AkzoNobel Oilfield Chemicals

| January 24, 2018

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AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry presents its portfolio of solutions and products with advanced functionalities developed to enable customers to select the solution that best fits their specific needs in any particular oilfield application.

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Engro Polymer & Chemicals Ltd

The company was set up in 1997 by the name of Engro Asahi Polymer and Chemical Ltd. It was a joint venture between Engro Chemical (50%), Asahi Glass Company (30%) and Mitsubishi Corporation (20%) to set up a 100,000 ton capacity PVC plant at Port Qasim. The plant came into commercial operation in 1999.

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Pulmonary toxicity – a challenge for drug and chemical development

Article | March 11, 2020

Despite the common assumption that adverse drug reactions only affect the kidney and liver, more than 600 medications inducing lung toxicity have been reported.1 Lungs are susceptible to toxicity due to their large surface area and metabolism of certain substances2, such as antibiotics and anti-inflammatories, and specialist drugs targeting the cardiovascular system and tumours. This has resulted in 4-10% of patients developing pulmonary toxicity.

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Pandemic’s third wave seems unlikely to damage global petrochemicals demand

Article | July 22, 2021

Petrochemical stocks plunged worldwide on 19 July ahead of the Q2 earnings season. The declines were consistent with those in economically sensitive sectors such as steel, copper, automotive and housing,” wrote my ICIS colleague, Joseph Chang, in this Insight article.

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Eliminating Harmful Chemicals from Your Household Products

Article | February 24, 2020

I have just recently starting swapping out my old household cleaning products for new, safer versions that contain fewer harmful chemicals. This can be a daunting process for most people including me! I am by no means an expert in this process, and I have debated whether I should write a blog article about it. However, I decided to go ahead and share with you what I have learned so far, and maybe we can go through this process together.

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Covid-19 Impact on Global Chemical Industry – Initial Analysis

Article | March 25, 2020

Trying to evaluate the impact of Corona virus or Covid-19 on the global chemical industry at this point of time when there is a shutdown in China and other countries is difficult. However, chemical makers both in China and Western countries report progress in their efforts to keep their businesses running in this tough situation. According to Export Genius market research report on global chemical industry, companies with business operations in China are getting their facilities going again, and those dependent on raw materials from China are crossing their fingers even as they reroute supply chains. How COVID-19 has affected chemical industry? Let’s have an initial analysis.

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Engro Polymer & Chemicals Ltd

The company was set up in 1997 by the name of Engro Asahi Polymer and Chemical Ltd. It was a joint venture between Engro Chemical (50%), Asahi Glass Company (30%) and Mitsubishi Corporation (20%) to set up a 100,000 ton capacity PVC plant at Port Qasim. The plant came into commercial operation in 1999.

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