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BASF introduces Fourte FCC catalyst

The new product has been optimised to deliver superior selectivity to butylenes while maintaining catalyst activity, which helps refineries maximize their profits

Chemical News

ChemicalJuly 19, 2018

AkzoNobel Q2 net profit dips 10%

Revenue for the second quarter grew 3 percent to 2.533 billion euros

ChemicalJuly 18, 2018

Birla Carbon plans expansion

Two new production lines are expected to come on stream by the end of the fourth quarter in 2019 in India.

ChemicalJuly 18, 2018

Evonik exceeds half-year expectations

Sales increased to €3.9 billion in the second quarter (prior-year: €3.6 billion), largely due to higher sales volumes and higher selling prices.

Petrochemical News

Petro ChemicalJuly 17, 2018

LTHE wins EPC contract from HPCL-Mittal Energy

L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE) has won a significant onshore EPC contract from HPCL-Mittal Energy for setting up 07 (Seven) Cracker Furnaces of 1200 KTPA Dual Feed Cracker Unit (DFCU) at their Bathinda Refinery in Punjab.

Petro ChemicalMay 25, 2018

Indorama completes acquisition of M&G Polimeros

The plant is the largest PET facility in Brazil, with capacity of 550,000 tonnes/ annum.

Petro ChemicalApril 12, 2018

Saudi Aramco, Indian consortium to build $44bn refinery project

With an estimated project cost at US $44 billion, the refinery will be capable of processing 1.2 million barrels of crude oil per day

Appointments

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Randall S. Dearth appointed as President & COO of GCP Applied Technologies

Dearth is expected to join GCP from September 1, later this year

Ramkumar Dhruva gets bigger responsibility at BASF

Appointed as President, South & East Asia, ASEAN, and Australia/New Zealand

Ning Gaoning appointed as ChemChina chairman

Gaoning will continue to be Chairman and Secretary of the Party Committee of SinoChem