Oil and gas company Shell has agreed to acquire a 40% stake in...
- NextChem and JFE Engineering sign deal for low carbon chemical products
- Wacker Chemie to receive EIB loan for research and development efforts
- Invista completes capacity expansion work at SCIP polymer plant
- BASF to build concrete additives production facility in Kyiv, Ukraine
- August’s top news stories
Shell to acquire stake in Enerkem’s renewable chemicals and biofuels plant
Oil and gas company Shell has agreed to acquire a 40% stake in Enerkem’s proposed chemicals and biofuels plant in Varennes, Québec, Canada.
NextChem and JFE Engineering sign deal for low carbon chemical products
Maire Tecnimont Group subsidiary NextChem and JFE Engineering Corporation have signed a commercial agreement for the production of low carbon chemical products.
INEOS Styrolution starts construction of new ABS facility in China
Germany-based styrenics supplier INEOS Styrolution has held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plant in Ningbo, China.
Top ten chemical companies in the world
Weaker global economic activity in 2019 followed by the COVID-19 outbreak has significantly impacted the chemicals industry and associated sectors, leading to declining in revenues of the majority of the top chemical companies in the world. Chemicals Technology lists the top ten chemical companies in the world, based on their revenues in 2019.
Wacker Chemie to receive EIB loan for research and development efforts
German speciality chemicals company Wacker Chemie is set to receive €290m loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for its research and development efforts.
Mitsubishi Chemical to consolidate subsidiaries in US, UK and Germany
Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC) has decided to consolidate its subsidiaries at the national level across three countries including the US, Germany, and the UK.
Invista completes capacity expansion work at SCIP polymer plant
Invista has completed capacity expansion work at its polymer plant in the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP), China.
BASF boosts additive production capacity at Chinese facility
German chemical company BASF has increased the production capacity of additives at its Nanjing site in China.
Celanese (Nanjing) Chemical extends contract with Nanjing Dragon Crown
Chemical and speciality materials company Celanese has announced that its subsidiary Celanese (Nanjing) Chemical recently extended the long-term contract with Nanjing Dragon Crown Liquid Chemical Terminal.
September’s top news stories
China’s chemical fibre products manufacturer Hengyi Petrochemical is reportedly planning to spend $13.65bn to build the second phase of a refinery and petrochemical complex in Brunei and LyondellBasell and China’s Liaoning Bora Enterprise Group (Bora) opened their new $2.6bn joint venture (JV) polyolefin complex in the Liaoning province of northeastern China. Chemicals-technology.com wraps up top news stories of September 2020.