BP sells petrochemicals arm to Ineos for US$5B
The move is part of the oil giant’s plan to shift activities to renewable sources of energy
Single-use plastics ban not expected to hurt petrochemical growth
An expert says, while a ban may impact some end-product manufacturers in Eastern Canada, it likely won’t affect the oil and gas sector in the West.
Petrochemical growth spurt expected despite rising desire for fewer plastics
Canadian petrochemical expansions are dwarfed by the activity south of the border.
Total invests in $1.7B Texas energy site
Investment is part of the company’s strategy to benefit from what it calls “a friendly business environment” under President Trump.
Mapping wasted energy
Edmonton-area industrial sites could power 5,100 homes.
Williams project to turn oil sands off-gas into plastic feedstock
Ethane and ethylene will be separated and sent to Nova Chemicals in Joffre, Alta.
Explosion at Louisiana chemical plant kills 1, injures 77
Plant makes ethylene and propylene – basic building blocks in the petrochemical industry.
Monitor gases remotely
Checks for six gases.