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SABIC becomes world’s first chemical company to commission LNG-run gas carriers

SABIC becomes world’s first chemical company to commission LNG-run gas carriers Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) has commissioned the construction of two sea going gas tankers powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) to transport its olefins products, in anticipation of a European Union directive to drastically reduce sulphur emissions from vessels operating in the North Sea by 2015. Switching to alternative fuels for ships, such as LNG, which is far more environment-friendly than traditional fuel oils is one of the solutions identified to meet the European Union directive.

Dow to test plastic waste as fuel source

Dow to test plastic waste as fuel source Dow is set to run a one-day pilot test to determine if plastic waste can be used as fuel in its operations. The trial will take place before the end of the month at Dow’s headquarters in Midland, Mich.

Plastic waste of all shapes, sizes and resin types will be burned to recover energy

Plastic waste of all shapes, sizes and resin types will be burned to recover energy Dow is set to run a one-day pilot test to determine if plastic waste can be used as fuel in its operations. The trial will take place before the end of the month at Dow’s headquarters in Midland, Mich.

SABIC Innovative - Kicks Electric and Hybrid Vehicles into High Gear

SABIC Innovative - Kicks Electric and Hybrid Vehicles into High Gear At Chinaplas 2010, SABIC Innovative Plastics announced a new portfolio of advanced Noryl* and Valox* automotive resins designed to help customers create alternative power train solutions by displacing weight and increasing performance for hybrid, plug-in hybrid (PHEV), and battery electric vehicles (BEV).