Process Optimization

Lummus Novolen Technology selected for polypropylene plant in China

Lummus Technology, a global provider of process technologies and value-driven energy solutions, announced that Lihuayi Weiyuan Chemical Co., Ltd. selected its Novolen PP technology for a new unit in Shandong Province, China.

IRPC 2022: Tackling the dual challenge through AI enabled advanced control

Alex Kalafatis, Senior Director, Product Management for Aspen Technology delivered a presentation titled, “Tackling the Dual Challenge through AI Enabled Advanced Control and Optimization,” at IRPC 2022 in Houston, Texas.

IRPC 2022: Solution for safe, reliable, process measurements

On day 1 of IRPC in Houston, Texas, Ben Cammack, Chief Operating Officer for Clearguard, delivered a presentation titled, “Keep Plugging Away! The Solution for Safe, Reliable, Process Measurements.”

Woodside joins Aiming for Zero methane emissions initiative

Woodside Energy has signed the Aiming for Zero Methane Emissions Initiative, becoming the first Australasian company to do so. By signing the initiative Woodside is committing to striving to reach near-zero methane emissions from its operated assets by 2030.

W. R. Grace & Co. welcomes new UNIPOL polypropylene technology licensee in Indonesia

This project will empower PT KPI to increase refinery and polyolefin capacity by addressing the gap between strong demand growth of petrochemicals and the shortage in domestic production capacity.

Uzbekistan GTL plant produces synthetic jet fuel by synthesizing natural gas

For the first time in the history of not only Uzbekistan, but the whole world, the Uzbekistan GTL plant has launched the production of synthetic jet fuel that meets international standards.

Koch Technology, Ioniqa Technologies partner to disrupt plastics industry through advanced PET upcycling technology

As part of this collaboration, KTS has committed to invest up to €30 MM in Ioniqa. Ioniqa has developed an innovative process that utilizes low-grade post-consumer PET to infinitely produce a feedstock that displaces virgin raw materials used in the production of polyester products.

Dow and Mura Technology plan advanced recycling facility at Dow's site in Böhlen, Germany

Mura's new Böhlen facility in Germany, which is expected to be operational by 2025, would deliver approximately 120,000 tpy of advanced recycling capacity at full run-rate.

Technip Energies and APChemi announce cooperation agreement to commercialize APChemi's advanced plastic waste to high quality pyrolysis oil technology

APChemi's patented “Pyromax” pyrolysis technology for recycling plastic waste closes the gap in the plastic supply chain by taking dirty and mixed plastic waste.

ISCC and Circularise pilot blockchain technology with 10 companies including Neste

This is the first time that 10 chemical industry players and appliance companies got together to test a blockchain-based digital system as a complement to a sustainability certification process of complex value chains.