Topic: "Petrochemicals"

December 13, 2016 0 min to read

The shale gas boom by the numbers

Category : Top headlines of 2016

Alex Tullo $170 billion The amount of U.S. investment that chemical companies have announced since the beginning of the decade due to cheap shale gas, according to the American Chemistry Council. The trade group attributes 275 projects to the new gas resource.   8 The number of 180-m tankers that Ineos hopes will deliver inexpen...

December 12, 2016 1 min to read

Focus returned to Iran’s chemical industry

Category : Top headlines of 2016

Lifting of sanctions draws interest of BASF, Shell, Total, and others Alex Scott Iran hopes petrochemical deals with foreign firms will boost its economy.Credit: Shutterstock The lifting of international sanctions on Iran in the spring of 2016 kick-started negotiations between Iranian authorities and a slew of western and Asian firms...