18 March 2019
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has banned the sale of methylene chloride paint removers intended for consumer use.
15 March 2019
Finnish company Outotec has been awarded a contract by Morocco-based OCP Group to build a sulphuric acid plant for the production of fertilisers.
11 March 2019
International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) has reported that the chemical industry contributes nearly $5.7tn to the global GDP through direct, indirect and induced impacts.
1 March 2019
Bayport Polymers (Baystar) has developed a polyethylene unit at its production site in Pasadena, Texas, US.
27 February 2019
Fluor has secured an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services contract to support the re-commissioning of Saudi Basic Industries Corp’s (SABIC) polyphenylene ether (PPE) resin plant.
25 February 2019
Saudi Aramco has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to acquire a 9% stake in Zhejiang Petrochemical’s integrated refinery and petroleum distillates complex in Zhoushan, China.
22 February 2019
Invista has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP) to develop an adiponitrile (ADN) plant in China.
15 February 2019
Sasol has started production from the first linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) unit produced under its Lake Charles Chemical Project (LCCP) in Louisiana, US.
13 February 2019
German firm BASF will commence the divestment of its construction chemicals business this year in a bid to streamline its product portfolio and operations.
6 February 2019
Pembina Pipeline and Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) are set to build a C$4.5bn ($3.41bn) integrated petrochemical facility in Alberta, Canada.