INEOS Oligomer Confirms LAO Unit Construction

The capacity of the LAO unit will reach 420 thousand metric tons annually (ktpa), which is 20% greater as compared to the initial statement. The new unit will prove as a further measure in the development strategies for LAO business. Additionally, it will complement the units that are old in Canada, Alberta, Belgium, Feluy, and Joffre. INEOS Oligomers Company Manager, Joe Walton said, “We continue to consider our marketplace and technology focus, combined with our access to USGC ethylene economics, make this an extremely attractive opportunity. Therefore, our supreme decision…

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Bayer plans commercial production of CO2-based polyols

Following a two-year evaluation period, Bayer MaterialScience is planning to commercialize using carbon dioxide as a raw precursor for polyurethane foam production. Bayer said its goal will be to initially make bigger amounts with this precursor accessible to “particular central processing units” from 2015. Additional details of investment in a building schedule or the job isn’t yet accessible, a Bayer spokesman told Urethanes Technology International. Using CO2 replaces some of the fossil fuel raw materials, including oil, that would be used alone, Bayer said. The new procedure to supply economical…

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MA’ADEN AWARDS EPC CONTRACT AT NEW PHOSPHATE COMPLEX

Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden) has given an EPC contract for the initial significant undertaking in the advancement of its planet scale Wa’ad Al Shammal phosphate complicated. The job comprises running and exploration crops at Wa’ad Al Shammal Mineral Industrial City, along with ammonium hydroxide and orthophosphate and compound fertilizer services. The investment price of the whole phosphate complex is estimated at 26bn, that about SR21 million may be invested for the Improvement of Shammal in the King Project. Ma’aden generation wills double and enhance its accessibility to key worldwide…

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