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AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals and Evonik Industries have successfully started production at their new joint venture to produce chlorine and potassium hydroxide at the company's Ibbenbüren site in Germany. more

Feb 13, 2018 10:37 AM Chemical Processing

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has successfully completed the purchase of the phosphorus chemicals business from Belgian chemicals group Solvay. more

Feb 12, 2018 10:24 AM Chemical Processing

Cheniere Energy, Inc. has entered into two liquefied natural gas (LNG) sale and purchase agreements with China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). more

Feb 9, 2018 10:05 AM Natural Gas

If constructed, the project will be capable of producing ethylene and its derivative with 1.5 metric tons per annum. more

Feb 8, 2018 1:51 PM Downstream

Shell Chemical Appalachia started the main construction phase of its major petrochemicals complex, Davis Refinery waits on the last Permit to Construct by the NDDoH, NOVA Chemicals' two significant growth projects for its Ontario operations more

Feb 7, 2018 4:29 PM Downstream

The new ethane cracker, part of ExxonMobil’s multi-billion dollar Baytown chemical expansion project, will provide ethylene feedstock to the new performance polyethylene lines in Mont Belvieu, which began production in the fall of 2017. more

Feb 6, 2018 10:07 AM Refining/Petrochemical

The scope of work includes FEED services to produce a binding lump sum price for the Gulf Coast Methanol complex to be located in Myrtle Grove, Louisiana. more

Feb 5, 2018 9:43 AM Natural Gas

ExxonMobil Corp. announced estimated 2017 earnings of $19.7 billion compared with $7.8 billion in 2016. more

Feb 2, 2018 9:02 AM Downstream

Dominion Energy Cove Point (DECP) has begun producing liquefied natural gas with its newly constructed natural gas liquefaction facility undergoing commissioning in Lusby, MD. more

Feb 1, 2018 10:50 AM Downstream

Germany’s BASF will build a new plant for chemicals used in rigid insulation foams, part of a plan to double output capacity in North America over the medium term amid strong demand. more

Jan 31, 2018 1:53 PM Downstream

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. and Navigator Holdings Ltd. have entered into a 50/50 joint venture to build a new ethylene export facility along the U.S. Gulf Coast. more

Jan 31, 2018 9:40 AM Downstream

IGP Methanol LLC was granted a title V Air Quality Permit by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality for their Gulf Coast Methanol facility, located in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. The Gulf Coast Methanol Park will consist of four... more

Jan 12, 2018 8:55 AM Chemical Processing

Looking back at 2017 with BIC Magazine. Here are the top 10 most-read articles online for the year. more

Jan 5, 2018 8:55 AM Refining/Petrochemical

Ascend Performance Materials plans to increase production capacity across its intermediate chemicals and polymers portfolio by 10-15 percent to support the continued growth of its customers. more

Dec 25, 2017 7:15 AM Downstream

Meridian announced the project in December 2015, planning on building a 55,000 b/d refinery in the heart of North Dakota's Bakken shale formation. more

Dec 21, 2017 7:00 AM Downstream

Celanese Corp. plans to expand the capacity of its global compounding assets and certain product- specific manufacturing production sites to support significant growth in its engineered materials business. more

Dec 12, 2017 11:23 AM Downstream

Woodfibre LNG Limited and KBR, Inc. announced that KBR Inc. has been selected to carryout Pre-Notice to Proceed (Pre-NTP) services for the Woodfibre liquefied natural gas (LNG)  Project. more

Dec 8, 2017 7:00 AM Downstream

BP plans to build its third plant for blending lubricants in China for about 1.5 billion yuan ($227 million) as it looks to meet the country’s rapidly growing demand. more

Dec 7, 2017 9:34 AM Downstream

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