Energy & Power


OQ multiplies its client base since 2020 thanks to focus on change and innovation

OQOQ, the multifaceted Oman-based energy company that specialises in polymers for flexible and rigid packaging solutions, continues to innovate and expand with imminent solutions for the infrastructure, construction and agricultural sectors despite the disruptive and challenging backdrop which has defined the decade to date.

Perstorp introduces the world’s first 2-Ethylhexanol partly based on renewables

Perstorp introduces the world’s first 2-Ethylhexanol partly based on renewables. 
(Photo: Perstorp)Leading specialty chemicals innovator Perstorp introduces 2-Ethylhexanol based on 25% renewable raw material according to a traceable mass balance concept. 2-EH Pro 25 is designed to reduce the carbon footprint throughout the value chain where it is used to support sustainable sourcing of renewable and recycled raw materials. It is the latest addition to Perstorp’s rapidly expanding ISCC PLUS-certified portfolio of Pro-Environment products.

Perstorp makes major increase in production of Pro-Environment Polyols

Perstorp makes major increase in production of Pro-Environment Polyols. 
(Photo: Perstorp)Sustainable solutions provider and global leader within polyols Perstorp is taking a stand by converting a large majority of the polyols produced at their largest production plant in Perstorp, Sweden, to Pro-Environment products. By doing this, Perstorp will enable reduced greenhouse gas emissions for its polyol customers and downstream value chains.

Sustainable Specialty Chemicals provider Perstorp Group to be acquired by PETRONAS Chemicals Group

Sustainable Specialty Chemicals provider Perstorp Group to be acquired by PETRONAS Chemicals Group.
(Photo: Perstorp)Perstorp Group, a leading sustainability-driven global specialty chemicals company, today said that it is to be acquired by PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG). PCG announced today that it has signed a Securities Purchase Agreement on 14 May 2022 to acquire the entire equity interest in Perstorp Holding AB. The agreement was signed with Financière Forêt S.à.r.l, a company under PAI Partners, a European private equity firm.

Perstorp and Project Air renew EU application for major green chemistry investment

Perstorp and Project Air renew EU application for major green chemistry investment. 
(Photo: Perstorp)Sweden’s leading chemistry group Perstorp, and partner companies Fortum and Uniper, today submitted an EUR 97 million application to the EU Innovation Fund for Project Air. This unique project aims to build a production facility for sustainable methanol in Stenungssund, Sweden, which could reduce global CO2 emissions by 400,000 tonnes, equivalent to approximately 1% of Sweden’s territorial emissions.

Beaulieu International Group to implement further price increases across its flooring solutions portfolio

Beaulieu International GroupBeaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) announces further price increases for its flooring product brands to take effect in the second quarter of 2022, or as contract terms allow.

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