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McDermott secures technology contract from MOL Petrochemicals
McDermott International has secured a technology contract from MOL Petrochemicals for the basic engineering, technology licence, catalyst and front-end engineering design (FEED) for an Olefins Conversion Technology (OCT) unit.
BASF to build engineering plastics and TPU plants in China
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.
Studying the Applications and Characterisation of Gold Nanoparticles by Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis
Gold nanoparticles are one of the most popular and extensively researched types of nanoparticle; a Google Scholar search of the term results in over 500,000 hits.
Arkema to acquire speciality surfactants company ArrMaz for $570m
Arkema has announced the acquisition of ArrMaz, a US-based provider of speciality surfactants for crop nutrition, mining and infrastructure markets, for $570m on an enterprise value basis.
Evonik reorganises its polyamide unit to focus on speciality materials
German speciality chemicals company Evonik has announced the reorganisation of its polyamide business to focus activities on speciality materials.
Perstorp to build new plant for sodium formate de-icer product
Global speciality chemicals company Perstorp has revealed plans to build a new plant for the production of sodium formate de-icer product, Pergrip Run NF.
SOCAR and BP to commence plant construction in Turkey by end of 2020
The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) and BP intend to commence construction of a petrochemical plant in Turkey by the end of next year.
BPCL to set up petrochemical facility with $990m investment
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) plans to establish a petrochemical facility at its 12 million tonne per annum refinery following recommendations from a recent study.