July 2010

Trends and Resources

HP Construction: Europe

LANXESS recently started construction of its first production facility in Russia. In the future, LANXESS subsidiary Rhein Chemie will produce rubber chemicals in Dzerzhinsk in the Nizhny Novgorod regi..

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

LANXESS recently started construction of its first production facility in Russia. In the future, LANXESS subsidiary Rhein Chemie will produce rubber chemicals in Dzerzhinsk in the Nizhny Novgorod region for the markets in Russia and the CIS. The new plant in the Dzerzhinsk Industrial Park is due to be completed at the start of 2011. Petrobras will deploy a project to produce biodiesel in Portugal, in partnership with Galp Energia. With total investments estimated at $240 million, some 250,000 tpy of biodiesel are expected to be produced in Portugal. Production is expected to start up in 2015 and will be aimed to supply the European market, with priority to the Iberian market.  HP