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September 29, 2015
Construction work at a natural gas processing unit (NGPU) that forms part of Petrobras's Comperj refinery project at Itaboraí, Brazil, has been halted, according to various...
September 28, 2015
Asahi Kasei says that it will build a  production line for manufacturing its Hipore brand lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery separator at the company’s production complex at...
September 28, 2015
Fluor Corp. announced on Monday that it has signed a three-year agreement with Sasol Group Technology to perform a range of projects as an integrated team at Sasol’s facilities...
September 28, 2015
China XLX Fertiliser, a coal-based producer of urea, compound fertilizers, and methanol, says it has constructed a compound fertilizer plant in Jilin Province, China. The plant is...
October 7, 2015
Inovyn, the Ineos-Solvay chlorvinyls joint venture, is building a large-scale potassium hydroxide (KOH) production facility at its Antwerp/Lillo site in Belgium. This move reinforces...
September 27, 2015
Indian fertilizer firm Krishak Bharati Cooperative (Kribhco), is diversifying into phosphate and potash fertilizers from its current urea-only portfolio. The company says it will...
September 25, 2015
A Total US petrochemicals and refining subsidiary has awarded CB&I a contract to provide its proprietary ethylene technology and front-end engineering and design (FEED)...
September 24, 2015
Kem One said on Thursday that it has started work to convert its Lavéra, France mercury-cell chlor-alkali unit at a cost of €150 million ($169.1 million). The company will...
September 24, 2015
Badlands NGL (Denver) says it has entered into a "precedent agreement" with Continental Resources (CLR; Oklahoma City), one of the oil and gas producers in the Williston...
September 24, 2015
BASF and Genomatica have expanded their license agreement for the production of 1,4-butanediol (BDO) based on renewable feedstock using Genomatica’s patented process to include...
September 23, 2015
Novo Nordisk is to become the first Western pharmaceuticals company to build a manufacturing plant in Iran, a sign of confidence in the country’s economy after its nuclear deal...
September 23, 2015
Total has confirmed that it is discussing with the Iraqi government constructing a petrochemicals complex in that country. The confirmation follows a local report that says that...
September 23, 2015
Total has begun front-end engineering and design (FEED) for a second integrated steam cracker at its complex in Port Arthur, TX. The company says it is discussing the project with potential partners, and that it expects to make a final investment decision in 2016. If approved, the 1 million m.t./year ethylene plant, designed to consume ethane, would be slated to begin production in 2019...
September 23, 2015
Synthos's (Oswiecim, Poland) previously announced $170-million Nd-polybutadiene rubber project at Triunfo, Brazil, has been put on hold owing to uncertainty surrounding the...
September 23, 2015
Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), a public-private partnership between the EU and the Biobased Industries Consortium, on Wednesday announced the launch of a €6...
September 24, 2015
AkzoNobel has announced plans to invest in its performance coatings business in Vietnam. The company is doubling capacity at its powder coatings facility in Dong Nai and intends to...
September 24, 2015
Grupa Azoty, Poland’s major chemicals producer, on Monday held a groundbreaking ceremony for a 320-million zlotych ($85.5 million) nylon-6 manufacturing complex at Tarnów...
September 23, 2015
Working with the US government to expand foreign markets for the specialty chemical industry through free trade agreements is a long-standing Socma priority. And with the recent...
September 22, 2015
Total has signed an agreement to sell a 10% interest in the Fort Hills, AB, oil sands mining project to the operating partner Suncor Energy (Calgary, AB). The transaction is subject to...
September 22, 2015
Unipetrol (Prague), a subsidiary of PKN Orlen (PÅ‚ock, Poland) on Monday confirmed that the Litvinov, Czech Republic–based steam cracker, which was taken off-line on 13 August...
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