Oil and Gas


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.

Clariant increases prices across its Catalysts business portfolio

ClariantEffective immediately, or as contracts permit, Clariant will implement price increases across its Catalysts portfolio.

Clariant wins major contracts to supply petrochemical catalysts for China’s Lihuayi Group

Clariant’s StyroMax rib-shaped catalysts to minimize pressure drop in styrene production.Clariant’s Catalysts business has been awarded three new contracts by China’s Lihuayi Group for its upcoming petrochemicals production units. The agreements include three of Clariant’s high-performance catalysts for the production of ethylene, styrene, and propylene.

Clariant’s award-winning AmoMax®-Casale catalyst selected for cutting-edge green ammonia project in Australia

Clariant’s award-winning AmoMax-Casale catalyst selected for cutting-edge green ammonia project in Australia.Clariant’s innovative ammonia synthesis catalyst “AmoMax-Casale” was selected for a major, groundbreaking green ammonia project, being jointly developed by The Hydrogen Utility (H2U), a leading Australian developer of green hydrogen infrastructure, and Casale. The project will commence with two pilot plants at H2U’s Eyre Peninsula Gateway™ in South Australia, with the aim of expanding the technology to various plants, industry sectors, and regions. AmoMax-Casale is tailor-made and thus an optimal choice for green ammonia synthesis based on the Casale ammonia synthesis loop technology. The catalyst offers outstanding activity, stability, and energy efficiency.

Perstorp has set Science Based Targets in line with Paris Agreement

Perstorp has set Science Based Targets in line with Paris Agreement.
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Perstorp Group greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative, meaning they are consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement. The targets covering greenhouse gas emissions from Perstorp’s operations (Scopes 1 and 2*) are consistent with reductions required to keep warming to 1.5°C, the most ambitious goal of the Paris Agreement.

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