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Jul 20, 2023
TotalEnergies, Aramco and SABIC complete first processing of oil from plastic waste
Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jul 18, 2023
Pipelines
Technip Energies and LanzaTech Global have signed a joint collaboration agreement to create a new pathway to sustainable ethylene - utilising their combined technologies. LanzaTech’s carbon capture and utilisation technology, together with Technip Energies’ Hummingbird® technology, will transform waste carbon into ethylene. The production process of ethylene is... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jul 7, 2023
Other
INEOS has signed a deal to acquire TotalEnergies’ 50% share of Naphtachimie (720 ktpa steam cracker), Appryl (300 ktpa polypropylene business), Gexaro (270 ktpa aromatics business) and 3TC (naphtha storage), which are currently joint ventures. A number of other infrastructure assets are also contained in the deal including part of TotalEnergies ethylene pipeline network... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 28, 2023
Pipelines
Long Son Petrochemicals, owned by SCG Chemicals, will start commercial production at its petrochemical complex in southern Vietnam in September. The company is in the process of testing each operating unit at the complex, Siam Cement Group's Roongrote Rangsiyopas. Testing will be completed in July or August, so commercial operations could start around September, Reuters... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 26, 2023
Pipelines
Aramco and TotalEnergies awarded Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracts for the $11 billion (€10 billion) Amiral complex - a future world scale petrochemicals facility expansion at the SATORP refinery in Saudi Arabia. The award of EPC contracts for main process units and associated utilities marks the start of construction work on this joint project,... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 22, 2023
Pipelines
BASF has started work on a polyethylene (PE) plant at its Verbund site in Zhanjiang, China. The new plant with a capacity of 500,000 metric tons of PE annually will serve the fast-growing demand in China. The plant is scheduled to start up in 2025. “China's demand for PE has experienced rapid growth and is going to outpace the rest of the world,” said Bir Darbar Mehta,... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 19, 2023
Pipelines
ExxonMobil Catalysts and Licensing and Axens have signed an agreement allowing Axens to include ExxonMobil’s MTBE Decomposition technology for high-purity isobutylene in its portfolio. Used in the production of high-reactivity polyisobutylene and butyl rubber, this technology enables Axens’ customers to better address the growing demand for petrochemical intermediates... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 19, 2023
Pipelines
Sustainable chemical producer Indorama Ventures and Carbios have announced the signing of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a joint venture (JV) for the construction of one of the world’s first PET biorecycling plants in France. Indorama Ventures plans to mobilise approximately €110 million for the JV in equity and non-convertible loan financing,... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 16, 2023
Pipelines
Technip Energies, LyondellBasell and Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) have announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the design, construction and operation of a demonstration unit for Technip Energies’ electric steam cracking furnace technology to produce olefins. The demonstration unit will be located at LyondellBasell’s site in Channelview,... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 16, 2023
Pipelines
Neste has made the final investment decision to commence construction of upgrading facilities for liquefied plastic waste at its Porvoo refinery in Finland. With the investment of €111 million, Neste will build the capacity to upgrade 150,000 tons of liquefied waste plastic per year. Upgrading is one of the three processing steps turning liquefied waste plastic into... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 14, 2023
Pumps
Bedford Pumps has supplied two of their fish friendly pumps to a chemical plant in Runcorn 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 chemicals... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 7, 2023
Pipelines
px Group’s Saltend Chemicals Park in the UK has been selected as the site for a new green hydrogen facility. An investment of between £180 million (€209 million) and £240 million (€279 million) by Meld Energy, the green hydrogen industrial developer, has been made for the facility to be built in Hull. Meld Energy is an international hydrogen development company... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 6, 2023
Pipelines
Emerson is assisting the Swedish cleantech company HaloSep to optimise its unique process that turns hazardous incinerator flue gas residue from waste-to-energy plants into usable materials. The company’s control technology and software is being deployed at HaloSep’s plant for optimisation, research and technology (PORT) in Gothenburg, Sweden, to manage an innovative... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 5, 2023
Pipelines
Sinopec has sealed a deal with KazMunayGaz to kick-start a polyethylene project in the Atyrau region. The agreement with the national operator of the oil and gas industry of Kazakhstan will be the largest natural gas and chemical project in the region. Sinopec and KazMunayGaz have been long-term partners with a solid foundation of cooperation. The signing of the agreement... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
May 26, 2023
Pipelines
Dow and New Energy Blue announced a long-term supply agreement in North America in which New Energy Blue will create bio-based ethylene from renewable agricultural residues. This is for plastic materials made from corn residue, in a bid to move towards renewable energy sources for production. "We are unlocking the value of agriculture residues in this new partnership... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
May 19, 2023
Pipelines
Wood, the global consulting and engineering company, is supporting Teck Resources (Teck) in piloting a new carbon capture plant at its smelter in Trail, British Columbia. Now in the detail design phase, this first-of-its-kind solution for capturing carbon from sulfide ores in the smelting process, is paving the way for more sustainable operations in steel and mining... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
May 11, 2023
Pipelines
Lummus Technology and Texplore have agreed to license and market EXCENETM - Texplore’s high-density polyethylene (HDPE) technology. Under the agreement, Lummus will exclusively license Texplore’s EXCENE HDPE technology. Lummus will also provide engineering design for plant construction, services for plant commissioning and start-up, and additional life cycle services,... [Read More]


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