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Praxair Confirms Agreement on Details of Merger with Linde

Germany/USA: Industrial Gases

Praxair Confirms Agreement on Details of Merger with Linde

05/29/2017 - Praxair confirmed that it has reached agreement in principle on the terms and conditions of a Business Combination Agreement with Linde. read...

Chevron Phillips Chemical Increases Organosulfur Capacity in Belgium

Belgium: Organosulfur Production

Chevron Phillips Chemical Increases Organosulfur Capacity in Belgium

05/27/2017 - Chevron Phillips Chemical has expanded its Tessenderlo plant in Belgium by debottlenecking its production unit for Ethyl Mercaptan (EM) and Tetrahydrothiophene (THT). read...

BP Ventures into Lower Emission Future

UK: Transitional Technologies

BP Ventures into Lower Emission Future

05/27/2017 - BP is increasingly investing in projects that have a promising potential of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Turning household waste into jet fuel, carbon dioxide into concrete and trucks into energy-saving convoys, are three examples for the company's venturing in transitional technologies and high-tech start-ups. read...

Borealis to Build Automotive Compounding Plant in the US

USA: Automotive Polypropylene

Borealis to Build Automotive Compounding Plant in the US

05/26/2017 - Borealis has announced plans to build a dedicated automotive polypropylene (PP) compounding plant in Taylorsville, Alexander County, North Carolina. The plant will be build together with Borouge, a joint venture between Borealis and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. read...

Canada and Kuwait Form JV for Propylene and Polypropylene Production

Canada: Petrochemicals

Canada and Kuwait Form JV for Propylene and Polypropylene Production

05/25/2017 - Pembina and Petrochemical Industries Company of Kuwait have announced that they have made decisive progress on the realization of an integrated propylene and polypropylene production facility in Sturgeon County, Alberta. read...

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Ima to Supply State-of-the-Art Equipment for a New Pharmaceutical Facility in Lebanon

Full-line for a New Pharma Site

Ima to Supply State-of-the-Art Equipment for a New Pharmaceutical Facility in Lebanon

04/18/2017 - A new site of the Lebanon based pharmaceutical manufacturer Algorithm will cover the manufacturing and packaging of non-sterile oral and topical dosage forms: liquids, tablets, capsules, suppositories, granules for suspensions, creams and ointments. Find out more about the reasons why the company has chosen Ima. read...

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National Oilwell Varco and Saudi Aramco Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Saudi Arabia: Oil Drilling

National Oilwell Varco and Saudi Aramco Sign Memorandum of Understanding

National Oilwell Varco announced entering into a memorandum of understanding with Saudi Aramco to form a joint venture in Saudi Arabia. The joint venture will manufacture high-specification land rigs, rig and drilling equipment, and offer certain aftermarket services. read...

UAE and Kazakhstan to Establish Joint Polyethylene Project

Kazakhstan: Petrochemicals

UAE and Kazakhstan to Establish Joint Polyethylene Project

Iran Energy News reports that Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates are preparing a joint project for polyethylene production in the central Asian country. read...

Exxon Mobil Completes New Polyethylene Lines at Mont Belvieu Plastics Plant

USA: High-Performance Polyethylene

Exxon Mobil Completes New Polyethylene Lines at Mont Belvieu Plastics Plant

Exxon Mobil Chemical Company announced the mechanical completion of two new 650,000 tons per year high performance polyethylene lines at its plastics plant in Mont Belvieu, Texas. read...