Keyword: Petrochemical


Lummus Launches Net-Zero Ethane Cracker

26.07.2022 -

Lummus Technology has launched what it terms “a major enhancement” to its technology that allows ethane-based steam crackers to achieve zero CO2 emissions.


ExxonMobil Baytown Cracker Ready to Start

08.02.2018 - ExxonMobil’s new 1.5 million t/y ethane cracker at Baytown, Texas, USA, is mechanically complete, and start-up is now expected during the second quarter of this year, the US...

Markets & Companies

2017 Through the Rear-view Mirror

09.01.2018 - Mergers and acquisitions, new petrochemical projects, the dismantling of US environmental regulations and a tussle over the hazards of pesticides in Europe, along with a protracted...


Advanced Petrochemical to Build Specialties Plant

22.11.2017 - Saudi Arabian propylene and PP producer Advanced Petrochemical has signed a Heads of Agreement with Global Company for Downstream Industries (GDI) to develop a project to produce...


LyondellBasell Plans new US Gulf Project

26.10.2017 - Netherlands-headquartered, US-managed LyondellBasell is planning to build a new chemicals and plastics complex on the Gulf Coast, CEO Bob Patel has told the Texas newspaper Houston...


US Gulf Production Starts to Recover Post Harvey

21.09.2017 - Petrochemical plants on the US Gulf Coast are starting to resume operations after Hurricane Harvey left behind a trail of destruction. Refineries and chemical plants had been shut...


Taiwan Chemical Firms to Expand at Daesan

18.09.2017 - Acting on a government request for more domestic investment and job creation, Taiwan’s chemical industry has reportedly pledged to expand large-scale domestic investment projects...


Honeywell Optimizes Kuwait Paraxylene

06.09.2017 - Kuwait Paraxylene Production Co. (KPPC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kuwait Aromatics, will use Honeywell’s services to improve and optimize production at its Shuaiba...