Process Safety & EHS

U.S. refiners anticipate turnaround-related tightness in first half 2023 amid low inventories

Feb 8, 2023

Some of the leading U.S. refiners anticipate impacts on the supply of refined fuels related to some plant maintenances mostly concentrated in the first half of 2023, as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect fuel markets for yet another year.

CPChem, Qatar to build new polyethylene plant in Texas-Louisiana border

Nov 19, 2022

Chevron Phillips Chemical and QatarEnergy announced on Nov. 16, 2022 plans to build an $8.5-billion ethylene and polyethylene integrated complex on the Texas side of the Sabine River at the Louisiana border, with CPChem owning 51% of the venture and startup...

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency evaluates formaldehyde risks for possible action

Jul 5, 2022

Formaldehyde, an intermediate for plastics, adhesives, pesticides, fertilizers, cosmetics and other products so common that the U.S. biggest chemical guild says may help support as many as a million jobs, is undergoing evaluations at the Environmental...