North America organic acid market to cross $3 bn by 2026 – Report

Growing demand from healthcare and petrochemical industries coupled with stringent government regulations regarding the usage of synthetic acids and chemicals to aid North America organic acid market through 2026. The market is anticipated to cross $3 billion by 2026, according to a report by TechSci Research. Growth in the market is anticipated on account. Read more


Indian Oil Corporation (IndianOil) said that its board has given its in-principle approval for acquiring up to 50 percent equity in GSPL LNG terminal in Gujarat. GSPL LNG Ltd is a joint venture between Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC, a govt of Gujarat undertaking) and Adani Enterprises Ltd (AEL). GSPL LNG is setting up a 5 million metric tonnes per annum (mmtpa). Read more


Chemists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered a new method that greatly simplifies, and in many cases enables for the first time, the making of a vast range of organic molecules. The new method, decarboxylative alkenylation, easily turns carboxylic acids, a relatively cheap, abundant and diverse class of compounds, into alkenes (also called olefins).  Flame retardants help to prevent fires entirely or delay their outbreak. Read more


Lanxess AG offers a wide range of flame retardant that can prevent the outbreak of fire inside electronic devices – and therefore save lives. Hot circuitry, shorts or accumulated dust clouds that ignite: all of these factors can cause a fire in electrical or electronic devices. Manufacturers, therefore, add a variety of chemical flame retardants to the various flammable materials. Read more