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BASF to expand polyamide and polybutylene terephthalate capacities in India

BASF India Ltd. will increase the production capacity of its Ultramid® polyamide (PA) and Ultradur® polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) compounding plant in Panoli, Gujarat and Thane, Maharashtra, India.

Neste completes major turnaround at Porvoo refinery

The nearly 400-MM euro turnaround of Neste’s Porvoo refinery in Finland has been successfully completed, and crude oil processing and renewable and circular raw materials processing has begun operations.

Azerbaijan's SOCAR to suspend refinery for month-long maintenance from Nov. 2024

Azerbaijan's state-owned oil company SOCAR plans to suspend operations at its only oil refinery for a scheduled one-month maintenance period from November 2024.

Turning turnarounds into a competitive advantage through a digital ecosystem

This article, written by ExxonMobil, details how the company uses a digital reality ecosystem to optimize maintenance and turnarounds.

Ecocortec optimizes VPI film recycling loop

EcoCortec announced that it has closed another plastic recycling loop with the first delivery of plastic waste from its customer Jakob Schober GmbH (Waldorf, Germany) to Beli Manastir, Croatia.

Consortium signs MoU for the development of a green methanol facility in Egypt

AD Ports Group, Transmar and Orascom Construction have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of a green methanol storage and export facility in Egypt.

Sumitomo awarded FEED contract for Mangualde Renewable Methanol project in Portugal

Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) has signed an agreement with Capwatt to provide front-end engineering design (FEED) services for a state-of-the-art syngas production plant, integral to the groundbreaking Mangualde Renewable Methanol project in Portugal.

Goldman Sachs: Global LNG market to grow by 50% by 2029

Growth in oil investment shows signs of peaking in non-OPEC countries, while investment in liquified natural gas (LNG) is expected to increase more than 50% by 2029, according to Goldman Sachs Research.

Next Wave Energy starts up world's first standalone alkylation complex

Next Wave Energy Partners selected Elessent Clean Technologies, Inc. (Elessent) in 2019 to provide STRATCO® alkylation technology at the world’s first stand-alone alkylation complex.

What's next? The future of predictive asset performance management

Asset performance management (APM) consists of two key elements: predictive analytics and maintenance strategies. Setting a strategic path for APM depends on understanding the current state of equipment health, and then being able to plan improvement based on predicting what will be needed to maintain and bring assets to an even more efficient state.