Project Management

Carbon recycler LanzaTech strikes financing deal with Brookfield

Carbon recycler LanzaTech NZ Inc has struck a deal with Brookfield Renewable Corp for a $500 MM commitment by the investment firm to finance upcoming projects using LanzaTech's technology.

New awards for an overall value of approximately €200 MM in Maire Tecnimont’s technology-driven business

Maire Tecnimont announced that its main subsidiaries Tecnimont, KT-Kinetics Technology and Stamicarbon have been granted new awards for a total amount of approximately €200 MM for licensing as well as EPC activities.

AFPM, API joint statement on White House, DOE meeting with U.S. refiners

The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) and American Petroleum Institute released the following statement after a meeting with leaders of the top U.S. refining companies.

Technip Energies announces award for contract FEED for INEOS’ project

Technip Energies has been awarded a large contract for the proprietary equipment supply for INEOS Olefins Belgium NV’s 1,450,000 tpy ethane cracker in Antwerp, Belgium.

China may extend refined fuel export quota into next year

China may tweak a proposed sharp increase in refined fuel export quotas for this year by extending the plan into next year, as it weighs the benefits to the economy of higher exports against low domestic stocks and operational challenges.

W. R. Grace & Co. welcomes new UNIPOL polypropylene technology licensee in Indonesia

This project will empower PT KPI to increase refinery and polyolefin capacity by addressing the gap between strong demand growth of petrochemicals and the shortage in domestic production capacity.

Koch Technology, Ioniqa Technologies partner to disrupt plastics industry through advanced PET upcycling technology

As part of this collaboration, KTS has committed to invest up to €30 MM in Ioniqa. Ioniqa has developed an innovative process that utilizes low-grade post-consumer PET to infinitely produce a feedstock that displaces virgin raw materials used in the production of polyester products.

Nalco Water to deliver water treatment works for Shell Jurong Island

Nalco Water, Ecolab’s water and process management business, will design, build, operate, own and maintain a new water treatment plant at Shell Jurong Island, a chemicals manufacturing site. The plant is scheduled to commence operations in July 2023 and is expected to contribute to Shell’s water conservation ambition.

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.

Spain's Repsol sells 25% of oil and gas unit to EIG for $4.8 B

Repsol is selling a 25% stake in its oil and gas exploration division to U.S. fund EIG for $4.8 B, building up a warchest for renewables projects as the energy industry moves to a lower-carbon future.