Oil and gas

The BP Energy Outlook for 2018 predicts that rising awareness on a global scale of the recyclability of plastic products and the consequences of plastics leaking into the natural environment will impact worldwide oil demand. more

21 Feb 2018 12:16 industry

Shanghai Sky


Texas based oil giant ExxonMobil promises a customer collaboration centre at its facility in Shanghai, to take advantage of its Chinese growth market. more

20 Feb 2017 11:42 industry

An Australian start-up is gaining serious international traction for its Catalytic Hydrothermal Reactor technology, which can transform paper, pulp and hard-to-recycle plastics into a petroleum substitute. more

19 Aug 2016 09:39 industry

Plastics Recyclers Europe has remarked that the market for recycled plastics in Europe is resisting the affects of low oil prices, with the experts explaining the matter further at next week's Plastics Recycling Show 2016. more

17 Mar 2016 15:38 industry



BASF has published an honest report in which it describes the market as volatile and challenging, as global economic growth, industrial production and the chemical industry lagged considerably behind the company’s expectations for 2015. more

29 Feb 2016 16:15 materials

As oil scrapes $40 per barrel, Total's CEO does not believe 2016 will be any more positive for the commodity. While this might be good news for consumers at the petrol pumps, it is a disaster for recycled plastics producers. more

8 Dec 2015 10:39 industry

Specialty chemicals group Evonik has made a strategic investment in Airborne Oil & Gas (AOG), a company that possesses a unique technology for the production of thermoplastic composite pipes for a range of offshore oil and gas applications. more

22 Oct 2015 10:16 industry

Huntsman Corporation has announced it has completed its acquisition of Italian company Tecnoelastomeri for an undisclosed amount, strengthening its polyurethanes business. more

25 Jun 2015 11:13 industry

KraussMaffei has announced the appointment of its new CEO. Dr Frank Stieler will take over from outgoing CEO Jan Siebert in July 2015, leveraging his "expertise and track record" of achieving at board level. more

15 Jun 2015 18:13 industry

When virgin material could be more cost-effective than recycled following the oil price slide, how will the recycled plastics industry survive? Chris Collier, Commercial Director at CK Group spoke to EPPM. more

10 Feb 2015 11:54 industry

Oil rig

By Divulgação Petrobras / ABr (Agência Brasil [1]), via Wikimedia Commons

The falling price of crude oil could extend well into 2015, but what does this mean for the plastics industry? One organisation has stated the threat is real and that businesses need to act. more

19 Dec 2014 10:39 industry

Oil and gas industry juggernaut Total has launched a massive new international advertising campaign in 21 countries. more

6 Oct 2014 11:38 industry

HP Fusion 3D Printing Sprocet




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