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US petrochemical JV gains approval

Total, Borealis and Nova Chemicals have finalised a joint-venture in petrochemicals in the USA, after passing all required regulations. The company, named Bayport Polymers (Bay-Pol) is...

ADNOC commits $45bn to downstream investments

A new downstream strategy has been unveiled by The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) that will see the company invest upwards of AED...

Qatar Petroleum seeks partner for world scale complex

Qatar Petroleum (QP) has invited a group of international companies, with experience in the petrochemicals industry, to submit proposals for partnering with it in...

Trio of projects by Total could add three million tonnes of...

Petrochemical giant Total has signed an agreement with Sonatrach to launch engineering studies for a petrochemical project in Arzew, western Algeria. It is one...

NPE 2018 – Sabic expands key markets in the Americas

Chemicals manufacturer Sabic plans to sharpen its focus on key markets including thin wall packaging, caps and closures and personal hygiene, as part of...

Petrochemical giants agree to build Saudi complex

Saudi Aramco and Total have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a petrochemical complex in Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The complex will be integrated downstream of...

Borealis takes a Stern approach after Garrett steps down

Borealis' chief executive Mark Garrett has decided to leave the company to pursue a new career path after more than a decade at the...

JV trio to buy bankrupt M&G’s Texas PET complex

A trio of companies have come together to form a joint venture to buy bankrupt M&G Chemicals’ incomplete PET complex in Texas, US, for...

ExxonMobil ponders Gulf Coast polypropylene expansion

Petrochemicals giant ExxonMobil is to make a final investment decision later this year on a potential polypropylene production expansion along the US Gulf Coast....

Departure imminent for DowDuPont’s Liveris

DowDuPont’s executive chairman Andrew Liveris will step down on 1 April, 2018, with Jeff Fettig, a legacy Dow Chemical board member succeeding him in...

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