Antibody-drug conjugate

Pan-cancer approval shows huge potential for antibody–drug conjugates


Enhertu gains approval based on gene expression rather than tumour location 

A BASF employee inspects the electrical cracker furnace

BASF’s electric cracker demonstrator goes online


Collaboration with Sabic and Linde will test two different furnace designs

Pumpjacks in an oilfield at sunset

Oil and gas industry emissions are not on track to hit climate goals


Several big firms have rolled back their targets, saying governments need to set pace with policy

East Palestine derailment

Rail company will pay $600 million to settle East Palestine lawsuits


Norfolk Southern reaches agreement to resolve litigation related to last year’s train derailment that spilled hazardous chemical cargo

Petrochemical fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park, Texas

$6.6 million settlement follows 2019 fire at Texas petrochemical facility


Site owner to pay compensation for environmental damage caused by release of hazardous chemicals during days-long fire

A sign in English and Chinese for Wuxi AppTec on the side of a office block

US government moves to block Chinese biotechs’ operations


WuXi Apptec and others accused of national security risk, as trade groups back legislation limiting their activities

Train derailment

US derailment highlights continuing chemical rail freight concerns


Three-train crash in Pennsylvania leaked diesel and plastic pellets into waterways

Mark Newman

Chemours suspends chief and senior executives over accounting issues


Auditors to investigate issues around whistleblowing and financial management


Sustainability – from dirty word to industry imperative


Efforts to reduce the environmental impact of chemical processes have shaped the evolution of the entire sector