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Chemical Processing

Joint development of process for production of purified hydrocarbon products is intended. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

This lab is part of a global Clariant initiative to expand HTE capabilities to all Clariant business units. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Motiva Port Arthur refinery

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Motiva is the latest Big Oil player to diversify further into downstream, viewing the petrochemical sector as a growth engine and a means for margin security. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Indorama Ventures would acquire Huntsman's manufacturing facilities located in Port Neches, Texas; Dayton, Texas; Chocolate Bayou, Texas, among others. Read more

M&A/Investment

The sustained downturn in margins will finally begin taking its toll as some producers run out of money and begin a host of austerity measures to weather the storm. Read more

Commodities

To date, 334 chemical and plastics projects cumulatively valued at $204 billion have been announced. Read more

Downstream

Nearly three-quarters of U.S. NGPL production is concentrated within six producing regions. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

A report released by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) found the potential economic impact of expanding advanced plastic recycling and recovery technologies in the U.S. to be nearly $10 billion. Read more

Current Issue

Trafigura, North America estimates the Gulf Coast's refining utilization is "effectively maximum" at about 95 percent. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

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This project has been the most ambitious project of its kind in IVL history and creates a new platform of growth. Read more

Downstream

Wood has been awarded a new contract by Evonik to deliver engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for the Group's new polyamide 12 (PA12) production complex, to be built at the Marl Chemical Park, Marl, Germany. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

The nitric acid plant at the Ludwigshafen site

Courtesy of BASF

The investment is earmarked for the modernization and improvement of existing facilities over the next 10 years. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

The expansion project will use proprietary technologies to increase yields of higher-value products with construction to begin in second half of 2019, startup anticipated in 2023. Read more

Downstream

There were gains in the production three-month moving average output trend in plastic resins, organic chemicals, synthetic rubber, coatings, adhesives, pesticides, other specialty chemicals, consumer products and manufactured fibers. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

The Chemours Company announced the startup of the new Opteon YF (HFO-1234yf) low global-warming-potential (GWP) refrigerant production facility at its Corpus Christi manufacturing plant in Ingleside, Texas. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

K-SAAT is a technology to produce alkylate, which is an ultra-clean gasoline blendstock. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

In the 1967 film 'The Graduate', a bold prediction was made: “There is a great future in plastics." Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

INEOS Styrolution announced the final investment decision to construct a new ASA (acrylonitrile styrene acrylate) plant at its site in Bayport, Texas. Read more

Downstream

Clariant will remain invested in the company as a financial investor. Read more

M&A/Investment

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