Iran's largest petchem project inaugurated by President Rouhani
Petrochemical | 26 November 2020

Iran's largest petchem project inaugurated by President Rouhani

The plant is scheduled for commissioning in March, 2021

Sinopec targets carbon neutrality by 2030
Petrochemical | 25 November 2020

Sinopec targets carbon neutrality by 2030

To strengthen the company’s energy-saving management, Sinopec implements an “energy efficiency improvement” plan that accelerates industrial structure adjustment to phase out the outdated production capacity

Ineos to acquire Sasol's stake in Gemini HDPE joint venture for $404 million
Petrochemical | 25 November 2020

Ineos to acquire Sasol's stake in Gemini HDPE joint venture for $404 million

As per deal, Ineos will purchase Sasol's 50% share of the venture at La Porte, Texas

Q8Oils to supply lubricants to INNIO
Petrochemical | 25 November 2020

Q8Oils to supply lubricants to INNIO

The deal is for supplying lubricants for all Jenbacher gas engines that operate on non-natural gas, including biogas, sewage gas and landfill gas

Invista completes nylon 6,6 capacity expansion in Shanghai
Petrochemical | 25 November 2020

Invista completes nylon 6,6 capacity expansion in Shanghai

This expansion is INVISTA’s fourth continuous polymerization line at SCIP where the company now has 30,000-ton per year autoclaves and 160,000-ton per year continuous process nylon 6,6 polymer capacity

Indorama gets $300 mn loan for expanding PET recycling
Petrochemical | 24 November 2020

Indorama gets $300 mn loan for expanding PET recycling

The company is aiming for a minimum of 750,000 metric tons of recycled PET (rPET) globally by 2025

Braskem, Haldor Topsoe achieve first production of bio-based MEG from sugar
Petrochemical | 24 November 2020

Braskem, Haldor Topsoe achieve first production of bio-based MEG from sugar

The demo unit was started up in 2019 with the primary goal to demonstrate all key design features of the pioneering technology that transforms sugar into renewable MEG

Vitol, Wastefront to jointly market liquid hydrocarbons made from recycled tyres
Petrochemical | 20 November 2020

Vitol, Wastefront to jointly market liquid hydrocarbons made from recycled tyres

Per the agreement, Vitol will buy all available liquid hydrocarbons, including naphtha, distillates and bunker oil, from the first plant in Sunderland

Sasol starts up Louisiana LDPE unit
Petrochemical | 20 November 2020

Sasol starts up Louisiana LDPE unit

The LDPE unit is one of the three LCCP plants that will form part of the Sasol/LyondellBasell Louisiana Integrated Polyethylene joint venture

India terminates anti-dumping investigation on imports of INA, 2-PH & 2-EH
Petrochemical | 19 November 2020

India terminates anti-dumping investigation on imports of INA, 2-PH & 2-EH

The application for initiating anti-dumping investigation and imposition of anti-dumping duties on imports of Isononanol (INA), 2-Propylheptyl Alcohol (2-PH), 2-Ethyl Hexanol (2-EH) was filed by Andhra Petrochemicals Ltd. in October 2016

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