Petrochemicals - Specialty Chemicals

NSF Awards $4.8M For Catalysis Research

The National Science Foundation is awarding up to $4.8 million through its catalysis program to advance research in catalytic engineering science and promote fundamental understanding and the development of catalytic materials and reactions that are of benefit to society

Aug 17, 2016

KBR Awarded Texas Construction Contract From Chemours

KBR Inc. recently announced it has been awarded a construction contract by chemical company The Chemours Co. for the construction of its new “Opteon” YF facility in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Aug 15, 2016

INEOS Oligomers To Build New LAO Unit In Chocolate Bayou, TX

INEOS Oligomers has made a final investment decision (FID) to build a new world-scale linear alpha olefin (LAO) unit at the INEOS site at Chocolate Bayou, Texas.

May 20, 2016

Praxair To Invest $100 Million In Louisiana Facility Expansion

Praxair will add a new, 13-million-standard-cubic–feet-per-day carbon monoxide purification train at the existing site. 

Apr 28, 2016

Valtris Specialty Chemicals Acquires Akcros Chemicals

Valtris Specialty Chemicals has acquired Akcros Holdings Ltd., a provider of specialty chemicals used as additives in the production and processing of polymers, paint and coatings.

Apr 21, 2016

INVISTA Starts Up HMD Plant In China

INVISTA recently announced that it successfully started up its new 215,000-ton hexamethylene diamine (HMD) plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in China.

Apr 20, 2016