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Total Earns Second Spot among World’s Largest LNG Players

Natural Gas

Total Earns Second Spot among World’s Largest LNG Players

07/13/2018 - Following the 1.5 billion dollar acquisition of Engie’s upstream LNG assets, Total possesses 10 % of the worldwide market share and will be responsible for around 40 MT of LNG annually by 2020. read...

IEA Chief Meets US Secretary of State

USA: Gas Markets

IEA Chief Meets US Secretary of State

07/13/2018 - Dr Fatih Birol also met other key ministers to discuss the global scenario of the gas markets as well the increase of energy production in the country. During his visit, he also launched the IEA’s latest gas market analysis, Gas 2018 at the World Gas Conference. read...

Sinopec to Use Topsoe's Catox Catalyst for Largest SBR Emissions Control Project in Asia

China: Emissions Control

Sinopec to Use Topsoe's Catox Catalyst for Largest SBR Emissions Control Project in Asia

07/13/2018 - Sinopec Qilu Petrochemical Corporation has chosen Topsoe’s Catox catalyst for cost-efficient control of volatile organic compounds (VOC) at their rubber plant in Zibo, China. The facility has two lines with a total capacity of 240,000 Nm3/h, which makes it the largest current styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) emissions control project in Asia. read...

Jacobs Awarded Feasibility Study for Conversion of Gas to Hydrogen by Equinor

The Netherlands: Carbon Capture

Jacobs Awarded Feasibility Study for Conversion of Gas to Hydrogen by Equinor

07/13/2018 - Jacobs Engineering was awarded a feasibility study contract from Equinor Energy to evaluate the possibilities for building a hydrogen production plant, including CO2 capture and export facilities, in Eemshaven, the Netherlands. read...

Eurochem Heilongjiang Beidahuang Farms Sign MoU for Supply of Potash and NPK Fertilizers

Russia/China: Fertilizer Production

Eurochem Heilongjiang Beidahuang Farms Sign MoU for Supply of Potash and NPK Fertilizers

07/13/2018 - Eurochem singed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Heilongjiang Beidahuang Farms, part of Beidahuang Group, China’s largest agricultural company for the supply of potash and NPK fertilizers. read...

Egypt Paves Way for $ 10.9 Billion Petrochemicals Project

Mammoth Project

Egypt Paves Way for $ 10.9 Billion Petrochemicals Project

07/12/2018 - With the long-expected Tahrir project, Egypt is intending to build the largest petrochemical project in the Middle East. Eleven plants including a Naphta Cracker will produce about 1.5 million tons of ethylene and 880,000 tons of propylene. read...

EU to Increase RE Target to 32 % from 27 % by 2030

Sustainable Energy

EU to Increase RE Target to 32 % from 27 % by 2030

07/12/2018 - With this bold move, European Union will lead the world in the clean and sustainable energy segment. read...

Cefic Expects Decent Chemical Growth in EU for 2018 and 2019

Belgium: Market Forecast

Cefic Expects Decent Chemical Growth in EU for 2018 and 2019

07/12/2018 - Amidst the uncertain economic and trade scenario across the globe, the EU region is predicted to grow at 1.5 % this year as well as the following year. read...

Jeffrey Joerres Elected as Conoco Phillips’ Board Member

New Appointment

Jeffrey Joerres Elected as Conoco Phillips’ Board Member

07/12/2018 - Earlier, Joerres occupied the post of executive chairman at Manpower Group. He was also the former director and chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. read...

Saudi Aramco Alters Benchmark for Asian Crude Oil Market

Saudi Arabia: Oil Pricing

Saudi Aramco Alters Benchmark for Asian Crude Oil Market

07/11/2018 - The government-owned company has undertaken the move to increase the dependability of its crude oil pricing. read...

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