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BASF and PETRONAS Chemicals to construct 2-EHAcid facility in Malaysia

BASF and PETRONAS Chemicals have partnered to build a 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid (2-EHAcid) production plant in Kuantan,...

BASF and PETRONAS Chemicals to construct 2-EHAcid facility in Malaysia

Platform Specialty Products completes $3.5bn acquisition of Arysta LifeScience

Platform Specialty Products has completed the acquisition of Arysta LifeScience from private equity firm Permira Advisers for approximately...

Platform Specialty Products completes $3.5bn acquisition of Arysta LifeScience

CCI approves FMC's $1.8bn purchase of Cheminova

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved US-based FMC's proposed $1.8bn acquisition of Cheminova, a wholly owned subsidiary of Auriga...

CCI approves FMC's $1.8bn purchase of Cheminova

Algerian and Qatari companies reportedly partner on chemical projects

Algerian and Qatari companies are reportedly planning to collaborate on two chemical projects in Algeria....

Algerian and Qatari companies reportedly partner on chemical projects

Striking workers threaten to close Israel Chemicals' Dead Sea potash operations

Striking workers at Israel Chemicals (ICL) have reportedly threatened to close he company's potash operations near the Dead Sea, protesting at plans to cut 140 jobs at its bromine division....

Striking workers threaten to close Israel Chemicals' Dead Sea potash operations

Egypt and Kuwait partner on $6.8bn petrochemical and fertiliser projects

Egyptian and Kuwaiti companies have signed preliminary deals to set up petrochemical and phosphate fertiliser projects worth around...

Egypt and Kuwait partner on $6.8bn petrochemical and fertiliser projects

Evonik Industries to boost plasticiser alcohol production in Germany

Evonik Industries is planning to strengthen its plasticiser alcohol production capabilities at its facility in Marl, North Rhine-Westphalia in...

Evonik Industries to boost plasticiser alcohol production in Germany

TPC Group to increase polyisobutylene production capacity in US

US-based TPC Group has announced plans to increase its polyisobutylene (PIB) production capacity in the...

TPC Group to increase polyisobutylene production capacity in US

KH Neochem and CPC to build petrochemical manufacturing complex in Taiwan

Japan-based KH Neochem has partnered with Taiwanese petroleum firm CPC and Mega International Commercial Bank to form a joint venture (JV) to build a petrochemical manufacturing complex in...

KH Neochem and CPC to build petrochemical manufacturing complex in Taiwan

Indian firm Grasim to merge with Aditya Birla Chemicals

Grasim Industries has secured approval from the board of directors to proceed with its plans to merge with Aditya Birla Chemicals...

Indian firm Grasim to merge with Aditya Birla Chemicals

URALCHEM and Stamicarbon to scale-up urea production at Russian plant

URALCHEM and Stamicarbon have partnered to scale-up urea production at Mineral Fertilizers (PMF) in Perm, Russia, with an investment of around RUB4.2bn ($63.7m)....

URALCHEM and Stamicarbon to scale-up urea production at Russian plant

Air Liquide to build air separation unit for Louisiana methanol plant

Air Liquide will construct a $170m air separation unit (ASU) that will supply oxygen for Yuhuang Chemical's $1.85bn methanol manufacturing complex in St James Parish, Louisiana,...

Air Liquide to build air separation unit for Louisiana methanol plant

Sasol selects contractors for $8.1bn ethane cracker and derivatives project in Louisiana, US

Five Louisiana-based contractors have been selected by Sasol to provide services for its $8.1bn ethane cracker and derivatives project in Lake Charles,...

Sasol selects contractors for $8.1bn ethane cracker and derivatives project in Louisiana, US

Saudi Kayan to boost ethylene production capacity

Saudi Kayan has signed a deal with the Saudi Arabian Government for extra allocation of ethane gas to boost its ethylene production at the Jubail petrochemical...

Saudi Kayan to boost ethylene production capacity

Quinpario reportedly front-runner to buy Royal Adhesives & Sealants

US-based acquisition company Quinpario is said to be in advanced talks to acquire Royal Adhesives & Sealants for $1bn....

Quinpario reportedly front-runner to buy Royal Adhesives & Sealants

RIKEN Center scientists discover new method to develop and dismantle supramolecular polymers

Scientists from the RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science have discovered a new way to artificially create and dismantle supramolecular polymers, which allows creating polymers with a wide...

RIKEN Center scientists discover new method to develop and dismantle supramolecular polymers

Caltech chemists discover new silicon-containing organic chemicals production method

California Institute of Technology (Caltech) chemists have discovered a new way to create silicon-containing organic chemicals using a catalyst to produce medicines and advanced...

Caltech chemists discover new silicon-containing organic chemicals production method

US scientists develop catalyst to convert nitrogen to ammonia

Scientists at Northwestern University in the US have created a new catalyst to convert nitrogen to ammonia, which is a key component in...

US scientists develop catalyst to convert nitrogen to ammonia

Styrolution starts operations at styrene-butadiene copolymer pilot plant in Belgium

BASF and INEOS joint venture Styrolution has started a styrene-butadiene copolymer (SBC) pilot production plant in Antwerp,...

Styrolution starts operations at styrene-butadiene copolymer pilot plant in Belgium

PPG Industries to expand precipitated silica production capabilities in Netherlands

US-based paints and coatings supplier PPG Industries is preparing to increase precipitated silica production capabilities at its manufacturing facility in Delfzijl,...

PPG Industries to expand precipitated silica production capabilities in Netherlands

FMC to sell soda ash Alkali Chemicals business for $1.64bn to Tronox

US-based FMC has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Alkali Chemicals division to Tronox for...

FMC to sell soda ash Alkali Chemicals business for $1.64bn to Tronox