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Sep 20, 2021
Chemraz seals boost productivity at petrochem plant
Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 20, 2021
Pipelines
Shell Ventures and BlueAlp Holding have announced a new partnership to develop and deploy plastic waste to chemical feedstock technology. The technology transforms plastic waste into pyrolysis oil that can be used to make sustainable chemicals. Shell has taken a 21.25% equity stake in BlueAlp as part of the agreement. “With BlueAlp’s innovative technology and Shell’s... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 17, 2021
Other
The latest supply chain trends survey from the Chemical Business Association showed a sharp fall in order books. The September survey also revealed that member companies continued to face serious supply chain issues, notably a significant shortage of UK road haulage capacity due to HGV driver shortages which is delaying or preventing vital materials from reaching customers... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 7, 2021
Pumps
Ingersoll Rand has completed its acquisition of the progressive cavity pump company Seepex GmbH. Seepex, which is based in Bottrop, Germany, manufactures progressive cavity pumps for chemical applications as well as for the water, wastewater, food and the beverage industry. The company has facilities in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, employs around 800 employees... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 6, 2021
Pipelines
bp Singapore has announced it has delivered its ‎first carbon offset liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to the Yung An terminal in Taiwan. This is bp’s first delivery of carbon offset LNG in the Asia-Pacific region, following its ‎first delivery globally to Sempra LNG at the Energia Costa Azul terminal in Mexico in ‎July. This new carbon offset LNG offer strengthens... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Sep 3, 2021
Pipelines
Canada is pushing to provide incentives for at least two new massive carbon capture projects by 2030 with nearly a dozen oil and gas companies already pursuing rights to store carbon dioxide in Alberta's vast underground caverns. The hubs to collect carbon from clusters of emitters would advance Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's goal of cutting emissions by 40-45% from... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 1, 2021
Pipelines
The largest integrated petrochemical company in Indonesia has boosted sustainability through technology that enables effective remote and digital monitoring of its water operations. Chandri Asri has incorporated Nalco Water’s 3D TRASAR Cooling Water Technology and has gradually moved more of its water monitoring to the programme. Last year, the company reported its... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 1, 2021
Pumps
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group has unveiled its Qdos chemical metering pumps that extends the capabilities of peristaltic pump technology and offers longer service life than traditional tube-based designs. Qdos CWT pumps also offers important advantages in water treatment applications. Users users will benefit from superior accuracy in chemical metering and dosing... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Aug 12, 2021
Pipelines
KBR has been awarded a technology licensing contract by Hyundai Engineering and Técnicas Reunidas for PKN ORLEN’s petrochemical project. The Petrochemical Development Programme in Plock, Poland, will see KBR provide technology license, basic engineering design, and proprietary equipment for PKN ORLEN’s Olefins Complex III Project. This is Europe’s largest petrochemical... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Aug 11, 2021
Pipelines
Inter Pipeline will receive $408 million (€347 million) under the Alberta Petrochemicals Incentive Programme (APIP). The grant has been awarded in support of Inter Pipeline’s Heartland petrochemical complex - an integrated propane dehydrogenation (PDH) and polypropylene production facility, which will be operational early next year. “The APIP grant recognises... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Aug 9, 2021
Pipelines
BASF and SINOPEC are to expand their Verbund site which will include several new downstream chemical plants. The partners will expand the production capacities of propionic acid, propionic aldehyde, ethyleneamines, ethanolamines and purified ethylene oxide, and build a new tert-butyl acrylate plant. The tert-butyl acrylate plant will be an extension to the downstream... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Aug 9, 2021
Pumps
Bedford Pumps has provided two of their fish friendly pumps to a plant in Runcorn to aid their chemical processes. 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 chemicals... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Aug 5, 2021
Chemicals company Brenntag has acquired all operating assets and business of Matrix Chemical. The company is a solvents distributor and the largest distributor of acetone in North America with sales of around $200 million (€168 million) a year. Steven Terwindt, member of the management board of Brenntag and COO Brenntag Essentials, said: “With the acquisition of... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Aug 5, 2021
Pipelines
A total of 150 intelligent electric actuators on Rotork’s Pakscan control network have been ordered by a Spanish processing plant. Some of Rotork’s IQ range of intelligent electric actuators have already been installed at the Quimica Puente Mayorga chemical processing plant in Cádiz. The remainder are to be installed in the coming months. The plant is owned by... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jul 29, 2021
Other
German rescue teams are still searching for missing workers following the explosion at a chemical park on July 27. At least two people were killed and 31 others injured in the blast at the Chempark site in the city of Leverkusen. In a statement from Currenta, three people were "seriously" injured in the blast while five people remained missing. "My thoughts go to the... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jul 28, 2021
Pipelines
Exchanger Industries Limited, the Canadian designer and manufacturer of heat transfer products for the energy, petrochemical, industrial and clean power generation sectors, has acquired HRS Heat Exchangers. HRS is a specialist global supplier of heat exchangers and custom process systems across the environmental, chemical and pharmaceutical sectors. The acquisition... [Read More]


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