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Multi-Services Contract

UK: Stork Awarded Contract by Repsol Sinopec

Multi-Services Contract

07/27/2016 - Stork has been awarded a two year-fabric maintenance and asset support services contract by Repsol Sinopec. read...

Germany Cuts its Forecast: Chemicals Fallen on Hard Times

Chemical Industry Forecast

Germany Cuts its Forecast: Chemicals Fallen on Hard Times

07/27/2016 - Weak demand for plastics and materials clouds perspectives for chemicals: Although German chemical trade association VCI had previously forecast a 1.5 percent rise in production, these figure had to be cut – for the third time in a row. Now, the industry calls upon policy makers in Berlin and Brussels to set the course for future growth. read...

PCIC Europe

Petrochemical Industry has Projects Worth 162 Billion in the Pipeline: Iran, China and US to Become Petro-Hotspots

Petrochemical Industry

Petrochemical Industry has Projects Worth 162 Billion in the Pipeline: Iran, China and US to Become Petro-Hotspots

06/01/2016 - The worldwide petrochemical industry will experience significant growths within the next five years, recent figures indicate – Yet, this growth is not equally distributed: While markets in China, the US or Iran are thriving… read...

Stop the Energy Guzzlers: This is how Pumps Learn to Think!

PCIC Europe: Pump Automation

Stop the Energy Guzzlers: This is how Pumps Learn to Think!

04/12/2016 - Process pumps do not have an easy job, more so in the downstream industry. It is useful to have strong partners on your side in this industry — Be it a refinery or a chemical facility, pumps in all sizes are the ubiquitous workhorses of the branch. However, pumps are also one of the biggest cost factors in the production facility. The technology often does not live up to its full potential when regulated in an insufficient or outdated manner. This is exactly when modern automation and pump management concepts come into play. read...

Ahoy Ex-Zones! Explosion Protection Equipments Sets Sails for Hazardous Waters

Explosion Protection

Ahoy Ex-Zones! Explosion Protection Equipments Sets Sails for Hazardous Waters

03/22/2016 - A fire fighting vessel in the heart of Europe's industrial and chemical clusters needs special equipment: Equipped with specialised technology, Europe’s latest high-tech fire-fighting boat is able to work in hazardous atmospheres, fighting fires, explosions and chemical accidents. Its secret? Explosion-protected electrical equipment and lighting by technology specialists Eaton. read...

Pharma & Food

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Receives ANDA Approval for Calcium Tablets

USA/India: Pharmacuetical Industry

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Receives ANDA Approval for Calcium Tablets

07/26/2016 - Glenmark Pharmaceuticals (Glenmark) has been granted final approval by the United States Food & Drug Administration (US FDA) for Rosuvastatin Calcium Tablets, 5 mg (base), 10 mg (base), 20 mg (base), and 40 mg (base), the generic version of Crestor Tablets, 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, and 40 mg of IPR Pharmaceuticals. (IPR). read...

Sun Pharma launches Gemcitabine lnfusmart

India/The Netherlands: Pharmaceutical

Sun Pharma launches Gemcitabine lnfusmart

07/20/2016 - part of its business strategy to build a meaningful and differentiating presence in the Global Oncology Therapy market, Sun Pharma has announced the roll-out of Gemcitabine lnfusmart in Europe. read...

Monsanto Gives Bayer the Could Shoulder

Acquisition Battle

Monsanto Gives Bayer the Could Shoulder

07/20/2016 - After weeks of negotiations and speculations Monsanto again refuses the revised proposal from Bayer as financially inadequate and insufficient to ensure deal certainty. read...

Powder Bulk Handling

Bulk Solids Experts Meet in India and China

Trade Fair for Mechanical Processing Technology

Bulk Solids Experts Meet in India and China

07/22/2016 - Two trade fairs for mechanical processing technology offer the key to growth markets in the Far East: the Powder & Bulk Solids India Exhibition & Conference (PBSI) will open its doors in Mumbai from 13 to 15 October 2016. And one week later, from 19 to 21 October, Shanghai will be the venue for the International Powder & Bulk Solids Processing Conference & Exhibition (IPB). read...

Heat Transfer

More Resistant Ball Valve

Refrigeration Systems

More Resistant Ball Valve

06/21/2016 - Hantemp Controls has expanded its line of ball valves designed to withstand the corrosive and harsh environments of today’s refrigeration systems. read...

Business & Economics

Petrochemical Joint Venture on Gulf Coast

USA: Sabic and Exxon Mobil

Petrochemical Joint Venture on Gulf Coast

07/26/2016 - Sabic and an affiliate of Exxon Mobil are considering the potential development of a jointly owned petrochemical complex on the US Gulf Coast. read...

Are Membranes the Key Component for Energy Storage?

Korea/Germany: New Energy Storage

Are Membranes the Key Component for Energy Storage?

07/25/2016 - Storing fluctuating and delivering stable electric power supply are central issues when using energy from solar plants or wind power stations. Here, efficient and flexible energy storage systems need to accommodate for fluctuations in energy gain. Scientists from Germany’s Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials (DWI), RWTH Aachen University and Hanyang University in Seoul, Korea., now significantly improved a key component for the development of new energy storage systems. read...

Mega Oil Merger Ahead: India to Fuse State Companies into Oil–Behemoth

India: Oil Industry Mega—Merger?

Mega Oil Merger Ahead: India to Fuse State Companies into Oil–Behemoth

07/25/2016 - The Indian government examines plans to merge its 13 state oil firms into a single petro-giant, dwarfing even established big oil firms like Chevron or Rossneft. read...

Water Treatment

Oil & Gas

IndianRefiner MRPL Plans New Petrochemical Plant Projects

India: Refinery Projects

IndianRefiner MRPL Plans New Petrochemical Plant Projects

07/26/2016 - Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals (MRPL) has lined up projects worth up to US $ 2.29 billion in the coming years, which include a raw petroleum coke gas complex. read...