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Dec 1, 2021
Worley progresses new petrochemical project in US
Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 26, 2021
Pumps
Shell will build a new oil upgrader unit to improve the quality of pyrolysis oil. The oil is made from hard-to-recycle plastic waste that would have gone into a landfill, and turns it into chemical feedstock for its plant. The unit at Shell’s manufacturing site on Pulau Bukom in Singapore will be the largest in Asia and Shell’s first globally, with a capacity of... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 25, 2021
Pipelines
Lummus Technology is in talks with Phigenesis to deliver certified renewable chemical feedstock for use in existing petrochemical plants. Through its Green Circle subsidiary, the plan is to manufacture virgin grade plastics, suitable for all grades of application. Under the agreement, Phigenesis will deploy the Lummus New Hope Plastics Pyrolyisis Technology for a new... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 24, 2021
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EXERGY has been awarded a new contract for the development of a 5.8 MWe waste heat recovery project in China. The agreement is with chemical industry player Jiangyin Xingjia New Material Co manufacturing polyester fibre, polyester film and synthetic resin. EXERGY’s contract includes the engineering and supply of two ORC units that will be part of the customer’s PET... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 19, 2021
Valves
Rotork has supplied 1,250 valve actuators to a Swedish manufacturer. The pneumatic actuators and digital smart positioners have been ordered by battery manufacturer Northvolt, which specialise in the production of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. Northvolt is working to create the “world’s greenest battery” and Rotork’s products will play a key role... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 18, 2021
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Global chemicals company Kemira has announced the completion of their production capacity expansion in the UK. From 15 November, the annual production of ferric based water treatment chemicals in Goole will be increased by more than 100,000 tonnes annually. Kemira increased product output of aluminum-based water treatment chemicals in Ellesmere Port by 30,000 tonnes... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 15, 2021
Pipelines
Neste and Ravago have announced plans to build an industrial facility for chemical recycling. This facility will be built in the North Sea Port in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. The facility is intended to be the starting point of joint global chemical recycling activities and the two companies plan to demonstrate and advance the commercialisation of these processes. This... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 10, 2021
Pipelines
US oil and gas producer ExxonMobil has made a final investment decision (FID) to build a new petrochemical complex in south China's Guangdong province. The firm did not specify a value for this investment. One of the few petrochemical complexes in China that are wholly owned by a foreign investor, ExxonMobil said the Dayawan plant will produce performance polymers used... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 8, 2021
Pumps
Cleantech innovator Celtic Renewables has signed its first major re-seller Caldic as it gears up for the launch of Scotland’s first sustainable chemical plant in Grangemouth. The partnership secures a go-to-market strategy for Caldic’s bio-solvents range, supporting its customers in advancing their sustainability journey. Celtic Renewables’ patented low-carbon... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 5, 2021
Pipelines
BASF and Sanyo Chemical have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for strategic collaboration of polyurethane dispersions (PUD) development. The two parties aim to jointly develop and produce innovative products with strong sustainability contribution. Newly developed technologies and products will have worldwide market access through the two companies’ global production... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 2, 2021
Pipelines
Royal Vopak has announced the opening of a new industrial complex on the US Gulf Coast including new pipelines connecting the terminal to the petrochemical complex. The new terminal has been designed and built by Vopak to serve Gulf Coast Growth Ventures, a joint venture by ExxonMobil and SABIC to build and operate a world-scale plastics manufacturing facility in San... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 1, 2021
Pipelines
Saudi Arabian manufacturing and chemicals company Sabic has revealed that it is to invest almost £1 billion (€1.18 billion) into its Teesside plant. The company, one of the world's largest petrochemical manufacturers, told Reuters the cash injection was part of its plans to reduce its carbon footprint by up to 60% initially. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Oct 18, 2021
Pumps
Solenis, a leading global producer of speciality chemicals, has announced it will increase prices by 15 to 20% across all product lines in North America and Latin America. The company said the price increases were necessary due to unprecedented supply chain constraints and increasing costs for raw materials, transportation and packaging. Solenis is a leading global producer... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Oct 14, 2021
Pipelines
A new partnership between Dow and Topsoe marks a new initiative to efficiently convert waste plastics to circular plastics - keeping them out of the environment. Plans include Dow to proceed with the design and engineering for a 10,000 tonne per year market development unit using Haldor Topsoe’s PureStep technology to purify pyrolysis oil feedstock derived from waste... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Oct 11, 2021
Pipelines
SIBUR, Samruk-Kazyna and KazMunayGas have signed an agreement to cooperate on petrochemical projects. This will take place in the special economic zone National Industrial Petrochemical Technopark in Atyrau, Kazakhstan. The agreements regulate the establishment of joint ventures as part of an integrated gas chemical complex including building a polyethylene facility... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Oct 8, 2021
Valves
PLANS for the UK’s first £165 million (€194 million) plastic petrochem park have moved a step closer. The park will be designed to tackle a share of the UK’s 4.9 million tonnes of annual plastic waste and will use pioneering technology to turn this waste into hydrogen. Peel NRE, part of Peel L&P, has submitted a planning application for the Plastic Park to... [Read More]


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