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  Petrochemical Accidents | Texas Refinery Explosion Injury Attorney | Oil Gas Accidents Lawyer
We have witnessed the devastating consequences these injures have on individuals and their families, as well as the tragedy brought on by deaths related to petrochemical and refinery accidents.
Many of the injuries associated with petrochemical and refinery accidents (including burns from explosions and scalding liquid, and spinal cord and head injuries from falls) often result in serious injuries that prevent the injured worker from ever returning to the job.
Our petrochemical and refinery accidents attorneys have extensive knowledge of the federal and state regulations that govern the manufacture and storage of petrochemicals, liquid petroleum, oil, industrial chemicals, and natural gas.
www.abrahamwatkins.com /PracticeAreas/PetrochemicalAccidents.asp   (431 words)

  petrochemical - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
petrochemical any one of a large group of chemicals derived from a component of petroleum or natural gas.
Important petrochemical compounds are alcohols and aldehydes, butylene, butadiene, ethylene, propylene, toluene, styrene, acetylene, benzene, ethylene oxide, ethylene glycol, acrylonitrile, acetone, acetic acid, acetic anhydride, and ammonia.
Petrochemicals are widely used in agriculture, in the manufacture of plastics, synthetic fibers, and explosives, and in the aircraft and automobile industries.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-petroche.html   (427 words)

 Dumping hits nation's petrochemical sector
TDI is an embryonic petrochemical sector in China.
Petrochemical companies from these countries often target the budding new-tech petrochemical sectors in China to dump their products, in a bid to dominate the Chinese market in the long term through suffocating these sectors, said industry analysts.
The robust growth of the country's petrochemical sectors is expected to be maintained this year, said industry experts.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /english/doc/2005-03/24/content_427745.htm   (1149 words)

 Petrochemicals Information | Business.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Petrochemical manufacturer supplying polymers, synthetic fiber, fiber intermediates, solvents, surfactants, industrial chemicals, catalysts, adsorbents and other specialty chemicals.
Petrochemical manufacturer whose products include sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, fatty acid esters and polymerizable surfactants as well as oil field.
Petrochemical manufacturer and tooling company, supplies feedstock and commodity chemicals, natural gas, polymer additives and monomers, chromium compounds and other raw-basic petroleum-derivatives.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Petrochemical&bdcr=2&bdcu=http://www.business.com/directory/chemicals/petrochemicals/index.asp?partner=2662601&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-AE5C9F87-A4F0-CFF5-3722-DB3A9A3DBA8A-ym   (784 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for petrochemical   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The refining of petroleum is undertaken not only for fuels but also for a wide range of chemicals such as alkanes (paraffins) and alkenes (olefins), benzene, toluene, naphthalene, and their derivatives.
It is a port, railway junction, and industrial center with lacquer ware, textile, and petrochemical industries.
Organic chemistry is of vital importance to the petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and textile industries, where a...
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=petrochemical&StartAt=1   (714 words)

 Industry Solutions - Petrochemical
The development by Belzona of high temperature specialized coatings, has given engineers in the petrochemical industry viable alternatives to traditional repair methods or specialized materials of construction, which can be expensive, time consuming and can still be subject to stress, crevice, galvanic and bacterial corrosion effects.
These tube plates and the channels of these units in the MEK plant of a major refinery were repaired and coated during a scheduled shutdown.
Petrochemical facilities are continually faced with attack of their structures by chemicals and concrete is in constant need of repair and protection.
www.belzona.com /petr.aspx   (679 words)

 NPRA - Petrochemical Fact Sheet
Petrochemicals can be defined as any of a large group of chemicals (as distinct from fuels) derived from petroleum and natural gas and used for a variety of commercial purposes.
Petrochemical feedstocks can be classified into three general groups: olefins, aromatics and a third group that includes synthesis gas and inorganics.
In many instances, a specific chemical included among the petrochemicals may also be obtained from other sources, such as coal, coke, or vegetable products.
www.npra.org /news/facts/petrochemical.cfm   (529 words)

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The Parties recognize that it is desirable to strengthen the important role that trade in energy and basic petrochemical goods play in the North American region and to enhance this role through sustained and gradual liberalization.
Except as otherwise specified in Annex 602.3, energy and petrochemical goods and activities shall be governed by the provisions of this Agreement.
Parties may administer a system of import and export licensing for energy and basic petrochemical goods provided that such system is operated in a manner consistent with the provisions of this Agreement, including paragraph 1 and Article 1502 (Monopolies and State Enterprises).
www-tech.mit.edu /Bulletins/Nafta/06.energy   (1451 words)

 Expert: Petroleum Refining and Petrochemical Operations Expert
/petrochemical research and design company, and 13 years in operations management as a vice president of manufacturing for two oil companies.
His company renders services relating to the organization, management and control of petrochemical companies.
A petroleum refinery or petrochemical complex may consume up to 10% of the charge as fuel.
www.intota.com /viewbio.asp?bioID=603756&perID=108099&strQuery=refining   (529 words)

 Petrochemical industry
The petrochemical industry converts feed stocks such as naphtha and natural gas components such as butane, ethane and propane through steam cracking or catalytic cracking into petrochemical building blocks such as olefins and aromatics.
Indeed the dilemma facing most petrochemical producers in the petrochemical industry is whether to locate new capacities in the Middle East, close to feedstock supplies or China which has emerged as a significant consumer of petrochemicals.
Due to problems in transportation, petrochemical industry sources believe that projects focusing on ethylene oxide derivatives are better off in China while projects focusing on commodities such as polyethylene should be located close to feedstock sources such as Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iran and Qatar.
www.reportsure.com /chemical-reports/petrochecmical-idustry.aspx   (706 words)

 TCQ TRIANGLE - Fundamentals of Petrochemical Industry
Part one of the seminar program focuses on one of the core building blocks of the petrochemical industry; ethylene and its derivatives.
To those petrochemical industry, this seminar can reinforce their practical broaden their data base.
To those new in the petrochemical serve as a platform to build their data base of experience.
www.training.tcqtriangle.com /i-ong-107.htm   (234 words)

 Benchmarking - Consortium for Petrochemical Industry Benchmarking™
To identify "Best in Class" business processes within petrochemical companies, which, when implemented, will lead member companies to exceptional performance as perceived by their customers.
To use the efficiency of the consortium to obtain process performance data and related best practices from inside and outside the petrochemical industry.
To support the use of benchmarking to facilitate process improvement and the achievement of improved accuracy, timeliness and efficiency.
www.cpib.org   (604 words)

 Alberta, Canada - Industry Sectors - Chemical & Petrochemical
The Alberta chemical and petrochemical industry is the second largest manufacturing industry in the province.
Natural gas is used as a fuel for petrochemical production, as well as a feedstock for fertilizer and methanol production.
The petrochemical industry is a major contributor to Alberta's economy.
www.alberta-canada.com /chempet/index.cfm   (418 words)

 Chemicals Technology - Bandar Imam 2 Integrated Petrochemicals Complex Iran
Under the multi-phase development programme, the National Petrochemical Company (NPC) plans that Iran's capacity to make petrochemical intermediates and final products will grow from 9 million tonnes per year in 2001, to 20 million tonnes per year in 2005, then to 27 million tonnes per year in 2013.
This is part of an ongoing project to expand the fractionating facilities, which supply the feedstock to the Bandar Imam petrochemical complex.
Iran is well placed to develop a petrochemical industry, because of its ample oil and gas reserves.
www.chemicals-technology.com /projects/bandar2   (940 words)

 People's Daily Online -- Petrochemical, pharmaceutical industries thrive in Heilongjiang
Heilongjiang's petrochemical industry has been gradually developed and expanded since the beginning of the 1960s, accompanied by the development and construction of the Daqing oilfield.
With the petrochemical industry zone in Daqing at its core, these enterprises are based in Harbin, Daqing, Qiqihar and Mudanjiang.
Thanks to its large scale and major development prospects, the petrochemical industry has become one of the province's key industries, occupying an important status in the development of the national economy.
english.people.com.cn /200611/06/eng20061106_318716.html   (1095 words)

 PRESS RELEASE Labwire Announces Additional Agreement With Leading Petrochemical Company Valued at up to $2.25 Million ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Under the terms of the BSA, Labwire will ensure site security to the Petrochemical Company's refinery, storage, and other facilities located throughout North America through the provision of: (i) day to day canine security and contraband (explosive and drug) detection services and (ii) canine and armed officer emergency and disaster response services.
The Petrochemical Company operates refinery, production, storage, terminal, port, and corporate facility locations, which are covered under the BSA and for which Labwire may provide the above-described security and surveillance services.
As of the date of this release, Labwire is providing security and surveillance services to two of the Petrochemical Company's refinery and storage facilities.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=168576   (425 words)

 An MBendi Profile: Nigeria - Chemicals: Petrochemical Manufacturing - Overview
In May 1999, a second petrochemical plant was inaugurated representing phase II of the petrochemicals project.
In 1999, phase I of the Eleme petrochemical plant was producing at 60% capacity for polypropolylene and 50 percent for polyethylene.
The two-billion-US-dollar petrochemicals project phase II is expected to produce over 40 different grades each of polyethylene and polypropylene products used in industial productions.
www.mbendi.co.za /indy/chem/prtc/af/ng/p0005.htm   (434 words)

 Kingdom to Float Petrochemical Shares
Naimi’s statement comes as efforts are under way to establish a number of new petrochemical projects to manufacture polyethylene, propylene polypropylene, polystyrene, glycol ethylene, methanol, butane and other products.
The ministry has been studying additional petrochemical and mineral projects that could lead to the flotation of shares worth SR12.5 billion, the Saudi Press Agency quoted Naimi as saying.
The petrochemical giant said recently that it would float 35 percent of shares of the National Petrochemicals Company (Yansab) in Yanbu for public subscription.
www.arabnews.com /?page=1§ion=0&article=65297&d=13&m=6&y=2005   (512 words)

 Jiangsu Gaoke Petrochemical Company Limited.
Gaoke Petrochemical has a total fixed assets worth of RMB 36 million, including a full set of manufacturing facilities for rectification, sulfonation, dewaxing, mixing and other processes, and a 20,000-ton storage capability.
It produces annually more than 100,000 tonnes of transformer oil for customers in China, and in Indonesia, France, etc. The Waterborne Nano Emulsified Wax that it newly developped is funded by National Torch Plan, and has been well accepted by a dozen of major customers like Sinopec, Nanjing Steel, Nanjing Automotive and Rhodia.
Gaoke Petrochemical wishes to have opportunities to cooperate with you for mutual development.
www.chemnet.com /show/jsgaoke   (248 words)

 Venezuela Creates New State-Owned Petrochemical Company
Caracas, Venezuela, June 27, 2005—Venezuela launched a new state-owned petrochemical company over the weekend, whose goal is to double Venezuela’s production of petrochemicals in the next six years and to eliminate Venezuelan dependence on fertilizer imports.
Venezuela’s President Chavez inaugurated the new company, which will be known as the Venezuelan Petrochemical Corporation (CPV), in the state of Zulia, where he said that the state-owned oil company’s subsidiary, Pequiven, would be transformed into an independent company, under the auspices of the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum.
The creation of a new petrochemical company is merely one of several new state-owned companies the Chavez government has created over the past few years.
www.venezuelanalysis.com /news.php?newsno=1674   (853 words)

 petrochemical plant
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Petrochemical plant accidents and failures are Accident and Failure Analysis Consultants specialty.
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www.forensicinvestigation.com /petrochemical.htm   (201 words)

 Iraq Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Summit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Iraq’s oil and electricity security is of paramount importance to its political and economic stability, with huge resources in place to ensure that these most vital industries are protected to the highest possible standards.
Insurgent and terrorist attacks are a daily threat to oil pipelines, refineries, petrochemical and fertiliser plants, oil tankers, storage facilities, electricity generation plants, transforming units and power lines.
The Iraq Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Summit will run a parallel briefing led by the security heads for the oil, petrochemical and electricity sectors.
www.iraqdevelopmentprogram.org /idp/events/iog/index.htm   (518 words)

 Petrochemical Heritage Award - Chemical Heritage Foundation
The award will be presented to Duncan at the annual Symposium on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, held as part of the 32nd National Petrochemical Refiners Association (NPRA) International Petrochemical Conference.
CHF and the Founders Club established the Petrochemical Heritage Award in 1997 to recognize individuals who made outstanding contributions to the petrochemical community; to inspire achievement; and to promote public understanding of the modern sciences, industries, and economies.
The club's purpose is to recognize those individuals whose successful careers have spanned 25 years of service in the petrochemical industry.
www.chemheritage.org /events/event-nav2-petrochem.html   (556 words)

 Shanghai Petrochemical Announces Results for First Three Quarters of 2006
In accordance with PRC Accounting Standards, during the Period, the Group's income from principal operations amounted to RMB37,142 million, an increase of 10.40% as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.
Rong Guangdao, Chairman of Shanghai Petrochemical, said, "During January to September 2006, although the Group's income from principal operations increased as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, due to continued upsurge of international crude oil prices, the Group's production costs also increased significantly.
Located in Jinshan District in the southwest of Shanghai, it is a highly integrated petrochemical complex, which processes crude oil into a broad range of products in synthetic fibres, resins and plastics, intermediate petrochemicals and petroleum products.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/10-26-2006/0004460269&EDATE=   (885 words)

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