Dow and Al-Hejailan Group sign MoU to build joint venture MDEA plant

Dow and the Al-Hejailan Group signed an MoU to form a joint venture to design, build and operate a methyl diethanolamine plant in the PlasChem Park in Saudi Arabia.

Avfuel, Neste collaborate to help business aviation reach net-zero goals faster

Given Neste’s expertise in renewable fuels and its fast-growing production capacity of SAF, Avfuel chose Neste as its strategic partner in January 2021 to develop an efficient and continuous supply of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel throughout North America and overseas.

The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 7/22

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

Nigeria petrol subsidy seen nearly 70% higher at $16.2 B next year

Nigeria could spend up to 6.72 T naira ($16.2 B) next year if it keeps a fuel subsidy in place, a nearly 70% jump from this year's budget.

BASF confirms final phase of MDI expansion at Geismar Verbund site

BASF is moving forward with the final phase of the expansion project for the methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) plant at its Verbund site in Geismar, Louisiana.

INNIO Waukesha and Detechtion Technologies announce technology collaboration

INNIO Waukesha Gas Engines Inc, and Detechtion Technologies Inc. announced a technology collaboration that will expand asset connectivity, drive a customer-centric digital ecosystem and empower our customers' transition to decarbonization.

Petrobras set to cut gasoline prices Wednesday

Brazil's Petrobras will reduce gasoline prices at its refineries by about 5% on Wednesday, the state-run oil company said in a statement, its first price cut since late 2021, making analysts review projections for the country's inflation.

Corpus Christi polymers plant in Texas resumes construction

Indorama Ventures announced that construction of an integrated PTA-PET plant in Corpus Christi, Texas, will resume in August this year.

Gazprom tells Europe gas halt beyond its control

Gazprom has told customers in Europe it cannot guarantee gas supplies because of 'extraordinary' circumstances.

Safety culture in the workplace: How generational differences present challenges, opportunities

Culture is an incredibly important consideration when looking to establish a safe and productive workplace, because employers must be able to determine exactly what will make workers choose to act safely and productively.