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PGGM, Shell Collaborate to Explore Potential Acquistion of Energy Provider Eneco

The Netherlands: Energy

PGGM, Shell Collaborate to Explore Potential Acquistion of Energy Provider Eneco

01/16/2019 - Both the companies are impressed with Eneco’s efforts towards the Dutch energy system via investments in sustainability and renewable energy. Togther, they aim at acquiring the firm post the decision of the shareholders. read...

Petronas Starts Trial Runs at

Malaysia: Petrochemicals Complex

Petronas Starts Trial Runs at "Rapid" Refinery Project in Malaysia

01/15/2019 - Reuters reports that the Malaysian state oil company Petronas started trial runs at the crude distillation unit (CDU) for a joint-venture refinery with Saudi Aramco in Malaysia, quoting two sources with knowledge of the matter. read...

Global Distribution Agreement Between Merck and Roche Renewed

Switzerland: Biochemical Reagents

Global Distribution Agreement Between Merck and Roche Renewed

01/15/2019 - Merck and Roche have agreed to renew their current distribution agreement for the Biochemical Reagents and Kapa Biosystems product portfolios, as well as select real-time quantitative PCR & Nucleic Acid Purification products. read...

Development of Production Processes for Complex Molecules

Branding

Development of Production Processes for Complex Molecules

01/16/2019 - The Cabb Group will now be offering the development of chemical production processes for the agrochemicals and specialty chemicals sectors as a separate service under the brand Chem Creations. read...

Exxon Mobil Partners with IBM to Advance Application of Quantum Computing

USA: Quantum Computing

Exxon Mobil Partners with IBM to Advance Application of Quantum Computing

01/15/2019 - Exxon Mobil has become the maiden energy firm to enter the IBM Q Network to explore the use of quantum computing for developing innovative and efficient energy and manufacturing technologies. read...

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5 Things Every Executive Should Know About Optimizing Whole-Life Asset Value

Going Digital

5 Things Every Executive Should Know About Optimizing Whole-Life Asset Value

12/06/2018 - In this decade Chemical Industry is facing two mega-trends: the collapse in the price of commodities and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The importance of asset performance is a compelling response to the opportunities and threats resulting from this. But how to maximize performance of existing assets? read...

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Celanese Acquires Next Polymers

India: Thermoplastics

Celanese Acquires Next Polymers

Celanese‘s recent takeover of one of India’s largest engineering thermoplastics compounders has enabled the firm to possess a 20 kilo tonnes per annum domestic compounding production facility in the country along with quality production lines to support local customers. read...

Kemira Strengthens Foothold in Asia by Forming JV with Yongson Chemicals

South Korea: Dry Polyacrylamide

Kemira Strengthens Foothold in Asia by Forming JV with Yongson Chemicals

Kemira has signed an agreement to establish a joint venture with Yongsan Chemicals, a privately-owned chemicals company in South Korea. The JV, called New Co, will be located in Ulsan. read...

Grace Licenses PP Process Technology to Hanwha Total Petrochemical in South Korea

South Korea: Polypropylene Production

Grace Licenses PP Process Technology to Hanwha Total Petrochemical in South Korea

The supplier of polyolefin catalyst technology and polypropylene (PP) process technology Grace, has contracted to license its Unipol PP Process Technology to Hanwha Total Petrochemical for a new PP production facility in Daesan, South Korea. With a capacity of 400 kilotons per year, the PP line is expected to begin operations in 2021. read...