Process Optimization

Dow and Mura Technology plan advanced recycling facility at Dow's site in Böhlen, Germany

Mura's new Böhlen facility in Germany, which is expected to be operational by 2025, would deliver approximately 120,000 tpy of advanced recycling capacity at full run-rate.

Technip Energies and APChemi announce cooperation agreement to commercialize APChemi's advanced plastic waste to high quality pyrolysis oil technology

APChemi's patented “Pyromax” pyrolysis technology for recycling plastic waste closes the gap in the plastic supply chain by taking dirty and mixed plastic waste.

ISCC and Circularise pilot blockchain technology with 10 companies including Neste

This is the first time that 10 chemical industry players and appliance companies got together to test a blockchain-based digital system as a complement to a sustainability certification process of complex value chains.

Global Amines new fatty amines production plant now on stream

The new plant will supply fatty amines to customers in Southeast Asia and globally, extending the support offered by Global Amines’ existing production facilities in China, Europe, and the Americas.

Clariant signs definitive agreement to sell Quats business

Clariant, a focused, sustainable, and innovative specialty chemical company, announced that it has reached a definitive agreement for the divestment of its Quats business to Global Amines Company Pte. Ltd.

Encina to deliver first-ever high purity aromatics made entirely from end-of-life plastics

Encina Development Group, LLC announced the first-ever production of high purity aromatics made entirely from end-of-life mixed plastics. Encina has delivered its high purity monomer chemicals to customers and confirms that ongoing production will continue.

Online Exclusive: Strategies for dealing with rising construction costs

Thorough risk assessment and evaluation of alternatives are keys to success as capital projects continue to experience delays and the potential for cost overruns.

ADNOC sends first low-carbon ammonia shipment from the UAE to Germany

ADNOC announced that its first shipment of low-carbon ammonia has left the United Arab Emirates bound for Hamburg, Germany. This is the first ever cargo of low-carbon ammonia to be shipped to Germany.

History of the HPI: The 2000s: Net-zero, environmental regulations, capacity acceleration and digital transformation

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

This final installment of the History of the HPI series details major events in the refining and petrochemicals industry over the past 20 yr, including stricter regulations/initiatives to curb carbon emissions, a safer and more environmentally friendly way to produce and handle chemicals, significant capital investments to boost production capacity and digital transformation.

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.