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Versalis launches chemical recycling plastic waste project in Italy

Petro ChemicalFebruary 17, 2020

Versalis launches chemical recycling plastic waste project in Italy

The Hoop project is a joint venture with Italian engineering company Servizi di Ricerche e Sviluppo (S.R.S.), and will use pyrolysis technology to transform mixed plastic waste into feedstock for new polymers

INEOS patners with Forever Plast for plastics recyling

Petro ChemicalFebruary 15, 2020

INEOS patners with Forever Plast for plastics recyling

Together they have developed a range of new Polyethylene grades that mirror INEOS virgin grades and perfectly fit injection molding and compression molding machines.

SABIC donates RMB 8mn to Hubei province for battle against Covid-19 outbreak

Petro ChemicalFebruary 14, 2020

SABIC donates RMB 8mn to Hubei province for battle against Covid-19 outbreak

The funds will be used to purchase medical supplies and provide care and support for front-line doctors and medical workers, and for meeting the specific needs for epidemic prevention.

Licensed Process Technology from Dow and Johnson Matthey Selected for New Butanol Facility in China

Petro ChemicalFebruary 14, 2020

Licensed Process Technology from Dow and Johnson Matthey Selected for New Butanol Facility in China

Under this license, the plant will be built at Huayi’s integrated petrochemical complex in Qinzhou Port, P.R. China with an annual butanol capacity of 300,000 metric tons per year (m.t./yr).

NextChem partners with Saola Energy to produce renewable diesel

Petro ChemicalFebruary 13, 2020

NextChem partners with Saola Energy to produce renewable diesel

Italian energy transition company NextChem has teamed up with US Saola Energy to license technology for the production of renewable diesel from vegetable oils and residual fats.

Kosmos signs deal with BP Gas for LNG

Petro ChemicalFebruary 13, 2020

Kosmos signs deal with BP Gas for LNG

Oil and gas company Kosmos Energy, along with its partners, has signed an LNG supply deal with a subsidiary of BP for volumes from the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Phase 1 project.

BASF launches blockchain pilot project for recyling in British Columbia

Petro ChemicalFebruary 13, 2020

BASF launches blockchain pilot project for recyling in British Columbia

The pilot project will introduce a more sustainable alternative to the linear economic model, reducing plastic waste, maximizing its value and enhancing resource efficiency.

Linde starts up new air separation plant in the U.S. Gulf Coast

Petro ChemicalFebruary 12, 2020

Linde starts up new air separation plant in the U.S. Gulf Coast

Linde today announced it has started up a new air separation unit (ASU) in Freeport, Texas, as part of a long-term agreement to supply MEGlobal's new ethylene glycol (EG) plant in Oyster Creek, Texas

McDermott awarded contract for EPFC Work

Petro ChemicalFebruary 12, 2020

McDermott awarded contract for EPFC Work

McDermott International today announced it has been awarded a contract by a major oil and gas operator for six crude oil storage tanks in Texas.

Ineos partners with UPM Biofuels for renewable polymer raw materials production

Petro ChemicalFebruary 12, 2020

Ineos partners with UPM Biofuels for renewable polymer raw materials production

The agreement supports INEOS’ plans to make a range of plastics with significantly reduced greenhouse gas emissions.