7 December 2018
Austria-based Borealis has made the final investment decision to expand the PP plant capacity in Kallo, Belgium.
5 December 2018
Kraiburg TPE is set to start operations at its new five kilotonne-per-annum (ktpa) production line in Malaysia.
30 November 2018
A blast that occurred due to the leakage of a flammable gas at a plant owned by Hebei Shenghua Chemical Industry, a subsidiary of ChemChina, has claimed the lives of...
26 November 2018
Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem) affiliate International Methanol Company (IMC) has completed the scheduled periodic turnaround maintenance activities at its methanol plant.
19 November 2018
Ajinomoto has announced the construction of a new JPY430m ($3.81m) production line for amino acid-based surfactants at its Tokai Plant in Tokyo.
14 November 2018
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $1.5m to a project that aims to convert captured carbon dioxide (CO2) to ethylene.
26 October 2018
The Kolon BASF innoPOM joint venture (JV) between Kolon Plastics and BASF has begun operations at its new $220m polyoxymethylene (POM) production plant in Gimcheon, South Korea.
12 October 2018
Shell Chemical Appalachia has completed the installation of 2,000t of heavy-quench tower at its under-construction Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex.
10 October 2018
Saudi Aramco and French energy firm Total have signed an agreement to commence engineering studies for the construction of a $5bn petrochemical complex in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
8 October 2018
Japanese technology firm Hitachi has introduced a new predictive maintenance service for petrochemical plants that is powered by artificial intelligence (AI) technology.