Oct. 07, 2019News & Opinions
As Brexit nears, concern is rising in the UK over Ineos’ proposal to close its 280,000 t/y acrylonitrile plant at Seal Sands on Teesside in northeast England. The Swiss-headquartered, formerly British, chemical group said it plans to ...
Sep. 23, 2019News & Opinions
A consortium of organizations in the Flemish region of Belgium recently submitted an objection to Ineos’ plans to build a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant and an ethane cracker in the port of Antwerp. To date, three objections to ...
Sep. 13, 2019News & Opinions
Ashland Global Holdings has completed the previously announced sale of its composites business (amended to exclude the maleic business) and its butanediol (BDO) manufacturing facility in Marl, Germany, to Ineos for just over at $1 billion.
Sep. 03, 2019News & Opinions
With negative decisions by local councils, increasingly vocal anti-fracking sentiment and earthquakes besetting the British shale exploration sector, it was only a question of time until a frustrated Ineos began eyeing an investment in the ...
Aug. 23, 2019News & Opinions
Ineos has awarded Bilfinger UK a multi-million-pound contract to maintain its two Scotttish sites, the chemical and refinery complex at Grangemouth and the Forties pipeline at Kinneil.
Aug. 13, 2019News & Opinions
Olefins and polyolefins giant Ineos is switching auditors after a breakdown in communication between long-term partner PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), which has audited the chemical group since its 1998 creation, and Ineos chairman and ...
Aug. 09, 2019News & Opinions
Ineos has awarded the front end engineering and design (FEED) contract for its new vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) plant to US-headquartered contractor Fluor. The value of the contract was not disclosed.
Jul. 16, 2019News & Opinions
Ineos Phenol has confirmed its previously announced plans to build a world-scale cumene plant at its site in Marl, Germany. Based on Badger technology, the facility will have a capacity of 750,000 t/y and be completed in 2021.
Jul. 15, 2019News & Opinions
Scotland’s devolved government has come under fire from environmentalist NGOs for its decision to extend Ineos Shale’s onshore exploration license for the Scottish central belt giant for a further year.
Jul. 11, 2019News & Opinions
Ashland Global Holdings has amended the agreement for the sale of its composites business and German butanediol (BDO) plant to Ineos Enterprises. The US specialty chemicals company has removed the maleic business from the sale; the price ...
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