15 April 2019
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) plans to establish a petrochemical facility at its 12 million tonne per annum refinery following recommendations from a recent study.
12 April 2019
Arkema has commenced a 30% capacity extension project at its photocure advanced liquid resin production facility in Nansha, Canton, China.
10 April 2019
BASF has announced plans to expand the production capacity of its sodium methylate plant by 30% in Guaratinguetá, Brazil.
8 April 2019
Nouryon, formerly known as AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, has commenced production of a new version of its Perkadox GB-50 dibenzoyl peroxide (BPO) in Los Reyes, Mexico.
5 April 2019
China is set to permanently close the Xiangshui Chemical Industrial Park in Chenjiagang where an explosion that occurred last month killed 78 people and injured 600 others.
3 April 2019
Industrial gases and engineering company Linde has announced its plans to build a $250m hydrogen plant in St. James Parish, Louisiana, US.
1 April 2019
German speciality chemicals producer Lanxess is expanding its polyamide 6 Durethan P product series with the addition of two new materials.
29 March 2019
Saudi Aramco has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire a 70% stake in Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) from the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia for SAR259.1bn ($69.1bn).
27 March 2019
Russian petrochemicals company Sibur has started production of dioctyl terephthalate (DOTP) at its Perm-based facility.
25 March 2019
The Borouge joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Borealis has awarded a contract to WorleyParsons for the Ruwais petrochemical complex.