ECSPP meeting in Antwerp
In a mind-boggling beautiful building we had our meeting. It started the night before with an exquisite dinner, offered by the Port of Antwerp, in one of the many restaurants in the harbor, allowing the members to enjoy the food and have time for networking.
ExxonMobil Starts New Unit at Antwerp Refinery to Produce High-Value Transportation Fuels
Delayed coker unit to convert heavy, higher sulfur residual oil into marine gasoil and diesel. Will help meet demand for cleaner fuel oil required by the International Maritime Organization. Part of initiative to strengthen competitiveness of company’s advantaged facilities in Europe.
LANXESS increases production volume of micronized iron oxide red pigments
Through targeted “debottlenecking” at the Krefeld-Uerdingen site, the specialty chemicals company has increased the product availability of its Bayferrox and Colortherm micronized red pigments by more than 5,000 metric tons per year.
Covestro to increase aniline production in Antwerp
Antwerp site part of Covestro’s MDI investment program. Investment of around EUR 300 million. Superior infrastructure and logistics make Antwerp ideal location.
Cepsa starts up second Metaxyene production unit at San Roque
Company has invested around €70 million in this new unit. The unit will produce metaxylene, the raw material used to make polymers
BASF and Nornickel join forces to supply the battery materials market
BASF announces first location for battery materials production in Europe. BASF and Nornickel establish a strategic cooperation to meet the growing needs for battery materials in electric vehicles.
Investments to come at ANWIL in Włocławek
PKN ORLEN is planning to invest approx. PLN 1 billion in increasing the output of the fertilizers production facilities at ANWIL in Włocławek.