Saudi Aramco and French energy firm Total have signed an agreement to commence...
- 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
- February’s top stories: Topsoe Iran methanol project, Anellotech catalytic process patent
October’s top news stories
BASF was exploring options to divest its construction chemicals business, and the Kolon BASF innoPOM joint venture (JV) began operations at its new $220m polyoxymethylene production plant in South Korea. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top stories from October 2018.
Saudi Aramco and Total begin engineering studies on $5bn complex
Saudi Aramco and French energy firm Total have signed an agreement to commence engineering studies for the construction of a $5bn petrochemical complex in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
September’s top news stories
BASF has unveiled its plans to set up a new concrete additives production facility in Kyiv, Ukraine; and Bayport Polymers has awarded a contract to McDermott International for a new polyethylene petrochemical plant in South Texas. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top stories from September 2018.
Afton Chemical completes second phase expansion in Singapore
US-based lubricant and fuel additive producer Afton Chemical has completed a second phase expansion of its chemical additive manufacturing facility in Jurong Island, Singapore.
August’s top news stories
The European Commission (EC) granted conditional approval to the proposed merger between Linde and Praxair, and Petrobras planned to scrap its plans to divest stakes in Brazilian petrochemical firm Braskem. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top stories from August 2018.
Aemetis to deploy membrane dehydration system to cut energy use
Renewable fuels and biochemicals firm Aemetis has selected Mitsubishi Chemical’s (MCC) ZEBREX membrane dehydration system to cut energy use and reduce carbon intensity of biofuel.
Petrobras may not divest stake in Brazilian petrochemical firm Braskem
Oil company Petróleo Brasileiro (Petrobras) is planning to scrap its plans to divest stakes in Brazilian petrochemical firm Braskem.
May’s top news stories
BASF opened its first construction chemicals manufacturing plant in East Dagon Township, Myanmar; while Specialty chemical manufacturer Lanxess revealed plans to build a facility for prepolymers production at its site in Porto Feliz, Brazil. Chemicals-technology.com wraps up the key news stories from May 2018.