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INEOS announces the acquisition of the LyondellBasell ethylene oxide & derivatives business and production facility at Bayport, Texas (U.S.) for $700 MM

INEOS has announced an agreement with LyondellBasell to buy its ethylene oxide & derivatives business including the Bayport Underwood site, Texas.

Two new petrochemical plants are coming online in India

Two multi-billion-dollar petrochemical plants are coming online in India in coming months at a time of weaker-than-expected demand, setting the stage for fierce price competition domestically and internationally.

Eight Texas (U.S.) chemical plant workers treated for toxic gas exposure

Eight people were taken to a hospital for treatment after a toxic gas leak at Altivia Chemicals' plant in La Porte, Texas.

Fluor announces Q3 contracts from Dow for net-zero ethylene cracker and derivatives complex in Canada

Fluor Corporation was awarded two contracts from Dow for the construction of the world’s first net-zero scope 1 and 2 emissions integrated ethylene cracker and derivatives complex in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada.

Digital Feature: Enhancing ethylene cracker radiant tube integrity through innovative robotic inspection

Radiant tube failure ranks as a primary cause of unplanned shutdowns in ethylene cracking furnaces. This article examines tube failures via carburization, along with a proprietary technology that provides comprehensive multi-aspect inspection data to mitigate ethylene radiant tube failures.

thyssenkrupp Uhde won contract for biopolymer plant from Gulf Biopolymers Industries Ltd

thyssenkrupp Uhde has secured a basic engineering package and front-end engineering design package for the establishment of a biopolymer plant on the Arabian Peninsula.

LyondellBasell's polyolefin technology selected for Dongming Shenghai chemical complex in China

LyondellBasell announced that Dongming Shenghai Co., Ltd., will use the LyondellBasell Spheripol, Hostalen Advanced Cascade Process and Lupotech T technologies for its new facility.

Certification of the recyclability of multilayer films containing polyamide expanded

Following the studies already conducted in 2021 on the recyclability of coextruded polyethylene/polyamide multilayer films, the independent institute cyclos-HTP GmbH has completed further extensive investigations into the recyclability of multilayer films containing polyamide 6 and ethyl vinyl alcohol copolymer.

INEOS completes the acquisition of the Eastman Texas City site

INEOS has announced it has completed the acquisition of the Eastman Texas City site, the 600,000-tpy acetic acid plant and all associated third party activities, from Eastman Chemical Company.

Neste and Eppendorf forge strategic partnership to develop new line of renewable lab plastics

Neste has joined forces with Eppendorf, a leading manufacturer and supplier of laboratory equipment, to advance the development of lab products made with renewable raw materials.