SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

January 03, 2008 05:10 ET

North American Petroleum Refining Industry Sees Jump in FCCU Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - January 3, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The North American Petroleum Refining Industry is set to see a jump in project kickoffs related to fluid catalytic cracker units (FCCU) from now until the first quarter of 2014. In 2006, Industrial Info was tracking 99 FCCU-related projects with a total investment value (TIV) of about $2.8 billion scheduled to kick off between July 2006 and 2011. The TIV has now increased to $13.4 billion for 134 projects, most of which deal with upgrades, additions, expansions, revamps or turnarounds.

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