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.
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.
20 February 2019
Socar Polymer has completed an opening ceremony for a high-density polyethylene plant in Azerbaijan's Sumgayit Chemical Industry Park.
18 February 2019
Solvay has taken legal action against Beijing Tiangang Auxiliary in China on behalf of its wholly owned subsidiary Cytec Industries and Polymer Additives business unit.
11 February 2019
Eni and Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) have signed a joint development agreement to advance a new technology that converts natural gas into synthesis gas.
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.