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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...

National Oilwell Varco and Saudi Aramco Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Saudi Arabia: Oil Drilling

National Oilwell Varco and Saudi Aramco Sign Memorandum of Understanding

05/25/2017 - 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

05/25/2017 - 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

05/25/2017 - 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...

Chevron Launches Website for Texas Gulf Coast Projects

USA: Polyethylene Production

Chevron Launches Website for Texas Gulf Coast Projects

05/25/2017 - Chevron Phillips Chemical has launched a new online site for stories and updates about its $ 6 billion investment in the US Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project, which is expected to be completed in phases through the end of the year. read...

Exxon and Sabic Sign Agreement for US-Petrochemicals Project

USA/Saudi Arabia: Petrochemicals

Exxon and Sabic Sign Agreement for US-Petrochemicals Project

05/23/2017 - Affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation and Sabic signed an agreement to conduct a detailed study of the proposed Gulf Coast Growth Ventures project in Texas and begin planning for front-end engineering and design work. read...

Chemchina Submits First Settlement of Tender Offers for Syngenta

Switzerland/China: Acquisition Marathon

Chemchina Submits First Settlement of Tender Offers for Syngenta

05/23/2017 - China National Chemical Corporation (Chemchina) announced the successful completion of the First Settlement of their tender offers for Syngenta. read...