Martin Ashcroft, managing director at Tata Chemicals Europe (Northwich, UK), a subsidiary of Tata Chemicals Ltd. (Mumbai), has been elected as the next president of the Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London). Ashcroft will succeed Tom Crotty, director at Ineos Group Ltd., as CIA president on Jan. 1, 2024.
Ashcroft will be CIA president for an initial period of two years. Crotty has been CIA president since 2015.
by Ian Young
CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CF) today announced that it has closed its acquisition of Incitec Pivot Limited’s (“IPL”) ammonia production complex located in Waggaman, Louisiana. Under the terms of the agreement, CF Industries purchased the Waggaman ammonia plant and related assets for $1.675 billion, subject to adjustments.
The Virgin Atlantic flight was powered entirely by SAF, that was a drop-in replacement for conventional jet fuel, but made solely from sustainable feedstocks. This was enabled through the inclusion of a new bio-based aromatic jet fuel blending component.
Cepsa SA (Madrid) has agreed a deal with C2X, an independent firm owned by AP Moller Holding with AP Moller-Maersk as minority owner, to develop a 300,000 metric tons per year renewable methanol plant at Huelva, Spain.