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Chemical Processing

Praxair, Inc. announced it has signed a long-term agreement to supply oxygen to U.S. Methanol LLC’s new facility in Institute, West Virginia. more

Chemical Processing

Praxair, Inc. has renewed and expanded a long-term contract to supply hydrogen to Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas. more

Downstream

Hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of projects and jobs in the U.S. chemical industry are at risk as a result of a massive new round of U.S. tariffs released late July 10 and covering $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, trade groups warned. more

Chemical Processing

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, hosted a Grand Opening Event for their new facilities based in Clinton, Oklahoma. more

Chemical Processing

U.S. natural gas plant liquids (NGPL) production has nearly doubled since 2010, outpacing the rate of natural gas production growth and setting an annual record of 3.7 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2017. more

Natural Gas

Final rules for the ethylene RTR, originally due in 2010, are now due January 2020, with MON rules, originally due in 2011, now due in March 2020. more

Chemical Processing

U.S. President Donald Trump, in yielding to pressure from farming states and agreeing to suspend changes to U.S. biofuel policy is now being criticized by another important constituency, the main union for oil refinery workers. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Developing non-toxic technologies for upstream applications continues to intensify, but there’s been little success to date until recent advancements from Locus Bio-Energy Solutions™. more

Chemical Processing

Arkema has confirmed a detailed investment review, with its partner Novus International, Inc., to double production capacities at Arkema’s Beaumont Thiochemicals site in the U.S. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Jennifer Abril, president and CEO of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) leads association as part of $300 billion industry. more

Chemical Processing

Distillate fuel continued to be the most exported U.S. petroleum product in 2017, averaging 1.4 million barrels per day (b/d) of gross exports. more

Refining/Petrochemical

New report shows Louisiana’s chemical industry is cornerstone of the state’s economy… and growing more

Chemical Processing

BASF chief technology officer Martin Brudermuller takes over as CEO for the world’s largest chemical manufacturer. more

Refining/Petrochemical

American Chemistry Council (ACC) President and CEO Cal Dooley has announced that he will retire at the end of 2018 when his current contract expires. more

People Going Places

New downstream capital projects are expected to increase U.S. petrochemical capacity by more than 50 million tonnes of new chemical output each year, driving the need for further supply chain investment more

Chemical Processing

DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers (T&AP), a business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, purchased a new facility in Newark, Del., to manufacture DuPont Kalrez. more

Chemical Processing

Keeping a chemical plant operating productively and efficiently is a complicated task. more

Lifting & Transport

BP selected hte for the evaluation study in order to benchmark commercial naphtha reforming and hydrocracking catalysts. more

Chemical Processing

BP projects that the U.S. becomes energy self-sufficient in the early 2020s and maintains its position as the world’s largest producer of liquid fuels and natural gas. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Andeavor, one of the largest U.S. refining companies has reported saving $100 million over the past two years due to lower compliance costs related to the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard. more

Refining/Petrochemical

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