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Special Report: Asia-Pacific to steer refinery catalyst market growth  PolyMax 850, a high-performance, sustainable catalyst for petroleum refineries.

Special Report: Asia-Pacific to steer refinery catalyst market growth 

The global catalyst market, valued at US$6.8 billion in 2015, is expected to total more than US$8 billion by 2021, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 2.8 percent from 2016 to 2021.

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Special Report: Honeywell UOP develops the next catalyst breakthroughs

Special Report: Honeywell UOP develops the next catalyst breakthroughs

There are immense challenges faced by refiners and petrochemical manufacturers in the Middle East. Honeywell UOP believes that the next breakthroughs in catalytic science will be from the engineers working in the laboratories in the Middle East.
 
Special Report: Catalysts solve refining industry challenges

Special Report: Catalysts solve refining industry challenges

BASF addresses the future challenges for the oil refining industry and proves how a catalyst producer can help solve them.
 
Cover story: Energy efficiency - ENOC's sustainable moves

Cover story: Energy efficiency - ENOC's sustainable moves

ENOC Group plans to invest $15mn on energy efficiency and resource management projects to achieve savings by 2018, reveals Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group CEO, ENOC, in an interview given to Martin Menachery.
 
Cover story: New directions in managing corrosion

Cover story: New directions in managing corrosion

Emma Perfect, CEO, LUX Assure, describes how her company will be at the forefront of providing onsite analysis of difficult-to-detect chemicals, such as corrosion inhibitors and thermodynamic hydrate inhibitors, to the global refining sector.
 

 

Maximising Refinery Profit Margins: The Role of Process Engineering

Maximising Refinery Profit Margins: The Role of Process Engineering

In order to sustain profitability, refineries must focus on leveraging process simulation technology and capabilities to achieve best-in-class operational excellence, explains Sandeep Ram Mohan, product expert, Aspen Technology.
 
Special Report: The combination & split strategies of PPG & AkzoNobel

Special Report: The combination & split strategies of PPG & AkzoNobel

Since 2 March 2017, global specialty chemical leaders PPG and AkzoNobel are in the undercurrents of critical combination-split strategy discussions and both companies are seriously going ahead with independent agenda.
 
Special Report: Fujairah best spot as Gulf LNG hub

Special Report: Fujairah best spot as Gulf LNG hub

Fujairah is the most appropriate location in the Gulf to host an LNG exporting hub, according to majority of respondents in a Gulf Intelligence GIQ industry survey.
 
Special Report: Terminal management digitalisation

Special Report: Terminal management digitalisation

The digital transformation of business continues to progress and downstream is no exception as demand is increasing for solutions that can replace the remaining paper-based processes.
 
Projects in the Middle East: The cost competition

Projects in the Middle East: The cost competition

The real challenge faced by the EPC companies in the Middle East is the cost competition since there are only limited number of large-scale projects in the region and all the major global players are there from around the world.
 
Data: The first global energy talent index

Data: The first global energy talent index

The largest energy recruitment trends report reveals expectation gap between hiring managers and jobseekers.
 
Burckhardt Compression: Resolving ethane shortage

Burckhardt Compression: Resolving ethane shortage

Deliveries of the US shale gas to INEOS Grangemouth petrochemical site cooled by Burckhardt Compression Laby compressor systems.
 
Comment: $300bn chemical M&A deals in pipeline

Comment: $300bn chemical M&A deals in pipeline

A surge of mega deals is approaching and will accelerate the 'merger endgame' in multiple chemical markets.
 
Driving up profitable downstream dollars

Driving up profitable downstream dollars

Capitalising on potential downstream dollars is essential to remain competitive in the energy industry, opines Luc Chantepy, regional sales vice president, Middle East and North Africa, Aspen Technology.
 
Special Report: Converting natural gas to LNG

Special Report: Converting natural gas to LNG

The Middle East is the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter in the world. However, interesting things are happening in the LNG space, as some countries have begun importing LNG from liquefaction plants in the US.
 
Special Report: Reporting toxic pollution data

Special Report: Reporting toxic pollution data

On 6 January 2017, the US Environmental Protection Agency released the proposed rule requiring natural gas processing plants to start reporting toxic pollution, considered a victory for open government, transparency and the public right to know.
 




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