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China: Wastewater Treatment

"Dragonfly Zone" for Shanghai Chemical Industry Park to be Developed by Suez

03/15/2017 - The French company Suez has won a design contract for the rehabilitation and expansion of the discharge constructed wetland at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park, the largest petrochemical platform in Asia read...

Neste Jacobs and Coolbrook to Develop New Olefin Cracking Technology

Finland: Hydrocarbon Cracking

Neste Jacobs and Coolbrook to Develop New Olefin Cracking Technology

03/15/2017 - Neste Jacobs and Coolbrook in collaboration with University of Oxford’s Osney Thermo Fluids laboratory, University of Cambridge’s Whittle laboratory, and major chemical producers are developing a new process based on hydrocarbon cracking method, where ethylene, the core raw material for polyethylene is produced. read...

Wood Group Acquires Amec Foster Wheeler

EPC-Sector Stirs

Wood Group Acquires Amec Foster Wheeler

03/15/2017 - Amec Foster Wheeler and Wood Group have reached an agreement on the offer by Wood Group to acquire the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Amec Foster Wheeler. read...

Digital Transformation: Remote Operation of Air Liquide Units

Industrial Gases

Digital Transformation: Remote Operation of Air Liquide Units

03/12/2017 - Air Liquide inaugurated in France, in the frame of the "Connect" project, an operation center that is unique in the industrial gas sector read...

Global Industrial Gases Market to Grow at a Cagr of 6.2 % by 2022

Industrial Gases

Global Industrial Gases Market to Grow at a Cagr of 6.2 % by 2022

03/12/2017 - Research and Markets has published the "Global Industrial Gases Market Size, Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2022" report. read...

Amec Foster Wheeler Wins Contracts for LNG and Refinery Projects

Downstream Engineering

Amec Foster Wheeler Wins Contracts for LNG and Refinery Projects

03/12/2017 - Apart from a green refinery project awarded by Italian Eni, Amec Foster Wheeler announced a global downstream framework agreement with Shell and an Owner's Engineering contract by GNL Quintero in Chile. read...

Statoil Aims to Reduce CO2 Emissions by 3 Million Tonnes

Norway: Climate Roadmap

Statoil Aims to Reduce CO2 Emissions by 3 Million Tonnes

03/10/2017 - Statoil is aiming to achieve annual CO2 emission reductions of 3 million tonnes by 2030 compared to 2017. The company published their Climate Roadmap with more details, including CO2 emission reductions and improved carbon intensity, energy efficiency as well as profitable growth in renewables and low carbon solutions. read...

Messer Becomes Biggest Provider of Recycled CO2 in China

China: Industrial Gases

Messer Becomes Biggest Provider of Recycled CO2 in China

03/09/2017 - In March 2017 the privately run industrial gases provider, Messer, opened a 150,000 tons CO2 recovery plant in Nanjing, China, making the company the biggest provider of CO2 in China. read...

Akzo Nobel Rejects Proposal from PPG

The Netherlands: Speciality Chemicals

Akzo Nobel Rejects Proposal from PPG

03/09/2017 - Akzo Nobel announced a review of strategic options for the separation of its Specialty Chemicals business. This follows the confirmation that it has now rejected an unsolicited, non-binding and conditional proposal from PPG Industries for all of the issued and outstanding ordinary shares. read...

$ 450 Million Refinery Project in Permian Basin

USA: Shale Gas

$ 450 Million Refinery Project in Permian Basin

03/09/2017 - MMEX Resources plans to build a 50,000-barrel per day (bpd) crude oil refinery in the Permian Basin of West Texas. The $ 450 million project would be the fourth refinery in the Permian, which is currently home to 300,000 bpd of refining capacity. read...

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