The most important effects to which the petrochemical industry is subjected when there is an economic crisis in a country. Zambrano 2019. 2020 January-February Petrochemical 

Petrochemical Industry: How to Survive an Economic Crisis

The petrochemical industry has a vital importance for the development of nations. This industry is a fundamental platform for the growth and development of important industrial chains such as textiles and clothing, automotive and transportation, electronics, construction, plastics, food, food fertilizers, pharmaceuticals and chemistry, among others. Given the value that this industry has as the first link in important productive… Read More
sia to account for half of global petrochemical capacity additions by 2030 #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News Petrochemical 

Asia to Account for Half of Global Petrochemical Capacity Additions by 2030

Asia is expected to lead the global petrochemical industry capacity growth from new-build and expansion projects between 2019 and 2030 with 50 percent share, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s report ‘H2 2019 Global Petrochemicals Capacity and Capital Expenditure Outlook – China Leads Global Petrochemical Capacity Additions’ reveals that the total petrochemical capacity of new-build… Read More
Global chemical supply, demand threatened by Middle East escalation #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News Petrochemical 

Global Chemical Supply, Demand Threatened by Middle East Escalation

Military action leading to closure of the Strait of Hormuz between Iran and Saudi Arabia could seriously disrupt global trade in chemicals and oil products, with a knock-on effect for the world’s already fragile manufacturing economy. The US killing of General Qasem Soleimani, head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ overseas forces, on 3 January 2020 threatens to further stoke up… Read More
2019 SOCMA Performance Improvement Award (L to R) Gene Williams Chairman SOCMA Board, Joe Welch MFG Chemical EHSS, Keith Arnold Pres CEO MFG Chemical, Jon Amdursky MFG Marketing Comm, Jennifer Abril SOCMA Pres CEO. #OilmanNEWS Oil and Gas News Petrochemical 

MFG Chemical Receives 2019 Plant EHS&S Performance Improvement Award

Dalton, GA – MFG Chemical, a global leader in specialty and custom chemical manufacturing, received a Performance Improvement Award for Resource Management and Waste Minimization from SOCMA, a U.S. trade association representing specialty and fine chemical manufacturers. The award was presented during SOCMA Week, the association’s renewed annual conference, held December 4-6 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in New Orleans.… Read More
Find out what the buzz is all about surrounding the IMO 2020 low-sulfur marine fuel regulation in The Beehive State. #OilmanNEWS Business Downstream Environmental Oil and Gas News Petrochemical 

What’s All the Buzz Around IMO 2020 About in Utah?

Find out what the buzz is all about surrounding the IMO 2020 low-sulfur marine fuel regulation in The Beehive State. An editorial published in the Standard-Examiner, titled “For states like Utah, IMO 2020’s new regulations can’t come fast enough”, discussed the operational advantages of refining operations in Utah and how the state is well positioned for IMO 2020. While the… Read More
When to Replace Your RO Membrane #OilmanNEWS Environmental Oil and Gas News Petrochemical 

When to Replace Your RO Membrane

On the surface, it might seem that knowing when to replace the membrane elements in a reverse osmosis (RO) system would be simple. In attempting to keep it simple, many companies will use one or more of the following guidelines for replacing their membrane: time, often after 3 years (the membrane manufacturer’s warranty period) an increase in the RO permeate… Read More
100 Gallon Stainless Steel Reactor Upgraded and Ready for One & Two Drum-Sized Quantities; 2nd Pilot Reactor Planned #OilmanNEWS Downstream Oil and Gas News Petrochemical 

MFG Chemical Upgrades Pilot Plant in Dalton, GA

100 Gallon Stainless Steel Reactor Upgraded and Ready for One & Two Drum-Sized Quantities; 2nd Pilot Reactor Planned Dalton, GA – MFG Chemical, a global leader in specialty and custom chemical manufacturing has completed an upgrade of its pilot plant in Dalton, Georgia. MFG has upgraded a 100 gallon stainless steel reactor, which produces hot oil and steam reactions up… Read More
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