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  1. November’s top news stories

    Sipchem affiliate completes turnaround maintenance at methanol plant Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem) affiliate International Methanol Company (IMC) completed the…
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    7 Dec
  2. October’s top news stories

    BASF planned to sell construction chemicals business unit German chemical company BASF was reportedly exploring options to divest its construction…
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    7 Nov
  3. Bayer seals Monsanto acquisition for $63bn

    German chemicals and pharmaceuticals producer Bayer has completed its $63bn acquisition of US-based seed and agricultural chemicals firm Monsanto. Following…
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    8 Jun
  4. Bayport Polymers to build a new ethane cracker for $1.7bn in Texas

    Total and Novealis Holdings joint venture Bayport Polymers (Bay-Pol) has started construction of a $1.7bn ethane cracker at the Total…
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    6 Jun
  5. May’s top news stories

    BASF opens new construction chemicals manufacturing plant in Myanmar BASF opened its first construction chemicals manufacturing plant in East Dagon…
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    5 Jun
  6. Prime Polymers, Mitsui Chemicals, Mitsui & Co set-up compounds firm

    Prime Polymers, Mitsui Chemicals, and Mitsui & Co have established Mitsui Prime Advanced Composites Europe BV in the Netherlands to produce…
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    1 Jun
  7. AkzoNobel begins production at Chinese powder coatings plant

    Dutch company AkzoNobel has started production at its new powder coatings plant in Changzhou, China. Located at an existing site,…
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    30 May
  8. INEOS Phenol to set-up new Cumene plant in Marl, Germany

    UK-based INEOS Phenol has unveiled plans to build a Cumene unit in Germany to support customer demand and enhance security…
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    9 May
  9. April’s top news stories

    Jacobs to provide services for ENCINA’s petrochemical plant in US Jacobs Engineering Group secured a contract to provide operations readiness…
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    4 May
  10. KBR to develop Saudi Arabia’s crude oil to chemicals project

    KBR has secured a contract from Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and SABIC to provide engineering, procurement, and construction…
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    2 May

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