta, Mexico, refinery
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
Acetic Acid Leak Causes Two Deaths at LyondellBasell Facility near LaPorte, Texas
An investigation is underway into the cause of an acetic acid leak that killed two contract workers Tuesday night at a LyondellBasell Industries facility near La Porte, Texas.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
As Extreme Heat Roils U.S. Northwest, Power Producers Confident in Hydro, Other Sources
Industrial Info is tracking more than $1.5 billion worth of power-generation projects under construction in Idaho, Oregon and Washington, more than $620 million of which is attributed to hydropower
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Power -  
Will Record-Breaking U.S. LNG Exports in First-Half 2021 Open Door for New Buildout?
While last year represented a period of unprecedented ups and downs for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) producers and exporters, the first half of 2021 set record highs for U.S. LNG exports, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), perhaps paving the way for a new round of capacity buildout.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Production -  
Shell, Pioneer Natural Resources: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Production -  
IIR Top Power News Today
Talen Energy Corporation, today, July 27, took 997.6 megawatts (MW) offline from the Susquehanna 01 unit at its Susquehanna Nuclear Power Station in Pennsylvania.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Power -  
Renewable Energy, Semiconductors Take Lead in Oregon's $20.5 Billion in Active Projects
Led by renewable energy projects, Oregon features active projects worth more than $20.5 billion being tracked by Industrial Info.Led by renewable energy projects, Oregon features active projects worth more than $20.5 billion being tracked by Industrial Info.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Power -  
Steelmaker Nucor Presses Forward with Capital Projects as It Reaps Strong Profits
Nucor is focused on a number of key projects
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
Talos Energy, Pembina Pipeline: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Production -  
IIR Top Refining News Today
Valero, on July 25, restarted the 65,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU) at its 180,000-BBL/d Houston, Texas, refinery, after it was tripped offline on July 24.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
PG&E Unveils 'Moonshot' Effort to Underground 10,000 Miles of Distribution Line to Reduce Wildfire Risk
Pacific Gas & Electric (San Francisco, California) last week announced a plan to underground about 10,000 miles of distribution lines, at an estimated cost of $20 billion or more, to reduce the danger of wildfires sparked by utility equipment.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
Pandemic Surge in Florida, Missouri, Texas May Frustrate Hopes of Industrial Rebound
Industrial Info is tracking more than $62 billion worth of active projects within Florida, Missouri and Texas that already have seen their schedules impacted directly by the COVID-19 pandemic
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
NextEra Energy Carries on with Renewables Drive
NextEra Energy Incorporated (NYSE:NEE) (Juno Beach, Florida) wrapped up another strong quarter in regard to its development of renewable energy.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
Schlumberger, U.S. Rig Count: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Production -  
GlobalFoundries Invests in New York Semiconductor Facility
The worldwide shortage of semiconductors has caused supply chain issues across several industries.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
Germany, U.S. Reach Deal on Russian Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline
Germany and the U.S. have agreed a deal on the controversial Russian gas pipeline, Nord Stream 2, into Europe which might finally end the harmful trade sanctions that have damaged relations between the U.S. and the European Union (EU) in recent years.
Friday, July 23, 2021 Pipelines -  
IIR North American Mid-Year Webinar: Effects of COVID-19 on Pharma-Biotech Are Here to Stay
The effects of COVID-19 on the global Pharmaceutical-Biotech Industry have been dramatic and seem here to stay (or at least last for an extended period of time).
Thursday, July 22, 2021 Pharmaceutical & Biotech -  
Heavy Rainfall in Australia Forces Rio Tinto to Reduce Second-Quarter Iron Ore Production
Rio Tinto's iron ore production in the second quarter was less than what it hoped for
Monday, July 19, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
Power, Industrial Manufacturing Industries Lead Ohio in $13.5 Billion of Projects Under Construction
Like other states in the Great Lakes region, Ohio has a strong industrial manufacturing presence. As home to a portion of the Utica Shale, natural gas is easily accessible, resulting in the construction of gas-fired power plants, something that has ebbed in the U.S. in recent years.
Friday, July 16, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
U.S. Industrial Project Spending Reaches 47% Growth
Project spending in the U.S. is up 47.72%
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
BP: COVID-19 Cut Global Electric Demand by 1% in 2020, But Renewables Surged
Worldwide electricity use fell by 0.9% last year, the largest percentage decline in at least 35 years
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Power -  
U.S., Canadian Food Makers Beef Up Spending on Plant-Based Alternatives
Industrial Info is tracking more than $400 million in new (recently tracked in 2021), active plant-based projects in the U.S. and Canadian Food & Beverage Industry
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Food & Beverage -  
Global Demand for Natural Gas More Resilient than for Oil in 2020, BP Says
Global use of natural gas fell about 2.3% last year, far less than the drops in overall energy demand or demand for crude oil, according to BP's Statistical Review of World Energy.
Monday, July 12, 2021 Production -  
BP: Global Drop in Oil Use in 2020 Drove Down Carbon Emissions
The COVID-19 pandemic drove down global energy use 4.5% in 2020, which caused carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to fall 6.3%
Friday, July 9, 2021 Pipelines -  
Paraguay Announces Ambitious Plan for Battery Storage
Paraguay's master power development plan includes BESS projects for the first time.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Power -  
Latin America's O&G Maintenance Shutdowns to Increase in Coming Months
Industrial Info is tracking 94 maintenance projects, valued at approximately $365 million, to be completed during the second half of 2021 in Latin America
Monday, June 28, 2021 Terminals -  
Lumber Price Bubble Pops After Reaching Record Highs
The lumber price bubble has finally burst but prices aren't expected to fall back to earlier levels anytime soon
Monday, June 21, 2021 Pulp & Paper -  
Hess, Nord Stream 2 Progress: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Production -  
EI-H2, Zenith Have Plans for Major Irish 'Green Hydrogen' Hub
U.S. terminals major Zenith Energy Holdings LLC (Brooklyn, New York) has joined forces with Ireland's EI-H2 (Cork, Ireland) to develop a 3.2 gigawatt (GW) green energy facility at Bantry Bay, in County Cork, to produce green hydrogen and green ammonia.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Alternative Fuel -  
Chemical Company Wacker Investing More than $250 Million in Germany
Wacker Chemie AG is a German multinational chemical company and global leader in silicone, polymer, life sciences and polysilicon.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
Repsol Plans Major Expansion of Portugal Refinery
Spanish oil and gas major Repsol Petroleo SA has announced plans to invest 657 million euro (US$774 million) in the expansion of the Sines Industrial Complex in Portugal.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
Russia Is Prime Ground for Polylactic Acid Projects
Growing environmental problems and widespread restrictions on the use of disposable polymer products have spurred interest in the production of polylactic acid or polylactide (PLA) in many countries, including Russia.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
IIR Top Refining News Today
Valero, on July 25, restarted the 65,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU) at its 180,000-BBL/d Houston, Texas, refinery, after it was tripped offline on July 24.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
EU Reveals Sweeping Climate Change Plans
The European Union (EU) has proposed a game-changing set of climate change legislation to ensure the region achieves climate neutrality by 2050.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
Germany, U.S. Reach Deal on Russian Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline
Germany and the U.S. have agreed a deal on the controversial Russian gas pipeline, Nord Stream 2, into Europe which might finally end the harmful trade sanctions that have damaged relations between the U.S. and the European Union (EU) in recent years.
Friday, July 23, 2021 Pipelines -  
BP: COVID-19 Cut Global Electric Demand by 1% in 2020, But Renewables Surged
Worldwide electricity use fell by 0.9% last year, the largest percentage decline in at least 35 years
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Power -  
First Sponge Iron Made with Hydrogen in Sweden
The world's first hydrogen-reduced sponge iron has been produced at the HYBRIT pilot plant in Luleå, Sweden.
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
Upcoming FPSO Vessel Projects in West Africa to Increase Oil & Gas Production
Western Africa expects to mark a nascent increase in crude oil and natural gas production with upcoming floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel projects in the Gulf of Guinea, and further out in the Atlantic Ocean
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Production -  
Global Demand for Natural Gas More Resilient than for Oil in 2020, BP Says
Global use of natural gas fell about 2.3% last year, far less than the drops in overall energy demand or demand for crude oil, according to BP's Statistical Review of World Energy.
Monday, July 12, 2021 Production -  
BP: Global Drop in Oil Use in 2020 Drove Down Carbon Emissions
The COVID-19 pandemic drove down global energy use 4.5% in 2020, which caused carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to fall 6.3%
Friday, July 9, 2021 Pipelines -  
Stora Enso Oyj Ups Investment in European Plants as Paper Demand Drops
Stora Enso Oyj is bolstering investment in its plants across Europe, including an US$850 million expansion planned to begin construction next year
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 Pulp & Paper -  
Chile Soon to Become Data-Center Hub in Latin America
Analysts predict that 2021 will be the year that Chile sees a boom in construction of high-performance data-center projects.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
Guatemala's Transportation Systems Near Long-Planned Boost
Guatemala's mountainous terrain hinders the development of its road network, but the Central American nation is betting on public transportation and alternative modes to solve its traffic problem
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
IIR Top Refining News Today
Pemex TRI has postponed the 2021 turnaround program at its 270,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Cadereyta, Mexico, refinery
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
Shell, Pioneer Natural Resources: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Production -  
Rising Commodity Prices Threaten Expansion of Brazil's Agricultural Machinery Sector
The persistence of the COVID-19 pandemic is creating several barriers and opportunities for Brazilian agricultural machine manufacturers
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
Chile May Accelerate Decarbonization Program
Legislation could push up Chile's decarbonization timeline
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Power -  
Schlumberger, U.S. Rig Count: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Production -  
Germany, U.S. Reach Deal on Russian Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline
Germany and the U.S. have agreed a deal on the controversial Russian gas pipeline, Nord Stream 2, into Europe which might finally end the harmful trade sanctions that have damaged relations between the U.S. and the European Union (EU) in recent years.
Friday, July 23, 2021 Pipelines -  
Heavy Rainfall in Australia Forces Rio Tinto to Reduce Second-Quarter Iron Ore Production
Rio Tinto's iron ore production in the second quarter was less than what it hoped for
Monday, July 19, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
Yummy! Market for Insect-Based Animal Feed Meals Looks Rosy for Ecuador, Rest of World
The black soldier fly is known as one of the most promising species in the future of the animal feed to produce larvae meal and replace fish meal and soybean in the aquaculture and livestock industries, due to its relatively high crude protein content and a well-balanced essential amino acid profile.
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Food & Beverage -  
BP: COVID-19 Cut Global Electric Demand by 1% in 2020, But Renewables Surged
Worldwide electricity use fell by 0.9% last year, the largest percentage decline in at least 35 years
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Power -  
BP: Global Drop in Oil Use in 2020 Drove Down Carbon Emissions
The COVID-19 pandemic drove down global energy use 4.5% in 2020, which caused carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to fall 6.3%
Friday, July 9, 2021 Pipelines -  
CMPC Launches Forest Management Program in Brazil
Many companies have a goal to expand their forest base in Brazil.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Pulp & Paper -  
Paraguay Announces Ambitious Plan for Battery Storage
Paraguay's master power development plan includes BESS projects for the first time.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Power -  
Latin America's O&G Maintenance Shutdowns to Increase in Coming Months
Industrial Info is tracking 94 maintenance projects, valued at approximately $365 million, to be completed during the second half of 2021 in Latin America
Monday, June 28, 2021 Terminals -  
Egypt Aims to Become Key Exporter of Petroleum Products by 2026
Egyptian refiners plan to add 454,000 BBL/d of crude oil processing capacity by 2026
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
Urbanization Drives Africa's $52 Billion in Chemical Projects
While Asia remains dominant globally, urbanization is expected to drive chemical development in Africa and some parts of the Middle East
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
Tanzania Ports Authority Aims for Expansion
The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) has implemented mega projects to provide excellent maritime services to eastern central and southern Africa.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
BP: COVID-19 Cut Global Electric Demand by 1% in 2020, But Renewables Surged
Worldwide electricity use fell by 0.9% last year, the largest percentage decline in at least 35 years
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Power -  
Upcoming FPSO Vessel Projects in West Africa to Increase Oil & Gas Production
Western Africa expects to mark a nascent increase in crude oil and natural gas production with upcoming floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel projects in the Gulf of Guinea, and further out in the Atlantic Ocean
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Production -  
BP: Global Drop in Oil Use in 2020 Drove Down Carbon Emissions
The COVID-19 pandemic drove down global energy use 4.5% in 2020, which caused carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to fall 6.3%
Friday, July 9, 2021 Pipelines -  
COVID-19 Threatens South Korea's Crude Oil Demand
The resurgence of COVID-19 in South Korea poses a risk to its crude oil demand in second-half 2021 as Seoul returns to the country's harshest pandemic restrictions on social distancing.
Friday, July 30, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
Indonesia Allocates 48% Renewable Energy in 2021-2030 Electricity Plan
In its 2021-2030 national electricity plan, Indonesia aims to increase the proportion of renewable power to at least 48%, compared with 30% in the 2019-2028 plan.
Friday, July 30, 2021 Power -  
China's Pharmaceutical Market Suffers Growing Pains
China's pharmaceutical companies produced 2.734 million metric tons of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) in 2020, a 2.7% increase from 2019
Friday, July 30, 2021 Pharmaceutical & Biotech -  
Offshore Wind Fuels Investment in China's Province of Jiangsu
As part of its 14th Five-Year Plan, China's province of Jiangsu is preparing to install more than 30 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar energy projects, with an emphasis offshore wind power
Friday, July 30, 2021 Power -  
Saudi Aramco's Zuluf Project Delayed Again
The fluctuation in pricing in the oil and gas market, and ongoing coronavirus pandemic have forced Saudi Aramco to once again extend the bidding dates.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Production -  
IIR Top Refining News Today
Pemex TRI has postponed the 2021 turnaround program at its 270,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Cadereyta, Mexico, refinery
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
China's Power Consumption Up 9.8% in June
China's overall power consumption in June totaled 703.3 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh), a 9.8% increase from June 2020
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Power -  
China's Fujian Petrochemical at Work on World's Largest Phthalic Anhydride Plant
The 260,000-ton-per-year phthalic anhydride project of Fujian Petrochemical Group is the world's largest in terms of designed capacity.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
South Asian Chemical Producers to Invest $83 Million for Effluent Treatment Plants
Industrial Info is tracking 27 chemical processing ETP addition projects, worth $83 million, that are active in South Asia
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
China's mRNA Vaccine Market Remains in Infancy
Although eight of China's pharmaceutical companies are concentrating on mRNA vaccines, all remain in the beginning stages. No licensed mRNA vaccine is yet on Chinese market
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Pharmaceutical & Biotech -  
China's Power Output Up 7.4% in June 2021
China's overall power generation totaled 686 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) in June, a 7.4% increase from June 2020 and a 14.5% increase from June 2019
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Power -  
IIR Top Refining News Today
Valero, on July 25, restarted the 65,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU) at its 180,000-BBL/d Houston, Texas, refinery, after it was tripped offline on July 24.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
Heavy Rainfall in Australia Forces Rio Tinto to Reduce Second-Quarter Iron Ore Production
Rio Tinto's iron ore production in the second quarter was less than what it hoped for
Monday, July 19, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
BP: COVID-19 Cut Global Electric Demand by 1% in 2020, But Renewables Surged
Worldwide electricity use fell by 0.9% last year, the largest percentage decline in at least 35 years
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Power -  
Global Demand for Natural Gas More Resilient than for Oil in 2020, BP Says
Global use of natural gas fell about 2.3% last year, far less than the drops in overall energy demand or demand for crude oil, according to BP's Statistical Review of World Energy.
Monday, July 12, 2021 Production -  
BP: Global Drop in Oil Use in 2020 Drove Down Carbon Emissions
The COVID-19 pandemic drove down global energy use 4.5% in 2020, which caused carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to fall 6.3%
Friday, July 9, 2021 Pipelines -  
IIR Top Chemical Processing News Today
LyondellBasell has shut down the aceytls area of its La Porte, Texas, plant due to a chemical leak on July 27.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
Saudi Aramco's Zuluf Project Delayed Again
The fluctuation in pricing in the oil and gas market, and ongoing coronavirus pandemic have forced Saudi Aramco to once again extend the bidding dates.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Production -  
IIR Top Refining News Today
Pemex TRI has postponed the 2021 turnaround program at its 270,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Cadereyta, Mexico, refinery
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
Egypt Aims to Become Key Exporter of Petroleum Products by 2026
Egyptian refiners plan to add 454,000 BBL/d of crude oil processing capacity by 2026
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
Urbanization Drives Africa's $52 Billion in Chemical Projects
While Asia remains dominant globally, urbanization is expected to drive chemical development in Africa and some parts of the Middle East
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
IIR Top Refining News Today
Valero, on July 25, restarted the 65,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU) at its 180,000-BBL/d Houston, Texas, refinery, after it was tripped offline on July 24.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
BP: COVID-19 Cut Global Electric Demand by 1% in 2020, But Renewables Surged
Worldwide electricity use fell by 0.9% last year, the largest percentage decline in at least 35 years
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Power -  
Global Demand for Natural Gas More Resilient than for Oil in 2020, BP Says
Global use of natural gas fell about 2.3% last year, far less than the drops in overall energy demand or demand for crude oil, according to BP's Statistical Review of World Energy.
Monday, July 12, 2021 Production -  
BP: Global Drop in Oil Use in 2020 Drove Down Carbon Emissions
The COVID-19 pandemic drove down global energy use 4.5% in 2020, which caused carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to fall 6.3%
Friday, July 9, 2021 Pipelines -  
Australia's Massive Waitsia Stage 2 Gas Project Kicks Off
Mitsui Group and Beach Energy Limited's Waitsia Stage 2 project recently started construction in Western Australia
Monday, July 26, 2021 Production -  
Heavy Rainfall in Australia Forces Rio Tinto to Reduce Second-Quarter Iron Ore Production
Rio Tinto's iron ore production in the second quarter was less than what it hoped for
Monday, July 19, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
BP: COVID-19 Cut Global Electric Demand by 1% in 2020, But Renewables Surged
Worldwide electricity use fell by 0.9% last year, the largest percentage decline in at least 35 years
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Power -  
Global Demand for Natural Gas More Resilient than for Oil in 2020, BP Says
Global use of natural gas fell about 2.3% last year, far less than the drops in overall energy demand or demand for crude oil, according to BP's Statistical Review of World Energy.
Monday, July 12, 2021 Production -  
BP: Global Drop in Oil Use in 2020 Drove Down Carbon Emissions
The COVID-19 pandemic drove down global energy use 4.5% in 2020, which caused carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to fall 6.3%
Friday, July 9, 2021 Pipelines -  
Xcel Energy Sticks to Robust Outlook for Renewables as Wind Fuels Growth
Xcel executives brushed aside concerns about inflation and pointed to its ongoing buildout of renewable and low-carbon power generation
Friday, July 30, 2021 Power -  
Georgia Power, Cenovus, Tellurian: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Friday, July 30, 2021 Power -  
Indonesia Allocates 48% Renewable Energy in 2021-2030 Electricity Plan
In its 2021-2030 national electricity plan, Indonesia aims to increase the proportion of renewable power to at least 48%, compared with 30% in the 2019-2028 plan.
Friday, July 30, 2021 Power -  
Offshore Wind Fuels Investment in China's Province of Jiangsu
As part of its 14th Five-Year Plan, China's province of Jiangsu is preparing to install more than 30 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar energy projects, with an emphasis offshore wind power
Friday, July 30, 2021 Power -  
As Extreme Heat Roils U.S. Northwest, Power Producers Confident in Hydro, Other Sources
Industrial Info is tracking more than $1.5 billion worth of power-generation projects under construction in Idaho, Oregon and Washington, more than $620 million of which is attributed to hydropower
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Power -  
Shell, Pioneer Natural Resources: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Production -  
EI-H2, Zenith Have Plans for Major Irish 'Green Hydrogen' Hub
U.S. terminals major Zenith Energy Holdings LLC (Brooklyn, New York) has joined forces with Ireland's EI-H2 (Cork, Ireland) to develop a 3.2 gigawatt (GW) green energy facility at Bantry Bay, in County Cork, to produce green hydrogen and green ammonia.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Alternative Fuel -  
China's Power Consumption Up 9.8% in June
China's overall power consumption in June totaled 703.3 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh), a 9.8% increase from June 2020
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Power -  
IIR Top Power News Today
Talen Energy Corporation, today, July 27, took 997.6 megawatts (MW) offline from the Susquehanna 01 unit at its Susquehanna Nuclear Power Station in Pennsylvania.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Power -  
Renewable Energy, Semiconductors Take Lead in Oregon's $20.5 Billion in Active Projects
Led by renewable energy projects, Oregon features active projects worth more than $20.5 billion being tracked by Industrial Info.Led by renewable energy projects, Oregon features active projects worth more than $20.5 billion being tracked by Industrial Info.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Power -  
Chile May Accelerate Decarbonization Program
Legislation could push up Chile's decarbonization timeline
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Power -  
China's Power Output Up 7.4% in June 2021
China's overall power generation totaled 686 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) in June, a 7.4% increase from June 2020 and a 14.5% increase from June 2019
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Power -  
PG&E Unveils 'Moonshot' Effort to Underground 10,000 Miles of Distribution Line to Reduce Wildfire Risk
Pacific Gas & Electric (San Francisco, California) last week announced a plan to underground about 10,000 miles of distribution lines, at an estimated cost of $20 billion or more, to reduce the danger of wildfires sparked by utility equipment.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
Pandemic Surge in Florida, Missouri, Texas May Frustrate Hopes of Industrial Rebound
Industrial Info is tracking more than $62 billion worth of active projects within Florida, Missouri and Texas that already have seen their schedules impacted directly by the COVID-19 pandemic
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
NextEra Energy Carries on with Renewables Drive
NextEra Energy Incorporated (NYSE:NEE) (Juno Beach, Florida) wrapped up another strong quarter in regard to its development of renewable energy.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
EU Reveals Sweeping Climate Change Plans
The European Union (EU) has proposed a game-changing set of climate change legislation to ensure the region achieves climate neutrality by 2050.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
Power, Industrial Manufacturing Industries Lead Ohio in $13.5 Billion of Projects Under Construction
Like other states in the Great Lakes region, Ohio has a strong industrial manufacturing presence. As home to a portion of the Utica Shale, natural gas is easily accessible, resulting in the construction of gas-fired power plants, something that has ebbed in the U.S. in recent years.
Friday, July 16, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
U.S. Industrial Project Spending Reaches 47% Growth
Project spending in the U.S. is up 47.72%
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
BP: COVID-19 Cut Global Electric Demand by 1% in 2020, But Renewables Surged
Worldwide electricity use fell by 0.9% last year, the largest percentage decline in at least 35 years
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Power -  
Paraguay Announces Ambitious Plan for Battery Storage
Paraguay's master power development plan includes BESS projects for the first time.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Power -  
Will Record-Breaking U.S. LNG Exports in First-Half 2021 Open Door for New Buildout?
While last year represented a period of unprecedented ups and downs for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) producers and exporters, the first half of 2021 set record highs for U.S. LNG exports, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), perhaps paving the way for a new round of capacity buildout.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Production -  
Pandemic Surge in Florida, Missouri, Texas May Frustrate Hopes of Industrial Rebound
Industrial Info is tracking more than $62 billion worth of active projects within Florida, Missouri and Texas that already have seen their schedules impacted directly by the COVID-19 pandemic
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
U.S. Industrial Project Spending Reaches 47% Growth
Project spending in the U.S. is up 47.72%
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
Upcoming FPSO Vessel Projects in West Africa to Increase Oil & Gas Production
Western Africa expects to mark a nascent increase in crude oil and natural gas production with upcoming floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel projects in the Gulf of Guinea, and further out in the Atlantic Ocean
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Production -  
Global Demand for Natural Gas More Resilient than for Oil in 2020, BP Says
Global use of natural gas fell about 2.3% last year, far less than the drops in overall energy demand or demand for crude oil, according to BP's Statistical Review of World Energy.
Monday, July 12, 2021 Production -  
Latin America's O&G Maintenance Shutdowns to Increase in Coming Months
Industrial Info is tracking 94 maintenance projects, valued at approximately $365 million, to be completed during the second half of 2021 in Latin America
Monday, June 28, 2021 Terminals -  
Enterprise Products to Rein in Capex in Coming Years as Company Gains Ground in Petrochemicals
Midstream operator Enterprise Products Partners' (NYSE:EPD) (Houston, Texas) second-quarter net income held steady year-over-year, rising only slightly from last year to $1.1 billion in second-quarter 2021.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Pipelines -  
Hess, Nord Stream 2 Progress: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Production -  
Saudi Aramco's Zuluf Project Delayed Again
The fluctuation in pricing in the oil and gas market, and ongoing coronavirus pandemic have forced Saudi Aramco to once again extend the bidding dates.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Production -  
Talos Energy, Pembina Pipeline: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Production -  
Pandemic Surge in Florida, Missouri, Texas May Frustrate Hopes of Industrial Rebound
Industrial Info is tracking more than $62 billion worth of active projects within Florida, Missouri and Texas that already have seen their schedules impacted directly by the COVID-19 pandemic
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
Schlumberger, U.S. Rig Count: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Production -  
Germany, U.S. Reach Deal on Russian Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline
Germany and the U.S. have agreed a deal on the controversial Russian gas pipeline, Nord Stream 2, into Europe which might finally end the harmful trade sanctions that have damaged relations between the U.S. and the European Union (EU) in recent years.
Friday, July 23, 2021 Pipelines -  
U.S. Industrial Project Spending Reaches 47% Growth
Project spending in the U.S. is up 47.72%
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
BP: Global Drop in Oil Use in 2020 Drove Down Carbon Emissions
The COVID-19 pandemic drove down global energy use 4.5% in 2020, which caused carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to fall 6.3%
Friday, July 9, 2021 Pipelines -  
Latin America's O&G Maintenance Shutdowns to Increase in Coming Months
Industrial Info is tracking 94 maintenance projects, valued at approximately $365 million, to be completed during the second half of 2021 in Latin America
Monday, June 28, 2021 Terminals -  
Georgia Power, Cenovus, Tellurian: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Friday, July 30, 2021 Power -  
Enterprise Products to Rein in Capex in Coming Years as Company Gains Ground in Petrochemicals
Midstream operator Enterprise Products Partners' (NYSE:EPD) (Houston, Texas) second-quarter net income held steady year-over-year, rising only slightly from last year to $1.1 billion in second-quarter 2021.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Pipelines -  
Hess, Nord Stream 2 Progress: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Production -  
Saudi Aramco's Zuluf Project Delayed Again
The fluctuation in pricing in the oil and gas market, and ongoing coronavirus pandemic have forced Saudi Aramco to once again extend the bidding dates.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Production -  
Will Record-Breaking U.S. LNG Exports in First-Half 2021 Open Door for New Buildout?
While last year represented a period of unprecedented ups and downs for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) producers and exporters, the first half of 2021 set record highs for U.S. LNG exports, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), perhaps paving the way for a new round of capacity buildout.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Production -  
Shell, Pioneer Natural Resources: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Production -  
Talos Energy, Pembina Pipeline: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Production -  
Pandemic Surge in Florida, Missouri, Texas May Frustrate Hopes of Industrial Rebound
Industrial Info is tracking more than $62 billion worth of active projects within Florida, Missouri and Texas that already have seen their schedules impacted directly by the COVID-19 pandemic
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
Schlumberger, U.S. Rig Count: Your Daily Energy News
Scan through a selection of energy-related news highlights that we think will interest our clients.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Production -  
Australia's Massive Waitsia Stage 2 Gas Project Kicks Off
Mitsui Group and Beach Energy Limited's Waitsia Stage 2 project recently started construction in Western Australia
Monday, July 26, 2021 Production -  
U.S. Industrial Project Spending Reaches 47% Growth
Project spending in the U.S. is up 47.72%
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
Upcoming FPSO Vessel Projects in West Africa to Increase Oil & Gas Production
Western Africa expects to mark a nascent increase in crude oil and natural gas production with upcoming floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel projects in the Gulf of Guinea, and further out in the Atlantic Ocean
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Production -  
Global Demand for Natural Gas More Resilient than for Oil in 2020, BP Says
Global use of natural gas fell about 2.3% last year, far less than the drops in overall energy demand or demand for crude oil, according to BP's Statistical Review of World Energy.
Monday, July 12, 2021 Production -  
BP: Global Drop in Oil Use in 2020 Drove Down Carbon Emissions
The COVID-19 pandemic drove down global energy use 4.5% in 2020, which caused carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to fall 6.3%
Friday, July 9, 2021 Pipelines -  
Latin America's O&G Maintenance Shutdowns to Increase in Coming Months
Industrial Info is tracking 94 maintenance projects, valued at approximately $365 million, to be completed during the second half of 2021 in Latin America
Monday, June 28, 2021 Terminals -  
Valero Shows Good Results as Demand Grows for Refined Products
While existing refining margins aren't as good as the company would wish for, Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) (San Antonio, Texas) had a reasonably successful second-quarter 2021 as a recovery in transportation fuels appeared and the company's renewable diesel sales and ethanol production increased.
Friday, July 30, 2021 Alternative Fuel -  
EI-H2, Zenith Have Plans for Major Irish 'Green Hydrogen' Hub
U.S. terminals major Zenith Energy Holdings LLC (Brooklyn, New York) has joined forces with Ireland's EI-H2 (Cork, Ireland) to develop a 3.2 gigawatt (GW) green energy facility at Bantry Bay, in County Cork, to produce green hydrogen and green ammonia.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Alternative Fuel -  
Renewable Energy, Semiconductors Take Lead in Oregon's $20.5 Billion in Active Projects
Led by renewable energy projects, Oregon features active projects worth more than $20.5 billion being tracked by Industrial Info.Led by renewable energy projects, Oregon features active projects worth more than $20.5 billion being tracked by Industrial Info.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Power -  
Pandemic Surge in Florida, Missouri, Texas May Frustrate Hopes of Industrial Rebound
Industrial Info is tracking more than $62 billion worth of active projects within Florida, Missouri and Texas that already have seen their schedules impacted directly by the COVID-19 pandemic
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
EU Reveals Sweeping Climate Change Plans
The European Union (EU) has proposed a game-changing set of climate change legislation to ensure the region achieves climate neutrality by 2050.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
U.S. Industrial Project Spending Reaches 47% Growth
Project spending in the U.S. is up 47.72%
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
First Sponge Iron Made with Hydrogen in Sweden
The world's first hydrogen-reduced sponge iron has been produced at the HYBRIT pilot plant in Luleå, Sweden.
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
Refiner PBF Expects Continued Improvement in Market Conditions
Petroleum refiner PBF Energy Incorporated reported second-quarter 2021 net income attributable to the company of $47.9 million, a sizeable drop from $389.1 million reported for the second quarter of 2020
Friday, July 30, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
Valero Shows Good Results as Demand Grows for Refined Products
While existing refining margins aren't as good as the company would wish for, Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) (San Antonio, Texas) had a reasonably successful second-quarter 2021 as a recovery in transportation fuels appeared and the company's renewable diesel sales and ethanol production increased.
Friday, July 30, 2021 Alternative Fuel -  
COVID-19 Threatens South Korea's Crude Oil Demand
The resurgence of COVID-19 in South Korea poses a risk to its crude oil demand in second-half 2021 as Seoul returns to the country's harshest pandemic restrictions on social distancing.
Friday, July 30, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
IIR Top Refining News Today
Pemex TRI has postponed the 2021 turnaround program at its 270,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Cadereyta, Mexico, refinery
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
Egypt Aims to Become Key Exporter of Petroleum Products by 2026
Egyptian refiners plan to add 454,000 BBL/d of crude oil processing capacity by 2026
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
Repsol Plans Major Expansion of Portugal Refinery
Spanish oil and gas major Repsol Petroleo SA has announced plans to invest 657 million euro (US$774 million) in the expansion of the Sines Industrial Complex in Portugal.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
IIR Top Refining News Today
Valero, on July 25, restarted the 65,000-barrel-per-day (BBL/d) Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU) at its 180,000-BBL/d Houston, Texas, refinery, after it was tripped offline on July 24.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Petroleum Refining -  
Pandemic Surge in Florida, Missouri, Texas May Frustrate Hopes of Industrial Rebound
Industrial Info is tracking more than $62 billion worth of active projects within Florida, Missouri and Texas that already have seen their schedules impacted directly by the COVID-19 pandemic
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
EU Reveals Sweeping Climate Change Plans
The European Union (EU) has proposed a game-changing set of climate change legislation to ensure the region achieves climate neutrality by 2050.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
U.S. Industrial Project Spending Reaches 47% Growth
Project spending in the U.S. is up 47.72%
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
BP: Global Drop in Oil Use in 2020 Drove Down Carbon Emissions
The COVID-19 pandemic drove down global energy use 4.5% in 2020, which caused carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to fall 6.3%
Friday, July 9, 2021 Pipelines -  
IIR Top Chemical Processing News Today
LyondellBasell has shut down the aceytls area of its La Porte, Texas, plant due to a chemical leak on July 27.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
Acetic Acid Leak Causes Two Deaths at LyondellBasell Facility near LaPorte, Texas
An investigation is underway into the cause of an acetic acid leak that killed two contract workers Tuesday night at a LyondellBasell Industries facility near La Porte, Texas.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
Chemical Company Wacker Investing More than $250 Million in Germany
Wacker Chemie AG is a German multinational chemical company and global leader in silicone, polymer, life sciences and polysilicon.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
Urbanization Drives Africa's $52 Billion in Chemical Projects
While Asia remains dominant globally, urbanization is expected to drive chemical development in Africa and some parts of the Middle East
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
China's Fujian Petrochemical at Work on World's Largest Phthalic Anhydride Plant
The 260,000-ton-per-year phthalic anhydride project of Fujian Petrochemical Group is the world's largest in terms of designed capacity.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
South Asian Chemical Producers to Invest $83 Million for Effluent Treatment Plants
Industrial Info is tracking 27 chemical processing ETP addition projects, worth $83 million, that are active in South Asia
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
Russia Is Prime Ground for Polylactic Acid Projects
Growing environmental problems and widespread restrictions on the use of disposable polymer products have spurred interest in the production of polylactic acid or polylactide (PLA) in many countries, including Russia.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Chemical Processing -  
Pandemic Surge in Florida, Missouri, Texas May Frustrate Hopes of Industrial Rebound
Industrial Info is tracking more than $62 billion worth of active projects within Florida, Missouri and Texas that already have seen their schedules impacted directly by the COVID-19 pandemic
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
EU Reveals Sweeping Climate Change Plans
The European Union (EU) has proposed a game-changing set of climate change legislation to ensure the region achieves climate neutrality by 2050.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
U.S. Industrial Project Spending Reaches 47% Growth
Project spending in the U.S. is up 47.72%
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
Rio Tinto Turns to Copper, Aluminum, Other In-Demand Materials as Prices Climb
Higher prices for iron ore, aluminum and copper drove surprising first-half profits for Rio Tinto
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
Rising Commodity Prices Threaten Expansion of Brazil's Agricultural Machinery Sector
The persistence of the COVID-19 pandemic is creating several barriers and opportunities for Brazilian agricultural machine manufacturers
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
Steelmaker Nucor Presses Forward with Capital Projects as It Reaps Strong Profits
Nucor is focused on a number of key projects
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
Heavy Rainfall in Australia Forces Rio Tinto to Reduce Second-Quarter Iron Ore Production
Rio Tinto's iron ore production in the second quarter was less than what it hoped for
Monday, July 19, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
Power, Industrial Manufacturing Industries Lead Ohio in $13.5 Billion of Projects Under Construction
Like other states in the Great Lakes region, Ohio has a strong industrial manufacturing presence. As home to a portion of the Utica Shale, natural gas is easily accessible, resulting in the construction of gas-fired power plants, something that has ebbed in the U.S. in recent years.
Friday, July 16, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
U.S. Industrial Project Spending Reaches 47% Growth
Project spending in the U.S. is up 47.72%
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
First Sponge Iron Made with Hydrogen in Sweden
The world's first hydrogen-reduced sponge iron has been produced at the HYBRIT pilot plant in Luleå, Sweden.
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Metals & Minerals -  
Pandemic Surge in Florida, Missouri, Texas May Frustrate Hopes of Industrial Rebound
Industrial Info is tracking more than $62 billion worth of active projects within Florida, Missouri and Texas that already have seen their schedules impacted directly by the COVID-19 pandemic
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
U.S. Industrial Project Spending Reaches 47% Growth
Project spending in the U.S. is up 47.72%
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
CMPC Launches Forest Management Program in Brazil
Many companies have a goal to expand their forest base in Brazil.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Pulp & Paper -  
Stora Enso Oyj Ups Investment in European Plants as Paper Demand Drops
Stora Enso Oyj is bolstering investment in its plants across Europe, including an US$850 million expansion planned to begin construction next year
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 Pulp & Paper -  
Lumber Price Bubble Pops After Reaching Record Highs
The lumber price bubble has finally burst but prices aren't expected to fall back to earlier levels anytime soon
Monday, June 21, 2021 Pulp & Paper -  
As Extreme Heat Roils U.S. Northwest, Power Producers Confident in Hydro, Other Sources
Industrial Info is tracking more than $1.5 billion worth of power-generation projects under construction in Idaho, Oregon and Washington, more than $620 million of which is attributed to hydropower
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Power -  
Pandemic Surge in Florida, Missouri, Texas May Frustrate Hopes of Industrial Rebound
Industrial Info is tracking more than $62 billion worth of active projects within Florida, Missouri and Texas that already have seen their schedules impacted directly by the COVID-19 pandemic
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
Power, Industrial Manufacturing Industries Lead Ohio in $13.5 Billion of Projects Under Construction
Like other states in the Great Lakes region, Ohio has a strong industrial manufacturing presence. As home to a portion of the Utica Shale, natural gas is easily accessible, resulting in the construction of gas-fired power plants, something that has ebbed in the U.S. in recent years.
Friday, July 16, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
U.S. Industrial Project Spending Reaches 47% Growth
Project spending in the U.S. is up 47.72%
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
Yummy! Market for Insect-Based Animal Feed Meals Looks Rosy for Ecuador, Rest of World
The black soldier fly is known as one of the most promising species in the future of the animal feed to produce larvae meal and replace fish meal and soybean in the aquaculture and livestock industries, due to its relatively high crude protein content and a well-balanced essential amino acid profile.
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Food & Beverage -  
U.S., Canadian Food Makers Beef Up Spending on Plant-Based Alternatives
Industrial Info is tracking more than $400 million in new (recently tracked in 2021), active plant-based projects in the U.S. and Canadian Food & Beverage Industry
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Food & Beverage -  
China's Pharmaceutical Market Suffers Growing Pains
China's pharmaceutical companies produced 2.734 million metric tons of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) in 2020, a 2.7% increase from 2019
Friday, July 30, 2021 Pharmaceutical & Biotech -  
China's mRNA Vaccine Market Remains in Infancy
Although eight of China's pharmaceutical companies are concentrating on mRNA vaccines, all remain in the beginning stages. No licensed mRNA vaccine is yet on Chinese market
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Pharmaceutical & Biotech -  
Pandemic Surge in Florida, Missouri, Texas May Frustrate Hopes of Industrial Rebound
Industrial Info is tracking more than $62 billion worth of active projects within Florida, Missouri and Texas that already have seen their schedules impacted directly by the COVID-19 pandemic
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
IIR North American Mid-Year Webinar: Effects of COVID-19 on Pharma-Biotech Are Here to Stay
The effects of COVID-19 on the global Pharmaceutical-Biotech Industry have been dramatic and seem here to stay (or at least last for an extended period of time).
Thursday, July 22, 2021 Pharmaceutical & Biotech -  
U.S. Industrial Project Spending Reaches 47% Growth
Project spending in the U.S. is up 47.72%
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
Chile Soon to Become Data-Center Hub in Latin America
Analysts predict that 2021 will be the year that Chile sees a boom in construction of high-performance data-center projects.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
Guatemala's Transportation Systems Near Long-Planned Boost
Guatemala's mountainous terrain hinders the development of its road network, but the Central American nation is betting on public transportation and alternative modes to solve its traffic problem
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
Renewable Energy, Semiconductors Take Lead in Oregon's $20.5 Billion in Active Projects
Led by renewable energy projects, Oregon features active projects worth more than $20.5 billion being tracked by Industrial Info.Led by renewable energy projects, Oregon features active projects worth more than $20.5 billion being tracked by Industrial Info.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Power -  
Pandemic Surge in Florida, Missouri, Texas May Frustrate Hopes of Industrial Rebound
Industrial Info is tracking more than $62 billion worth of active projects within Florida, Missouri and Texas that already have seen their schedules impacted directly by the COVID-19 pandemic
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
GlobalFoundries Invests in New York Semiconductor Facility
The worldwide shortage of semiconductors has caused supply chain issues across several industries.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
EU Reveals Sweeping Climate Change Plans
The European Union (EU) has proposed a game-changing set of climate change legislation to ensure the region achieves climate neutrality by 2050.
Monday, July 26, 2021 Power -  
Tanzania Ports Authority Aims for Expansion
The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) has implemented mega projects to provide excellent maritime services to eastern central and southern Africa.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
Power, Industrial Manufacturing Industries Lead Ohio in $13.5 Billion of Projects Under Construction
Like other states in the Great Lakes region, Ohio has a strong industrial manufacturing presence. As home to a portion of the Utica Shale, natural gas is easily accessible, resulting in the construction of gas-fired power plants, something that has ebbed in the U.S. in recent years.
Friday, July 16, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
U.S. Industrial Project Spending Reaches 47% Growth
Project spending in the U.S. is up 47.72%
Thursday, July 15, 2021 Industrial Manufacturing -  
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