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Neste and Lyondell Basell Start Commercial-Scale Production of Bio-Based Plastic

Germany: Renewable Materials

Neste and Lyondell Basell Start Commercial-Scale Production of Bio-Based Plastic

23/06/2019 - Neste and Lyondell Basell jointly announce the first parallel production of bio-based polypropylene and bio-based low-density polyethylene at a commercial scale at the production site in Wesseling, Germany. read...

BASF, Sichuan Lutianhua Collaborate for Developing DME Production Facility

China: Specialised Technology

BASF, Sichuan Lutianhua Collaborate for Developing DME Production Facility

19/06/2019 - Once complete, the project is expected to reduce carbon emissions and increase energy efficiency in producing dimethyl ether from synthesis gas. Under the terms of the agreement, Lutianhua will invest in and construct the unit by making use of the breakthrough technology co-developed by BASF and Linde. read...

Ineos Awards FEED Contract for Propane Dehydrogenation Facility

Belgium: Engineering

Ineos Awards FEED Contract for Propane Dehydrogenation Facility

19/06/2019 - The Korean firm SK E&C won the front end engineering & design contract for Ineos’ 750 ktpa facility in Belgium. The scheduled plant is expected to be energy as well as carbon efficient and aims to provide Europe with a sustainable industry. read...

Howard Energy Partners Completes Expansion of Plants

USA: Facility Development

Howard Energy Partners Completes Expansion of Plants

18/06/2019 - Howard Energy Partners has completed the expansions of its bulk liquid terminal facilities in Port Arthur and Corpus Christi, Texas. The firm has also announced additional rail capacity at the Corpus Christi Terminal. read...

Far Chemical to Further Develop Florida Facility

USA: Specialty Chemicals

Far Chemical to Further Develop Florida Facility

17/06/2019 - The growing demand for specialty chemicals in the region has led Far Chemical to expand its facility in the state of Florida. The company produces fine chemicals for various end markets including pharmaceuticals, coatings, sealants, and so on. read...

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Recover, then Reuse: How Heat Recovery Helps to Save up to 134 PJ Per Year

Waste Heat Recovery

Recover, then Reuse: How Heat Recovery Helps to Save up to 134 PJ Per Year

03/06/2019 - How production plants could save up to 134 PJ per year — Your production process may be up to the energy efficiency task — but what about your waste heat? Discover how heat recovery systems and economizers can turn exhaust heat into usable energy ... read...

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Eurochem Opens One Billion Dollar Ammonia Plant in Kingisepp

Russia: Fertilizer Production

Eurochem Opens One Billion Dollar Ammonia Plant in Kingisepp

Eurochem has opened a new ammonia production plant in Kingisepp, Russia. The plant has the largest single-train production capacity in Europe, at 1 million tonnes per year. read...

Wacker Expands Production of Silicone Elastomers

China: HCR

Wacker Expands Production of Silicone Elastomers

With the addition of the new production line, the facility in Zhangjiagang, China will support Wacker’s future growth strategy in the country and also enhance the availability of high consistency silicone rubber in the region. read...

Fluor Confirms Expansion of Milliken’s Chemical Plant

USA: EPC

Fluor Confirms Expansion of Milliken’s Chemical Plant

Fluor is responsible for undertaking engineering, procurement and construction work for expansion of Milliken’s chemical plant at the Allen Plant site in Blacksburg, South Carolina. Work on the project is already in progress. read...

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