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Perstorp to Invest in Global Feed & Food Production

Sweden: Preservatives

Perstorp to Invest in Global Feed & Food Production

11/08/2018 - Perstorp announced a multi-million investment in its Feed & Food Business Area. The goal was to boost next generation solutions for gut health and preservation, the company said. read...

Record Numbers for Laboratory Technology, Analysis and Biotechnology Trade Fair in China

China: Analytica China 2018

Record Numbers for Laboratory Technology, Analysis and Biotechnology Trade Fair in China

11/08/2018 - After three packed days, Analytica China 2018 came to a successful close at Shanghai New International Expo Center on November 2nd. The show has once again made new records in all aspects including display area, exhibitor number and visitor number. read...

Praxair to Supply Ultra-High Purity Nitrogen to Samsung Semiconductor Facility

South Korea: Supply Agreement

Praxair to Supply Ultra-High Purity Nitrogen to Samsung Semiconductor Facility

11/08/2018 - Praxair has signed a long-term agreement to supply ultra-high purity nitrogen to Samsung’s world-class semiconductor facility in Hwaseong, South Korea. This is the fifth plant the engineering company will build at this site. read...

Exxon Mobil Starts Production of New Unit at Antwerp Refinery

Belgium: Transportation Fuels

Exxon Mobil Starts Production of New Unit at Antwerp Refinery

11/07/2018 - Exxon Mobil has started operations of a new unit at its Antwerp refinery in Belgium to convert heavy, higher-sulfur residual oils into high-value transportation fuels such as marine gasoil and diesel. read...

Clariant and Neste Sign Agreement for Supply of Renewable Feedstock

Switzerland: Sustainable Solutions

Clariant and Neste Sign Agreement for Supply of Renewable Feedstock

11/07/2018 - Clariant has signed an agreement for a new partnership with Neste on the supply of renewable hydrocarbons for its product development. In this way, the speciality chemicals company intends to increase the number of products in its portfolio that are derived from renewable raw materials. read...

Saudi Aramco and Sabic to Construct Industrial Complex for Converting Crude Oil to Chemicals

Saudi Arabia: Petrochemicals

Saudi Aramco and Sabic to Construct Industrial Complex for Converting Crude Oil to Chemicals

11/06/2018 - Both the firms have chosen Yanbu which is located on the west coast of Saudi Arabia as the site for establishing the project. On completion, the complex is expected to process 400,000 barrels per day of crude oil and produce approximately 9 million tonnes of chemicals and base oils in a year. read...

Total and Sempra Energy Collaborate to Develop North American LNG Export Projects

US/Mexico: Natural Gas

Total and Sempra Energy Collaborate to Develop North American LNG Export Projects

11/06/2018 - Under the agreement, both the companies have agreed to develop the Cameron LNG liquefaction-export project in Louisiana and Energía Costa Azul liquefaction-export project in Baja California, Mexico. read...

Max Planck Institute Develops New Manganese Catalyst to Reduce CO2

Germany: Research and Innovation

Max Planck Institute Develops New Manganese Catalyst to Reduce CO2

11/05/2018 - With this new catalyst, the institute has proven that catalysts found on earth that are abundant, cheap, and benign metals such as iron or manganese can be considered as possible alternatives for challenging reduction reactions. read...

Praxair to Construct Three Units for Supplying Industrial Gases to Huayi

China: Chemicals

Praxair to Construct Three Units for Supplying Industrial Gases to Huayi

11/05/2018 - Praxair’s largest investment in China comes after the company signed a long term agreement with Shanghai Huayi to supply oxygen and other industrial gas to the latter’s new chemical material facility. read...

Fluor JV Achieves Maiden Steam for KNPC’s Clean Fuels Project

Kuwait: Engineering

Fluor JV Achieves Maiden Steam for KNPC’s Clean Fuels Project

11/05/2018 - Under the Clean Fuels Project, work will be carried out on three KNPC-owned and operated refineries in Kuwait. This includes major upgrade and expansion of the Mina Al Ahmadi and Mina Abdullah refineries in order to integrate the refining system into a single complex. read...

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