SIBUR has completed the sale of certain synthetic rubber production facilities and other...
McDermott secures contract from Formosa Chemicals Industries Ningbo
McDermott International has secured a contract from Formosa Chemicals Industries Ningbo to provide the technology licence and basic engineering services for an alpha-Methylstyrene (AMS) recovery unit in Ningbo, China.
Hexion to add phenolic resin capacity at Brimbank facility
US-based Hexion has announced its plan to add phenolic resin capacity at its facility in Brimbank, Australia, as part of its strategy to expand its adhesives and binders business.
October’s top news stories
BASF has entered a partnership to study the feasibility of a petrochemical complex in Gujarat, India, Solvay has opened two research and innovation (R&I) centres in the US and Europe to produce thermoplastic composites. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top news stories from October 2019.
Russia’s SIBUR concludes sale of petrochemical assets to Tatneft
SIBUR has completed the sale of certain synthetic rubber production facilities and other Togliatti-based petrochemical assets to Tatneft to focus on the development of its core business.
Malaysia to dominate capacity growth in the global acetone industry by 2023
Haldia Petrochemicals, based in India, had the largest capacity additions from planned and announced acetone plants by 2023.
China to dominate capacity growth in global propylene oxide market by 2023
China's main capacity addition for propylene oxide will be from Supreme Petrochem Nagothane Propylene Oxide Plant 2.
Dolomite Microfluidics Simplifies Production with Zetasizer Ultra
Dolomite Microfluidics is a brand of Blacktrace Holdings Ltd, a company which develops and manufactures groundbreaking technologies for applications in biology, chemistry, microfluidics and nanomaterials.
Iran to spearhead capacity growth in the global maleic anhydride industry by 2023
Among countries, Iran leads in maleic anhydride with the largest capacity additions, including 0.130 mtpa from two planned and announced plants.
BP and ZPCC sign MoU to jointly establish acetic acid plant in China
BP has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China’s Zhejiang Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (ZPCC) to explore possibilities of establishing a new equally owned joint venture.