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Chemical Processing

AFPM President and CEO Chet Thompson testified before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on the Environment involving the challenges and opportunities of high octane fuels and high-efficiency vehicles. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Praxair, Inc. has begun supplying hydrogen to Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s refinery in Garyville, Louisiana. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Praxair, Inc. commenced supply operations of hydrogen and nitrogen to Yara Freeport LLC. more

Chemical Processing

Analysis of the global planned polyethylene capacity shows that the US has the highest planned polyethylene capacity additions globally with 9.4 million tonnes per year (mtpa) during 2018 to 2022. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Yara International ASA and VASF celebrated the opening of a new world-scale ammonia plant in Freeport, Texas, USA. The $600-million, state-of-the-art facility uses a cost-efficient and... more

Downstream

Petrochemicals executives at a recent conference agreed that plastics and other materials will drive demand for oil and gas in the coming decades. more

Chemical Processing

KBR, Inc. announced that it has been awarded an ammonia plant contract by Toyo Engineering Corporation for the Hindustan Urvarak and Rasayan Ltd (HURL) greenfield urea project in Gorakhpur, India. more

Chemical Processing

It's been more than 20 years since Hinkle first joined Covestro, known as Bayer MaterialScience until 2015. Today, she is the plant manager for Covestro's Channelview, Texas, facility. more

Training & Human Resources

U.S. refiners have switched to making summer-grade gasoline earlier than usual as profit margins to make the fuel have improved compared with those for the spring months. more

Refining/Petrochemical

AkzoNobel announces the sale of 100% of its Specialty Chemicals business to The Carlyle Group and GIC for an enterprise value of €10.1 billion. more

Chemical Processing

Royal Dutch Shell plc updated investors on its Downstream growth ambitions, underlining the important role they will play in delivering Shell’s world-class investment case. more

Refining/Petrochemical

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals will start supplying the first-ever emulsion-based organic peroxides in the U.S. for the manufacture of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). more

Chemical Processing

Fossil fuels accounted for over 70% of the growth in world energy demand last year more

Refining/Petrochemical

Taiwan’s Formosa Petrochemical Corp is expected to restart a 700,000-tonnes-per-year (tpy) naphtha cracker in about 7 to 10 days after the unit failed to resume normal operation. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Market expected to grow at CAGR of 9 percent during 2017-2023 more

Refining/Petrochemical

Wood has been selected to develop the world’s largest fully integrated crude oil to chemicals (COTC) complex in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on behalf of Saudi Aramco and SABIC as the first PMC contractor. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Honeywell today announced that Cardinal Midstream III, LLC will use UOP Russell modular cryogenic equipment to process 200 million standard cubic feet per day of natural gas at its Iron Horse Gas Processing Complex in Grady County, Oklahoma. more

Natural Gas

DowDuPont Inc chief Andrew Liveris will step down on April 1, making good on an earlier promise to retire as the company named existing managers to head its materials science unit when it is spun off as Dow next year. more

Chemical Processing

Wood has been selected to develop the world's largest fully integrated crude oil to chemicals (COTC) complex in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

ExxonMobil and Synthetic Genomics Inc. today announced a new phase in their joint algae biofuel research program that could lead to the technical ability to produce 10,000 barrels of algae biofuel per day by 2025. more

Chemical Processing

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