The Borouge joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Borealis has awarded a contract to WorleyParsons for the Ruwais petrochemical complex.
25 March 2019
22 March 2019
US-based Chevron Phillips Chemical Company (CPCC) is conducting a study to explore the creation of a new 1-hexene unit to expand the production of normal alpha olefins (NAO).
20 March 2019
thyssenkrupp plant engineering business has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a new fertiliser complex in Cairo, Egypt.
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.
13 March 2019
Axens has signed an agreement with ExxonMobil Catalysts and Licensing (ExxonMobil) to sublicense the latter’s sulfuric acid alkylation technology.
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.
8 March 2019
Austrian firm Borealis has awarded engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM) and commissioning services contract for its new propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant in Belgium to Tecnimont, a subsidiary of Maire Tecnimont.
6 March 2019
Singapore-based Fortrec has closed the purchase of the aromatic solvents refinery in Ulsan, Korea.
4 March 2019
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.