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ChemicalDecember 19, 2017

Brenntag to acquire Medellin, Colombia based Conquimica

Conquimica is mainly active in providing industrial and specialty chemicals to the Coatings, Food and Cleaning industries

ChemicalDecember 19, 2017

SIBUR’s Blagoveshchensk unit to increase production of terephthalic acid

The project is designed to renovate 150 units of core production equipment, and most of the ancillary equipment, thus enhancing its industrial safety, reliability and efficiency

ChemicalDecember 19, 2017

Sika’s 100th subsidiary comes up in Bangladesh

The new national subsidiary allows Sika to directly market products as well as to optimise cost structures and further grow market share

Petrochemical News

Petro ChemicalDecember 18, 2017

Brenntag acquires India’s Raj Petro Specialities

Brenntag and Raj Petro have entered into a 65:35 JV with the remaining 35% in Raj Petro to be acquired after 5 years during which the company will be run as a JV, with a possible extension of another one to two years

Petro ChemicalNovember 28, 2017

Pertamina-Rosneft set up JV to develop refinery and petrochemical complex

The new complex, with a planned refining capacity of 15 mmpta, will come up in Tuban in East Java, Indonesia, at an investment of US$ 15 billion

Petro ChemicalNovember 27, 2017

India targets 10% import reduction in Biofuels by 2022

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas organises consultative workshop on new National Policy on Biofuels and Pradhan Mantri Ji- Van Yojana


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R.V. Kanoria reappointed Kanoria Chemicals’ MD

The appointment is for a three year term starting January 10, 2018

Norouz-zadeh appointed MD of NPC, Iran

He has earlier held on positions like Deputy Industry Minister, Board Chairman at IDRO, among others

Faisal Al-Faqeer appointed the new CEO of Sadara

Faisal Al-Faqeer of Saudi Aramco has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Sadara Chemical Company,