7 earthquakes linked to fracking hit Oklahoma: Survey

Over a 28-hour span last week, Oklahoma was shaken by seven unique earthquakes. According to the US Geological Survey, the events started, when five quakes struck the central part of the state. Then, two more earthquakes were measured during the early hours of next morning. All of the earthquakes were between magnitude 2 and 5, with no significant damage reported. Read more


Toyobo Co Ltd and PT Trias Sentosa Tbk (Trias) have agreed to set up two joint venture firms to manufacture and sell Toyobo’s Ecosyar, a transparent vapor-deposited film, and polyester films for packaging in Indonesia. Trias is an Indonesian flexible packaging film maker Toyobo plans to accelerate the production and sale of transparent vapor-deposited film overseas in cooperation with Trias, . Read more


Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded a lump sum contract by Hyundai Engineering Co Ltd, for the delivery of hydrogen plant technology and design and materials supply for a Terrace Wall steam reformer heater for Uzbekneftegaz National Holding Company’s OLTIN YO’L GTL (gas-to-liquid) plant. The plant is under construction in the Kashkadarya region of Uzbekistan. Read more


IMCD NV has signed an exclusive agreement with Givaudan, to distribute the company’s flavours range in the food and nutrition markets across Germany, France, Italy, Spain, UK, Benelux and Nordics. Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours.  Through this new partnership agreement, IMCD’s customers throughout Western Europe will continue to receive the highest level of service and support. Read more