Braskem has commissioned a new ultra-high-molecular-weight-polyethylene production plant at its La Porte, Texas site.
ExxonMobil is expanding its Exceed XP portfolio with the introduction of new grades that deliver exceptional performance advantages for resin converters and end-users.
Due to an unforeseen production outage at a supplier of nitric acid, Covestro’s European production facilities for the isocyanates MDI and TDI can currently only be operated at reduced capacity.
BASF and Avantium have formed a new JV for the production and marketing of furandicarboxylic acid, as well as the marketing of polyethylenefuranoate.
In the petrochemical industry, process plants often rely on radiation-based level and density detectors.
INEOS Technologies has licensed its Innovene S process for SOCAR Polymer’s HDPE project in Sumgait, Azerbaijan.
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.
China and the US are the primary drivers for expanded global capacity that is estimated to increase to almost 130 MMtpy by 2020.
The plant will be constructed in close proximity to LUKOIL's petrochemical facility to reduce costs for transportation of feedstock and end products.
Latin America's demand for polyethylene is expanding, but the region's existing and planned PE capacity is expected to fall short of demand.