Lummus Technology announces partnership with Texplore to license HDPE technology

Lummus Technology and Texplore Co., Ltd. announced a commercial cooperation agreement to license and market EXCENE, Texplore's high-density polyethylene technology.

Oerlikon orders fall as soft China demand hits polymers

Swiss industrial group OC Oerlikon said its orders fell nearly 14% in the first quarter, as weak filament demand in China led to postponements at its polymer business.

From crude oil to light olefins: Development and industrial application of the next-generation catalyst for catalytic pyrolysis process

Sha, Y., Wang, P., Zhou, X., Zhu, G., Lu, W., Ouyang, Y., Song, H., Lin, W., Luo, Y., SINOPEC Research Institute of Petroleum Processing

Light olefins, particularly ethylene and propylene, are the most crucial building blocks for the petrochemical industry.

Sinopec's SBC project with 170,000 TPY production capacity goes into operation

Hainan Baling Chemical New Material Co., Ltd. has launched production of its styrene-butadiene copolymer project in Hainan, China, which will reach an annual production capacity of 170,000 tons.

Lummus' Novolen technology expands portfolio for enhancing recycled polymers

Lummus Technology announced the addition of Novolen Enhance performance polypropylene polymers, a family of products that enhance the properties of recycled polymers.

Synthomer shares tank after profit slump in 2022, warns of subdued demand

Shares of Synthomer Plc plunged about 14% after the British polymer maker reported a slump in 2022 core profit and said demand remained subdued thus far into the year.

LyondellBasell exploring options for EO and derivatives unit

LyondellBasell said it was exploring strategic options for its U.S. Gulf Coast-based ethylene oxide & derivatives business.

Emerson wins contract to automate $8.5-B Golden Triangle Polymers facility

Emerson will provide automation technologies, software and analytics from its Plantweb™ digital ecosystem for the Golden Triangle Polymers Project, a world-scale integrated polymers facility on the Texas Gulf Coast.

S-Oil holds groundbreaking for $7-B Shaheen crude-to-chemicals complex

S-OIL held a groundbreaking ceremony for the capital-intensive Shaheen crude-to-chemicals complex in Ulsan, South Korea.

SABIC setting its sights on the electrification of ethylene production

SABIC has signed an agreement with Coolbrook to assess Coolbrook’s Roto Dynamic Reactor (RDR) technology in support of decarbonizing ethylene production.