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China's oil demand growth likely to ease in H1 2024 to around 4% with resurgent consumption from the aviation and petrochemical sectors offset by weaker diesel usage.
Danish shipping group Maersk has agreed to buy 500,000 tpy of bio-methanol and e-methanol from China's Goldwind starting in 2026.
Braskem's polymer recycling technology research partnership has been awarded a $504,000 Research, Demonstration, and Development (RD&D) grant from the Reducing Embodied Energy and Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) Institute
Asia/Pacific / Catalysts / Construction / Engineering & Design / Equipment / Petrochemicals / Polymers / Process Optimization / Reactors
Clariant announced that its SynDane 3142 LA catalyst will be used in Jiangsu Shenghong Petrochemical Co., Ltd's maleic anhydride production plant in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China.
Asia/Pacific / Construction / Engineering & Design / Environment / Equipment / Petrochemicals / Project Management
thyssenkrupp Fertilizer Technology has signed a contract with Saipem to license a urea granulation unit in Karratha, Western Australia.
Venezuela is working with Shell and the National Gas Co. of Trinidad and Tobago to develop an offshore natural gas field that could boost LNG and petrochemical exports.
Petrobras agreed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Danish company, European Energy, to investigate the business opportunities for developing an e-methanol plant in Brazil, on a non-binding basis.
Exxon Mobil is set to make a significant investment of up to $15 B in Indonesia for a green petrochemical refinery and carbon capture storage facility.
Iran's National Petrochemical Company to invest $4.2 billion for self-sufficiency, focusing on propylene, methanol, ethylene, aromatics, and butylene production, targeting a capacity increase to 200 MMt in the next decade.
Cummins Inc. selected by the UK Department of Transport for its high-horsepower methanol vessel retrofit project
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Cummins Inc. announced the selection of its proposal to jointly develop a Methanol Kit for its QSK60 engine as part of the Zero Emission Vessels and Infrastructure competition, funded by the UK Government and delivered in partnership with Innovate UK.
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