Engineering & Design

Technip Energies acquires Biosuccinium Technology from DSM for bio-sourced and fully biodegradable polymers production

Technip Energies announced the purchase of Biosuccinium technology from DSM, adding a technology solution to its growing Sustainable Chemicals portfolio.

Oil firm Neptune Energy aims for IPO, but not this year

Neptune, founded by the former head of Britain's Centrica Sam Laidlaw, was working on being "IPO ready" but current conditions on financial markets made it difficult to launch one at the moment, CEO Pete Jones said in an interview.

Shell Catalysts & Technologies and Braskem agree to extend relationship

During the meeting, SC&T and Braskem agreed to extend their 15-year relationship for an additional five years. SC&T provides technical support and works with Braskem to improve operational performance and maintenance.

The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 08/26

In case you missed any downstream news, here are the top stories from last week.

Sulzer and BASF sign MoU to develop collaboration on enhancing renewable fuels

Sulzer Chemtech (GTC Technology) and BASF have signed a MoU with the goal of advancing technologies for renewable fuels and chemically recycled plastics that will further expand the partners’ portfolio of sustainable solutions.

California's push to ban gas-powered cars nearly finalized

California's transition to electric-powered vehicles could be accelerated after regulators are expected to approve plans to phase out gas-powered vehicles Thursday.

Technip Energies and Agilyx announced the launch of the TruStyrenyx brand, an all-in-one solution for the chemical recycling of polystyrene

TruStyrenyx combines Agilyx’s pyrolysis process and Technip Energies purification technology, yielding a recycled styrene monomer with exceptional high purity.

Emerson’s next-generation machine visualization solution differentiates OEM systems, improves user operations

Machine builders in any industrial application can now use Emerson’s PACSystems RXi HMI, a next-generation machine visualization solution designed to help set their systems apart for customers.

Birla Carbon selects Aspen Technology to unlock business value by capitalizing on industrial data across enterprise

Aspen Technology announced that Birla Carbon, a leading sustainable manufacturer and supplier of carbon black additives, is scaling its deployment of AspenTech’s software across nine sites globally.

Fujian Eversun selects Lummus' CATOFIN and Novolen Technologies for large-scale units

The process operates at thermodynamically advantaged reactor pressure and temperature to maximize conversion of propane to propylene, while reducing investment and operating costs.