On average in the EU, 31kg of plastic packaging waste is produced per person...
- From harmful gas to essential fuel: The evolution of CO₂ recycling
- Afton Chemical completes second phase expansion in Singapore
- August’s top news stories
- October’s top stories: Clariant’s polypropylene catalyst plant, Celanese to buy SO.F.TER Group
- September’s top stories: Fluor finishes BASF works, Lanxess to buy Chemtura
From harmful gas to essential fuel: The evolution of CO₂ recycling
On average in the EU, 31kg of plastic packaging waste is produced per person each year, adding up to 15.8 million tonnes annually.
July’s top news stories
Chevron Phillips Chemical and Qatar Petroleum have signed an agreement to jointly develop a new petrochemical plant in the US Gulf Coast region, Synthomer has signed a $824m agreement to acquire Omnova Solutions. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top news stories from July 2019.
Chevron Phillips Chemical and QP to build petrochemical site in Qatar
Chevron Phillips Chemical and Qatar Petroleum (QP) have signed an agreement to develop, construct and operate a petrochemicals complex in Qatar.
March’s top news stories
Saudi Aramco is set to acquire a 70% stake in SABIC from the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia for $69.1bn, ICCA reported that the chemical industry contributes nearly $5.7tn to the global GDP. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top news stories from March 2019.
Borouge awards WorleyParsons PMC for Ruwais petrochemical complex
The Borouge joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Borealis has awarded a contract to WorleyParsons for the Ruwais petrochemical complex.
November’s top news stories
Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem) affiliate International Methanol Company (IMC) has completed the scheduled periodic turnaround maintenance activities at its methanol plant, and Chimet has partnered with Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL) to develop catalysts for industrial processes. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top stories from November 2018.