German chemical company Linde has announced its proposed $83bn merger with Praxair has...
Air Liquide China to sell gases complex to Fujian Shenyuan
Industrial gas supplier Air Liquide China has entered an agreement to sell its subsidiary Air Liquide Fuzhou to Fujian Shenyuan New Materials.
Swiss firm EuroChem inaugurates $1bn ammonia plant in Russia
Swiss fertilizer company EuroChem Group has opened a $1bn ammonia production plant, EuroChem Northwest, in Kingisepp, Russia.
Air Liquide signs supply agreement with LyondellBasell for US project
French industrial gases and services company Air Liquide has expanded its utility supply agreement with Dutch chemical firm LyondellBasell for its new propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) project in the Houston area, US.
SDK starts liquefied carbon dioxide production in Oita, Japan
Showa Denko (SDK) subsidiary Showa Denko Gas Products (SGP) has started production at its liquefied carbon dioxide plant in SDK’s Oita petrochemical complex in Japan.
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.
Linde to build $250m hydrogen plant in Louisiana, US
Industrial gases and engineering company Linde has announced its plans to build a $250m hydrogen plant in St. James Parish, Louisiana, US.
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February’s top news stories
German firm BASF to divest its construction chemicals business this year, Pembina Pipeline and Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Company will build a $3.41bn integrated petrochemical facility in Alberta, Canada. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top news stories from February 2019.
TNSC completes $413m HyCO assets acquisition in US
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings’ consolidated subsidiary Taiyo Nippon Sanso (TNSC) has completed the acquisition of a portion of HyCO business and related assets in the US from Linde Gas North America.
Eni and SABIC sign joint technology development agreement
Eni and Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) have signed a joint development agreement to advance a new technology that converts natural gas into synthesis gas.