Fuji Oil ramps up aromatics output at Sodegaura refinery

Fuji Oil Co. Ltd. has implemented Honeywell UOP LLC’s proprietary R-364 Platforming catalyst to produce more aromatics for chemical production at its 143,000-b/d Sodegaura refinery on Tokyo Bay in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Source: News

Uzbekistan lets contract for Jizzakh refinery

Jizzakh Petroleum, a joint venture of Uzbekneftegaz and Gazprom International subsidiary Gas Project Development Central Asia, has let a contract to Honeywell UOP to provide technology for a proposed 5 million-tonne/year grassroots refinery under construction in the Jizzakh region of eastern Uzbekistan. Source: News

Contract let for proposed polyolefin plant in Uzbekistan

Surhan Gas Chemical Operating Co. has let a contract to John Wood Group to provide a feasibility study for development of Uzbekistan’s “25 Years of Independence” gas field, including construction of a gas-to-chemical complex, in the Surkhandarya region in the southern part of the country. Source: News

Woodside lets engineering contract for Scarborough pipeline

Woodside Petroleum Ltd., Perth, has let a contract for define phase engineering services for the main trunkline to shore in its proposed Scarborough gas field development on the Exmouth Plateau off Western Australia to fellow Perth company Subsea Engineering Associates Pty. Ltd. (SEA). Source: News