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Oct 14, 2021
Pyrolysis oil feedstock used to convert waste plastics in new petrochem venture
Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Oct 11, 2021
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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 7, 2021
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The hydrogen economy is at the start of a period of growth, with the size of the global market predicted to be as much as US$12 trillion (€10 trillion) by 2050, according to the latest research. As part of global decarbonisation efforts, hydrogen is expected to emerge as an alternative fuel. Given water is the main feedstock for hydrogen production, the boom in the... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Oct 6, 2021
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Shell Chemicals Europe and Pryme have announced a strategic cooperation and offtake agreement for pyrolysis oil made from recycled plastic waste. Pryme will supply Shell from its first plant located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Currently under construction, the plant is scheduled to become operational in 2022 and is forecast to convert 60,000 tonnes of plastic waste... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Oct 4, 2021
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Malaysia's Petronas hopes to restart its Pengerang refinery-petrochemical complex, a joint venture with Saudi Aramco, by the end of the year. Arif Mahmood, Petronas' executive vice president and CEO of downstream, said the the 300,000-bpd refinery complex in Johor was shut in March last year following a deadly fire. The Malaysian state energy firm in February delayed... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 27, 2021
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SIBUR and TAIF have entered into an agreement finalising the creation of a combined entity that be the largest petrochemical company in Russia and one of the biggest in the world. Under the agreement, TAIF shareholders will receive a 15% stake in the new combined company in exchange for 50% plus 1 share in JSC TAIF. The new company will support Russia’s leadership... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 24, 2021
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FOUR new companies have signed up to join the North West Hydrogen Alliance (NWHA) in the UK. The new members - Fichtner, Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), Powerhouse Energy and Swagelok – take the membership count to 30, cementing the organisation’s position as the UK’s largest industry-funded regional hydrogen alliance. It comes as the Alliance throws its... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 20, 2021
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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 6, 2021
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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
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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
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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
Aug 12, 2021
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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
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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
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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 5, 2021
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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 28, 2021
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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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