Current Headlines

  1. BP And ZPCC Explore The Creation Of A World-Scale Acetic Acid Joint Venture In China
    10/18/2019

    BP and China’s Zhejiang Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (ZPCC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore the creation of a new equally-owned joint venture to build and operate a 1 million tonne per annum (tpa) acetic acid plant in eastern China

  2. Veolia To Deliver Crystalline Water-Soluble Fertilizer Plant In Tunisia
    10/18/2019

    The need for increased food production is testing the limits on the earth’s supply of land and water resources. Given these constraints, sustaining and further boosting agricultural productivity is essential

  3. Solvay To Raise Tecnoflon Fluoroelastomer FKM Capacity In Italy By 30% To Meet Demand Growth For High Performance Sealing Applications
    10/17/2019

    Solvay will lift production capacity of its Tecnoflon FKM peroxide curable fluoroelastomer by nearly a third at its plant in Spinetta Marengo, Italy, to serve ongoing strong demand growth for high performance sealing applications in the automotive, oil & gas and semiconductor industries

  4. ADNOC, Adani, BASF And Borealis Sign Memorandum Of Understanding To Further Evaluate Collaboration For A Chemical Production Complex In Mundra, India
    10/17/2019

    Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (“ADNOC”), Adani Group (“Adani”), BASF SE (“BASF”) and Borealis AG (“Borealis”) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to engage in a joint feasibility study to further evaluate a collaboration for the establishment of a chemical complex in Mundra, Gujarat, India

  5. Air Liquide Signs Another New Long Term Contract In Kazakhstan
    10/16/2019

    In the context of a new long term agreement with Kazakhstan Petrochemical Industries (KPI), Air Liquide Munay Tech Gases will build, own and operate a new nitrogen unit in the growing chemical basin of Karabatan, close to the Atyrau refinery

  6. SABIC Unveils New TRUCIRCLE Range Of Breakthrough Circular Polymer Solutions At K 2019
    10/16/2019

    SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, is launching its pioneering range of circular solutions to help manufacturers address one the planet’s most urgent sustainability challenges – the reduction of mixed plastic waste

  7. S & B To Provide EPC Services For Enterprise Products PDH 2 Plant
    10/15/2019

    S & B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd. (S & B) recently announced it has been awarded a lump sum engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract by an affiliate of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (Enterprise) for Enterprise’s second propane dehydrogenation plant (PDH 2) located in the Mont Belvieu, Texas area

  8. Seeq Expands Support For The Chemical Industry
    10/15/2019

    Seeq, a leading provider of advanced analytics solutions for process manufacturing companies, is expanding support for the chemicals industry and is currently working with over 30 of the top chemical companies in the world to help them leverage their process data to improve processes and profitability

  9. Arkema Announces The Proposed Divestment Of Its Functional Polyolefins Business
    10/14/2019

    Arkema announces the proposed divestment of its Functional Polyolefins business to SK Global Chemical, a major chemicals player in South Korea and a subsidiary of SK, the large South-Korean corporation

  10. Braskem Delta Gains Momentum Towards 2020 Launch As Largest Polypropylene Production Facility In The Americas
    10/14/2019

    Braskem (B3: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; LATIBEX: XBRK; OTC: BRKMY), the largest polyolefins producer in the Americas and leading producer of biopolymers in the world, today reported continued momentum in the construction of the Company's new Delta polypropylene (PP) production line located in LaPorte, Texas