Petrochemical company Ineos, owned and controlled by British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe, has announced plans to construct three chemical plants in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a first in the Middle East for the chemical firm. Read more

The European Commission has received two conflicting open letters this week, essentially lobbying the bloc's legislature to change policies for the chemical industry. Read more

Chemicals giant INEOS has selected Antwerp, Belgium as the location for its largest cracker investment in 20 years, describing the move as a 'game-changer' for the chemical sector. Read more

The European chemical industry has been growing at its fastest rate for years in the wake of a global economic recovery which has boosted demand for chemicals across the world. Read more

The circular economy is extending to polystyrene manufacturing, as Agilyx Corporation and INEOS Styrolution announce their joint development of a process to convert post-consumer polystyrene waste into styrene monomer. Read more


INEOS Oxide announces that it has made further progress in developing  its project to produce Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) in Europe. A MOU has been signed with an as yet unnamed commercial partner and FEED studies have commenced. Read more

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