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Saudi Aramco Appoints New Members to its Board of Directors

Saudi Arabia: Management Changes

Saudi Aramco Appoints New Members to its Board of Directors

04/30/2018 - Five fresh members from numerous globally competitive companies been appointed as the major oil firm’s Board of Directors. read...

Slight Decline in US Chemicals Activity

USA: Chemical Activity Barometer

Slight Decline in US Chemicals Activity

04/30/2018 - The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) slipped 0.1 % in April to 121.6 % on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis. This follows six consecutive monthly gains and a dip from the barometer’s highest point since modeling began. read...

Exxon Mobil to Buy Indonesia’s Largest Motorcycle Lubricant Manufacturer, Marketer

Indonesia: Acquisition

Exxon Mobil to Buy Indonesia’s Largest Motorcycle Lubricant Manufacturer, Marketer

04/30/2018 - The purchase includes the acquisition of the Federal Oil brand along with a 700,000 barrel per year blending plant in the region’s Cilegon. The aim of the acquisition is to accelerate the company’s growth in the Asia Pacific area. read...

BASF Acquires Additional Seeds and Crop Protection Businesses from Bayer

Germany: Monsanto Takeover Process

BASF Acquires Additional Seeds and Crop Protection Businesses from Bayer

04/29/2018 - In addition to the agreement signed in October 2017, BASF has signed an agreement to purchase further businesses and assets, which Bayer offered to divest in the context of its planned acquisition of Monsanto. The all-cash purchase price for the combined acquisition is $ 9.2 billion. read...

Wuxi to Build New R&D Center in Shanghai

China: Pharmaceutical Development Platform

Wuxi to Build New R&D Center in Shanghai

04/29/2018 - STA Pharmaceutical, a subsidiary of Wuxi Apptec, has signed an investment agreement with the government of Shanghai, Jinshan District to build a new R&D center. read...

Fluor JV Awarded Contract for Kitimat LNG Project

Canada: Liquefied Natural Gas

Fluor JV Awarded Contract for Kitimat LNG Project

04/29/2018 - Fluor announced that its joint venture partnership with JGC was selected as the engineering, procurement and construction contractor for LNG Canada’s proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility in Kitimat, British Columbia. read...

Albemarle and Dupont to Collaborate in Hydroprocessing

USA: Catalyst Manufacturing

Albemarle and Dupont to Collaborate in Hydroprocessing

04/27/2018 - Speciality chemicals producer Albemarle announced that it is the primary hydroprocessing catalyst manufacturer for the Dupont Iso Therming hydroprocessing technology. read...

Jacobs to Provide OR Support Services for New BTX Plant

USA: Benzene Toluene Xylene Processing

Jacobs to Provide OR Support Services for New BTX Plant

04/26/2018 - Jacobs Engineering received a contract from Encina Chemicals to provide operations readiness (OR) support services for its new benzene toluene xylene (BTX) processing plant in Gillette, Wyoming. read...

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...

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