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Sep 23, 2022
Sulzer Chemtech supports manufacturing plant in Thailand
Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 14, 2022
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Technology pioneer Topsoe and green ammonia firm First Ammonia have entered into a new agreement to boost the global market for green ammonia. Topsoe’s energy efficient solid oxide electrolyser cells (SOEC) will be installed in First Ammonia’s green ammonia plants around the world in the coming years. The agreement provides for an initial purchase of 500MW of SOEC... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 7, 2022
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Baker Hughes is increasing its presence in Asia by opening a new oilfield services chemicals manufacturing facility in Singapore. The 40,000 m2 facility will manufacture, store and distribute chemical solutions for upstream, midstream, downstream and adjacent industries to support regional customers. The new facility builds on Baker Hughes’ recent strategy to source... [Read More]

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Sep 7, 2022
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CropEnergies has acquired a stake in the Dutch start-up biobased chemicals firm Syclus - based in Maastricht. CropEnergies, from Mannheim, Germany, purchased 50% of the company's share capital. The total investment amounted to €1.8 million. Syclus will work out the technical and economic viability of producing renewable ethylene at Chemelot Industrial Park, Geleen,... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Aug 26, 2022
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INEOS Phenol has agreed to acquire the entire asset base of Mitsui Phenols Singapore from Mitsui Chemicals - a leading Japanese chemicals manufacturer - for $330 million (€329 million). The business has a turnover of $750 million (€749 million) and produces over 1 million tonnes of product each year, including cumene (410 ktpa), phenol (310 ktpa), acetone (185 ktpa)... [Read More]

Other News
Aug 19, 2022
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Mining giant Rio Tinto has been fined $57,000 after a chemical spill near a central Queensland alumina refinery, ABC reported. The company's subsidiary RTA Yarwun pleaded guilty to two charges of contravening a condition of its environmental authority in the Gladstone Magistrates Court on Friday afternoon. The court heard about 20 litres of sodium hydroxide, also... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Aug 16, 2022
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BG International, an affiliate of Shell, has taken the final investment decision (FID) to develop the Jackdaw gas field in the UK North Sea. Jackdaw will comprise a wellhead platform that is not permanently attended, along with subsea infrastructure which will tie back to Shell’s existing Shearwater gas hub. The project is expected to come online in the mid-2020s,... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Aug 5, 2022
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BASF has given the final approval for the construction of the planned Verbund site in Zhanjiang in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong. The project is said to be on schedule. The focus will now be on building the core of the Verbund, which includes a steam cracker and several downstream plants, for the production of petrochemicals and intermediates among others. BASF... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Aug 1, 2022
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NextChem, a subsidiary of Maire Tecnimont, has been awarded a Front-end engineering design (FEED) contract by a market leader in plastics and chemicals for an advanced mechanical recycling plant for municipal plastic waste in Europe. The aim of the project is to establish an advanced mechanical recycling plant for polyolefins, which shall manufacture products containing... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jul 22, 2022
Pipelines
A joint venture between TotalEnergies and Borealis will result in the start-up of commercial operations of a new ethane cracker. Bayport Polymers LLC will have an annual production capacity of 1 million tonnes of ethylene. The $2 billion (€1.98 billion) project built on the site of and operated by the TotalEnergies Refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, represents 14 million... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jul 22, 2022
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Clariant catalyst chosen for anhydride plant Clariant has been awarded a major contract by Wanhua Chemical Group to supply catalysts for its new maleic anhydride plant - one of the largest in the world. Designed to produce 200 kilotons of maleic anhydride annually, the plant will rely on Clariant’s SynDane catalyst for the production process. The facility will be... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jul 20, 2022
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BASF has given its final approval for the construction of the planned Verbund site in Zhanjiang in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong. The project is on schedule and will now focused on building the core of the project, which includes a steam cracker and several downstream plants for the production of petrochemicals and intermediates, among others. BASF will... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jul 13, 2022
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Neste has received a positive grant decision for up to €135 million from the EU Innovation Fund for the company’s project to build chemical recycling capacities at its Porvoo refinery in Finland. Project PULSE (Pretreatment and Upgrading of Liquefied Waste Plastic to Scale Up Circular Economy) aims to implement Neste’s proprietary technologies to pretreat and upgrade... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jul 1, 2022
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Repsol will invest €105 million in the Puertollano Industrial Complex to build the first plant in the Iberian Peninsula capable of manufacturing ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE). This new plant will be operational by the end of 2024 and will have an annual capacity of 15,000 tons. For the construction of the plant, Repsol has selected the technology... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 30, 2022
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Twelve, the carbon transformation company, has announced $130 million (€124 million) in funding to turn CO2 into chemicals, fuels and materials conventionally made from petrochemicals. Twelve’s carbon transformation technology converts captured CO2 into products historically made from fossil fuels. According to research from Columbia’s SIPA Center on Global Energy... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 30, 2022
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ExxonMobil aims to add 20,000 bpd of light, heavy and extra-heavy lubricant base stocks when upgrades to its Singapore integrated refining and petrochemical complex are completed. The Singapore Resid Upgrade Project will expand large-scale production of ExxonMobil’s global EHCTM Group II slate to meet growing demand for high-performance lubricants in the Asia-Pacific... [Read More]


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