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BASF introduces Fourte FCC catalyst

NewsJuly 24, 2018

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

DowDuPont appoints advisory committee members

NewsJuly 24, 2018

DowDuPont appoints advisory committee members

Aimed at delivering near-term value and long-term growth for the company’s customers and shareholders

Praxair starts up air separation plants in Southern China

NewsJuly 23, 2018

Praxair starts up air separation plants in Southern China

Plants to supply on-site oxygen and nitrogen to CNOOC to support the company’s refinery expansion and related downstream chemical production

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals to acquire Polinox

NewsJuly 20, 2018

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals to acquire Polinox

It will own Polinox’s brands and trademarks, including Brasnox, Perbenzox and TecnoxSuper®, as well as its customer list and production knowhow

US plastic resin production up 7.1% in May

NewsJuly 19, 2018

US plastic resin production up 7.1% in May

Year-to-date production was 35.4 billion pounds, a 6.6 percent increase

AkzoNobel Q2 net profit dips 10%

NewsJuly 19, 2018

AkzoNobel Q2 net profit dips 10%

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

Birla Carbon plans expansion

NewsJuly 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.

Evonik exceeds half-year expectations

NewsJuly 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.

German chemical industry needs better policy framework and fiscal incentives, VCI

NewsJuly 17, 2018

German chemical industry needs better policy framework and fiscal incentives, VCI

The trade body calls upon the German federal government to submit in autumn a concrete bill for fiscal R&D incentives

LTHE wins EPC contract from HPCL-Mittal Energy

NewsJuly 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.