Polymers

ADNOC targets growing polymers market from China’s auto, infrastructure sectors

ABU DHABI, UAE – The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is targeting rapid growth in demand for its polymer products from China’s automotive industry and the country’s investment in gas and electricity infrastructure.

CB&I announces startup of polypropylene technology pilot plant

THE WOODLANDS, Texas -- CB&I announced the inauguration of its Novolen technology polypropylene pilot plant, a new section of its Research and Development (R&D) center in Pasadena, Texas.

Materia expands Proxima manufacturing facilities in Texas

PASADENA, Calif. – Materia Inc., a company in the development and manufacturing of catalysts and advanced polymers, is expanding its Proxima thermoset resins manufacturing capacity fivefold in Huntsville, Texas.

From olefins to oxygenates: Fuel additives, solvents and more

Streich, T., Kömpel, H., Geng, J., Renger, M., thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG

Oxygenates are hydrocarbons containing oxygen atoms as part of their molecular structure.

Extract the best from your PVC reactor

Jain, S., Patil, R. C., Gupta, A., Reliance Industries Ltd.

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is the world’s third-most widely produced commodity polymer, after polyethylene (C2H4)n and polypropylene (C3H6)n.

Simulation for the prevention of hydrates during FCC gas processing

Karakaya, M., Rakib, M., Musharfy, M., Suleiman, M., Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Co. (TAKREER)

In the last decade, maximizing refinery production of polymer-grade propylene (PGP) has gained importance due to high demand from the petrochemical industry.

Trelleborg inaugurates new polyurethane facility in Retford, England

Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation inaugurated its new purpose built facility in Retford, England, further enhancing its polyurethane manufacturing capabilities.

Mammoet awarded contract for polymer expansion on Texas gulf coast

ROSHARON, Texas- Mammoet has been awarded a contract by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc. (MHIA) to support a large polymer production plant expansion project on the Gulf Coast in Texas.

Driving innovation in the downstream: IRPC returns to New Delhi

Adrienne Blume, Hydrocarbon Processing

Gulf Publishing Company and Hydrocarbon Processing are pleased to announce that IRPC 2017 will be held April 18–20 in New Delhi.

The Chemours Company awards Jacobs long-term field services contract

DALLAS -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. received a five-year field services contract from The Chemours Company FC LLC for its Washington Works Facility in West Virginia.