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Badger to Provide Technology for Fujian Gulei Petrochemical Plant

China: Ethylbenzene & Styrene Monomer Plant

Badger to Provide Technology for Fujian Gulei Petrochemical Plant

04/26/2018 - Badger Licensing announced that Fujian Gulei Petrochemical has selected their proprietary technologies for a 600 KTA grassroots ethylbenzene / styrene monomer (EB/SM) plant being built in Gulei Economic Development Zone, Zhangzhou City, China. read...

Shell Announces Investment in Deep-Water Development

USA: Offshore Project

Shell Announces Investment in Deep-Water Development

04/25/2018 - Shell Offshore announced the final investment decision for Vito, a deep-water development in the US Gulf of Mexico. This decision sets in motion the construction and fabrication of a new, simplified host design and subsea infrastructure. read...

Saudi Aramco and Total Plan to Jointly Buy Saudi Fuel Stations

Saudi Arabia: Joint Strategy

Saudi Aramco and Total Plan to Jointly Buy Saudi Fuel Stations

04/25/2018 - Saudi Arabian Oil and Total are said to consider jointly buying businesses such as Tas’helat Marketing to gain access to networks of retail fuel stations in the Gulf kingdom, according to people with knowledge of the matter. read...

Total and Google Join Forces to Develop AI Solution

Artificial Intelligence and Geoscience

Total and Google Join Forces to Develop AI Solution

04/25/2018 - Total and Google Cloud have signed an agreement to jointly develop artificial intelligence (AI) solutions applied to subsurface data analysis for oil and gas exploration and production. read...

Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Most Innovative of Them All?

Innovation Award at Achema 2018

Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Who is the Most Innovative of Them All?

04/25/2018 - It’s happening once again at Achema in Frankfurt: From June 11th to 15th the exhibition of process and chemical industries is being held at the world’s biggest process industry fair. PROCESS Worldwide is showing the most innovative products in eleven categories. In this article we have summarised which enterprises will be nominated and what a product has to do to stand a chance for one of the prestigious awards. read...

Water Efficiency in the Chemicals Industry in the Focus

Ifat 2018

Water Efficiency in the Chemicals Industry in the Focus

04/24/2018 - From May 14 to 18, 2018, the world's leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management, Ifat, will take place in Munich. The exhibitors and an extensive framework programme will provide information about new developments for an optimized water supply and the treatment of wastewater and liquid waste. read...

Shell to Sell its Argentinian Downstream Business to Raízen

Argentina: Divestment Programme

Shell to Sell its Argentinian Downstream Business to Raízen

04/24/2018 - Shell has sold its Downstream business in Argentina to Raízen for $ 0.95 billion in cash. The sale includes the Buenos Aires Refinery, around 645 retail stations, liquefied petroleum gas, marine fuels, aviation fuels, bitumen, chemicals and lubricants businesses, as well as supply and distribution activities in the country. read...

Nestlé Opens Two New Consumer Healthcare Factories

China: Food for Special Medical Purposes

Nestlé Opens Two New Consumer Healthcare Factories

04/24/2018 - Nestlé inaugurated two new factories in the China Medical City in Taizhou, Jiangsu Province. The factories will meet the needs of consumers for Foods for Special Medical Purposes (FSMP) and skin care products. read...

Wacker Expands Production of Silicones in Korea

South Korea: Speciality Silicones for the Electronics Industry

Wacker Expands Production of Silicones in Korea

04/24/2018 - Wacker Chemie opened a new production site for silicone elastomers in South Korea. The plant is located around 100 km southeast of Seoul at Jincheon, where the group has already been producing silicone sealants since 2010 and specialty silicones for the electronics industry since 2012. read...

Air Liquide Commissions Three New Biomethane Production Units

France: Biomethane Production

Air Liquide Commissions Three New Biomethane Production Units

04/23/2018 - Since the beginning of 2018, Air Liquide has commissioned three new biomethane production units, in the United States, in France, and in the United Kingdom. With these units, the company has doubled its biomethane production capacity, which now stands at 60 MW, the equivalent of 500 GWh for a full year of production read...

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