Ineos owns and operates its biggest petrochemical complex at Grangemouth, Scotland, which is...
NEA and Shell to study feasibility of chemically recycling plastic waste
Anglo-Dutch multinational oil and gas company Shell and National Environment Agency (NEA) have partnered to jointly explore the feasibility of 'chemically recycling plastic waste' in Singapore.
PTT to defer decision on $5.7bn Ohio petrochemical plant
Thai chemical company PTT PCL has decided to hold up the decision the proposed $5.7bn petrochemical plant in Ohio in the US.
Plastics growth at risk as uncertainty prevails over finished product exports in the short term
The Covid-19 outbreak was first reported in December 2019 in Wuhan, Hubei, China, and has rapidly spread to nearly every country in the world. Hubei Province has become the worst affected region in the country.
Nexam receives PET foam orders from China’s Bohai Chemicals
Swedish firm Nexam Chemical has received an order from Chinese organic and inorganic chemicals producer Bohai Chemicals to supply polyethylene terephthalate (PET) foam.
Azelis finalises acquisition of Megafarma in Mexico
Specialty chemicals distributor Azelis Americas has completed its previously announced acquisition of Megafarma, a Mexican specialty distributor for pharma, food and veterinary industries.
BASF begins construction on $10bn petrochemicals project in China
German chemical company BASF has broken ground on its $10bn integrated petrochemicals complex in Guangdong province, China.
Mitsui Chemicals aims to turn recycled resin back into film
Japanese chemicals company Mitsui Chemicals has started demonstration testing for a recycling project focusing on flexible packaging materials.
October’s top news stories
BASF has entered a partnership to study the feasibility of a petrochemical complex in Gujarat, India, Solvay has opened two research and innovation (R&I) centres in the US and Europe to produce thermoplastic composites. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top news stories from October 2019.