13 September 2019
Chinese acrylic acid and acrylates manufacturer Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical has deployed Honeywell UOP's C3 Oleflex technology to produce 450,000mtpa of polymer-grade propylene at its new petrochemical complex in China.
28 August 2019
Six petrochemical companies from Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands have created a consortium to investigate the possibility of replacing fossil fuels with renewable electricity in the operation of naphtha or...
21 August 2019
Polymer materials, services and solutions provider PolyOne has decided to sell its performance products and solutions (PP&S) business for $775 million in cash.
19 August 2019
Petrochemical company SIBUR has completed the upgrade project of the terephthalic acid (TPA) production facility at its Blagoveshchensk site in Russia.
5 August 2019
Japanese chemicals manufacturer Sumitomo Chemical has bought Turkey-based company Emas Plastik and its affiliates for an undisclosed amount.
24 June 2019
US-based petrochemical joint venture (JV) Chevron Phillips Chemical comprising Chevron Corp and Phillips 66 has reportedly offered more than $15bn, including debt, to acquire Canadian plastics manufacturer Nova Chemicals.
31 May 2019
Russian petrochemicals company Sibur has opened a research and development (R&D) centre to test and develop polymer products in the country.
22 May 2019
BASF has announced its plans to construct an engineering plastics compounding plant and a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) facility at its proposed integrated chemical production site in Zhanjiang, China.
1 April 2019
German speciality chemicals producer Lanxess is expanding its polyamide 6 Durethan P product series with the addition of two new materials.
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).