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January 29, 2015
(L-R) Jeff Knight, senior v.p. of BASF dispersions & pigments, Asia/Pacific; Markus Kramer, president of BASF dispersions & pigments; Mohd Shukri Mohd Masbah, general manager...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/BASF-starts-up-polymer-dispersions-plant-in-Malaysia_67301.html
January 29, 2015
Pöyry (Vantaa, Finland) has been awarded a contract by EnPro (Drammen, Norway) for a soda ash manufacturing plant, the company announced today. The plant will be located at...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/EnPro-awards-contract-for-novel-soda-ash-plant-in-Norway_67313.html
January 28, 2015
Sadara, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical, and Chemie-Cluster Bayern (CCB) have announced that they have signed an agreement to cooperate and jointly support the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Sadara-and-Bavarian-partnership-sign-cooperation-agreement-for-PlasChem-Park_67270.html
January 28, 2015
Novus International (St. Louis, MO) has awarded a contract to Jacobs Engineering for a previously announced expansion of its methionine capacity on the US Gulf Coast. Jacobs will...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Novus-awards-US-methionine-expansion-contract-to-Jacobs_67269.html
January 28, 2015
Shell has signed a deal with Iraq worth $11 billion to build a previously announced petrochemicals complex near Basra, according to Industry Minister Nasser Al Esawi. Esawi told a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Shell-signs-deal-to-build-petrochemicals-complex-in-Iraq_67263.html
January 28, 2015
DuPont Fluoropolymer Solutions and Zhonghao Chenguang Chemical Research Institute Co., a subsidiary of ChemChina, have announced that they have formed an equally owned joint venture...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/DuPont-and-ChemChina-form-fluoroelastomers-joint-venture_67260.html
January 26, 2015
Methanex has started up a 1.0-million m.t./year methanol plant that has been relocated from Chile to Geismar, LA."This accomplishment marks another key milestone in our 2013 commitment to grow our [annual] operating capacity by approximately 3.0 million m.t. over three years, and it will support our continued growth and strategic focus on global methanol leadership,” says John Floren, president and CEO....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Methanex-brings-first-relocated-Geismar-methanol-plant-online_67212.html
January 26, 2015
JGC (Yokohama) announced today that, as a part of a consortium with JGC Malaysia, it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning (EPCC) contract by a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/JGC-awarded-LNG-contract-in-Malaysia_67201.html
January 23, 2015
Pöyry (Vantaa, Finland) says that it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) services assignment by Yara International for a previously...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Yara-awards-EPCM-services-assignment-to-Finnish-firm-for-fertilizer-expansion_67176.html
January 23, 2015
Sibur has confirmed to CW reports published by Russian press agency Interfax that it is reviewing the costs of its large petrochemicals project ZapSibNeftekhim. The review will take...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Sibur-reviewing-plans-for-large-petchems-project-ZapSibNeftekhim_67166.html
January 22, 2015
Varo Energy (Zug, Switzerland) will invest more than 50 million Swiss Francs ($57.6 million) for a turnaround and other projects at the company's Cressier, Switzerland, refinery. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Varo-Energy-to-invest-in-Switzerland-refinery-announces-new-CEO_67084.html
January 22, 2015
The European Commission has decided that UK plans to provide financial support for the building of a combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant at Teesside, UK are in line with EU state aid...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/EU-authorizes-UK-state-aid-for-biomass-based-combined-heat-and-power-plant_67086.html
January 22, 2015
Solvay said today that it will build a new manufacturing and filling facility in the Netherlands to produce hydrogen peroxide grades that are used as disinfection and decontamination...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Solvay-to-build-pharma-grade-hydrogen-peroxide-facility-in-Netherlands_67079.html
January 22, 2015
BASF said today that it plans to invest up to €56 million ($64.9 million) to expand capacity of its polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) value chain over the next four years. PVP is used in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/BASF-plans-worldwide-expansion-of-polyvinylpyrrolidone-production_67070.html
January 21, 2015
Göteborg Energi, one of Sweden’s leading energy companies, has announced that its Gothenburg Biomass Gasification Project (GoBiGas), the world’s first large-scale...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/First-large-biogas-demonstration-plant-goes-onstream-in-Sweden_67041.html
January 21, 2015
BASF today said that it will raise its global capacity for 1,4-butanediol (BDO) to 670,000 m.t./year from the current 650,000 m.t./year. The expansion includes a 10% capacity hike at...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/BASF-to-raise-butanediol-capacity-at-Geismar_67036.html
January 20, 2015
The Port Authority of Antwerp, in a review of chemicals-related investments, says that LBC Tank Terminals (Mechelen, Belgium) has added storage capacity at the port, allowing bunker...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Port-of-Antwerp-updates-on-storage-production-projects_67001.html
January 20, 2015
Poligal (Barcelona) has started constructing biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) plant at Skarbimierz, Poland. The new plant will require an investment of €32.0 million ($37.1...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Spanish-firm-starts-construction-of-BOPP-plant-in-Poland_66997.html
January 16, 2015
National Fertilizers Ltd. (NFL), Engineers India, and Fertilizer Corporation of India earlier this week signed an agreement to form a joint venture to construct a fertilizer complex...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Indian-firms-form-joint-venture-to-build-fertilizer-complex_66928.html
January 16, 2015
Following an announcement Wednesday that Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Shell are halting work on their $6.5-billion Al Karaana joint venture project, Qatar announced today that it is...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Qatar-may-replace-Shell-with-other-partners-in-petchems-project_66898.html
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