BASF stops production of glufosinate-ammonium in Knapsack and Frankfurt

Germany – BASF stops production of glufosinate-ammonium (GA) at the Knapsack and Frankfurt sites in Germany by the end of 2024 due to economic reasons. The GA formulation in Frankfurt will end in 2025. Subsequently, both production facilities will be shut down. BASF’s GA production is increasingly affected by rising competition from generic manufacturers, alternative […]

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Strategic partnership Liquid Wind and Uniper for eFuels

Germany – Liquid Wind and Uniper announce a strategic partnership to accelerate the development of eFuel facilities to produce fossil-free eMethanol. As part of the collaboration, Liquid Wind and Uniper will execute and evaluate opportunities to work together on plant development, power supply and the off-take of eMethanol to complement Liquid Wind’s ongoing development business. […]

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ArcellorMittal Gent and D-CRBN start trial to recycle  CO2 emissions from steel production

Belgium – ArcelorMittal and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI)) are working with a climate tech company, D-CRBN, to trial a new technology to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) captured at ArcelorMittal’s plant in Gent, Belgium into carbon monoxide which can be used in steel and chemical production. This is the first industrial testing of D-CRBN’s plasma technology, […]

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TotalEnergies Acquires Tecoil to develop the circular  economy for lubricants in Europe

France –  TotalEnergies has acquired Tecoil, a Finnish company specialized in the production of Re-Refined Base Oils (RRBOs), which has the most efficient used oil regeneration process on the market today.  Tecoil currently operates a production facility of 50,000 tons of RRBOs per year in Hamina, in eastern Finland. Tecoil has developed its own circular […]

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BASF and Engie signed a long term Biomethane Purchase Agreement

Germany – BASF and Engie signed a 7-year Biomethane Purchase Agreement (BPA). Under the BPA, Engie will supply BASF with 2.7 to 3.0 terawatt hours of biomethane throughout the term of the agreement. BASF uses certified biomethane at its Ludwigshafen/Germany and Antwerp/Belgium sites as a sustainable alternative to fossil raw materials in its manufacturing process. […]

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