Keyword: Energy


Covestro Puts MDI Expansion on Hold Again

09.11.2022 -

Covestro is again putting on hold its previously announced plans to build a new 500,000 t/y plant for polyurethane precursor MDI.


Vopak Singapore Mulls Ammonia Storage Expansion

26.10.2022 -

Vopak Singapore is considering expanding its ammonia infrastructure in response to growing demand for sustainable energy. The expansion at its Banyan terminal would...


Solvay Opens Microbiology Lab for Energy in UK

06.10.2022 -

Solvay has opened a new advanced microlab for the energy sector at Oldbury in the UK.


Eurotecnica Wins More Melamine Contracts

07.09.2022 -

Eurotecnica, the technology arm of energy firm and major methanol producer Proman, has announced the award of two large contracts for implementing high-pressure melamine...


Petrobras Closes Deten Sale to CEPSA

12.07.2022 -

Brazilian oil group Petrobras has finalized the sale of its entire 27.88% stake in linear alkyl benzene (LAB) producer Deten Quimica to Spanish energy and petrochemicals...


US Gas out of Favor With Germans

02.08.2017 - Following up on comments by BASF chief Kurt Bock last week, questioning the motivation for extended US sanctions against Russia and the participation of Western companies in...


Tighter US Sanctions on Russia Could Hurt Europe

31.07.2017 - The proposed US tightening of economic sanctions against Russia is making waves not only at home but also in Europe. A bill passed by the House of Representatives last week, which...


Repsol and Gazprom Agree Russian JV

06.07.2017 - Spanish energy and petrochemicals group Repsol has agreed to establish a joint venture with Russian oil company Gazprom Neft, a subsidiary of energy giant Gazprom, despite Western...