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Eni is talking with investment fund SK Capital over the sale of Versalis

The Italian green chemistry will speak American. Eni confirms that it is in search for a partner for Versalis, its synthetic rubber and chemicals company. In a meeting at the Italian Ministry of Economic Development (Mise), between Mise, Eni, Versalis and representatives from the National Confederation of Industry and Trade Unions regarding the prospects for Eni’s petrochemical business, the Italian oil and gas company said it intended to retain a “significant stake” of Versalis in the partnership to “ensure its objectives are successfully met”. 362 more words

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Palm and other feed stock. Can we ever farm responsibly?

This blog pretty much got started on the back of a Palm Oil story but then, somewhere around the beginning of 2014 I stopped writing so much about it. 3,860 more words

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Solvent-free Microwave Assisted Synthesis of New 2,5-Dimethoxyphenylaminotriazines

A new green synthesis star-shaped 2,5-dimethoxyphenylamino-1,3,5-triazine derivatives using microwave irradiation in the absence of solvent, with properties as donor–acceptor (D–A) systems. is described.

Green Chemistry

Green Chemistry in Energy Storage

By Mark Miltenburg, Member-at-Large for the GCI

Batteries are not usually thought of as very “green” technologies. They typically employ toxic heavy metals and scarce elements, and they are not often recycled very effectively [ 541 more words

Green Chemistry

Iron bis(oxazoline) complexes in asymmetric catalysis

Iron bis(oxazoline) complexes in asymmetric catalysis

Asymmetric reactions catalyzed by iron complexes have attracted considerable attention because iron is a ubiquitous, inexpensive, and environmentally benign metal. 2,822 more words

Green Chemistry

New luminescent blue emitters based on bistriazines

Efficient blue emitters (with ΦF values up to 0.87) bistriazines have been synthesized using Green procedures under microwave irradiation.

Green Chemistry