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BASF Petronas Aims to Expand Production Capacity of Acrylic Acid and Butyl Acrylate Plants

Malaysia: Chemicals

BASF Petronas Aims to Expand Production Capacity of Acrylic Acid and Butyl Acrylate Plants

The firm has undertaken this move in order to support the growing demand for acrylic monomers in Asia Pacific. The expansion plan is expected to be complete by 2021. read...

Sunpine’s Biorefinery Expansion Project Bagged by Pöyry

Sweden: EPCM Services

Sunpine’s Biorefinery Expansion Project Bagged by Pöyry

Pöyry has been awarded the EPCM contract as the firm was already involved in the study phase of the project. The development plan is scheduled to be complete by 2020. read...

Petrofac Wins Multi-Million Dollar Additional Scope of Work by Tatweer Petroleum

Bahrain: EPC Contract

Petrofac Wins Multi-Million Dollar Additional Scope of Work by Tatweer Petroleum

Under the agreement, Petrofac will carry out engineering, procurement and construction services for additional gas wells and connect them to Tatweer Petroleum’s Gas Dehydration Facility. read...

Featured Content

Small and Flexible Engineering: Modular Thinking Outside the Box

Modular Engineering

Small and Flexible Engineering: Modular Thinking Outside the Box

07/26/2018 - Modular engineering with future proof flexibility — Unprecedented flexibility in engineering with safe installation in shorter timeframes. Modular engineering could bring a construction kit for 'plug and produce' process plants — and thus fits right into the portfolio of an engineering specialist that focuses on a functional turnkey approach. It nevertheless might require engineers to think outside the box... read...

Handling Aggressive LPG Fluids: Pumps for the Utmost in Safety

Pumping LPG

Handling Aggressive LPG Fluids: Pumps for the Utmost in Safety

07/25/2018 - Pumps for aggressive LPG process fluids — What’s the best pumping solution to handle a wide range of hydrocarbon process fluids including high sulfur content, basic sediment and produced water production streams? read...

A new Dimension of Drying, Completely Without Friction

Dryers

A new Dimension of Drying, Completely Without Friction

07/06/2018 - Developing Planex System Italvacuum has invented a zero friction planetary movement eccentric agitator, which defines drying new — Designed to dry wet feed from filtration and centrifuging processes the vacuum dryer is ideal for the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients, fine chemicals and intermediates. read...

Process Skid For GMP-Compliant Manufacture of Nanoparticles

GMP-compliant manufacture of nanoparticles

Process Skid For GMP-Compliant Manufacture of Nanoparticles

06/29/2018 - A microjet reactor transforms pharmaceuticals into nanoparticles that are easily absorbed by the body. Now the patentee has scaled the process from the laboratory process to a GMP plant. The pharmaceutical company got support from a competent plant manufacturer. read...

NEWS

Ceco Sees Growing Market for Ammonia Injection Grids

USA: NOx Reduction

Ceco Sees Growing Market for Ammonia Injection Grids

08/16/2018 - Ceco, a provider of air quality and fluid handling technology, announced that the their engineered energy equipment Peerless brand has recently completed a number of SCR system retrofit upgrades as well as new SCR Exhaust Systems utilizing its patented Edge AIG technology. read...

Eni Gets Approval for Offshore Exploration License in Mediterranean Sea

Egypt: Oil & Gas

Eni Gets Approval for Offshore Exploration License in Mediterranean Sea

08/16/2018 - The exploration license is named ‘Nour’ and with this project the firm is expecting to strengthen its position in Egypt. The company intends to commence drilling of the exploration well in the second half of 2018. read...

Petrofac Bags 370 Million Dollar Contract from Basra Oil Company

Iraq: EPC

Petrofac Bags 370 Million Dollar Contract from Basra Oil Company

08/16/2018 - The project involves the expansion of the Central Processing Facility in the Majnoon Field and work is expected to be complete in a time frame of 34 months. read...

Indorama Ventures Enters Contract to Acquire Sorepla

France: Plastic Recycling

Indorama Ventures Enters Contract to Acquire Sorepla

With this deal, Indorama aims to expand its PET Recycling business and become one of the leaders in the European region. The acquisition will also attract new opportunities to serve the increasing demand for food grade RPET. read...

PTT Global Chemical Signs JV Agreements with Mitsui Chemicals

Thailand: PET and PTA Business

PTT Global Chemical Signs JV Agreements with Mitsui Chemicals

Under the contract, PTT Global Chemical will supply feedstock Paraxylene while Tocgc will supply Mono Ethylene Glycol, both essential raw materials for PTA and PET. On the other hand, Mitsui Chemicals will offer technology know-how, technical support as well as marketing and sales network. read...

Company News

Freeman Technology Ltd

The Influence of Storage and Handling

Freeman Technology is pleased to announce the release of ‘The Influence of Storage and Handling’. ...

HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH

ERB Technologies: Making Level Crossings Safe

In South Africa, level crossings are a major, and increasing, area of risk. A Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) ...

GIG Karasek GmbH

Debottlenecking of the evaporation system carried out under the most challenging conditions at Sappi!

Debottlenecking of the evaporation system carried out under the most challenging conditions at Sappi! ...