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  1. ABB To Modernize Shymkent Oil Refinery, Supporting Digitalization Of Kazakhstan

    ABB has won a multi-million-dollar order to modernize a major oil refinery in Kazakhstan, as the Republic’s ‘Digital Kazakhstan’ program seeks to elevate economic sectors including the oil, gas and chemicals industry and accelerate growth nationally with digital technology

  2. A Catalyst For Sustainable Methanol

    Scientists at ETH Zurich and oil and gas company Total have developed a new catalyst that converts CO2 and hydrogen into methanol. Offering realistic market potential, the technology paves the way for the sustainable production of fuels and chemicals

  3. BASF Invests In Second Tert-Butylamine Plant In Nanjing, China

    BASF plans to invest in a second production plant for tert-Butylamine (tBA) at BASF Specialty Chemicals Co. Ltd (BSNJ) in Nanjing, China. With this expansion, BASF’s global annual production capacity of tBA will increase by more than 30%

  4. Nouryon Acquires Leading Chinese Metal Alkyls Producer

    Nouryon has acquired Zhejiang Friend Chemical Co. (Friend), the largest Chinese producer of triethyl aluminum (TEAL) – a metal alkyl used in the production of high-volume polymers, such as polypropylene and polyethylene

  5. Enbridge’s Strategic Approach To Improving Project Performance With Cleopatra Benchmarking And Cost Estimating

    The software tool Cleopatra provides Enbridge, the leader in energy delivery in North America, with powerful project cost management and an integrated structure with advanced analytics and flexible reporting abilities

  6. U.S. Chemical Production Rose For Third Month In June

    According to the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the U.S. Chemical Production Regional Index (U.S. CPRI) rose by 0.2 percent in June, following a 0.4 percent gain in May and a 0.3 percent gain in April. During June, chemical output was up in the Gulf Coast, Midwest, Ohio Valley and Southeast regions

  7. ExxonMobil Begins Production On Beaumont High-Performance Polyethylene Line

    ExxonMobil said recently it started production on a new high-performance polyethylene line at its Beaumont, Texas polyethylene plant

  8. Air Products Buys Back Air Separation Units And Supplies Industrial Gases To Shanxi Jinmei Huayu In China For Major Energy Project

    Air Products (NYSE: APD), a world-leading industrial gases company, today announced it has recently completed the buyback of two air separation units (ASUs) from Shanxi Jinmei Huayu Coal Chemical Co. Ltd. (Jinmei Huayu), a subsidiary of China's coal mining conglomerate Shanxi Jincheng Anthracite Coal Mining Group

  9. Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company To Expand Al-Zour Refinery With Honeywell Technology

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) has awarded reconfiguration of refining and petrochemicals sections of its Al-Zour refinery to Honeywell UOP

  10. ELA Container Offshore Wins EU Tender On Accommodation Containers

    ELA Container Offshore GmbH is proud to announce that they will continue the cooperation with TenneT.