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May 20, 2022
TotalEnergies and New Hope Energy seal plastic waste recycling deal
Chemical/Petrochemcial News
May 9, 2022
Pipelines
bp has signed a 10-year offtake agreement to convert hard-to-recycle waste plastics into circular petrochemical feedstocks and also into ultra-low sulphur diesel (ULSD). Clean Planet Energy designs and builds facilities — which they refer to as ecoPlants — that are expected to process plastics typically rejected by traditional recycling centres and so would otherwise... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Apr 26, 2022
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Borealis and Axens have inked an agreement for the Rewind® Mix process to purify and upgrade 50 000 tpy of pyrolysis oils produced from plastics wastes at a petrochemical plant in Sweden. The unit at the Borealis facility in Stenungsund is planned to be in commercial operation in 2025, subject to Final Investment Decision (FID), and will produce a virgin-like recycled... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Apr 26, 2022
Pumps
Technip Energies and Alterra Energy have signed a global joint development and collaboration agreement to integrate Alterra’s commercially available liquefaction process technology with Technip Energies’ pyrolysis oil purification technology. This will maximise the adoption of recycled feedstock and improve circular economy solutions for the global petrochemical industry. Alterra... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 30, 2022
Pumps
Clariant’s Catalysts business has been awarded three new contracts by China’s Lihuayi Group for its upcoming petrochemicals production units. The agreements include three of Clariant’s high-performance catalysts for the production of ethylene, styrene, and propylene. From Clariant’s ethylene catalyst line, Lihuayi chose the OleMax 101 catalyst for its 1000 KTA... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 29, 2022
Pipelines
Neste is conducting a feasibility study to examine investing in capacity for processing liquefied waste plastic at its refinery in Porvoo, Finland. The goal is to scale up processing capabilities for liquefied waste plastic by implementing proprietary technologies to pretreat and upgrade liquefied waste plastic and integrating the technologies into the refinery operations. The... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 28, 2022
Pipelines
KBR has announced that it has secured a contract from a leading midstream company for a new olefins production facility to be built on the US Gulf Coast. Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide the license and engineering for the olefins production plant. KBR’s K-COT catalytic olefins technology is the key enabler that can process a wide range of feedstocks... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 28, 2022
Pumps
Vitol has entered into a strategic partnership with Danish company WPU which recycles waste plastic into plastic oils. Vitol will offtake and market the recycled plastic oils generated by WPU’s new pyrolysis plant in Faarevejle in Odsherred Municipality north of Copenhagen, which is expected to open in early 2023, with an additional two plants to be opened next year. The... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 25, 2022
Pipelines
ExxonMobil has announced it is building an integrated petrochemical complex and is targeting commercial start up next year. The construction of the new linear alpha olefins (LAO) manufacturing unit will take place in Baytown, Texas, US. When fully operational, the new facility will have the capacity to produce approximately 350 000 tpy of LAO. ExxonMobil will manufacture... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 16, 2022
Pumps
ABB has been awarded a major contract by NatureWorks a manufacturer of polylactic acid (PLA), to automate their new plant in Thailand. The plant will convert sugar cane to the PLA biopolymer IngeoTM. The new plant will ferment and distill plant-based sugars converting themfirst to lactic acid, then lactide and then polymerise them into Ingeo. These three separate production... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 15, 2022
Valves
Chemical company OMV and ALBA Recycling have announced that they have started exclusive discussions to jointly build and operate an innovative sorting plant for the further sorting of mixed plastic waste for chemical recycling. A final investment decision for the facility in Walldürn, Germany, is expected later this year. ALBA Recycling operates five sorting plants... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 10, 2022
Pipelines
Saudi Aramco Asia has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sinopec for potential downstream collaboration in China. SAAC and Sinopec also aim to support Fujian Refining and Petrochemical Co (FREP) in conducting a feasibility study into the optimisation and expansion of capacity. The MoU provides a basis for continued downstream collaboration between Aramco... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 4, 2022
Pipelines
Siemens Energy secured an order from European Energy for the delivery of an electrolyser plant. European Energy is developing the world's first large-scale commercial e-methanol production facility with the hydrogen being provided from a 50 MW electrolyser plant by Siemens Energy. Siemens Energy will design, supply and commission the electrolysis system consisting of... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 4, 2022
Pumps
AxFlow has acquired Pumpegruppen - a Danish pump supplier to the chemical industry. It also supplies pumps for the water treatment and general industrial applications. Pumpegruppen is a full-service pump specialist representing brands including Grundfos, Wilden, FTI and Speck. The company is headquartered in Lyngby, near Copenhagen, and has another base in Rønde in... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 3, 2022
Pumps
INEOS Aromatics has completed a $70 million (€63 million) modernisation of its purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant in Merak, Indonesia. The installation of a larger oxidation reactor, reconfiguration of the reactor’s heat recovery system and revamp of the process air compressor train will both reduce CO2 emissions per tonne by 15% and increase the site capacity... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Feb 25, 2022
Pumps
Tranter have received an order from a European-based company for a petrochemical project in Eastern Europe. The project is one of the largest petrochemical investments in Europe in the last two decades. Tranter's scope of delivery to the project is a total of 37 large heat exchangers from all of its product lines. This includes four jumbo-sized shell-and-plate heat... [Read More]


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