Oct. 28, 2019News & Opinions
Major US contractor McDermott International has been awarded a “large” contract (worth between $50 million and $250 million) for Aramco and Total’s joint-venture Amiral petrochemical complex in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
Aug. 29, 2019News & Opinions
Six major petrochemical producers have formed a consortium to jointly investigate whether they could use renewable electricity instead of fossil fuels in naphtha- or gas-based steam crackers in order to significantly cut carbon emissions.
Aug. 15, 2019News & Opinions
LyondellBasell has announced that Sonatrach Total Entreprise Polymeres (STEP), a joint venture between Algerian energy company Sonatrach and French oil, gas and chemicals group Total, has chosen Spheripol technology for a PP plant to be ...
Jul. 19, 2019News & Opinions
Representatives from 20 international chemical companies, including scientific experts and chief technology officers, attended a collaborative innovation workshop yesterday at BASF in Ludwigshafen at the joint invitation of BASF CEO Martin ...
Jul. 02, 2019News & Opinions
Under pressure to keep its commitment to saving the nuclear accord with Iran known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action” (JCPOA), agreed in 2014, implemented from 2016 and largely gutted by the US withdrawal in 2018, the EU has ...
Jun. 04, 2019News & Opinions
In its first foray into the Middle East, Ineos has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Saudi Aramco and French energy and chemicals group Total to build three new plants in Saudi Arabia’s Jubail 2 complex.
Feb. 25, 2019News & Opinions
Germany-based Ineos Styrolution has completed its acquisition of Total’s Chinese wholly owned polystyrene business, including two production sites in Ningbo and Foshan and two related offices in Guangzhou and Shanghai belonging to ...
Dec. 05, 2018News & Opinions
Hanwha Total Petrochemical, a 50:50 joint venture between French energy and petrochemicals company Total and South Korea’s Hanwha Group, plans to spend nearly $500 million to expand its complex in Daesan, South Korea.
Dec. 03, 2018News & Opinions
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Total have struck a deal granting the French oil and gas giant a 40% stake in the Ruwais Diyab Unconventional Gas Concession. Under the terms of the agreement, Total will explore, appraise and ...
Nov. 06, 2018News & Opinions
Jointly with the governments of France, Germany and the UK, the European Union has issued a statement "deeply regretting" the re-imposition of all US sanctions on Iran by President Donald Trump on Nov. 4.
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