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China's Hengli Choses Lyondell Basell's Hostalen-Technology for Petrochemicals Project

China: Polyethylene Processing

China's Hengli Choses Lyondell Basell's Hostalen-Technology for Petrochemicals Project

04/21/2017 - Lyondell Basell announced that Hengli Petrochemical (Dalian) has selected their Hostalen ACP polyethylene process technology for a 400 kta project in China. read...

Total Joint Venture Announces 450 Million Dollar Investment in Ethylene Production Facility

South Korea: Integrated Petrochemicals Platform

Total Joint Venture Announces 450 Million Dollar Investment in Ethylene Production Facility

04/21/2017 - Hanwha Total Petrochemical, a 50/50 joint venture between Hanwha and Total, has announced an investment $ 450 million to expand its Daesan refining & petrochemicals integrated platform. read...

Biosynthetic Technologies Awards Contract for Bio Base Oil Project to Worley Parsons

USA: Synthetic Base Oi Production

Biosynthetic Technologies Awards Contract for Bio Base Oil Project to Worley Parsons

04/21/2017 - Worley Parsons has been awarded a contract by Biosynthetic Technologies (BT) to perform Feed design and engineering services for a new synthetic base oil facility that will commercialize BT’s technology converting natural oils into performance base stocks. read...

Reliance Completes Largest Ethane Project Worldwide

India: Ethane Manufacturing

Reliance Completes Largest Ethane Project Worldwide

04/21/2017 - Reliance announced the successful and flawless completion of its Ethane Project, including commissioning of its ethane receipt & handling facilities and ethane cracking, at its Dahej Manufacturing Facility in Gujarat within less than three years. read...

Akzo Nobel Separates Speciality Chemicals Business

Germany: Speciality Chemicals

Akzo Nobel Separates Speciality Chemicals Business

04/20/2017 - Akzo Nobel unveiled a new strategy to accelerate growth and value creation focussing on the company's Paints, Coatings and Specialty Chemicals Business. The next phase is the separation of Speciality Chemicals and the creation of two separate companies within twelve months. read...

Gea Opens Pharma Solids Center in Belgium

Belgium: Pharmaceuticals

Gea Opens Pharma Solids Center in Belgium

04/19/2017 - Gea has invested in a new multimillion-Euro solid dosage facility. In May this year, the company will officially open its recently expanded Pharma Solids Center (GPSC) in Wommelgem, Belgium. read...

Cepsa to Increase Lab and Labsa Production in Brazil

Brazil: Linear Alkylbenzene Production

Cepsa to Increase Lab and Labsa Production in Brazil

04/12/2017 - Cepsa has completed a revamping project to expand production at its Deten Química plant in Brazil. The revamping process allows it to increase the plant’s production capacity up to 260,000 tons. read...

Amec Foster Wheeler Wins Contract for Bio-Fuelled Heating Plant

Finland: Bio-Heating

Amec Foster Wheeler Wins Contract for Bio-Fuelled Heating Plant

04/12/2017 - Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded a contract by Lahti Energia Oy, a municipality-owned energy supplier, for the design, supply and assembly of a circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) steam generator plant for the new bio-fuelled heating plant, Kymijärvi III in Lahti, Finland. read...

Marathon Selects Fluor for Two Texas Refineries

USA: Downstream Engineering

Marathon Selects Fluor for Two Texas Refineries

04/11/2017 - Fluor Corporation was selected by a division of Marathon Petroleum Corporation to execute the engineering and procurement scope for a major reconfiguration at Marathon’s Galveston Bay and Texas City, Texas refineries. read...

Startup of Electrolyte Solution Production Facilities at Nagoya Works

Japan: Car Batteries

Startup of Electrolyte Solution Production Facilities at Nagoya Works

04/11/2017 - Mitsui Chemicals has announced the startup of its electrolyte solution production facilities at Nagoya Works. read...