• 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.

  • November’s top news stories

    BASF has broken ground on its $10bn integrated petrochemicals complex in Guangdong province, PKN Orlens has awarded a contract to engineering and design services provider Fluor for olefin plant. Chemicals...

  • 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...

  • September’s top news stories

    Japan-based Mitsui Chemicals announced a collaboration with Kaisei for the commercialisation of bio-polypropylene (bio-PP); and a Canadian court ordered Nova Chemicals to pay Dow C$1.43bn ($1.08bn) as a settlement in...

  • August’s top news stories

    Scientists have created artificial catalysts that release chemicals such as enzymes in living organisms, PolyOne is set to sell its performance products and solutions (PP&S) business for $775m in cash....

  • Electrolab: Pharmaceutical testing equipment

    Electrolab manufactures state-of-art pharmaceutical testing equipment. As part of the company’s global network of distributors, DJA supplies Electolab’s testing solutions to the US and Canada.

  • 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...

  • June’s top news stories

    Chevron Phillips Chemical has reportedly offered more than $15bn, including debt, to acquire Canadian plastics manufacturer Nova Chemicals, Ineos has signed an agreement to build three new chemical plants in...


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