INEOS joins US in next shale-driven wave of projects
...INEOS’s new expansion projects in Europe will rely on feedstock imported from the US, with the ...
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A few years ago petrochemical major INEOS embarked on a major strategy to breathe new life into its European operations. Its vision to bring US shale gas economics to Europe, to tap into the vast supplies of gas proved more than just a pipe dream.
Muntajat acts as a single source of polymers, fertilizers and chemicals produced in Qatar. In just a few years, it has established itself as a major supplier to global markets and is now focusing on excellence in customer service and the quality of its operations.
BioAmber has successfully started up its first commercial-scale plant for bio-succinic acid, bringing a reliable source of the versatile bio-based material to the market.
Chemical Sciences Scotland is a powerful partnership between the industry, government and academia which speaks with one voice to secure the sector’s future.
A major new production complex in Saudi Arabia’s east coast petrochemicals hub is about to propel the GCC chemical industry into a new era.
After 120 years in Asia-Pacific, ExxonMobil has re-affirmed its commitment to supply the fast-growing market with a huge chemicals expansion in Singapore. The country is an important hub for the business in the region.