Dec. 22, 2015News & Opinions
Russian oil company Rosneft and China Petrochemical Corp (Sinopec) have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on gas and petrochemical projects in East Siberia.
Oct. 13, 2015News & Opinions
BASF and Sinopec have inaugurated their world-scale isononanol (INA) plant in Maoming Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone at Maoming, China. The new 180,000 t/y facility – the first-ever in China – will be run by BASF MPCC ...
Sep. 08, 2015News & Opinions
Chinese energy and petrochemicals giant Sinopec plans to take a stake in Russian petrochemical giant Sibur, it has been revealed. The stock handover is planned to be completed by Dec. 1 2015 after the necessary regulatory approvals.
Aug. 06, 2015News & Opinions
DSM has completed the merger of its caprolactam, acrylonitrile and composite resins businesses into a new joint venture with private equity group CVC Capital Partners. The new company known as Chemical Invest is comprised of the Dutch ...
Jul. 22, 2015News & Opinions
Executives of BASF, the world’s largest chemical producer, and industrial gases and engineering giant Linde met energy officials in Tehran this week to discuss investment and transfer of technology, Abbas She’ri Moqaddam, ...
Jul. 20, 2015News & Opinions
Ineos is close to reaching a settlement of its intellectual property complaint against Chinese state-owned chemical giant Sinopec, Jim Ratcliffe, chairman of the petrochemicals giant has told journalists.
Jun. 29, 2015News & Opinions
Air Liquide has started production at its $392 million hydrogen site in Yanbu Industrial City, Saudi Arabia.
Mar. 25, 2015News & Opinions
SABIC announced a number of investments in its core product portfolio as well as its high performance offerings. Over the next five years, SABIC's innovative plastics business will add a total of 338 kt/y of capacity across its entire ...
Jan. 19, 2015Topics
As the UK government's push to repeat the US shale gas boom on its own soil moved up a notch in late 2014 with the sale of exploration licenses, Ineos revealed plans to expand upstream into onshore and offshore oil and gas.
Sep. 24, 2014News & Opinions
French chemical producer Arkema has offered to acquire German adhesives manufacturer Bostik from its former parent company, oil and petrochemicals major Total.
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