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North America

August 16, 2019 | Alternative Fuel
Industrial Info is tracking more than $1.8 billion worth of active ethanol-production projects in the U.S., as the industry struggles with low margins and high corn prices

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August 16, 2019 | Power
Industrial Info is tracking more than $5 billion in projects owned by solar power developer First Solar Incorporated (NASDAQ:FSLR) (Tempe, Arizona), not including projects owned by others that use the company's technology.

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August 16, 2019 | Production
The global crude oil market looks to continue in an oversupply mode for the next several years.

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August 16, 2019 | Production
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August 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 930 active projects valued at more than $11.3 billion in North America's baked goods, frozen & prepared foods sector.

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Europe

August 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 200 capital Industrial Manufacturing projects worth $8 billion in Europe and Russia that are planned to kick off construction in fourth-quarter 2019.

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August 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Following the U.K.'s massive August 9 blackout caused by outages at the natural gas-fired Little Barford power plant and the Hornsea offshore windfarm, it became apparent that the grid relied on the battery storage fleet to meet demand.

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August 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking $3 billion in capital projects in the Pulp, Paper & Wood Industry in Europe that are planned to kick off in January 2020.

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August 14, 2019 | Production
The developer behind the U.K.'s only shale gas exploration project is to seek permission to continue drilling at its Lancashire fracking site until 2021.

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August 13, 2019 | Chemical Processing
Chemicals major INEOS has signed contracts worth £300 million ($365 million) for two major projects in Germany and the U.K.

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Africa

August 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Indonesia revised Inpex Corporation's development plans for the Abadi LNG Project, according to Rambu Energy. Initially planned as a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility, it has been moved onshore

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August 14, 2019 | Production
On Monday, Cedrick Burgher, chief financial officer at Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) (Oxy) (Houston, Texas), told about 2,000 industry participants at a conference in Denver, Colorado, how his company acquired 10 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) for about $2 per barrel when it acquired Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (Houston).

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August 13, 2019 | Market Brief
The long-term strategic plan for coal-fired power projects in Egypt has been postponed due to surplus electricity production in the country. Siemens' fast-tracked projects and the feed-in tariff scheme for wind and solar projects have played a vital role in the delays of coal-fired projects in the country.

Industrial info is tracking power projects worth $76 billion in Egypt, which include both renewable and non-renewable energy sources. Click here for a list and see graph below for investment by fuel type.

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August 13, 2019 | Market Brief
Egypt's Chemical Processing Industry plans to invest $20 billion in capital projects in the next two to three years. Click here for a list of projects. The major investment will be in in agrochemicals, with about $6.77 billion for the 28 projects. Other major investments are planned in the petrochemical sector, at about $6.33 billion. See graph below for investment by sector.

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August 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Uranium production is an important part of Africa's economy, with Niger, Namibia and South Africa accounting for as much as 18% of the world's annual production

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Asia & Middle East

August 16, 2019 | Market Brief
PT PLN (Persero) is preparing to start the management of 11 geothermal working areas across Indonesia with an investment fund of around $1 billion. This is in partnership with PT Apexindo Pratama Duta, Ormat Technologies, Medco Energi, Halliburton, and Itochu Corporation, which will focus on drilling and producing geothermal steam, while PT PLN will focus on developing power plants. PT PLN and its partners are currently conducting intensive discussions to determine the geothermal working areas.

There are a total of 11 projects managed by PT PLN (Persero), three of which are self-managed while eight others will be through a drilling and exploration Partner. The planned total capacity is 295 megawatts. PT PLN (Persero) plans to proceed with construction of the eight projects in the next three to five years.

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August 15, 2019 | Market Brief
PT Supreme Energy's construction of a geothermal power plant in Lampung is facing delays related to disputes with PT PLN (Persero) over the sale of, and purchase price for, electricity

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August 15, 2019 | Market Brief
The Philippines is bolstering its investments in port projects as part of its roughly $17.2 billion Build-Build-Build Program

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August 15, 2019 | Market Brief
In an effort to halt an oil spill in Pertamina's ONWJ block that started in July, Indonesia's state-run oil company, Pertamina, will drill a relief well (YYA-1 RW) to contain the spill

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August 15, 2019 | Market Brief
The acting director of PT Perusahan Listrik Negara (PT PLN), Djoko R. Abumanan, said, "The portion of the biggest generation is indeed water and geothermal," when asked about the potential of renewable energy generation in Indonesia. In the 2019-2028 Electric Power Supply Business Plan, an additional 16.67 gigawatts of planned capacity has been allocated for renewable energy generation. Hydropower and geothermal dominate with 48% and 27%, respectively, and the remaining 25% will be from other sources. About 8,000 megawatts (MW) of hydropower and 4,000 MW of geothermal generation are expected to be added in Indonesia in the next eight years.

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Oceania

August 15, 2019 | Power
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August 14, 2019 | Production
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Power
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Electric Power

August 16, 2019 |  Power
Industrial Info is tracking more than $5 billion in projects owned by solar power developer First Solar Incorporated (NASDAQ:FSLR) (Tempe, Arizona), not including projects owned by others that use the company's technology.

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August 16, 2019 |  Market Brief
PT PLN (Persero) is preparing to start the management of 11 geothermal working areas across Indonesia with an investment fund of around $1 billion. This is in partnership with PT Apexindo Pratama Duta, Ormat Technologies, Medco Energi, Halliburton, and Itochu Corporation, which will focus on drilling and producing geothermal steam, while PT PLN will focus on developing power plants. PT PLN and its partners are currently conducting intensive discussions to determine the geothermal working areas.

There are a total of 11 projects managed by PT PLN (Persero), three of which are self-managed while eight others will be through a drilling and exploration Partner. The planned total capacity is 295 megawatts. PT PLN (Persero) plans to proceed with construction of the eight projects in the next three to five years.

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August 15, 2019 |  Production
Industrial Info is tracking more than $50 billion in projects in which design and consulting firm Stantec Incorporated (NYSE:STN) (Edmonton, Alberta) has a hand.

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August 15, 2019 |  Power
Eversource Energy is chalking up progress on a slew of projects, including a series of big-ticket offshore wind-energy projects in partnership with Ørsted US

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August 15, 2019 |  Power
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Energy
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Terminals

August 15, 2019 | Power
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Pipelines

August 14, 2019 | Pipelines
The EPA issued a proposed rule that the agency says will streamline the state certification process for proposed pipelines and other infrastructure-related projects.

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August 13, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) (Findlay, Ohio) and its publicly traded midstream spinoff MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) (Findlay) are hard at work on projects across various sectors of the oil and natural gas industry.

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August 12, 2019 | Production
Targa Natural Resources is hiking its projected 2019 capital spending to $2.4 billion, with nearly $1.4 billion already spent in the first half of the year as a slew of growth projects were placed in-service

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August 12, 2019 | Pipelines
Williams Companies Incorporated (NYSE:WMB) (Tulsa, Oklahoma) wants to expand its Transcontinental (Transco) natural gas pipeline system, the largest natural gas system in the U.S., particularly in the transmission-starved northeastern U.S.

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Production

August 16, 2019 | Production
The global crude oil market looks to continue in an oversupply mode for the next several years.

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August 16, 2019 | Production
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August 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Indonesia revised Inpex Corporation's development plans for the Abadi LNG Project, according to Rambu Energy. Initially planned as a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility, it has been moved onshore

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August 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Adding production capacity in the Bakken, Crestwood Equity's Bear Den II natural gas processing plant has begun operations. The plant is designed to process 120 million cubic feet per day of natural gas and will be incrementally ramped up to full capacity by the end of September.

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August 15, 2019 | Production
Industrial Info is tracking more than $50 billion in projects in which design and consulting firm Stantec Incorporated (NYSE:STN) (Edmonton, Alberta) has a hand.

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Alternative Fuels

August 16, 2019 | Alternative Fuel
Industrial Info is tracking more than $1.8 billion worth of active ethanol-production projects in the U.S., as the industry struggles with low margins and high corn prices

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August 14, 2019 | Production
The developer behind the U.K.'s only shale gas exploration project is to seek permission to continue drilling at its Lancashire fracking site until 2021.

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August 14, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 79 active Alternative Fuels projects valued at $82.88 billion in China.

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August 12, 2019 | Market Brief
India is working to achieve growth in the Alternative Fuels Industry, despite challenges such as required high-value investments and a general reluctance by its citizens to buy electric vehicles due to their high costs.

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Petroleum Refining (HPI)

August 13, 2019 | Market Brief
Japan is expected to be hit again this month by another typhoon as the country's western region prepares for impact. Typhoon Krosa is predicted to bring strong winds and rain on Thursday to Shikoku, Kyushu, and western Honshu as it barrels through the country. About 800 power plants with a total of more than 110,000 megawatts are estimated to be affected. Almost 2 million barrels per day of crude capacity is within Typhoon Krosa's affected area due to its large size.

Industrial Info's Disaster Impact Tracker widget can help you monitor weather-related events to identify industrial plants within the impact path of a storm or natural disaster.

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August 13, 2019 | Petroleum Refining
Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) (Findlay, Ohio) and its publicly traded midstream spinoff MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX) (Findlay) are hard at work on projects across various sectors of the oil and natural gas industry.

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August 13, 2019 | Production
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Industrial Infrastructure
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Chemical Processing (CPI)

August 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Zhenhua Petrochemical plans to build a 1 million-ton-per-year propane dehydrogenation (PDH) project in Shandong Province in China. The downstream products include maleic anhydride, styrene monomer and propylene oxide.

Industrial Info is tracking about 23 million tons of PDH projects in China. Click here for a list of units and see graph below for a count of units by province.

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August 14, 2019 | Production
On Monday, Cedrick Burgher, chief financial officer at Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) (Oxy) (Houston, Texas), told about 2,000 industry participants at a conference in Denver, Colorado, how his company acquired 10 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) for about $2 per barrel when it acquired Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (Houston).

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August 13, 2019 | Chemical Processing
Chemicals major INEOS has signed contracts worth £300 million ($365 million) for two major projects in Germany and the U.K.

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August 13, 2019 | Market Brief
Egypt's Chemical Processing Industry plans to invest $20 billion in capital projects in the next two to three years. Click here for a list of projects. The major investment will be in in agrochemicals, with about $6.77 billion for the 28 projects. Other major investments are planned in the petrochemical sector, at about $6.33 billion. See graph below for investment by sector.

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August 12, 2019 | Market Brief
China could add as much as 11 million tons of ethylene production capacity by the end of 2020, with projects amounting to $18.1 billion.

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Metals & Minerals

August 15, 2019 | Production
Industrial Info is tracking more than $50 billion in projects in which design and consulting firm Stantec Incorporated (NYSE:STN) (Edmonton, Alberta) has a hand.

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August 15, 2019 | Market Brief
On July 31, U.S. District Judge James Soto ruled against Hudbay Minerals' $1.9 billion Rosemont copper mining project in Arizona.

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August 14, 2019 | Market Brief
Indonesia's state-owned PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium, known as locally as PT Inalum, is pushing to expand its operations and become the Indonesian government's benchmark for its plan to limit ore exports and reduce imports of finished metals.

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August 14, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 113 Metals & Minerals capital projects in the U.S and Canada worth $12.13 billion that are set to begin construction in the fourth quarter. Regional market leaders are the Great Lakes ($4.4 billion) and Rocky Mountains ($2.8 billion). A few of the larger projects of note expected to finally break ground by the end of this year are Hudbay Minerals Incorporated's (NYSE:HBM) $1.9 billion Rosemont Mine in Sahuarita, Arizona. Upon final financing, the open-pit mine will produce copper, molybdenum and silver for 19 years. Industrial Info has been tracking the project since 1996.

Nucor Corporation's (NYSE:NUE) $1.35 billion steel plate mill in Brandenburg, Kentucky, is expected to kick off by the end of the year, pending receipt of all permits and financing.

Lehigh Hanson Incorporated's $600 million cement plant modernization project in Mitchell, Indiana, is expected to start site preparation earthworks by November.

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August 13, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking 188 active capital and maintenance cement projects in Russia with potential investment of more than $4 billion. There are 116 projects which are set to kick off in 2020 and 2021. Grassroot projects account for 15 projects, with a total investment of more than $2 billion. See graph below for investment by project type.

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Pulp, Paper & Wood

August 15, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking $3 billion in capital projects in the Pulp, Paper & Wood Industry in Europe that are planned to kick off in January 2020.

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August 13, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking over 145 active recovery boiler projects valued over $1.6 billion in the View Article

August 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking nearly 150 European Pulp, Paper & Wood Industry capital projects worth more than $3.7 billion that are planned for kickoff during the next four months.

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Food & Beverage

August 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 930 active projects valued at more than $11.3 billion in North America's baked goods, frozen & prepared foods sector.

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August 14, 2019 | Market Brief
There are just over 100 project-spending plans at food and beverage sites in Minnesota worth more than $620 million. One of the largest in the deck of projects is a $60 million grassroot pet food manufacturing plant that will come online at the end of 2020.

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August 12, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 3,280 active Food & Beverage Industry projects valued over $47.3 billion in the U.S. and Canada.

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Industrial Manufacturing

August 16, 2019 | Power
Industrial Info is tracking more than $5 billion in projects owned by solar power developer First Solar Incorporated (NASDAQ:FSLR) (Tempe, Arizona), not including projects owned by others that use the company's technology.

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August 16, 2019 | Market Brief
The area of northern California that lies south of San Francisco, between Palo Alto and San Jose in the Santa Clara Valley, more commonly known as Silicon Valley, has been a prime center for the technology industry in the U.S. since the emergence of the Internet in the 1990s and the subsequent dot-com boom.

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August 16, 2019 | Market Brief
Industrial Info is tracking more than 200 capital Industrial Manufacturing projects worth $8 billion in Europe and Russia that are planned to kick off construction in fourth-quarter 2019.

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August 15, 2019 | Market Brief
The Philippines is bolstering its investments in port projects as part of its roughly $17.2 billion Build-Build-Build Program

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August 12, 2019 | Market Brief
LG Chemical, which accounts for 16% of the global market share of lithium-ion batteries, plans to strengthen its self-procurement capabilities for anode and cathode materials. LG Chemical has imported 40% of the volume of cathode materials required for the production of lithium-ion batteries from Nichia Corporation of Japan, and most of the anode materials from Sumitomo Chemical. LG Chemical plans to invest approximately $420 million to build a cathode material plant in Gumi City, South Korea, to increase its cathode production capacity from 20% to 35%. In addition, LG Chemical is expected to increase the proportion of POSCO Chemical's anode materials.

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Pharmaceutical & Biotech

August 16, 2019 | Market Brief
HPV stands for human papillomavirus and is the most common sexually transmitted infection. HPV is usually harmless and goes away by itself, but some types can lead to cancer and genital warts. Merck is seeing very strong demand for the Gardasil 9 vaccine, used to combat the virus, in the United States, China and Europe.

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August 15, 2019 | Production
Industrial Info is tracking more than $50 billion in projects in which design and consulting firm Stantec Incorporated (NYSE:STN) (Edmonton, Alberta) has a hand.

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