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MOL inaugurated its €1.3-B, 200,000-tpy polyol complex in Tiszaújváros, Hungary

MOL inaugurated its €1.3-B, 200,000-tpy polyol complex in Tiszaújváros, Hungary.

Ethylene downcycle puts nearly 25% of capacity at risk of closure

A series of unprecedented challenges to the global ethylene industry means that as much as 24% of global capacity is now under some threat of permanent closure according to new research by Wood Mackenzie.

GCC industry leaders solidify commitment toward plastic circularity

Arabian Gulf industry leaders reaffirmed their commitment to adopting a collaborative approach to develop plastic circularity, invest in Design for Recycling (DfR) and address plastic waste at the 13th annual Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) Plastics Conference.

Iran announces 15 petrochemical projects to expand domestic production to nearly 80 MMtpy

Morteza Shahmirzaei, head of the National Petrochemical Co. (NPC), in Iran, announced plans to launch 15 petrochemical projects that will increase the country's domestic production to nearly 80 MMtpy. 

NOVA Chemicals launches Canadian Center of Excellence for Plastics Circularity

NOVA Chemicals Corporation announced the launch of its Center of Excellence for Plastics Circularity, a hub for knowledge exchange and technology development for the circular economy of plastics.

Nextchem, Johnson Matthey partner in waste-to-methanol technology

NEXTCHEM’s MyRechemical will provide its proprietary Circular Methanol™ to its partner in Waste-to-Methanol technology -Johnson Matthey for the joint commercialization of the Circular Methanol™ technology package.

BASF and IPP jointly market the sale/relocation of three plants from Verbund site in Germany

BASF and International Process Plants will jointly market the sale and relocation of three plants-ammonia, methanol and melamine-from BASF’s Verbund site in Ludwigshafen, Germany.

Clariant introduces new solutions to reduce the environmental impact of plastics

Clariant is launching AddWorks PPA, a perfluoralkyl substances-free polymer processing aid product line, and AddWorks PKG 158, a highly efficient antioxidant solution with outstanding color protection, especially designed for polyolefins containing recycled material

Haldia Petrochemicals awards ethylene plant digitalization contract to Lummus

Lummus Technology has been awarded a contract by Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd. for digitalization services at HPL's ethylene plant in West Bengal, India.

INEOS completes purchase of LyondellBasell's EO&D facility in Bayport, Texas (U.S.)

INEOS Oxide and LyondellBasell completed the sale of LyondellBasell’s ethylene oxide and derivatives (EO&D) business and associated production facilities located in Bayport, Texas to INEOS.