Ethylene

Enterprise Exports Lower 48’s First Co-Loaded NGL Cargoes from Houston Ship Channel

Enterprise Exports Lower 48’s First Co-Loaded NGL Cargoes from Houston Ship Channel

In a first for the U.S. midstream industry, Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD) this month loaded combination cargoes of natural gas liquids (NGL) and olefins on the same vessel. The Houston-based operator said it completed the simultaneous loading of propane and polymer grade propylene into separate compartments on a very large gas carrier at its…

July 15, 2020

Enterprise, Navigator Send Out First Ethylene Cargo from Texas Export Terminal

Enterprise Products Partners LP and Navigator Holdings Ltd. said Wednesday the first ethylene cargo has been shipped from their 50/50 joint venture marine terminal at Morgan’s Point on the Houston Ship Channel.

January 8, 2020

Motiva Expanding into U.S. Petrochemicals with Purchase of Flint Hills Cracker

Saudi-owned Motiva Enterprises, which owns North America’s largest refinery, plans to add to its portfolio east of Houston with the purchase of Flint Hills Resources’ ethylene cracker.

August 20, 2019

Fire Erupts at ExxonMobil Olefins Complex on Houston Ship Channel

Emergency crews on Wednesday afternoon were working to extinguish a fire that erupted at the ExxonMobil Baytown Olefins Plant on the Houston Ship Channel, which houses one of the largest ethylene plants in the world.

July 31, 2019

Shell Begins Producing from Fourth Unit at Geismar, LA, Facility

Fed by ample natural gas stocks, Shell Chemical LP has begun producing from its fourth alpha olefins (AO) unit at its Geismar, LA, chemical manufacturing site, bringing total output to more than 1.3 million metric tons/year (mmty).

January 7, 2019

Ohio Ethane Cracker Clears Final Regulatory Hurdles

What would be the Appalachian Basin’s second multi-billion dollar ethane cracker has finally secured all the major regulatory approvals needed to move forward after the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) completed its environmental review and issued the project’s final permits as 2018 came to an end.

January 2, 2019
Texas Ethylene Export Project Underway by Enterprise, Navigator

Texas Ethylene Export Project Underway by Enterprise, Navigator

Enterprise Products Partners LP, which has quickly secured more liquids takeaway from the Permian Basin, saidconstruction has begun east of Houston with partner Navigator Holdings Ltd. to build an ethylene export terminal.

May 29, 2018

Proposed Ohio Ethane Cracker Now to Rival Shell Project

Emboldened by a partnership with South Korea-based Daelim Industrial Co., PTT Global Chemical pcl (PTTGC) raised its stakes in Ohio on Monday, announcing that the size of its proposed ethane cracker in Belmont County would nearly double.

March 12, 2018

Thai Company Strikes Deal to Secure Funding for Ohio Ethane Cracker

PTT Global Chemical pcl said late Tuesday it has a made a deal with a subsidiary of Daelim Industrial Co. to conduct a feasibility study and secure funding for a multi-billion dollar ethane cracker proposed for southeast Ohio.

January 31, 2018

Enterprise’s Permian Crude Line On Target as it Focuses On Growing Ethylene Market

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP) is on target to bring its Midland-to-Sealy crude oil pipeline in West Texas into full service by early second quarter after completing pump stations and storage facilities along the pipeline, CEO Jim Teague said Wednesday during a call to discuss 4Q2017 earnings.

January 31, 2018
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