May 2012

Trends and Resources

HP Construction: Europe

BASF will increase its capacity for cyclohexane oxidation at its Antwerp Verbund site by about 50,000 tpy. The total investment amounts to about €10 million. Cyclohexane oxidation products are im..

Meche, Helen, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

BASF will increase its capacity for cyclohexane oxidation at its Antwerp Verbund site by about 50,000 tpy. The total investment amounts to about €10 million. Cyclohexane oxidation products are important intermediates for caprolactam and adipic acid, starting materials for polyamide 6 and polyamide 6.6. The expansion will be implemented as part of two long-term planned turnarounds, and is intended to be completed by the end of 2014. Cynar Plc has awarded an $11-million contract to Rockwell Automation to design and build a new end-of-life, plastic-to-fuel conversion plant in Bristol, UK, for SITA UK Ltd., a Cynar customer and partner in the development. Cynar has developed a tec

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