• 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...

  • August’s top news stories

    Huntsman agreed to sell its remaining interest in Venator Materials for approximately $100m to funds advised by SK Capital Partners and Nexans Korea secured a cable supply contract from Hyundai...

  • July’s top news stories

    US-based industrial gases firm Air Products signed a strategic cooperation agreement (SCA) with thyssenkrupp Uhde Chlorine Engineers to develop projects supplying green hydrogen.

  • CCS in the UK depends on far more policy support

    There is broad consensus that carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a key factor in reducing industrial emissions, but a lack of decisive government action is stalling development, writes Andrew...

  • June’s top news stories

    Sinopec installed hydrogenation reactor in Zhoushan, China, Borealis receiveed propylene splitter at propane dehydrogenation plant, EcoCatalytic expanded ethylene production process to reduce emissions and more. wraps up top news...

  • May’s top news stories

    Mitsubishi Chemical America agreed to buy chemical manufacturer Gelest, ZPC used TechnipFMC technology to start up ethylene plant and Borealis discontinued $6.8bn petchem project development in Kazakhstan. wraps up...

  • March’s top news stories

    SABIC purchased additional shares in Swiss chemicals maker Clariant and Advanced Petrochemical Company signed an agreement with South Korean company SK Gas. wraps up the top news stories of...

  • February’s top news stories

    Solvay completed the sale of Performance Polyamides business and Evonik completed the acquisition of PeroxyChem for $640m. wraps up the top news stories of February 2020.

  • January’s top news stories

    BPCL awarded a project management consultancy services contract to Fluor for its petrochemicals project in India, and Huntsman closed the sale of its chemical intermediates and surfactant businesses to Indorama...

  • 2019 top news stories

    BASF and Adani to invest €2bn in acrylics value chain and Pembina to build $3.41bn petrochemical facility in Alberta, Canada. wraps up key headlines from 2019.