Petrochemicals

Hyundai Engineering lowers design costs with 3D technology

Hyundai Engineering used 3D technology to increase the efficiency of engineering design on their $2 B petrochemical plant project.

China refiners, petrochemical companies to benchmark CO2

China's oil refining, petrochemical and chemical companies will propose a plan to benchmark their CO2 emissions as the first step toward setting up an emissions market for the sector.

Technip and Metabolic Explorer to evaluate combined polymer technology

Technip and Metabolic Explorer have signed an agreement to assess the feasibility of offering a combined technology package consisting of the companies’ respective PDO and PTT technologies.

Saudi's Sipchem says production back to normal

A technical problem at Sipchem’s International Gases Co. unit, which had disrupted operations at two other units since mid-August, had been resolved and production was back to normal.

Bashneft and SIBUR sign long-term contract for the supply of paraxylene

Bashneft and the gas processing and petrochemicals company SIBUR have signed a long-term contract for the supply of paraxylene, which is the main raw material for the production of terephthalic acid.

Sundyne debuts fit-for-purpose centrifugal gas compressors for power generation

Sundyne announced a new series of fit-for-purpose centrifugal gas compressors, which are ideal for applications associated with the power generation market.

Daily Thermetrics to use Orbital Gas Systems’ gas sampling technology

CUI Global Inc.’s wholly owned subsidiary, Orbital Gas Systems (Orbital) signed a technology and patent license agreement with Daily Thermetrics, a global design and manufacturing company providing the process industries with precise temperature measurement instrumentation.

NAC acquires Swiss Heights Engineering, Bellelli Group and Petrochem Industrie Group

NAC Global Technologies Inc. finalized its acquisition of Swiss Heights Engineering, a company that owns the Bellelli Group and Petrochem Industrie Group.

AESSEAL obtains 5-year service agreement with SABIC Geleen in the Netherlands

SABIC has awarded AESSEAL a 5-year managed reliability contract for their mechanical seals and seal support systems at the Geleen petrochemical complex in the Netherlands.

Westlake receives regulatory approval to acquire Axiall

Westlake have received all regulatory approvals required for the acquisition of Axiall Corp., including clearance from both the US and Canadian competition authorities.