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Jan 31, 2023
Phillips 66 achieves ISCC PLUS Certification to turn oil from waste plastics into feedstocks
Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jan 24, 2023
Pipelines
Nuberg EPC has announced that it has been awarded a 550 TPD sulphuric acid plant project. The project is owned by Spolana, a leading chemical manufacturer located on the Elbe riverbank in Neratovice, Czech Republic. Spolana is one of the largest chemical manufacturing companies in the country, the only manufacturer of PVC and caprolactam, also produces ammonium sulphate... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jan 23, 2023
Pipelines
Neste has completed the grant agreement process with Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency of the European Commission (CINEA) and the European Commission for €135 million funding for its chemical recycling project PULSE. This follows the earlier positive EU Innovation Fund grant decision in July 2022. The PULSE project aims to implement Neste’s... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jan 18, 2023
Pumps
Henkel and Shell Chemical have agreed to a five-year collaboration to replace up to 200,000 tonnes of fossil feedstocks used in the manufacture of surfactants with feedstocks that are based on renewable raw materials. The renewable-based surfactants will be used in Henkel’s laundry products including many varieties of Persil®, Purex® and all® brands. “This... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jan 11, 2023
Pipelines
Maire Tecnimont has announced that a signing ceremony concerning the $6 billion (€5.5 billion) integrated polymers complex to be built in Ras Laffan Industrial City was held in Doha, Qatar. The contract, already announced on December 21, is part of this complex and has been awarded to Tecnimont by a Joint Venture composed of QatarEnergy and Chevron Phillips Chemical.... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jan 11, 2023
Pipelines
SABIC, OQ and Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI) have signed a project development agreement of a jointly owned petrochemical complex. The three companies aim to establish a petrochemical complex in the Special Economic Zone at Duqm (SEZAD) in Oman consisting of a steam cracker and derivative units and an NGL extraction facility. They will conduct the necessary... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jan 4, 2023
Pipelines
INEOS and SINOPEC have completed two of the four significant petrochemical deals announced last year. INEOS has acquired 50% of Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical and INEOS and SINOPEC have also established a 50/50 joint venture for acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) based on INEOS’ proprietary ABS Technology. The third and fourth deals are expected to be completed this... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Dec 20, 2022
Pipelines
Aramco and TotalEnergies are to construct a new petrochemical facility in Saudi Arabia. The Amiral complex will be owned, operated, and integrated with the existing SATORP refinery located in Jubail on Saudi Arabia’s eastern coast. The petrochemical facility will enable SATORP to convert internally produced refinery off-gases and naphtha, as well as ethane and natural... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Dec 12, 2022
Pipelines
Saudi Aramco and Shandong Energy Group have agreed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on integrated refining and petrochemical opportunities in China. The MoU includes a potential crude oil supply agreement and chemicals products offtake agreement, supporting Aramco’s role in building a thriving downstream sector in Shandong Province. The scope of the MoU extends... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Dec 12, 2022
Pumps
Bedford Pumps has provided two of their fish friendly pumps to a chemical plant in Runcorn in the UK to aid in the chemical process. INOVYN ChlorVinyls, part of INEOS, is Europe’s leading producer of vinyls and manufactures in eight countries across Europe. Their Runcorn site which focuses on the production of chlorine, caustic soda and chlorinated derivatives, produces... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Dec 2, 2022
Pipelines
Clariant Catalysts has teamed up with Evonik and thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (tkIS) in a major propylene oxide project. Qixiang Tengda is one of the leading global producers of carbon-four chemical products, such as methyl ethyl ketone and maleic anhydride. Expanding into the carbon-three value chain, the company’s new propylene oxide plant in Zibo city, Shandong... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Dec 1, 2022
Pumps
Synova, SABIC Global Technologies and Technip Energies have signed an agreement to collaborate on a new plant development which will produce olefins and aromatics from plastic waste. The plant will use a combined technology developed by Synova and T.EN and will be integrated with one of SABIC’s steam crackers. The new plant will contribute to SABIC’s vision of closing... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 30, 2022
Pumps
LanzaTech NZ and Sumitomo Riko have entered into a joint-development agreement to reuse rubber, resin and urethane waste for the production of a key chemical intermediate - isoprene. Using synthetic biology for this new path to isoprene, LanzaTech’s nature-based platform, has the potential to produce a new sustainable source of rubber through recycling, without losing... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 24, 2022
Pipelines
A new methanol plant is set to almost double Petronas Chemical Group’s current production in Malaysia. This new facility in Bintulu, Sarawak, whose construction will be completed in March, will add 1.75 million tons of methanol to the 2.4 million tons currently produced annually by the group, the fourth largest in the world. To carry out the onshore heavy transport,... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 23, 2022
Other
Lummus Technology has announced the launch of its Novolen® PPure™ polypropylene (PP) portfolio - a new grade-range of polymers. The new non-phthalate process technology provides significant energy savings by delivering an improved hydrogen response with the catalyst. “Lummus continues to raise the bar with Novolen’s new line of PPure polypropylene process technologies,”... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 18, 2022
Pipelines
Saudi Aramco will invest in a $7 billion (€6.75 billion) project to produce petrochemicals from crude oil at its South Korean affiliate S-Oil Corp's refining complex. The project in the port city of Ulsan, named Shaheen, is the Saudi company's biggest investment in the country and will mark the first commercial use of Aramco and Lummus technology to produce chemicals... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 17, 2022
Pipelines
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company and QatarEnergy are proceeding with the construction of an $8.5 billion (€8.5 billion) integrated polymers facility. This will be built in Orange, Texas, and is expected to create more than 500 full-time jobs and approximately 4,500 construction jobs. The companies have made a positive final investment decision on the project and... [Read More]


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