Uhde and Bayer MaterialScience AG of Leverkusen have signed a contract for the construction of a 20,000tn/yr chlorine plant at the Krefeld-Uerdingen chemical park.
Uhde has been awarded a lump-sum turnkey contract by Qatar Petrochemical Co. (QAPCO), a subsidiary of Industries Qatar and Total Petrochemicals of France, to build a 300,000tpy low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant within the scope of its LDPE-3 project.
Uhde has been awarded another contract in China, this time for the construction of four new coke oven batteries with a total annual capacity of 4.2 million tonnes of blast furnace coke for the Chinese steel producer Shougang Jingtang United Iron & Steel Co.
Lukoil Chemical Group has awarded Uhde the follow-up contract for a new polyvinyl chloride plant in the Ukraine.
Uhde has been awarded a contract by the Chinese company Shanxi Jincheng Anthracite Coal Mining Co. Ltd for the engineering and supply of a methanol-to-gasoline (MTG) plant.
Uhde is converting an amalgam electrolysis plant which has been in operation for 40 years to its latest generation of energy-saving Uhde membrane cells for Vestolit GmbH & Co. KG site in Germany.
The Hungarian chemical company BorsodChem Rt. has awarded Uhde a contract for a new oxychlorination plant as the first stage in the expansion of its production capacity for vinyl chloride (VCM) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC).