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Chemical Industry Weekly Innovation Round-up, Oct. 14

9:46 AM MDT | October 14, 2011 | Alex Scott

Shell Chemical detailed some of the jewels in its technology development program this week in a briefing to journalists at its technology center in Amsterdam. One of the technologies highlighted was its low cost, greener process for making Diphenyl carbonate (DPC), a key intermediate for making polycarbonate. Shell also detailed a novel surfactant that it is already testing in its oil wells that has the potential to enable the recovery of 150 billion bbl of oil. Both technologies could play a significant role in huge markets. Bayer Material Science (BMS) this...

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