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Bilfinger to Provide Mechanical Construction and Digital Solutions for Ineos

Belgium: Multi-Million-Dollar Order

Bilfinger to Provide Mechanical Construction and Digital Solutions for Ineos

Bilfinger and Ineos are expanding their cooperation. Alongside industrial services in Germany, the Mannheim-based company will in future also be providing services to the chemicals company in Belgium. read...

Mc Dermott Wins Technology Contract from MOL Petrochemicals

Hungary: Petrochemicals

Mc Dermott Wins Technology Contract from MOL Petrochemicals

The contract involves basic engineering, technology license, catalyst and Front End Engineering Design for an Olefins Conversion Technology unit at MOL's petrochemicals complex in Tiszaújvaros, Hungary. On completion, the facility is expected to have a production capacity of 100,000 MTA of polymer grade propylene. read...

Shell Commences Production at Appomattox Platform

USA: Oil Production

Shell Commences Production at Appomattox Platform

The Appomattox platform is Shell’s maiden commercial discovery in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico Norphlet formation and is expected to produce 175,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. read...

Engineering Work for World’s Largest DAC and Sequestration Plant Begins

USA: Plant Construction

Engineering Work for World’s Largest DAC and Sequestration Plant Begins

Oxy Low Carbon Ventures and Carbon Engineering have collaborated to design a DAC facility in the Permian Basin which will be capable of capturing 500 kilo tonnes of carbon dioxide annually directly from the atmosphere. read...

Photopolymer Materials from BASF to Advance Paxis' 3D Printing Technology

Additive Manufacturing

Photopolymer Materials from BASF to Advance Paxis' 3D Printing Technology

BASF 3D Printing Solutions is to provide innovative additive manufacturing materials to Paxis LLC for their new WAV technology. This is currently in development and is designed to meet the needs of additive manufacturing users. read...

Sasol Reviews Plan for Lake Charles Chemicals Project

USA: Engineering

Sasol Reviews Plan for Lake Charles Chemicals Project

Sasol has recently shared an update on the Lake Charles Chemicals Project (LCCP), which is situated in Louisiana, USA. According to the new plan, the cost estimate for the project has been revised to a range of 12.6 – 12.9 billion dollars which includes a contingency of 300 million dollars. read...

European Chemical Industry Focuses on Implementing ‘Reach’

Market Trend

European Chemical Industry Focuses on Implementing ‘Reach’

Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (Reach) is the largest environmental regulation formulated by the European Union. With the assistance of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), Reach aims at improving the quality of data present in numerous Reach dossiers. read...

Emerson to Enhance Cybersecurity and Modernize Automation Software at BASF's Lampertheim Facility

Germany: Multi-Million-Dollar Contract

Emerson to Enhance Cybersecurity and Modernize Automation Software at BASF's Lampertheim Facility

As part of its five-year investment to boost capacity and operational excellence within its global plastics additives business, BASF has awarded Emerson a multi-million-dollar contract to modernize automation software and controllers at its specialty chemical production facility in Lampertheim, Germany. These enhancements are to help the world’s largest chemical manufacturer increase production flexibility and enhance operations. read...

Bluewing Midstream Begins Construction for Phase II Expansion Project in Texas

USA: Liquid Storage

Bluewing Midstream Begins Construction for Phase II Expansion Project in Texas

On completion, the new phase is expected to add 300,000 barrels of new liquids storage capacity to the project. The overall project including the new phase will provide 1.1 million barrels of storage capacity and will cater to the South Texas market as well as export to other global markets. read...

Hyundai Chemical to Use Univation’s Technology for New HDPE Plant

Korea: Plant Engineering

Hyundai Chemical to Use Univation’s Technology for New HDPE Plant

Hyundai Chemical Company’s 300 kTA high-density polyethylene plant will utilise Univation Technologies’ Unipol PE Technology for the project. The new plant is expected to be constructed in the Republic of Korea. read...