Keyword: ethylene


Borealis Invests €4.5 Million in Porvoo Steam Cracker

09.04.2024 -

Borealis plans to invest €4.5 million in the cracker furnaces of its olefins unit in Porvoo, Finland. This project, Borealis said, is to ensure that the Porvoo steam...


Navigator Expands US Ethylene Terminal

13.03.2023 -

Gas shipping company Navigator Holdings is expanding the capacity of its ethylene export terminal near Houston, Texas, USA, that it operates as a 50:50 joint venture with...


AkzoNobel Develops Novel Amines Technology

06.10.2017 - In what it regards as a “potential game-changer for the industry”, AkzoNobel’s Specialty Chemicals business has developed a novel technology for producing ethylene amines and...


Ineos to Build new European VAM Plant

12.09.2017 - Leveraging its expanded position in ethylene, Ineos Oxide has announced it will build a new plant for vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) at one of its European production sites. The...


Hurricane Harvey Hits US Petchems Hard

29.08.2017 - Along the US Gulf Coast, oil and petrochemical producers in Texas were struggling to mop up and assess possible damage to their facilities on Aug. 29 after high winds and...


EU Confirms Raid on Ethylene Buyers

28.07.2017 - The European Commission (EC) has confirmed reports that its officials carried out unannounced inspections on the premises of companies active in ethylene purchasing in mid-May. The...


Total Revamps Antwerp Cracker to use Ethane

11.07.2017 - As part of the first phase of a project to upgrade its refining and chemicals platform in Antwerp, Belgium, French energy and petrochemicals group Total has started up a new...


CB&I Wins US, Kazakhstan Projects

26.06.2017 - CB&I has won a contract worth around $40 million to expand ethylene capacity at DuPont’s Sabine River Works in Orange, Texas, USA. The US contractor will provide engineering...