Ruling should clarify impact on environment of chemicals plants backed by Jim Ratcliffe, Last modified on Fri 3 May 2019 01.01 EDT. Tank Storage Magazine is the leading industry publication dedicated exclusively to the bulk liquid storage and terminal sector. 1 December 2019 . You can find the latest news about the most ground-breaking chemical project in Antwerp and Europe here. read more. The NGO wants Ineos to show how its plants would ensure zero carbon emissions and complete recycling of raw materials by 2050.

The disclosure could reveal how Antwerp lured Ineos to its port, beating a rival bid from the Dutch port of Rotterdam. Subscribe to our newsletter.

While some documents are likely to remain classified to protect commercial secrets, those familiar with the case believe many will have to be released following the decision by the appeal body of the Flemish government for public administration. “We don’t really need this factory; for me the solution is not to start making more or cheaper plastics.”. INEOS’ Project ONE wins FIT’s Exceptional Investment of the Year 2020 Trophy. As part of the permit procedure for Project ONE in the port of Antwerp, INEOS is announcing the way in which the environmental impact of the project will be mapped out. And about how we’re limiting our impact on people and the environment too. “In execution of the decision, we’ll return to the appeal body by 9 May, the official deadline.”. News you don’t want to miss “The longer we don’t act, the bigger the risk will be that there won’t be the necessary [green] investments and the CO2 crisis will get worse and worse.”. Claire Tillekaerts, the chief executive of Flanders Investment & Trade, said it was investigating the decision of the appeal committee (beroepsinstantie), in consultation with its counsel. INEOS says that its €3 billion Project ONE development, will be the most energy efficient production site of its kind in Europe, with a carbon footprint of less than half of other olefin production sites.

The project makes sense for Ineos, Kirby says, because the firm is a net consumer of ethylene in Europe.

We can tell a lot of stories about INEOS’ Project ONE in Antwerp.

The port of Antwerp, as well as the Flanders Investment & Trade agency, which played a crucial role in bringing the business to Belgium, turned down Buurman’s request to release documents about the project. Grangemouth.

We are therefore proud to be involved in the define phase of this project and to continue our close working relationship with an industry leader, INEOS. Ineos boss Jim Ratcliffe wants to build two chemicals plants in Antwerp.

‘We recognise Project ONE as a marquee project within our industry, being the largest petrochemical sector investment in Northern European market in a generation. “We have taken note of the decision of the appeal body of the Flemish government for public administration regarding the Ineos file and we are currently analysing it,” the spokesperson said. She said her organisation, which campaigns on environmental issues, was not opposed to the project but had “many many concerns”. INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA (INEOS), contracted Performance Contractors, Inc. to renovate and expand its Chocolate Bayou chemical facility near Alvin, Texas. INEOS says that its €3 billion Project ONE development, will be the most energy efficient production site of its kind in Europe, with a carbon footprint of less than half of other olefin production sites. “Every single angle – whether it is plastics, or the economic angle, or climate change – every single one, I have come to the conclusion that this factory is not good for Flanders or for Europe,” said Rob Buurman, director of the Recycling Network, which campaigns to reduce plastic waste. Biggest investment in European chemistry in 20 years among the winners. German engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firm TGE Gas Engineering has won a contract for initial engineering services for the cryogenic storage facilities of the new propane dehydrogenation (PDH) and ethane cracker units at INEOS Project ONE at the port of Antwerp, Belgium. The region’s minister-president Geert Bourgeois said it was “the largest investment in Flanders in the past 20 years”. INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announced today it will be contributing to the research project “Remove2Reclaim – Recycling of plastics and titanium dioxide via advanced dissolution and separation techniques for plastic additive removal”. To search please Login or Register for free. The Provincial Council of the Province of Antwerp has granted INEOS the permit for the preparatory works for the construction and development of an ethane catalytic cracker and PDH unit. The plants will convert propane into chemicals that can be used in parts for cars, construction, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, electronics and packaging.

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05067979. Now an official transparency watchdog has ruled the two organisations must release documents, unless there is a good legal reason not to. Tank Storage Magazine is published by Easyfairs UK Ltd. Construction Manager NEP Project Ineos Grangemouth INEOS. But campaigners have questioned how the plants meet Belgium’s climate change commitments and ambitions to cut waste. “We know we are heading towards climate neutrality because [Belgium] signed the Paris agreement,” she said. About what it’s like to work for Project ONE, for example. The project scope of the cryogenic storage facilities, fits to our core competencies to deliver best-in-class solutions to meet our customer’s needs, says TGE CEO Thomas Wehrheim. It is scheduled to be up and running by 2024, and Ineos said it would create 400 jobs, as well as 3,000 indirect jobs during the construction phase.

Published 7 times a year, the publication is read by CEOs, terminal managers, business development managers and senior engineers within the oil, gas and petrochemical market. The decision to build two chemicals plants at Ineos’s existing site at the port of Antwerp was applauded by local politicians. Or about the indispensable applications for which ethylene and propylene are the raw materials. Ineos did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The package of tailor-made services that was specially put together managed to brilliantly convince the British chemical company and landed the …

The total project consists of a suite of projects executed around a major turnaround scheduled for May 2020. “We are curious to know what the government has promised the company to invest there and we hope no disproportionate advantages have been promised.”. amended permit application and amended draft project-EIA for ‘deforestation and early works Project ONE’. Ratcliffe, the founder and chief executive of the petrochemicals company, said the investment was “the largest of its kind in Europe in more than a generation”. The ethane cracker will have an ethylene production capacity of 1.45 million tpa, while the PDH unit will have a propylene production capacity of 750,000 tpa. The 10-year deal will reduce INEOS’ carbon footprint by 1,150,000 tonnes of CO2. © 2020 Easyfairs UK Ltd | 2nd Floor, Regal House | 70 London Road | Twickenham | TW1 3QS | United Kingdom | Registered in England No. The exterior design of the Grenadier combines the character of cult classics with iconic features that are fit for purpose. You are now subscribed to our newsletter. Our plants produced this hand sanitizer based on ethanol…. Ineos may have to disclose secret details of £2.6bn Antwerp project This article is more than 1 year old Ruling should clarify impact on environment of chemicals plants backed by Jim Ratcliffe Take a look regularly and stay informed! It is the largest investment in the European chemical industry in the past 20 years and the company hopes that the new plant will help to address recent declines in the European chemical manufacturing base. Oct 2017 – Present 2 years 2 months. The Brexit-backing billionaire announced in January that Ineos would invest €3bn (£2.6bn) in two plants at the port of Antwerp. Port of Antwerp aims to further reduce CO 2 emissions. And the kind of presence that stands tall on any terrain. Robust. It has been delivering the latest news, developments, analysis, products and innovations for 15 years. A spokesperson at the Antwerp port authority said “a large number of documents” relating to Ineos’s investment had been shared but the organisation believed it was not possible to release others because of commercial interests related to continuing negotiations. All those who participated in this project reacted very promptly and professionally to queries from INEOS, providing in-depth responses. Boxy. INEOS understands these concerns, but also emphasizes that the responsible removal of trees fits ... Stay up to date on Project One? Please enter your username or email address to reset your password. Sara Van Dyck of Flemish NGO Bond Beter Leefmilieu said she welcomed the decision to order the release of documents about the project.

Construction work is expected to begin in 2021, with commissioning planned for 2025. Port of Antwerp brought seven leading chemical and energy companies together at the end of 2019 to reduce CO2 emissions and take practical steps in the transition to a sustainable, low-carbon port. 8 players from the chemical & energy sectors investigate feasibility of CO2 infrastructure. The INEOS cycling team delivered free hand sanitizer to a residential care institution from Zorgbedrijf Antwerpen in April.