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Chemical
Chemical | 18 January 2022

VSIL planning to ramp up ethanol capacity to 500,000 liters per day

The company is looking at both brownfield and greenfield expansion in Belgavi and expects completion by November 2023 and FY2024 respectively

Chemical
Chemical | 17 January 2022

Century Park establishes specialty chemicals platform

NCP marks the third platform and eleventh overall investment by Century Park in the specialty chemicals sector.

General
General | 17 January 2022

GAIL India updates on CBI action against Director

CBI searches were conducted at the premises of the accused at Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon, Panchkula, Karnal etc.

General
General | 17 January 2022

India’s first coal to methanol pilot plant dedicated to nation

This s the first of its kind technology demonstration in India

Electric Vehicles
Electric Vehicles | 17 January 2022

Govt. approves guidelines for EV charging infrastructure

The objective is to enable a faster adoption of electric vehicles in India

Electric Vehicles
Electric Vehicles | 17 January 2022

MHI receives bids for ACC Battery storage programme

The program is technology agnostic and the beneficiary firm shall be free to choose suitable advanced technology

Gas
Gas | 17 January 2022

IndianOil to invest Rs. 7,000 Cr in City Gas Distribution

The company has already invested Rs. 20,000 crore for its CGD vertical.

Opinion
Opinion | 17 January 2022

Union Budget should focus on PLI, RoDTEP, and duty structure: Rajendra V. Gogri

India is facing cut throat competition from other Asian giants like China, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, and South Korea

Hydrogen
Hydrogen | 17 January 2022

bp and Oman form partnership for hydrogen development

The partnership represents a significant evolution of bp’s business in Oman

Chemical
Chemical | 17 January 2022

Industry gearing for capex of Rs 460 crore over the next two years: CARE PMS

Margin and gross block turnover will remain volatile near term due to volatile operating environment.

Energy
Energy | 17 January 2022

Shell and ScottishPower win bids to develop 5 GW of floating wind power in the UK

Joint ventures plan to build and operate two of the world’s first large-scale floating offshore wind farms in UK waters

People
People | 17 January 2022

Dr. Achala Danait appointed MD of Clariant India

She has a Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry from IIT Mumbai and is presently the Chairperson of the R&D Subcommittee of Indian Chemical Council

Electric Vehicles
Electric Vehicles | 17 January 2022

Albemarle partners with 6K to jointly develop lithium battery materials

Companies have signed JDA to explore the use of 6K's patented UniMelt advanced, sustainable materials production platform to develop novel lithium battery materials

General
General | 17 January 2022

Eneos, Marubeni to introduce dual-fuel engine ethylene carrier

The vessel will be the first ethylene carrier equipped with a dual fuel engine (liquified natural gas/very low sulfur fuel oil) built for ethylene export from Japan, which can reduce emissions of carbon dioxide by roughly 40% compared to conventional ethylene carriers

Hydrogen
Hydrogen | 17 January 2022

Covestro, Fortescue sign long-term green hydrogen supply agreement

FFI will supply Covestro up to 100,000 tonnes of green hydrogen (GH2) per year, deliveries are earmarked for three potential locations – Asia, North America and Europe – and could commence by 2024.

Chemical
Chemical | 17 January 2022

Azelis acquires majority stake in Bangkok-based distributor Catalite

Catalite distributes specialty chemicals in the Personal Care and Home Care market segments, as well as industrial formulators, intermediates and coatings in Thailand

Chemical
Chemical | 17 January 2022

Eastman to invest $1 billion in plastics recycling plant in France

The facility would use Eastman's polyester renewal technology to recycle up to 160,000 metric tonnes annually of hard-to-recycle plastic waste that is currently being incinerated and expected to be operational by 2025

Electric Vehicles
Electric Vehicles | 17 January 2022

PPG partners with Cellforce Group to develop sustainable battery solutions for EV sector

The collaboration would eliminate the use of NMP in producing the conductive-carbon slurry that forms cathodes for Li-ion batteries

Petrochemical
Petrochemical | 17 January 2022

BASF to build new HMD plant in France, expand polyamide 6.6 production in Germany

The new plant at Chalampé, France is set to increase BASF’s annual HMD production capacity to 260,000 metric tons and production is expected to start in 2024

Petrochemical
Petrochemical | 15 January 2022

Indorama Ventures wins 'Best Sustainability and ESG-Linked Financing Deal of the Year' award

This recognition marks IVL's commitment to sustainable growth and ESG performance as a global leader in the chemical industry

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