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The New Scenario in India's Chemical Industry

India: Chemical Industry

The New Scenario in India's Chemical Industry

06/05/2017 - Keeping in view the recent unique and peculiar situation arising out of environmental considerations in the Punjab area in particular, a slew of bioethanol refineries; as many as twelve have been planned and the general contract has been awarded to Praj who has expertise in this field of bioethanol refineries with a global footprint. read...

Saudi Aramco Awards Contract for Oilfield Development to Amec Foster Wheeler

Saudi Arabia: Feed-Contract

Saudi Aramco Awards Contract for Oilfield Development to Amec Foster Wheeler

06/02/2017 - Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded a contract by Saudi Aramco, for facilities required as part of the integrated oil and gas expansion of the Marjan offshore and onshore oilfield in the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia. read...

Solvay Completes Sale of Cigarette-Filter Business

Belgium: Cellulose Acetate

Solvay Completes Sale of Cigarette-Filter Business

06/02/2017 - Solvay has completed the divestment of its cellulose acetate tow business, Acetow, to private equity funds managed by Blackstone. read...

Cabot Plans to Build Fumed Silica Plant in the US

USA: Fumed Silica

Cabot Plans to Build Fumed Silica Plant in the US

06/02/2017 - Cabot has committed to build a new world-class fumed silica plant in Carrollton, Kentucky. read...

Crestwood to Construct Cryogenic Gas Processing Plant in Texas

USA: Gas Processing

Crestwood to Construct Cryogenic Gas Processing Plant in Texas

06/02/2017 - Crestwood Equity Partners and First Reserve announced that Crestwood Permian Basin Holdings has agreed to acquire Crestwood’s Willow Lake gathering and processing assets located in Eddy County, New Mexico. read...

Capsule Fillers Made-in-Italy

Germany/Italy: Pharmaceuticals

Capsule Fillers Made-in-Italy

06/01/2017 - In 2016, MG2 generated a double-digit increase, in both orders and turnover, for their capsule fillers and end-of-line solutions. The company expects this trend to continue during 2017. read...

Largest Petrochemical Project in China to Use Honeywell's PSA Units

China: Hydrogen Production

Largest Petrochemical Project in China to Use Honeywell's PSA Units

05/31/2017 - Honeywell UOP announced that Zhejiang Petrochemical will use four of its Polybed pressure swing adsorption (PSA) units to supply high-purity hydrogen for its new integrated refining and petrochemical complex in Zhoushan, Zhejiang Province. read...

Akzo Nobel Opens Performance Coatings Plant in Thailand

Thailand: Performance Coatings

Akzo Nobel Opens Performance Coatings Plant in Thailand

05/31/2017 - Akzo Nobel has opened a new Performance Coatings production facility in Chonburi, Thailand. The company invested $ 31 million in this ninth production site in South East Asia. read...

Covestro Introduces Method to Produce Plant-Based Aniline

Germany: Biomass Processing

Covestro Introduces Method to Produce Plant-Based Aniline

05/31/2017 - Covestro has announced a research breakthrough for the use of plant-based raw materials in plastics production: aniline, an important basic chemical, can now be derived from biomass, the company claims. read...

Veolia to Build Waste-to-Energy Facility in Mexico City

Mexico: Waste Treatment

Veolia to Build Waste-to-Energy Facility in Mexico City

05/31/2017 - Veolia has announced that it will build and operate one of the world's largest waste-to-energy facilities in Mexico City. read...

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