Upstream production

Borouge, the joint venture between Austrian polyolefin maker Borealis and the Abu Dhabi state oil company ADNOC, is demonstrating its differentiated range of polyolefins products and competitive edge technologies at the K 2013. more

21 Oct 2013 10:16 News

Eastman Cannuale

Source: Eastman Chemical.

USA-based Eastman Chemical Company has announced plans to increase production capacity for its Tritan brand of copolyester at its facility at the company's headquarters in Kingsport, Tennessee. more

7 Aug 2013 00:00 News


Source: Bayer MaterialScience.

Bayer MaterialScience and LanXess, both based at Leverkeusen, Germany, have reported declining sales in Q2 2013. Both companies quote problems in Asian markets which were growing last year. more

6 Aug 2013 10:00 News 1 Comments

Sam Anson, editor

Source: Julian Brown.

Sam Anson explains that polyolefin and oil and gas production operations make a happy marriage, citing why this is especially important to the national oil companies of the Middle East's oil producing economies. more

29 May 2013 13:59 Opinion

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. more

29 May 2013 11:44 News