Chemical Insights Blog

Sign Up Today

Bioenergy

Infographic showing how sustainable chemicals can be manufactured.

5 min read

Sustainable Trade Europe: Internal Carbon Price and Raw Materials

The European Union is imposing a raft of new reporting responsibilities which are set out in the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD).

Headshots of the three speakers that will explore low carbon fuels and feedstocks at the AFPM breakfast event.

2 min read

Transforming fuels & feedstock: Old carbon to low carbon - AFPM talk

What do chemicals, forestry and renewable fuels value chains all have in common? Well, we've selected a trio of thought leaders to tell you......

Image shows a light bulb surrounded by green leaves to represent green energy

2 min read

INNOVATION IN PYROLYSIS PICKS UP PACE IN Q4 2021

The potential for pyrolysis to tackle waste and increase circularity in plastics industries moved closer to reality yesterday (23 November). Shell...

2 min read

Innovation in pyrolysis picks up pace in Q4 2021

The potential for pyrolysis to tackle waste and increase circularity in plastics industries moved closer to reality yesterday (23 November). Shell...

1 min read

Pyrolysis Projects on a Hot Investment Streak

Pyrolysis is the thermal degradation/decomposition process that occurs in the absence of oxygen, which results in the production of pyrolytic liquid...

Chart showing the acrylic acid market.

1 min read

Acrylic Acid & Acrylates - When Can Buyers Put the Anguish Behind Them?

To say this year has proved a huge challenge for the acrylic acid and acrylates market would be a vast understatement. Buyers have faced a huge...

Employees attending the Zymergen NASDAQ opening event to celebrate being publicly traded.

1 min read

Rising Commercialization of Specialty High-Temperature Bio-based Polymers

As of 22 April, California, USA-based biofacturing company Zymergen began trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “ZY” and...

Example of a forest for harvesting woody biomass for feedstock to develop chemicals.

1 min read

Pine-Based Chemicals Market Update

Kraton Corporation announced on 17 February a general price increase of 10% across its entire pine chemicals and alpha methyl styrene (AMS) resins...

Forest line against a blue sky.

1 min read

Pine-Based Chemicals and Fuel Demand in the Spotlight

Investments are ramping up for chemicals, materials, and fuel using woody biomass and pulp by-products for feedstock. Supply and demand for crude...

3 min read

What wood-based molecules bring to next generation fuels & chemicals

Gigatons of molecules and biopolymeric materials from wood sources are poised to meet new, and old, petrochemical-focused markets going forward....

1 min read

Artificial intelligence potential: Not from a bot...

The benefits of process automation in any task-based assessment of chemical engineering R&D is amply evident. Take the meticulous mapping of...

3 min read

What wood-based molecules bring to next generation fuels & chemicals (Clone)

Millions of molecules and megatons of biopolymeric materials from wood sources will meet new, and old, petrochemical-focused markets going forward....