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Yokogawa to Supply Sinopec Engineering with Control Technology

China: Refining and Petrochemicals

Yokogawa to Supply Sinopec Engineering with Control Technology

06/28/2017 - Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa China, has signed a partnership agreement with Sinopec Engineering in order to build a long-term collaborative relationship. read...

Kemira Starts Production of Sizing Agents in Nanjing

China: Paper Chemicals

Kemira Starts Production of Sizing Agents in Nanjing

06/15/2017 - Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water-intensive industries, announced the opening of its new AKD emulsion and cationic rosin production lines at its production site in Nanjing, Jiangsu province in China. read...

China's Hengli Choses Lyondell Basell's Hostalen-Technology for Petrochemicals Project

China: Polyethylene Processing

China's Hengli Choses Lyondell Basell's Hostalen-Technology for Petrochemicals Project

04/21/2017 - Lyondell Basell announced that Hengli Petrochemical (Dalian) has selected their Hostalen ACP polyethylene process technology for a 400 kta project in China. read...

CB&I Announces Strategic Alliance with Jinzhou Port

China: Refining and Petrochemicals

CB&I Announces Strategic Alliance with Jinzhou Port

04/07/2017 - CB&I has signed a strategic alliance with Jinzhou Port (Jingang) to become the master licensor for an integrated refining and petrochemicals project in Jinzhou City, China. read...

Acquisition of Syngenta by Chemchina Approved by US Watchdog

Switzerland: Biotech Transaction

Acquisition of Syngenta by Chemchina Approved by US Watchdog

04/05/2017 - Chemchina and Syngenta announced that they have received approval from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for the proposed acquisition of Syngenta by Chemchina. read...

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Modular vs. Megaplant: The Fight for the Future of Engineering

Engineering Concepts Modular vs Megaplant

Modular vs. Megaplant: The Fight for the Future of Engineering

11/30/2016 - Whether major project or container factory: What is decisive is the networking — What does chemical production of tomorrow look like? While the mega plants score with their scaling effects in giant proportions, the modular plant scores in flexibility thanks to the construction kit principle. Container modules against projects worth billions — an unequal battle. But perhaps on closer look David and Goliath are not really so different? read...

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Linde Introduces 'Competence Centre Modularisation' for Industrial Plants

Germany: Plant Engineering

Linde Introduces 'Competence Centre Modularisation' for Industrial Plants

Through its new ‘Competence Centre Modularisation’ (CCM), Linde intends to offer modular design concepts for large industrial plants. The company is showcasing this new approach at the Gastech trade show from 4 to 7 April in Tokyo, Japan. read...

Big Oil is Still Investing in in Digital Technologies, Despite Price Downturn

Market Study

Big Oil is Still Investing in in Digital Technologies, Despite Price Downturn

The digital revolution continues for oil and gas multis: Despite a continuing price decline period, companies plan to invest the same amount or more in digital technologies. Especially big data and IIoT are in high demand. read...

Tengizchevroil Awards $ 700 Million Contract to Wood Group

Kazakhstan: Main Automation Contractor Appointed

Tengizchevroil Awards $ 700 Million Contract to Wood Group

Wood Group is providing main automation contractor (MAC) services to Tengizchevroil (TCO) for the Wellhead Pressure Management Project at the Tengiz Field in Kazakhstan. read...