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January 27, 2016
Covestro is expanding capacity for polycarbonate films at its Dormagen, Germany, site, the company announced on Monday. It is investing roughly €20 million ($21.6 million) to...
January 25, 2016
Mossi Ghisolfi Group's (M&G; Tortona, Italy) chemicals arm, headquartered in Luxembourg, says it will increase the initial capacity of a previously announced, integrated...
January 25, 2016
Chandra Asri Petrochemical (Jakarta), the largest integrated petrochemical company in Indonesia, on Monday announced the completion of its naphtha cracker capacity expansion project at...
January 25, 2016
Idemitsu Kosan (Tokyo) said on Monday that it will raise capacity for syndiotactic polystyrene (SPS) at its Chiba, Japan, manufacturing facility. The plant's capacity will rise from...
January 22, 2016
Supreme Petrochem (Mumbai), the leading producer of polystyrene (PS) in India, has approved a project to convert one of its three PS lines at Amdoshi, India—near Nagothane...
January 22, 2016
Air Liquide said on Friday that it has signed a long-term contract with Xinneng Energy, a subsidiary of ENN Ecological Holding (ENN), covering the supply of industrial gases. Under the...
January 21, 2016
AltaGas (Calgary) has signed a sublease and related agreements with Ridley Terminals, laying the groundwork for its proposed 1.2 million m.t./year (41,000 bbl/day) Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal near Prince Rupert, British Columbia. The company estimates the cost of the project at C$400-500 million....
January 21, 2016
Linde announced on Thursday that it has been selected by Gazprom (Moscow), Gazprom Pererabotka Blagoveshchensk and its general contractor NIPIgas as the licensor for cryogenic gas...
January 21, 2016
King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the king of Saudi Arabia, and Xi Jinping, president of China, have inaugurated the Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Co. (Yasref) refinery at Yanbu. The...
January 20, 2016
Altivia (Houston) has added capacity for the production of chloroacetyl chloride at its La Porte, TX, site by continuous phosgenation. Chloroacetyl chloride, a feedstock for the production of pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals, is now available in bulk from the La Porte facility, the company says....
January 20, 2016
LSB Industries (Oklahoma City) says its Pryor, OK, facility has been fully operational and producing all products since 17 January. The company had shut down urea and urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) production at Pryor in late December after nitric acid production was suspended to repair a leaking joint....
January 21, 2016
Kuwait is considering two options for its previously announced Olefins 3 complex, one with a steam cracker, the other with just aromatics, propylene, and polypropylene (PP)...
January 19, 2016
Composites maker Hexcel said Tuesday it is building a 117,000–square foot manufacturing facility at Casablanca for its engineered core business. Engineered core is a formed...
January 19, 2016
Hyundai Chemical (Seoul) will use technology and modular equipment supplied by Honeywell's UOP business to adapt Hyundai's para-xylene (p-xylene) plant at Daesan, South Korea, to also...
January 19, 2016
Amec Foster Wheeler announced Tuesday it has awarded a contract to provide project development support and design engineering for an integrated 80,000-m.t./year anhydrous ammonia...
January 18, 2016
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has given preliminary approval to an air quality permit allowing Valero to build a 13,000 bbl/day alkylation unit at its Houston refinery, according to a notice published by on 13 January. Valero expects to make a final investment decision on the project during the first quarter, with startup slated for 2018, according to a company presentation released earlier this month....
January 15, 2016
AkzoNobel and Evonik Industries have broken ground on a previously announced joint venture project to make chlorine and caustic potash (KOH) at AkzoNobel's Ibbenbüren, Germany...
January 15, 2016
Kemira announced on Friday that it has initiated a preengineering study for additional bleaching chemicals capacity, which may include expanding hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and chlorates...
January 15, 2016
The engineering and construction (E&C) unit of Air Liquide has been selected by Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (BPCL) to supply its Lurgi/Nippon Kayaku ester-grade acrylic acid...
January 14, 2016
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. (Petro Rabigh), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, has announced that its multi-billion dollar phase II project will be...
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