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Shell’s Geismar Chemicals Expansion Project On Track To Make The Site The Largest Alpha Olefins Producer In The World
Jun 5, 2017
Houston - Shell Chemical LP (Shell) is making good progress on the main construction of its fourth linear alpha olefins (AO) unit at its chemicals manufacturing site in Geismar, Louisiana, USA. The 425,000-tonne-per-year capacity increase will make Shell’s Geismar site the largest AO producer in the world.
Apr 6, 2017
April 6, 2017 – Houston - Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC (Shell) has made good progress on site preparations for its new major petrochemicals complex in Pennsylvania, USA. The early works programme is in preparation for the start of main site construction in late 2017, with commercial production beginning early next decade.
Nov 2, 2016
Beijing, China, November 2, 2016 -- Shell Nanhai B.V. (Shell) and China National Offshore Oil Corporation’s (CNOOC) 50:50 joint venture has officially assumed ownership of CNOOC’s ongoing project to build an ethylene cracker and several derivatives units, after receiving all the necessary government approvals. Following a final investment decision in March 2016, the project will now be owned and operated by the existing joint venture, CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Company Limited (CSPC).
Mar 22, 2016
Beijing, China, March 22, 2016 -- China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) and Shell Nanhai B.V. (Shell) today announce the final investment decision to expand CNOOC and Shell Petrochemical Company’s (CSPC) existing 50:50 joint venture (JV) in Huizhou, Guangdong Province, China
Jun 7, 2016
On Tuesday, June 7, 2016, Shell Chief Executive Officer, Ben van Beurden, provided an update on the company’s strategy, that sets a clear course for stronger returns and free cash flow.
Sep 15, 2016
September 15, 2016 – the Netherlands – Shell Nederland Raffinaderij BV (“Shell Pernis”) today formally marked the start-up of a new aromatics unit at the large Pernis refinery in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.