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May 11, 2023
Lummus and Texplore seal polyethylene deal
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May 5, 2023
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Gevo and LG Chem have entered into a joint development agreement to develop bio-propylene for renewable chemicals using Gevo’s Ethanol-to-Olefins (ETO) technology. Gevo’s proprietary ETO technology can target carbon neutral or carbon negative drop-in replacements for traditional petroleum-based building blocks called olefins, including bio-propylene that can be used... [Read More]

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May 5, 2023
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NOVA Chemicals Corporation and Enerkem are advancing their versatile and energy efficient chemical recycling technology to pilot stage in Edmonton, Alberta. The funding, provided through Alberta Innovates’ Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction Economic Recovery Program has enabled the companies to expedite construction of a pilot-scale reactor system that converts... [Read More]

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May 2, 2023
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NextChem has acquired a 51% stake in MyRemono, a newly established company to which Biorenova transferred patents, assets, including a demonstration plant and contracts related to CatC, an innovative plastic catalytic depolymerisation technology. CatC is a continuous chemical recycling process to recover monomers with ultra-high levels of purity from sorted plastic waste,... [Read More]

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Apr 24, 2023
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Technip Energies has been awarded a contract by Ningbo Juhua Chemical and Science for a 1.3-propanediol (PDO) plant with a capacity of producing 72,000 tpy as well as 150,000 tpy of polytrimethylene terephthalate (PTT). The plant will be built in Ningbo, Zhejiang, China. These two products are based on Technip Energies’ proprietary Zimmer® PDO and PTT technologies... [Read More]

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Apr 24, 2023
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Clariant has opened its new CATOFIN catalyst production site in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, China. Investing in innovations such as CATOFIN is a core element of Clariant’s new purpose-led strategy. The site also serves to increase the already expanding footprint in China, adding on to the existing nearby catalyst plants in Jinshan and catalyst R&D centre within the... [Read More]

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Apr 21, 2023
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Toymaker LEGO said it has agreed to buy e-methanol, a lower-carbon alternative to conventional plastic ingredients, for use in its plastic bricks when the world's first large-scale plant starts operations next year. Privately owned renewable energy firm European Energy, which is developing the plant in Aabenraa, Denmark, said Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk will also buy... [Read More]

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Apr 5, 2023
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Aramco has signed definitive agreements to acquire a 10% interest in Shenzhen-listed Rongsheng Petrochemical for $3.6 billion (€3.2 billion) in a deal that will expand its downstream presence in China. Through the strategic arrangement, Aramco will supply 480,000 bpd of Arabian crude oil to Rongsheng affiliate Zhejiang Petroleum and Chemical (ZPC), under a long-term... [Read More]

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Mar 31, 2023
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Neste has successfully concluded its second series of industrial-scale processing runs with liquefied waste plastic at its refinery in Porvoo, Finland. The goal of the processing runs is to further increase the company’s understanding of how different types of waste plastics behave during chemical recycling in the refinery processes. The end product gained in the runs... [Read More]

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Mar 21, 2023
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Sulzer Chemtech has completed the start-up of the world’s largest facility for styrene extraction from pyrolysis gasoline (pygas) derived from naphtha cracking. Located in Zhejiang Petroleum & Chemical Co’s (ZPC) integrated refining and petrochemical complex in Zhoushan, China, the unit uses Sulzer Chemtech’s proprietary GT-Styrene® licensed technology to produce... [Read More]

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Mar 20, 2023
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Technip Energies has been awarded a contract by CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals for the Huizhou Phase III project - a liquid ethylene cracker located in Huizhou, China. Technip Energies is providing the proprietary technology and process design for CSPC’s 1,600 KTA plant. This liquid ethylene cracker pioneers the use of a low CO2 furnace design and electrification... [Read More]

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Mar 16, 2023
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Lummus Technology has announced that Butadiene has selected its iC4 CATOFIN®, CATADIENE®, CDMtbe® technologies and BASF's butadiene extraction technology for a new petrochemical facility. This will be applied at the new petrochem plant in Atyrau, Kazakhstan. The scope of this award includes the technology license and basic engineering for four process units. Once... [Read More]

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Mar 9, 2023
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QatarEnergy and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company marked the ground-breaking of the Golden Triangle Polymers Plant. This signalled the beginning of construction of the petrochemical facility in Orange County, Texas, US. The landmark event was attended by senior QatarEnergy executives as well as Bruce Chinn, the president and CEO of Chevron Phillips Chemical, Mark Lashier,... [Read More]

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Feb 24, 2023
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Topsoe and CIP have signed an agreement under which Topsoe will deliver its leading SynCOR™ technology to produce blue ammonia at the facility to be built on the US Gulf Coast. Blue ammonia is ammonia (NH3) that is produced from blue hydrogen. To produce blue hydrogen, natural gas and steam are reformed into two production streams of pure hydrogen (H2) and pure CO2... [Read More]

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Feb 20, 2023
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Sulzer acquires stake in Fuenix Ecogy and completes portfolio for plastic waste reduction Sulzer has signed an agreement with circular technology company Fuenix Ecogy to acquire a strategic stake in its plastic upcycling business. The partnership will drive the development, commercialisation and adoption of advanced, fully integrated solutions for plastic waste processing.... [Read More]

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Feb 20, 2023
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NextChem and its subsidiary MyRechemical have signed an agreement with Dimeta to explore new opportunities to develop plants to produce renewable and recycled carbon dimethyl ether (DME) from waste. The product can be blended with conventional LPG thus helping to reduce its carbon footprint with no change to LPG appliances or infrastructure. Dimeta is a Dutch joint... [Read More]

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Feb 20, 2023
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LyondellBasell and Nexus Circular have signed a long-term contract to supply 24,000 tpy of recycled feedstock. The material will be produced at Nexus Circular's new advanced recycling facility, which will begin construction this year. The new facility will convert mixed plastic waste, which mostly ends up in landfills or incineration, into recycled feedstock. LyondellBasell... [Read More]


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