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Concho Resources to Take Over RSP Permian in All-Stock Transaction

USA: Oil and Gas Acquisition

Concho Resources to Take Over RSP Permian in All-Stock Transaction

The acquisition will add 92,000 net acres to Concho’s existing acreage in the Permian Basin. Also, the transaction has established one of the largest unconventional shale producers in the region. read...

BASF Announces Management Changes

Company Strategy

BASF Announces Management Changes

Dr. Stefan Blank, Dr. Andrea Frenzel, Ralph Schweens and Manfredo Rübens have been appointed in their new roles. read...

BP and Reliance Join Hands for ‘Satellite cluster’ project in Block KG D6

India: Gas Production

BP and Reliance Join Hands for ‘Satellite cluster’ project in Block KG D6

The project is the second phase of the integrated KG D6 development. With an aim to bring new gas production for India, the companies are developing the Block’s discovered deep-water gas fields in a series of projects. read...

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Industry 4.0: Smart Automation for the Next Industrial Revolution

Automatica 2018: Smart Automation

Industry 4.0: Smart Automation for the Next Industrial Revolution

04/19/2018 - The gigantic event will showcase the latest technologies and solutions in the field of smart automation. Industry players from all around the world are expected to attend this trade fair. read...

The Global Epicenter of Chemicals: Feeling the Pulse of Achema

Achema 2018

The Global Epicenter of Chemicals: Feeling the Pulse of Achema

04/17/2018 - The leading trade fair for the process industry looks into the future: From June 11th to 15th, Frankfurt will not only become the heart of the sector, but will also provide impulses for chemistry, biotechnology and process technology with new topics and innovations. read...

Challenging: Overcoming the Limits of FMCW Radar in Level Measurement

Level Measurement with Radar

Challenging: Overcoming the Limits of FMCW Radar in Level Measurement

04/17/2018 - How non-contacting radar transmitters based on FMCW technology solve tough level measurement challenges — The traditional high processing power requirements of non-contacting radar transmitters using Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) technology have been overcome. Learn, how this now enables the technology to be provided in a two-wire device suitable for a broad range of challenging level measurement applications. read...

RFID and Co.: How to Make the Supply Chain Smart

Industry trends

RFID and Co.: How to Make the Supply Chain Smart

04/16/2018 - The implementation of the latest types of radio frequency identification (RFID) along with smart sensors are laying the road map for the future of smart supply chains. read...

NEWS

Shire Turns Down 60 Billion Dollar Takeover Bid from Takeda

Japan/USA: Takeover Flurry in Pharmaceuticals

Shire Turns Down 60 Billion Dollar Takeover Bid from Takeda

04/19/2018 - Shire announced that it has turned down repeated takeover offers from Takeda Pharmaceutical. The latest offer amounted to about $ 60 billion. According to the company, the two sides were in talks about another “more attractive” transaction. read...

Oil Prices Rises Amidst Concerns About US-Russia Tensions

Commodity Prices

Oil Prices Rises Amidst Concerns About US-Russia Tensions

04/19/2018 - West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude reached its highest level since December 2014, extending gains after the US Energy Information Administration’s weekly report showed an unexpected drawdown in oil inventories. read...

Tricking Viral Enzymes into Binding with Synthetic DNA

Biomimetic Chemistry

Tricking Viral Enzymes into Binding with Synthetic DNA

04/19/2018 - Synthetic molecules can not only mimic the structures of their biological models, they can also take on their functions and may even successfully compete with them, as an artificial DNA sequence designed by LMU chemist Ivan Huc now shows. read...

P&G Acquires Merck's Consumer-Health Business for 4.2 Billion Dollars

USA/Germany: Healthcare Business

P&G Acquires Merck's Consumer-Health Business for 4.2 Billion Dollars

Procter & Gamble agreed to buy Merck’s consumer-health business for $ 4.2 billion to bolster growth, betting that vitamins and decongestants can hasten its comeback. German drugmaker Merck put the the unit up for sale last year as it pumps money into testing new medicines. read...

Vermilion Energy Set to Acquire Oil and Gas Firm Spartan Energy Corp.

Canada: Business Acquisition

Vermilion Energy Set to Acquire Oil and Gas Firm Spartan Energy Corp.

The acquisition will enable Vermilion Energy to increase its position in southeast Saskatchewan and is in line with the company’s sustainable growth-and-income model. read...

Company News

EPC Group

Environmental protection through greenhouse gases? Innovative CO2 technologies are able to reduce industrial emissions

From exhaust gas to raw material: intelligent technologies reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and give benefit to the environment and plant operators. ...

Freeman Technology Ltd

Visit Freeman Technology at CIBF 2018 to discuss optimising powder handling processes

Freeman Technology will be exhibiting at the 13th China International Battery Fair (22 – 24 May 2018), ...

AZO GmbH + Co. KG

NEW: AZO CleanDock® – Clean docked, smart controlled

AZO, the expert for automatic handling of raw materials in bulk, powdered, granular and liquid form, ...

NETZSCH Pumpen & Systeme GmbH

TORNADO® hygienic rotary lobe: New design offers further advantages for cleaning

“Smooth design of TORNADO® rotary lobe T.Sano®” means a completely smooth housing which attracts barely any dirt or dust.

ILUDEST Destillationsanlagen GmbH

News from “Distillation Tailor Made”…

With an innovative solution again the distillation experts of ILUDEST® were able to solve a very ambitious customer demand by putting into practice: ...