IMO 2020 sulphur regulation on bunker fuels is not a threat for all market players. It is an opportunity not only for licensing companies, which provide technologies and equipment to treat and minimise sulphur, but also for catalyst providers, comments Ekaterina Kalinenko
The polymer producers are under tremendous public and legislative pressure to find technically and economically more efficient ways of recycling plastics, observes John Richardson, senior consultant, Asia, ICIS
Individuals and members of our society can all take part in protecting our planet by choosing to use reusable and recyclable products over single-use items, irrespective of the material from which they are made, comments Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun
DWF's Kayaan Unwalla and Slava Kiryushin say the recent shut down of production at Abqaiq and Khurais facilities due to weaponised Unmanned Ariel Vehicle ("UAV") drone attacks, again raises issues of applicability of force majeure to all stakeholders affected by the diminished production.
The intersection of fuel and non-metallic technology: How big oil is making carbon fibre affordable for transportation?
Saudi Aramco is conducting R&D to develop low-cost technologies for carbon fibre manufacturing and carbon fibre reinforced polymers processing. This strategy will create a major future use for oil while making carbon fibre more affordable and more sustainable. At the intersection of fuel and non-metallic technology, the company’s corporate non-metallic initiative can revolutionise the automotive industry, comments Ahmad Al Saadi
Each industry – and the individual elements of that industry, for that matter – would have a specific manner in which they have adapted the Industrial Internet of Things to satisfy their own specific array of requirements, according to Atin Chhabra, global director, digital customer experience, Schneider Electric