Offshore Communications
AccountGuest Edition My Account My Che.com Log In

Archives :: Business & Economics :: Latest News

Displaying 561 - 580 of 2920 stories.
May 31, 2013
Myriant Corp.(Quincy, Mass.; www.myriant.com) announced the successful scaling and commercial production of bio-succinic acid at ThyssenKrupp Uhde's (Dortmund, Germany; www.uhde.eu) biotech commercial validation facility in Leuna, Germany. The production process meets targets for commercial yield and product quality. Myriant and ThyssenKrupp Uhde signed an exclusive alliance agreement in 2009 to...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Myriant-produces-bio-succinic-acid-at-commercial-scale_10600.html
May 31, 2013
Linde North America (Murray Hill, NJ; www.lindeus.com) will invest more than $200 million to build a large, state-of-the art air separation unit (ASU), a new gasification train and supporting equipment and facilities in La Porte, Texas. The plants are scheduled to come on-stream in the first quarter of 2015. The ASU will be the largest operated by Linde in the U.S...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Linde-NA-announces-plans-for-ASU-and-gasification-train-in-Texas_10601.html
May 29, 2013
BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) and Sinopec (www.sinopec.com) are considering the extension of their Nanjing joint venture (JV) BASF-YPC Company Ltd. with the expansion of existing ethylene oxide (EO) production, and a new plant for neopentylglycol (NPG). BASF-YPC will further expand its acrylic acid value chain with additional acrylic acid and butyl acrylate plants. Production is expected to...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/BASF-and-Sinopec-consider-further-expansion-of-Nanjing-JV_10596.html
May 29, 2013
Eastman Chemical Co. (Kingsport, Tenn.; www.eastman.com) chairman and CEO Jim Rogers and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced a major economic development project referred to as Project Inspire. As part of this project, over the next seven years, Eastman will invest $1.6 billion in its Kingsport site and add 300 new jobs in Tennessee...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Eastman-to-invest-$1-6-billion-in-Kingsport-site_10597.html
May 29, 2013
Toyo-Setal Empreendimentos Ltda. (TSE), a Brazilian joint venture capitalized by Toyo Engineering Corp. (Toyo; Chiba, Japan; www.toyo-eng.co.jp), has been awarded a contract from Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) for the construction of hydrogen production facilities (250,000 Nm3/h) to be installed in the Complexo Petroquímico do Rio de Janeiro...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Toyos-Brazil-affiliate-awarded-contract-for-hydrogen-production-facilities_10598.html
May 29, 2013
Today, Nucelis Inc. (San Diego, Calif.; www.nucelis.com) officially commissioned its first, state-of-the-art fermentation facility. The new pilot plant was custom-designed and fabricated to enable Nucelis to run virtually any fermentation process. “This facility will allow us and our partners to very efficiently and accurately test our production processes, and gives us the unique ability to take our...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Nucelis-inaugurates-pilot-plant_10599.html
May 28, 2013
The Linde Group (Munich, Germany; www.linde.com) has formed a joint venture with chemical company JSC KuibyshevAzot to build and operate a large ammonia plant at the Togliatti site in Russia’s Samara region. Both partners signed an agreement to this effect on 27 May...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Linde-to-build-large-ammonia-plant-in-Russia_10591.html
May 28, 2013
INEOS Barex AG (Rolle, Switzerland; www.ineosbarros.com) has signed a binding agreement to acquire the polyacrylonitriles business from Mitsui Chemicals Inc.  The agreement brings together complementary capabilities and synergies of both businesses and secures the long term supply of PAN resin and Zexlon film to Mitsui customers across Asia.  The value of the transaction was not...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Ineos-Barex-AG-to-acquire-Mitsuis-polyacrylonitriles-business_10593.html
May 28, 2013
Technip (Paris, France; www.technip.com) has been awarded a significant contract comprising technology, engineering services and supply of core equipment for Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Co. — Takreer's new coke-calcination unit. This new unit is part of the carbon black & delayed coker project...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Technip-awarded-contract-for-a-calcination-unit-for-a-coker-project-in-Abu-Dhabi_10594.html
May 28, 2013
In April, the Global Chemical Production Regional Index (Global CPRI) rose 0.2%, a level about even with the average gain in the first quarter of 2013, according to data discussed in the latest Weekly Chemistry and Economic Report from the...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Global-CPRI-ahead-for-April-gains-centered-in-emerging-ACC-says_10595.html
May 24, 2013
Air Liquide (Paris, France; www.airliquide.com) has signed a long-term contract with Fujian Shenyuan New Materials Co. (Fujian Shenyuan) to supply industrial gases for its caprolactam production project located in Lianjiang Kemen Economic & Development Zone, Fujian Province, South-East of China. Under the terms of the contract, Air Liquide will invest in an industrial gases complex of eight units...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Air-Liquide-awarded-a-major-coal-gasification-contract-in-China_10590.html
May 23, 2013
WorleyParsons Ltd. (North Sydney, Australia; www.worleyparsons.com) has signed a contract for the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) with Celanese Corp. (Dallas, Tex.; www.celanese.com) for the development of the Celanese Methanol project in Clear Lake, Texas. The estimated revenue to...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/WorleyParsons-awarded-EPCM-contract-for-a-methanol-plant-in-Texas_10568.html
May 22, 2013
Ineos Nitriles (www.ineos.com) and Tianjin Bohai Chemical Industry Group Corp. (www.bcig.cn) have today signed a non-binding Heads of Terms, setting out their intention to establish a 50/50 joint venture (JV), to build and operate a world scale acrylonitrile plant to be located in Tianjin, China. It is expected that the plant, which will be designed using the latest Ineos process and catalyst technology...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Ineos-Nitriles-and-Tianjin-Bohai-Chemical-Industry-Group-to-create-a-JV_10549.html
May 22, 2013
Outotec Oyj (Espoo, Finland; www.outotec.com) has agreed with Russian Copper Co. on the design and delivery of a new copper concentrator for the first stage of the Tominsky project in the Chelyabinsk region in Russia. The total value of the contracts exceed €50...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Outotec-to-design-and-deliver-concentrator-to-Russian-Coppers-Tominsky-project_10550.html
May 21, 2013
Tempered expansion of the U.S. economy continues, according to the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC; Washington, D.C.; www.americanchemistry.com) monthly Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) released today. The economic indicator, shown to lead U.S. business cycles by an average of eight months at cycle peaks, increased 0.1% over April on a three-month-moving-average (3MMA) basis. This is the...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Chemical-Activity-Barometer-shows-modest-growth-in-U-S-economy_10546.html
May 21, 2013
Black & Veatch (Overland Park, Kan.; www.bv.com) has completed and successfully commissioned the boil-off gas reliquefaction project at the site of Sempra Energy’s Cameron LNG’s receipt terminal in Hackberry, La. The project uses Black & Veatch’s Prico technology to liquefy LNG storage tank boil-off gas. Black & Veatch provided services...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Black-and-Veatch-completes-Cameron-LNG-boil-off-gas-reliquefaction-facility_10547.html
May 20, 2013
Sulzer Chemtech Ltd. (Winterthur, Switzerland; www.sulzer.com) has opened an office in Brazil to better service its customers in the Brazilian market in the field of products and services for separation, reaction and mixing technology. The new office in Vinhedo near Campinas (Sao Paulo) offers both technical and commercial functions, bringing the advanced solutions in the fields of process and separation...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Sulzer-Chemtech-opens-sales-and-engineering-office-in-Brazil_10544.html
May 20, 2013
It is with profound sadness that we inform you of the passing earlier today of Dr. Haldor Frederik Axel Topsøe, founder of Haldor Topsøe A/S (Lyngby, Denmark; www.topsoe.com). Haldor Topsøe was born on May 24th, 1913 and passed away on May 20th, 2013, shortly before his 100th birthday, after a brief period of illness. The birthday reception scheduled for tomorrow, May 21st, 2013 at the...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Obituary-Haldor-Topsøe-has-passed-away_10545.html
May 17, 2013
Lewa-Nikkiso America, Inc. (Holliston, Mass.; www.nikkiso.com) has recently acquired Integrated Process Technologies, Inc. (IPT), a Massachusetts-based company specializing in the engineering, design, and manufacture of high-purity process systems. IPT has a proven track record of delivering design-build projects for the pharmacutical and biotechnology markets with...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Lewa-Nikkiso-expands-its-presence-in-life-sciences_10541.html
May 17, 2013
Axens (Rueil-Malmaison, France; www.axens.net) has entered into a technology alliance with HTI, a subsidiary of Headwaters Inc (South Jordan, Utah; www.headwaters.com). The purpose of the alliance is to promote the combined use of Axens' and HTI's technologies to produce clean liquid fuels from residual (“bottom-of-the-barrel”) heavy oil. The alliance enables the companies to offer HTI’s...
http://www.che.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Axens-and-HTI-to-jointly-promote-ebullated-bed-technology-for-upgrading-heavy-oil_10542.html
Pages: « Previous  20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 [29] 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 Next »

Get more from Che.com
Get email updates in your inbox

 

Subscribe to:
Chemical Engineering Magazine

Chemical Engineering Magazine and Archives

Plant Cost Index

Join us on... Twitter LinkedIn

LinkedIn Groups

Our LinkedIn group is now over 21,000 members strong!

  1. Join other CPI professionals from all over the globe and share best practices, expertise, concerns and more.
  2. Provide feedback to Chemical Engineering Editors


Current members represent Worley Parsons, DuPont, SABIC, Fluor, Air Products, LyondellBasell, Nalco, Dow Chemical, Dow Corning, BASF, Jacobs Engineering, ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron and more.

Join Now



We also offer the following subgroup for more targeted discussions:

Tools
Search the Buyers' Guide

Plant Cost Index

Facts at Your Fingertips (archive)

Ask the Experts

Back Issues
X
To access this area, please log in or create an account.
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?
Request it now.
Processing...