Chemical Processing

Solvay has agreed to sell its U.S. facility in Charleston, South Carolina, and the phosphorus derivatives-based products made at the plant to German specialty chemicals company Lanxess. more

Nov 20, 2017 12:05 PM Chemical Processing

A 2D animation of events that led to the Arkema chemical plant evacuation and fire in Crosby, TX. more

Nov 17, 2017 10:28 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Chevron Phillips Chemical Old Ocean Polyethylene Units

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Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (Chevron Phillips Chemical) today celebrated the start-up of its world-scale polyethylene (PE) units in Old Ocean, Texas that will play a pivotal role in the company’s continuing dynamic growth strategy. more

Nov 13, 2017 7:00 AM Chemical Processing

U.S. distillate exports have continued to increase in 2017, both in volume and as a share of total distillate production. more

Nov 8, 2017 12:18 PM Chemical Processing

Robert Gelinas, plant manager for BioLab Inc.'s Lake Charles, Louisiana, site, has been around the world and back again. more

Oct 31, 2017 12:43 PM Maintenance & Reliability

The Petra Nova facility, a coal-fired power plant located near Houston, Texas, is one of only two operating power plants with carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the world, and it is the only such facility in the United States. more

Oct 31, 2017 9:41 AM Chemical Processing

Hurricane Harvey reduces earnings by an estimated $160 million, or 4 cents per share. more

Oct 27, 2017 8:44 AM Refining/Petrochemical

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) are collaborating to enhance safe management of chemical products across the supply chain through Responsible Care. more

Oct 26, 2017 3:36 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

Hess Corp

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U.S. oil and gas producer Hess Corp said on Wednesday that third-quarter revenue surged nearly 40 percent as it benefited from higher oil prices. more

Oct 25, 2017 12:28 PM Refining/Petrochemical

Praxair, Inc. and BASF signed a long-term agreement for Praxair to design, build, own, and operate a new syngas processing plant at BASF’s facility in Geismar, Louisiana. more

Oct 25, 2017 8:45 AM Chemical Processing

Tom Wolf

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Pennsylvania’s governor asked U.S. President Donald Trump to ease up on the state’s oil refiners by waiving a rule requiring them to add renewable fuel to their products. more

Oct 24, 2017 9:00 AM Renewables

Reactor Resources LLC has been awarded a U.S. patent for its SmartSkid™ DMDS Injection System. Reactor Resources has also filed for numerous international patents, now pending. more

Oct 23, 2017 10:00 AM Chemical Processing

Eco Services recently completed another expansion and modernization project at its Baton Rouge, Louisiana, facility, resulting in a 10-percent gain in sulfuric acid regeneration capacity at one of its Baton Rouge plants. more

Oct 23, 2017 9:00 AM Downstream

Anhydrous hydrogen fluoride (AHF) is used as a chemical catalyst in the reaction that combines C3 and C4 olefins and isobutane to produce alkylates, an important component of gasoline. more

Oct 20, 2017 10:00 AM Chemical Processing

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has backed off a series of proposed changes to the nation’s biofuels policy. more

Oct 20, 2017 9:17 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

From 2010 to 2014, manufacturing fuel consumption rose 4.7%, while real gross output increased at 9.6%—or more than twice that rate—resulting in a 4.4% decrease in energy intensity. more

Oct 18, 2017 11:00 AM Power Generation

The U.S. Department of Energy announced up to $26 million in federally funded financial assistance for cost-shared research and development projects under the Office of Fossil Energy’s Novel and Enabling Carbon Capture Transformational Technologies. more

Oct 18, 2017 9:15 AM Chemical Processing

ExxonMobil Chemical Company announced today that it has commenced production on the first of two new 650,000 tons-per-year high-performance polyethylene lines at its plastics plant in Mont Belvieu, Texas. more

Oct 17, 2017 10:55 AM Chemical Processing

Praxair, Inc. has signed a long-term agreement to supply gaseous nitrogen to GLOBALFOUNDRIES in Malta, New York. more

Oct 17, 2017 10:18 AM Chemical Processing