DuPont has announced the successful startup of the STRATCO alkylation units at the Zhongke Refinery and Petrochemical Co. LTC refinery in Zhejiang, China and the Sinopec Shanghai Company (SPC) refinery in Jinshan, Shanghai, China.
Pavilion Energy and bp Singapore have signed an agreement for the supply of approximately 0.8 million tpy of LNG to Singapore for 10 years from 2024.
Crown LNG, a Norwegian group which specialises in developing LNG infrastructure for harsh weather conditions, has initiated development of an LNG terminal offshore Kakinada, India.
Asia is expected to dominate the global new build and expansion regasification capacity additions, contributing about 74% of the total global capacity additions by 2025, according to GlobalData.
Jizzakh Petroleum JV LLC has signed an MOU for the financing of the new greenfield gas chemical complex based on Methanol-to-Olefins (MTO) technology to be built in the Bukhara region of Uzbekistan.
According to Global Data, Asia is expected to register the highest refinery fluid catalytic cracking units (FCCU) capacity additions globally during 2021 to 2025, contributing about 56% of the total capacity additions by 2025.
Axens has announced the launch of SeLene, a newly created family of catalysts dedicated to selective hydrogenation.
Neste, Mitsui Chemicals Inc. and Toyota Tsusho Corp. have announced that they are joining forces to enable Japan’s first industrial-scale production of renewable plastics and chemicals from 100% bio-based hydrocarbons.
Engro Corp. will select Honeywell technology for its integrated propane dehydrogenation complex in Pakistan.