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Yara and Norcem Award Contracts for Carbon Capture Study to Aker Solutions

Norway: CO2-Capture

Yara and Norcem Award Contracts for Carbon Capture Study to Aker Solutions

04/28/2017 - Aker Solutions won contracts for concept studies for carbon capture at Yara's ammonia plant on Herøya and Norcem's cement production facility in Brevik, Norway. read...

Lubrizol Chooses Jacobs for EPC Services in Deer Park Facility

USA: Polyisobutylene Production

Lubrizol Chooses Jacobs for EPC Services in Deer Park Facility

04/28/2017 - Jacobs has been selected to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for Lubrizol’s new Polyisobutylene (PIB) unit in Deer Park, Texas. read...

China's Zhejiang Petroleum and Chemical Awards Refinery Contract to CB&I

China: Refining and Petrochemicals

China's Zhejiang Petroleum and Chemical Awards Refinery Contract to CB&I

04/26/2017 - CB&I has been awarded a contract by Zhejiang Petroleum and Chemical (ZPC) for the license and engineering design of a single-train 220 kta diphenyl carbonate (DPC) unit for a refining and petrochemical complex in China. read...

Messer Builds Largest Plant for Industrial Gases

Vietnam: Industrial Gases

Messer Builds Largest Plant for Industrial Gases

04/25/2017 - Messer and Hoa Phat Steel, the largest steel producer in Vietnam, signed a contract in Hanoi for the construction of two plants for the production of industrial gases. The contract is to run for a period of 25 years. read...

Inox Air Products to Build Six New Air Separation Plants in India

India: Industrial Gases

Inox Air Products to Build Six New Air Separation Plants in India

04/24/2017 - Air Products announced that its joint venture in India, Inox, will build six new air separation units. The plants will serve the growing onsite and merchant liquid industrial gases market in India. read...

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Chemicals from the Smokestack: New Developments Turn CO2 into Raw Material

CO2 Utilisation

Chemicals from the Smokestack: New Developments Turn CO2 into Raw Material

02/12/2017 - CO2 to chemicals: What potential has the utilisation of carbon dioxide for chemicals production? — CO2 has a bad image. But can the undesired exhaust gas also be used as a raw material? Not an easy task, yet researchers from all over the world are working hard on turning the climate killer as a raw material. And those, who believe this will remain a thought game played in ivory towers or think that these minor experiments will remain confined to the cellar laboratory are making a big mistake: The first production scale plant is already on-stream.... read...

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Saudi-Korean Joint Venture to Establish New Company in Industrial Park

Saudi Arabia: Surfactant Production

Saudi-Korean Joint Venture to Establish New Company in Industrial Park

Saudi Gazette reports that a new joint venture has been signed between Maydan Industry for Industrial Development & Investments, Ahmad Kassim Al-Amoudi Group and the South Korean technology company SFC, to establish a $ 50 million manufacturing plant in Plaschem Park in the kingdom’s Jubail Industrial City 2. read...

New Nano-Coatings Facilitate Maintenance of Heat Exchangers

Germany: Nano-Materials

New Nano-Coatings Facilitate Maintenance of Heat Exchangers

At the Hannover Messe, the Leibniz Institute for New Materials (INM) will be introducing new nano-coatings that reduce the effort required for cleaning heat exchangers as well as their corrosion. In these new coatings, the research scientists combine antiadhesive, anticorrosive and, on demand, also antimicrobial properties. read...

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

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

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