Badger Licensing LLC (Badger) announced that CEPSA Chemical Shanghai Co., Ltd., an affiliate of CEPSA Quimica, S.A., selected Badger to provide proprietary technology for its 360,000 metric ton per annum grassroots cumene plant in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China. The award includes technology license, process design and start-up services.
Alpek, S.A.B. de C.V. (“Alpek”) and BASF announced today that they have signed agreements concerning the EPS (expandable polystyrene) and PU (polyurethane) business activities of their Polioles joint venture in Mexico, and BASF’s EPS business in North and South America, excluding BASF’s Neopor® (grey EPS) business.
INEOS will acquire BASF’s 50% share in Styrolution, a joint venture between the companies. The purchase price to be paid by INEOS amounts to €1.1 billion. A call option in favor of INEOS to buy BASF’s share in Styrolution was already included in the shareholders’ agreement signed in 2011.
Bechtel and Linde have been awarded a contract to design and build an ethylene plant in Texas for ExxonMobil. The plant will be built just east of Houston at the ExxonMobil Baytown Complex, one of the largest and most technologically advanced petroleum and petrochemical complexes in the world.
UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, announced today that its licensee, China's Wison (Nanjing) Clean Energy Co. Ltd., has produced more than 360 million pounds of light olefins at a plant in Nanjing, China, using UOP's breakthrough methanol-to-olefins (MTO) process technology.
Sasol Chemicals North America LLC and INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA announced today that they have reached final investment decision to form a joint venture to build a high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plant in LaPorte, Texas.
Siluria Technologies, a pioneer in the commercial production of fuels and chemicals made from clean and abundant natural gas, and The Linde Group, a world-leading gases and engineering company, announced today that they have entered into a collaboration agreement.
Even very low sulfur contaminations can poison the catalyst and thereby affect its effectiveness. To avoid troubles feed stocks, process streams, and final products must be monitored precisely.
Evonik’s oil additives team has created a product application guide as a new tool for its customers to aid in the selection of its oil additives products and technologies.
Magritek, a leading provider of compact NMR and MRI instruments, report on the use of their Spinsolve Benchtop NMR spectrometer for research at the Instituto de Quimica, University at Campinas in Brazil.