The agreement follows recent selection of San Patricio County, Texas, as proposed project site and enables planning for FEED work. The proposed project is part of ExxonMobil's US$20-billion 'Growing the Gulf' investment programme.
The agreements, which are estimated to be around US$50 billion, highlight the magnitude of strategic growth and diversification underway at Saudi Aramco, including strengthening the company's standing as the world's leading energy and chemicals company.
Chemical and petroleum organisations require new levels of innovation and digital solutions to improve and enhance exploration and production, promote project capital and execution efficiency, and optimise operations, maintenance and safety.
"We are innovating on a continuous basis. Recently, we launched a new product – polypropylene for thermoforming applications – which is a very transparent material used for food packaging," says Cristian Hedesiu, marketing manager, Orpic, in an interview.
Designed to transport large volumes of hydrogen to customers in Jubail I and Jubail II, the network contributes to the development of the downstream industry, the optimisation of natural resources and the increase of energy savings within the Kingdom.
Evonik offers solutions which address different needs in the three energy markets of upstream, midstream and downstream, including corrosion inhibitors, and additives for drilling and gas processing chemistries.