Sunday, September, 22, 2019 02:27:57

Category: Chemicals

Shell begins production at fourth alpha olefins unit in Geismar

In a recent turn of events, Shell has reportedly commenced production from its fourth alpha olefins unit at its chemical plant located in Geismar. The company stated that the expansion is a multi-billion dollars move that would augment the production capacity of the chemical manufacturing …

American Vanguard acquires Corteva’s herbicide product line Quizalofop

Agricultural chemical firm American Vanguard Corporation has recently announced that the company has acquired the Quizalofop (QPE) herbicide product line from Corteva Agriscience, which is DowDuPont’s Agriculture Division. Apparently, these products have primary markets in pulse, soybeans and canola in Canada and the United States. …

Saudi Aramco buys Lanxess’ stake in joint specialty chemicals venture

World’s leading integrated energy and chemicals company, Saudi Aramco, and Lanxess AG, a German specialty chemicals firm have recently announced that the companies have completed the Saudi state owned energy firm’s acquisition of Lanxess’ interest in specialty chemicals firm Arlanxeo Holding B.V. Evidently, Arlanxeo is …

Maersk to build India’s first green warehouse to store chemicals

APM Terminals Inland Services, a unit of Maersk Group, has reportedly made plans to build India’s first eco-friendly ICD or inland container depot for managing chemicals in Pune. The Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change has provided the Maersk Group company a comprehensive sanction …