University of Liverpool scientists discover a better way to make polymers out of sulphur
The research was led by University of Liverpool and involved collaboration with the University of Lancaster
Oman Gas increases reliability performance by 9% with Bentley’s AssetWise Asset Reliability solution
Oman Gas Company (OGC) adopted an advanced reliability and integrity programme that ensures production availability to meet its customer demands and achieve its goal of becoming ‘a world-class midstream gas value chain company’.
Albemarle unveils XPLORE catalyst platform to bring high returns for refiners processing high-nitrogen and cracked feedstock
Albemarle Corporation announced that it is launching XPLORE, a new platform for the clean transportation fuels market.
Opinion: Digitalisation – Improved profitability enabler in downstream industry
For grassroots and complex refineries and petrochemical plants, which are being built with state-of-the-art technologies and materials, digitalisation will be the best solution, especially if the facility is designed to produce high-value petrochemical products, comment Ekaterina Kalinenko and Stefan Chapman.
Topsoe to cease activities in Iran by November 2018 due to US sanctions
As a consequence of the planned US sanctions on Iran and to secure efficiency gains related to the divestment of its automotive and stationary DeNOx business areas last year, Topsoe plans to reduce the staff by around 200.
Global catalyst market to reach $33bn per annum
The right catalyst can help improve margins, achieve better product quality, higher yields and longer cycle lengths – all this with relatively small investment.