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Zeochem Invests in Absorbents Production Line in the US

USA: Molecular Sieves

Zeochem Invests in Absorbents Production Line in the US

03/23/2017 - Zeochem announces a multi-million dollar plant investment at its manufacturing site in Louisville. The company is increasing its production capacity with a new adsorbents line. read...

Fluor’s Stork Awarded Five-Year Contract by Huntsman

USA: Maintenance Contract

Fluor’s Stork Awarded Five-Year Contract by Huntsman

03/23/2017 - Fluor announced that Stork, Fluor’s maintenance, modification and asset integrity segment, was awarded a five-year contract by Huntsman International, for maintenance and sustaining small capital projects at four of its differentiated chemicals manufacturing sites in Texas. read...

Technip Awarded Onshore Contract in Ghana

Ghana: Gas to Power Program

Technip Awarded Onshore Contract in Ghana

03/22/2017 - Technip FMC has been awarded a contract by Eni Ghana E&P Limited, a subsidiary of Eni, Ghana National Petroleum Company and Vitol, for the onshore part of the Offshore Cape Three Points development of the Sankofa field, offshore Ghana. read...

Toray’s Italian Subsidiary to Enhance Production Capacity

Italy: Material Manufacturing

Toray’s Italian Subsidiary to Enhance Production Capacity

03/22/2017 - Toray Industries decided to enhance the production capacity of Alcantara, a luxury material manufactured and sold by its subsidiary located in Milan. read...

Synthomer Awards Pöyry with Revamping Contract

Germany: Engineering Services

Synthomer Awards Pöyry with Revamping Contract

03/22/2017 - Synthomer has awarded Pöyry with the detail engineering services assignment for the revamp of its dispersion plant in Worms, Germany. read...

Oxea Starts Construction of Further Propanol Unit in Bay City

USA: Propanol Production

Oxea Starts Construction of Further Propanol Unit in Bay City

03/20/2017 - Oxea has started to build a second world-scale propanol unit at its production site at Bay City, Texas, USA. read...

Akzo Nobel's Open Innovation Challenge Comes up with more than 200 Ideas

Germany: Chemicals Business

Akzo Nobel's Open Innovation Challenge Comes up with more than 200 Ideas

03/20/2017 - Akzo Nobel's Imagine Chemistry initiative has resulted in more than 200 innovative ideas being submitted by chemistry start-ups, scientists, research groups and students around the world. read...

Socar Selects Unipol Technology for New Polyethylene Facility

Azerbaijan: Polyethylene Production

Socar Selects Unipol Technology for New Polyethylene Facility

03/20/2017 - Fluor announced that Socar, a gas-processing project of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic, has selected Unipol PE Technology licensed by Univation Technologies for use in its world-scale 600 kta polyethylene plant to be built in Garadagh, Azerbaijan. read...

Yara Extends Global Alliance Framework Agreement with Fluor

The Netherlands: Fertilizer Production

Yara Extends Global Alliance Framework Agreement with Fluor

03/20/2017 - Fluor announced that its global alliance framework agreement with Yara Belgium, European producer of ammonia and nitrate fertilizer, has been extended by three years and expanded to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services to support the client's global operations. read...

Sinopec to Invest in Domestic Production of Fine Chemicals

China: Refining and Petrochemicals

Sinopec to Invest in Domestic Production of Fine Chemicals

03/19/2017 - Reuters reports that Sinopec Corp is planning to increase its investment in fine chemicals at its Maoming-Zhanjiang refining base in southern China. read...