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Shin-Etsu Chemical to build new plant for silicone products

Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd. has decided to establish a new company, Shin-Etsu Silicone (Pinghu) Co. Ltd., in Zhejiang Province, China, and construct a new silicone products plant to expand its silicone business.

Germany sets out concept for green industry market to decarbonize petrochemicals, ethylene

BERLIN (Reuters)—Germany's economy ministry presented on Wednesday its concept to create a market for climate-friendly products as Germany aims to become carbon neutral by 2045 and seeks ways to cut emissions in its steel, cement and chemicals industries.

Russia plans to open sea terminal for LPG exports to Asia by end of 2025

Russia will likely open its first liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) terminal on the Pacific Ocean coast with joint investments from China by the end of 2025.

Lummus and Sumitomo Chemical to collaborate on circular and polyolefins technologies

Lummus Technology and Sumitomo Chemical announced two collaboration agreements to license and commercialize LDPE, EVA and rPMMA technologies.

Pakistan-China to sign MoU on oil-to-chemicals complex in June

During Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's visit to Beijing in June, China and Pakistan are expected to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on a crude-to-petrochemical refinery project.

AMETEK Land provides thermal imagers to large ethylene producer

AMETEK Land has provided a large U.S. ethylene producer with 28 thermal imagers to provide continuous, highly precise, temperature measurements for optimum process control in its four cracking furnaces.

HIF Global selects Johnson Matthey’s methanol technology for the largest e-methanol plant in South America

Johnson Matthey has been selected by HIF Global as the methanol licensor for HIF Global’s $4-B Paysandú eFuels project in Uruguay, the largest e-methanol plant in South America.

BASF expands its biomass balance portfolio for selected chemical intermediates

BASF will expand its biomass balance offering to include BMBCertTM 1,4-butanediol (BDO), tetra-hydrofuran (THF), polytetra¬hydrofuran (PolyTHF®) and 3-(di¬methyl¬amino)pro¬pyl¬amine (DMAPA).

INEOS Inovyn launches next-generation recycling pilot plants to strengthen Europe’s PVC recycling

INEOS Inovyn launches two new PVC pilot plants at our Jemeppe-sur-Sambre site in Belgium, to accelerate technologies for recycling PVC which are not mechanically recyclable today.

Singapore middle distillate stocks tumble to nearly three-month low

Singapore's middle distillates stocks slid to a nearly three-month low this week, falling below 11 MMbbl for the first time in a month as gains in jet fuel/kerosene net exports offset declines in diesel/gasoil net exports.