Engineering and Construction

The renaissance of Canada’s petrochemical industry

Feb 10, 2015

Endowed with abundant natural resources, a highly skilled workforce and a competitive tax system, Canada is making the most of North America’s petrochemical renaissance.

Aligning expectations between project owners and EPC contractors

Feb 10, 2015

Driven by low feedstock costs, the petrochemical renaissance is reshaping North America’s industrial landscape. However, the ongoing high levels of industrial activity are increasing the complexity of new projects, sometimes fuelling a sense of disconnect...

Lower oil prices help petrochemical companies improve margins

Jan 29, 2015

Although some upstream oil operators have posted results that have missed expectations, their derivative segments and other petrochemical businesses are seeing the upside of the oil price erosion.

Sasol's new ethane cracker a shining beacon of hope for US industry

Jan 29, 2015

Sasol's recent announcement to build a brand new ethane cracker has been seen as a signal that the industry is looking to the future with renewed optimism.