The planned transaction of a significant portion of Dow’s chlorine value chain to Olin has expired a 30-day antitrust review waiting period. This marks an important milestone for the proposed megadeal, both companies explained.
Dow plans major petrochemical investments in Texas and Louisiana for which it has chosen CB&I to supply piping systems for. The chemical giant's plans include the construction of a new propylene and ethylene production unit in Texas and four new polyethylene plants in Texas and Louisiana.
Metso will supply a significant amount of its Neles and Jamesbury valves for the largest petrochemical project in history: Sadara’s fully integrated chemicals complex currently under construction in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
ChinaCoal Mengda has bought a technology license for a new 300 kilotons/year polypropylene plant in Inner Mongolia from Dow's subsidiary Union Carbide. The new facility is part of the company's plan to establish a 500 kilotons/year petrochemical cluster in the remote province.
Dow's Thai propylene oxide business has successfully completed a first full capacity performance test. The cooperation with the Siam Cement Group is thereby ready to enter production on a full scale status, speakers confirmed.
A new oxo alcohols plant in Nanjing/China will employ Dow's and Davy Process Technology's propiertary OxoSM technology. The agreement marks the 15th license deal for this technology in China, Dow says.
Dow celebrated the fully operational status of its elastomers production in Thailand with an opening event at the facility. The jointly operated plant of Dow and SCG aims to provide elastomer products for worldwide customers.
Dow plans to manufacture reverse-osmosis water treatment elements in Saudi-Arabia. The planned factory aims on serving the growing demand for fresh– and waste–water treatment technology in the Middle East and Africa, Dow officials say. Dow states plans to underline the company's commitment for the Middle East and Saudi Arabia.