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Kemira, Valmet Join Hands to Improve Wastewater Treatment Processes

Europe: Partnership Agreement

Kemira, Valmet Join Hands to Improve Wastewater Treatment Processes

01/30/2019 - Kemira and Valmet have signed an agreement to bring about digitalized solutions and improvements in wastewater treatment process thereby enabling predictive and proactive process management based on real-time data. read...

KBR to Supply Solid Acid Alkylation Technology for Wynnewood’s Refinery

USA: Engineering

KBR to Supply Solid Acid Alkylation Technology for Wynnewood’s Refinery

01/30/2019 - According to the contract, KBR is expected to provide basic engineering and design services for its K-SAAT technology. The firm will also have the opportunity to use the technology to revamp the existing hydrofluoric acid alkylation unit at the Wynnewood refinery. read...

Mc Dermott Awarded Technology Contract by PT Chandra Asri Perkasa

Indonesia: Petrochemicals

Mc Dermott Awarded Technology Contract by PT Chandra Asri Perkasa

01/30/2019 - Under the terms of the contract, Mc Dermott will build 8 ethylene cracking heaters at Chandra Asri Perkasa’s ethylene plant in Indonesia. Once completed, it will be the largest complex in the region which will help to satisfy the growing demand for petrochemical products. read...

'Sandy' Is to Bring Artificial Intelligence to BP's Upstream Business

UK: Machine Learning and Cognitive Computing

'Sandy' Is to Bring Artificial Intelligence to BP's Upstream Business

01/28/2019 - BP Ventures has invested $ 5 million in Belmont Technology’s solution to further expand the artificial intelligence (AI) and digital capabilities in its upstream business. The investment is to support the ongoing work exploring opportunities to apply machine learning and cognitive computing in its global oil and gas business. read...

More Space for Developing Safe Cable and Pipe Seals

Sweden: Fire Resistance Testing

More Space for Developing Safe Cable and Pipe Seals

01/28/2019 - Cable and pipe seal provider Roxtec has more than doubled its fire resistance testing capacity. The new lab provides a very good working environment and has a state-of-the art purification system taking care of the emissions from the test furnace, the company announced. read...

Consortium Expands Research into Cellulose-Based Biofuels

Switzerland: Integrated Biodiesel Production

Consortium Expands Research into Cellulose-Based Biofuels

01/28/2019 - Clariant has signed a research agreement with Exxon Mobil and Renewable Energy Group (REG). The cooperation will investigate the potential of cellulose sugars derived from agricultural residues as a raw material for the production of biofuels. read...

Solvay Links 2.3 Billion Dollar Credit to Greenhouse Gas Reduction

Belgium: Positive Incentive Agreement

Solvay Links 2.3 Billion Dollar Credit to Greenhouse Gas Reduction

01/28/2019 - Solvay has agreed to link the terms of an existing $ 2.3 billion revolving credit facility to a reduction in greenhouse gases. The company concluded this positive incentive agreement with its syndicate of nine banks. read...

Haldor Topsoe Develops Next-Generation LNMO Cathode Material

Denmark: Battery Materials

Haldor Topsoe Develops Next-Generation LNMO Cathode Material

01/28/2019 - High voltage Lithium-Nickel-Manganese Oxide (LNMO) cathode material provide a longer range and more powerful electric devices with next-generation batteries. Haldor Topsoe has invested in developing a world-class LNMO cathode material, and believes that LNMO has great potential as a cathode material in novel lithium ion batteries. read...

Gea Delivers Process Solutions for the Production of Bio-Based Products

Norway: Turnkey Solutions

Gea Delivers Process Solutions for the Production of Bio-Based Products

01/24/2019 - Gea supplied their Norwegian customer Borregaard with the supply of a turnkey plant for the spray drying of lignosulfonate in the double-digit million range. The solution also includes a new silo for feeding stored powder materials into the plant's packaging system and a large wet scrubber for dedusting. The entire process solution will be installed at the Norwegian site in Sarpsborg and commissioning is scheduled for the middle of 2019. read...

Kemira and Valmet Sign Cooperation Agreement for Water and Sludge Treatment

Finland: Wastewater Treatment

Kemira and Valmet Sign Cooperation Agreement for Water and Sludge Treatment

01/24/2019 - Chemicals company Kemira and process technology, automation and services company Valmet, have signed a partnership agreement in Europe for collaboration in the water and sludge treatment customer applications. The agreement aims at combining chemistry and smart process optimization expertise in the municipal and industrial water treatment space with analyzer and measurement technology know-how as well as on-site service network. read...

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