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Sep 3, 2021
O&G and petrochem firms seek carbon storage opportunities in Canada
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]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jul 27, 2021
Pipelines
RusGazDobycha, a business partner of Russian gas giant Gazprom, plans to start building a chemical plant as part of a massive gas processing cluster on the shores of the Baltic Sea. The wider project with Gazprom's participation will help Russia, already a leading energy producer, to reach its goal of boosting its share of the liquefied natural gas market (LNG). The... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
May 17, 2021
Valves
A UK filtration specialist is targeting the chemical processing and liquid coatings industries with the latest evolution of its meltblown filter cartridge range. Amazon Filters’ VisClear II product is designed to strengthen the essential filtration processes behind the manufacture of many high-viscosity fluids. They include sealants, adhesives, paints, machine coolants,... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jan 29, 2021
Pumps
Chemical companies reported a second successive quarter of expansion at the end of 2020, according to a business survey of the Chemical Industries Association (CIA). In the survey, 57% of businesses reported total sales growth and 26% reported no material change. Within this, 84% reported stability or growth in domestic sales and 83% in exports. More specifically,... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jan 19, 2021
Pipelines
Bilfinger has been commissioned by the Swiss chemical company Clariant to help in the construction of their new cellulosic ethanol production plant. The company will be involved in the engineering, procurement, overall project and construction management services for the project in south-west Romania. The new production plant in Podari, which is expected to go onstream... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jan 8, 2021
Pipelines
Sulzer Chemtech’s proprietary separation technology for lactide production will be used in a Chinese plant. The company has been selected for Zhejiang Depei New Material Co.’s latest facility in Ningbo, Zhejiang province. The processing equipment will enable the company to produce large volumes of high-quality lactide from plant biomass. The plant will leverage... [Read More]


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