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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
January 15, 2015
Altech Chemicals (Claremont, Australia) has selected Johor Bahru, Malaysia as the preferred location for a high-purity alumina (HPA) processing plant, and it has incorporated a wholly...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Australian-firm-selects-site-in-Malaysia-for-high-purity-alumina-project_66857.html
January 15, 2015
Bayer MaterialScience (BMS), the business currently being carved out from the rest of Bayer with plans to list it on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, today unveiled a breakthrough...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Bayer-MaterialScience-to-commercialize-breakthrough-biobased-polyurethane_66852.html
January 14, 2015
Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Shell say they have decided not to proceed with the proposed Al Karaana petrochemicals project in Qatar and to stop further work on the project. “The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Qatar-Petroleum-Shell-scrap-$6-5-billion-petchems-project-in-Qatar_66817.html
January 13, 2015
Badger Licensing today announced that it has licensed its bisphenol-A (BPA) technology to Lihuayi Weiyuan Chemical Co. The process will be used in a 120,000-m.t./year grassroots BPA...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Badger-licenses-bisphenol-A-technology-to-China_66796.html
January 13, 2015
The Russian petrochemical holding Sibur and Yokogawa, a leading Japanese producer of industrial automation systems, have extended their agreement for supplying equipment for production...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Sibur-and-Yokogawa-extend-automated-control-equipment-supply-agreement_66773.html
January 12, 2015
AMEC Foster Wheeler has signed an agreement with D’Arcinoff Group (Washington) to provide engineering and technical services for an integrated, 30,000-bbl/day synthesis...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/AMEC-Foster-Wheeler-awarded-syngas-to-liquids-project-in-the-US_66739.html
January 8, 2015
Sadara Basic Services Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sadara Chemical Co., has agreed to issue a loan of 40 million Saudi riyals ($10.7 million), to cover a part of its share of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Sadara-issues-loan-to-hydrogen-peroxide-JV_66635.html
January 8, 2015
Praj Industries (Pune, India) says it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract by Kakira Sugars (Kakira, Uganda) to supply an ethanol production...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Praj-Industries-to-build-ethanol-plant-for-sugar-company-in-Uganda_66645.html
January 7, 2015
Chandra Asri plans to start up a new condensate splitter in Banten Province, Indonesia, in early 2019, the company said today. Naphtha produced by the splitter will be allocated for...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Chandra-Asri-aims-to-bring-new-condensate-splitter-online-in-2019_66351.html
January 7, 2015
Jacobs Engineering says that it has received a contract for basic and detailed engineering services to upgrade BP's purified terephthalic acid (PTA) production facilities at Geel...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Jacobs-awarded-contract-to-upgrade-BPs-PTA-plants-in-Belgium_66612.html
January 5, 2015
Equate Petrochemical, a joint venture among Petrochemical Industries Co. (Kuwait City), Dow Chemical, Boubyan Petrochemical Co., and Qurain Petrochemical Industries, today...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Equate-completes-turnaround-and-first-phase-of-polyethylene-expansion-project_66537.html
January 2, 2015
Hyosung Corp. (Seoul), the world’s largest producer of spandex fiber, says it plans to expand capacity at its plant in Guangdong Province, China by more than 14%. The expansion...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Hyosung-to-hike-spandex-production-capacity-in-China_66536.html
January 1, 2015
Cristal, the titanium dioxide (TiO2) subsidiary of the National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee), has announced that it will begin commercial production of titanium slag at its new...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Cristals-titanium-dioxide-raw-material-unit-to-begin-production-in-the-second-quarter_66528.html
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