Recent News

Interested in what's been happening in the chemicals industry lately? Keep up with the latest stories about the sector's leading companies, new innovations and regulations in our Recent News section.
January 27, 2015

BASF Creates Innovative Chemical Solutions for Personal Care Industry

BASF is a chemical company that specializes in plastics, chemicals, crop protection and performance products, as well as being a […]
January 14, 2015

The Middle East is Awash with Natural Gas Fields

According to many reliable sources, approximately 41% of the world’s natural gas reserves are located in the Middle East. Primarily, […]
January 8, 2015

Sarlux and Versalis Forge New Agreement

A firm agreement has been struck between Versalis, Eni and Sarlux, Saras. The agreement marks the formal transfer of the […]
December 28, 2014

Sustainability Goes Mainstream In The Chemical Industry

Sustainability Goes Mainstream in the Chemical Industry A recently conducted ICIS/Genomatica survey among respondents in the chemical industry has revealed […]
December 21, 2014

Sasol Ltd Goes All In on US Chemical Plant

Sasol Ltd Goes All In on US Chemical Plant South African fuel maker, Sasol Ltd has approved plans to begin […]
December 4, 2014

EU Chemical Sector Suffers in Global Competitiveness

A report commissioned by Cefic and produced by Oxford Economics has concluded that the EU chemical industry’s inability to compete […]
November 27, 2014

Russia’s Chemical Industry Feeling the Pressure of Sanctions

The Russian chemical industry is having a difficult time importing machinery and equipment due to the sanctions that have been […]
November 23, 2014

India and Australia Work to Create Renewable Chemicals

Researchers from the Institute of Chemical Technology in Mumbai, India and Queensland University of Technology are collaborating on a multi-million […]
November 13, 2014

Sustainability Becomes Key Focus for GCC

The GPCA or Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association held its 2nd sustainability conference in Dubai with the theme ‘People, Planet, […]
November 2, 2014

Baker Hughes Releases Information about Fracking Chemicals

The drilling company Baker Hughes will be implementing a fracking chemical disclosure policy where it will make public all of […]
October 20, 2014

Insecticides Still Required For Genetically Engineered Corn

Farmers are finding that they are using many more insecticides decades after genetically modified crops came into being. Ironically, the […]
October 15, 2014

IndiaChem 2014 Features Japan’s Top Chemical Companies

This year saw the 8th annual IndiaChem conference, organized by the Indian Department of Chemical and Petrochemicals. The FICCI (Federation […]