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May 9, 2022
bp and Clean Planet Energy reach agreement to help advance the circular plastics economy
Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Apr 26, 2022
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Borealis and Axens have inked an agreement for the Rewind® Mix process to purify and upgrade 50 000 tpy of pyrolysis oils produced from plastics wastes at a petrochemical plant in Sweden. The unit at the Borealis facility in Stenungsund is planned to be in commercial operation in 2025, subject to Final Investment Decision (FID), and will produce a virgin-like recycled... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 29, 2022
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Neste is conducting a feasibility study to examine investing in capacity for processing liquefied waste plastic at its refinery in Porvoo, Finland. The goal is to scale up processing capabilities for liquefied waste plastic by implementing proprietary technologies to pretreat and upgrade liquefied waste plastic and integrating the technologies into the refinery operations. The... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 28, 2022
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KBR has announced that it has secured a contract from a leading midstream company for a new olefins production facility to be built on the US Gulf Coast. Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide the license and engineering for the olefins production plant. KBR’s K-COT catalytic olefins technology is the key enabler that can process a wide range of feedstocks... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 25, 2022
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ExxonMobil has announced it is building an integrated petrochemical complex and is targeting commercial start up next year. The construction of the new linear alpha olefins (LAO) manufacturing unit will take place in Baytown, Texas, US. When fully operational, the new facility will have the capacity to produce approximately 350 000 tpy of LAO. ExxonMobil will manufacture... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 10, 2022
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Saudi Aramco Asia has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sinopec for potential downstream collaboration in China. SAAC and Sinopec also aim to support Fujian Refining and Petrochemical Co (FREP) in conducting a feasibility study into the optimisation and expansion of capacity. The MoU provides a basis for continued downstream collaboration between Aramco... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 4, 2022
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Siemens Energy secured an order from European Energy for the delivery of an electrolyser plant. European Energy is developing the world's first large-scale commercial e-methanol production facility with the hydrogen being provided from a 50 MW electrolyser plant by Siemens Energy. Siemens Energy will design, supply and commission the electrolysis system consisting of... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Feb 22, 2022
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Shell Chemicals Europe and Pryme have announced a strategic cooperation and off-take agreement for pyrolysis oil made from recycled plastic waste. Pryme will supply Shell from its 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 into... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Feb 17, 2022
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Sulzer Chemtech has finalised an agreement with Encina Development Group, LLC (Encina). The company will provide technology to recover high-purity circular aromatics from cracked oil products derived from Encina’s mixed-plastics-to-aromatics catalytic conversion platform. Encina’s 1,000 tonnes per year waste plastics recycling facility will be located in North-east... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Feb 16, 2022
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Trinseo’s plans for a new chemical recycling plant in Europe are progressing rapidly. The global materials company and manufacturer of plastics and latex binders announced last year it will work with global technology provider Synova and global engineering services company Worley on an engineering package. Work on Trinseo’s Tessenderlo in Belgium site for recycling... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Feb 10, 2022
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The Heavy-Feed Petrochemical Complex (HPC) achieved a fast and successful startup in December after using Shell Catalysts & Technologies (SC&T) C2 FE selective hydrogenation catalyst. Operated by Hyundai Chemicals and located in Daesan, South Korea, the facility is its first heavy-feed grassroot 750 kTA ethylene cracker. It is capable of processing various feedstocks... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Feb 9, 2022
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Nexolub and Cepsa, a global energy and chemical company, have teamed up to deliver a supply of 100% carbon neutral lubricant base oils. Net-zero lubricant base oils are a first step towards the medium-term sustainability of this type of product. Nexolub is offering the opportunity to offset its carbon footprint through carbon credits, which are then converted into sustainable... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Feb 3, 2022
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Hy2gen plans to produce green ammonia as a fuel for the maritime sector. The company specialising in designing, building and operating facilities to produce green hydrogen and green hydrogen-based derivatives, will carry out the work in Sauda, Norway. The green ammonia production facility, named Iverson eFuels AS, will be owned by Hy2gen, Trafigura and Copenhagen Infrastructure... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jan 13, 2022
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CropEnergies and Johnson Matthey have entered into an engineering, license and technical services agreement for a plant to produce renewable ethyl acetate from sustainable ethanol. This will take palce near CropEnergies’ production site in Zeitz, Germany. Using Johnson Matthey technology, the renewable ethyl acetate produced by CropEnergies will reduce the fossil carbon... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jan 13, 2022
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Ørsted and Liquid Wind have reached an agreement over an e-methanol project. Ørsted will acquire a 45% ownership share of Liquid Wind AB’s FlagshipONE facility. FlagshipONE is a late-stage development project and could become the world’s first large-scale sustainable e-methanol project. Liquid Wind plans to establish a series of facilities across Sweden to decarbonise... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Dec 1, 2021
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Worley is moving to the construction phase on the expansion of ExxonMobil’s petrochemical project in Texas. The Baytown chemical expansion project will include a linear alpha olefins (LAO) unit and a solution polymer unit (SPU). The LAO unit will have an estimated production capacity of around 350,000 tonnes a year. Worley has completed the engineering and procurement... [Read More]


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