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.
Lummus Technology has announced that its Green Circle business and Synthos have started collaborating to commercialise Synthos' biobutadiene technology.
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.
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.
A new polypropylene line has been commissioned at the Daesan integrated refining and petrochemical complex in South Korea, adding a further 60% to its production capacity.
Lummus Novolen Technology has been awarded a polypropylene contract in Nigeria for BUA’s grassroots refinery and petrochemicals project.
Aramco and SABIC have announced plans to realign marketing and sales, commercial, and supply chain activities.
Anchorage Investments Ltd. will use Honeywell UOP’s Oleflex technology to produce 750 000 tpy of polymer-grade propylene for its new Anchor Benitoite petrochemicals complex in Suez, Egypt.
Lummus Technology has been awarded a master licensor contract by PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim for its ethylbenzene, styrene monomer, ethylene dimerisation and olefins conversion technologies.