Chemical feedstocks

Musab al Mahruqi

Source: Society of Plastics Engineers.

Orpic, a subsidiary of Oman's national oil company, has chosen the SPE's first ever Middle Eastern technical conference to announce that a US$3.6 bn investment in an integrated olefins plant has the go ahead. Read more


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Source: BASF.

BASF and Chinese petroleum and chemical manufacturer Sinopec have taken important steps in the establishment of China's first ever isononanol (INA) plant, a feedstock for the plasticiser DINCH, an alternative to DEHP for plasticising PVC. Read more