German chemical company Linde has announced its proposed $83bn merger with Praxair has...
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.
Airgas to acquire industrial gas distributor Tech Air
Airgas has signed a definitive agreement to acquire TA Corporate Holdings (Tech Air), a distributor of industrial gases and welding supplies.
2018: The year’s biggest Chemicals Technology stories
Saudi Aramco and Total signed an agreement to commence engineering studies for the construction of a $5bn petrochemical complex in Jubail, Saudi Arabia; and Bayer completed its $63bn acquisition of Monsanto. Chemicals-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from 2018.