14 February 2018
AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals and Evonik Industries have started production of chlorine and potassium hydroxide at their new joint venture (JV) facility in Germany.
12 February 2018
Khalifa Industrial Zone of Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) in the UAE has entered an agreement with Shaheen Chem Investment for the land lease of a two-phase chemical complex in the industrial...
7 February 2018
ExxonMobil has started commissioning a new ethane cracker at its complex in Baytown, Texas, US.
17 January 2018
Global chemical producer Indorama Ventures Public Company (IVL) and South Korean company Huvis are proposing to set-up a 50:50 joint venture (JV) to construct a low-melting fibre (LMF) plant in...
11 December 2017
Clariant has signed an agreement with Xuzhou HaiDing Chemical Technology to develop a new CATOFIN catalyst and propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit in Pizhou, Jiangsu Province, China.
23 November 2017
Sumitomo Chemical has acquired 82.9% of shares in Botanical Resources Australia, as well as its affiliated companies (the BRA Group) from the shareholders.
19 October 2017
Badger Licensing, an affiliate of TechnipFMC and ExxonMobil, has received a contract to supply its bisphenol A (BPA) technology to an under-construction 240 KTA grassroots BPA plant of China-based Zhejiang...
10 September 2017
Zhejiang Petroleum & Chemical (ZPC) has selected Badger Licensing’s technology for a grassroots ethylbenzene / styrene monomer (EB/SM) plant, which is being built.
24 August 2017
LyondellBasell's Hostalen Advanced Cascade Process (ACP) polyethylene technology has been selected by Shandong Shougang Luqing for a planned 350kta high-density polyethylene (HDPE) unit in China.
10 August 2017
Petrochemical marketing firm The Plaza Group is set to acquire US-based marketer and distributor of chemicals and solvents Conchemco, for an undisclosed sum.