ADNOC, Linde to explore new industrial gases complex in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with The Linde Group to explore the expansion of nitrogen facilities in Ruwais, Abu Dhabi, to meet future industrial demand. This represents a continued commitment to joint business development by the two partners under the auspices of the joint venture, ADNOC Industrial Gases, which the two companies entered into 10 years ago. Read more


Gazprom, largest energy company in Russia held an opening ceremony for a new compressed natural gas (CNG) filling station– the largest station of its kind in Russia and Europe. The station is located on Levoberezhnaya Street, Moscow. The event was attended by Viktor Zubkov, chairman the Gazprom board of directors, Kirill Molodtsov, deputy minister of energy of the Russian Federation, Sergey Sobyanin, mayor of Moscow. Read more 



BYK Additives & Instruments, a member of the Altana Group announced a plan to expand its facility in Gonzales, Texas. BYK expects to invest $50 million to construct a significant manufacturing facility to increase the company’s capabilities and capacities for key products in the rheology additive portfolio, specifically the Garamite product line, ensuring that it is well placed to achieve future growth and meet customer requirements. Read more


In an interview, V Gokuldas, managing director, HRS Process Systems Ltd with Chemical Today Magazine talks about the potential for thermal processing equipment which forms the backbone for all process industries. Globally, thermal processing technology/equipment related to chemical industry, has seen a marked change in design and construction, based on new process technology for chemicals manufacture. Read more