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Exxon Mobil and REG Make Progress in Cellulosic Biodiesel Research

USA: Biofuels

Exxon Mobil and REG Make Progress in Cellulosic Biodiesel Research

11/05/2017 - Exxon Mobil and Renewable Energy Group (REG) announced that by utilizing REG’s patented fermentation technology, the companies’ joint research program has demonstrated the ability to convert sugars from a variety of non-edible biomass sources into biodiesel. read...

Clariant to Build Cellulosic Ethanol Plant in Romania

Romania: Bio-Ethanol Production

Clariant to Build Cellulosic Ethanol Plant in Romania

11/05/2017 - Clariant will invest in a new full-scale commercial plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol from agricultural residues using its sunliquid technology. read...

Worley Parsons Enters UK North Sea Oil and Gas Market

Australia: Acquisition Completed

Worley Parsons Enters UK North Sea Oil and Gas Market

11/05/2017 - Worley Parsons has completed of the acquisition of Amec Foster Wheeler Oil and Gas UK Limited announced on 9 October 2017. read...

Praxair Starts Oxygen Production at South Korean Petrochemical Plant

South Korea: Vacuum Pressure Swing Adsorption

Praxair Starts Oxygen Production at South Korean Petrochemical Plant

11/03/2017 - Praxair has started up three new vacuum pressure swing adsorption (VPSA) plants at the Daesan petrochemical complex located on the west coast of the Korean peninsula. Early 2018 the company will start up a fourth plant. read...

Akzo Nobel Completes Expansion Project in China

China: Surface Chemistry

Akzo Nobel Completes Expansion Project in China

11/02/2017 - Akzo Nobel has completed the € 4.8 million ($ 5.6 million) expansion project at its Surface Chemistry facility in Boxing, China. read...

Ascend Plans to Expand Production of Polymers and Intermediates

USA: Nylon 6,6 Value Chain

Ascend Plans to Expand Production of Polymers and Intermediates

11/02/2017 - Ascend Performance Materials announced its plans to increase production capacity across its intermediate chemicals and polymers portfolio by 10 to 15 % to support the continued growth of its customers. read...

Chevron Partners with Microsoft for Digital Transformation

USA: Industrial Internet of Things

Chevron Partners with Microsoft for Digital Transformation

11/02/2017 - Chevron Corporation announced a seven-year partnership with Microsoft establishing the company as their primary cloud provider, accelerating the application of advanced technologies including analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) to drive performance and improve efficiencies. read...

Cefic Launches Chemistry Can Sustainability Report

Austria: Resource Efficiency

Cefic Launches Chemistry Can Sustainability Report

11/01/2017 - As a solution provider and supplier to virtually all sectors of the economy, the chemical industry is a key player in making the transition to a low-carbon economy. read...

Suez Awarded Contract for Sludge-to-Energy Plant in Romania

Romania: Sludge Treatment

Suez Awarded Contract for Sludge-to-Energy Plant in Romania

11/01/2017 - The city of Bucharest has selected a consortium composed of Suez, FCC-Aqualia to modernise the wastewater treatment plant and to build a treatment and sludge-to-energy plant in Glina, located south-east of the capital. read...

Kemira Invests in Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery

The Netherlands: Polymer Technology

Kemira Invests in Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery

11/01/2017 - Kemira announced that it would invest approx. € 30 million ($ 35 million) in the expansion of its manufacturing capacity of polymers for Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (CEOR). read...

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