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December 19, 2014
Ineos Technologies has licensed its Innovene polypropylene (PP) process for manufacturing PP homopolymers and random and impact copolymers to the Full-Tech (Changzhou) Chemistry &...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Ineos-licenses-polypropylene-technology-to-China_66368.html
December 19, 2014
Petronas, Dialog Group (Petaling Jaya, Malaysia), and Vopak have decided to develop and operate a tank terminal at Pengerang, Malaysia, that will serve Petronas's previously announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/Vopak-Petronas-Dialog-to-partner-in-tank-storage-terminal-for-Rapid-complex-in-Malaysia_66363.html
December 19, 2014
LyondellBasell Industries says that Petronas has selected the LyondellBasell Spherizone and Spheripol polypropylene (PP) process technologies. The technologies will be used for a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Petronas-selects-LyondellBasell-Spherizone-and-Spheripol-PP-technology-for-Rapid-project_66359.html
December 19, 2014
UOP, a Honeywell subsidiary, says that PetroChina Guangxi Petrochemical Co. (GXPC), a subsidiary of PetroChina, is using UOP process technology to purify hydrogen at a new refining...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/PetroChina-subsidiary-selects-UOPs-hydrogen-purification-technology-for-refinery-in-China_66353.html
December 19, 2014
Chandra Asri plans to start up a new condensate splitter in Banten Province, Indonesia, in early 2019, the company said today. Naphtha produced by the splitter will be allocated for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/indonesia/Chandra-Asri-aims-to-bring-new-condensate-splitter-online-in-2019_66351.html
December 19, 2014
Mitsui Chemicals plans to shut its olefins conversion unit (OCU) at Osaka temporarily from the middle of January because of weaker propylene prices, the company said today. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Mitsui-Chemicals-to-idle-olefins-conversion-unit-next-month-because-of-weak-propylene-prices_66348.html
December 18, 2014
BASF and Shell have reached agreement for BASF to sell its 50% share in their propylene oxide-styrene monomer (POSM) joint venture, Ellba Eastern (Singapore) to Shell, making it a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/BASF-quits-Ellba-Eastern-POSM-joint-venture-with-Shell_66284.html
December 18, 2014
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the largest potash producers, today announced its third-quarter results with revenues up 5% on the year-earlier quarter at $896 million. Production...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Uralkali-reports-strong-results-expects-record-potash-deliveries-this-year_66292.html
December 18, 2014
SCG Chemicals, the chemical subsidiary of Siam Cement Group (SCG; Bangkok) has acquired a 51% stake in plastics institute Norner (Stathelle, Norway) from the current Norwegian owners...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/SCG-Chemicals-acquires-plastics-institute-in-Norway_66291.html
December 18, 2014
Styrene inventories in eastern China have dipped 4% this week, compared with last week, industry sources say. The inventory tally is estimated at 148,000 m.t., down about 7,000 m.t. or...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Styrene-stocks-in-eastern-China-fall-4-percent-against-last-week_66286.html
December 18, 2014
Teijin says that it will open a second production line in South Korea for Lielsort, an innovative separator for lithium ion secondary batteries (LIBs). Operations will begin on 24...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Teijin-to-open-second-production-line-for-separators-for-lithium-ion-secondary-batteries_66283.html
December 18, 2014
Toray Industries and its wholly owned subsidiary Toray Advanced Materials Korea (TAK; Seoul) will expand high-performance polypropylene (PP) spunbond production capacity at the Toray...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/indonesia/Toray-to-expand-polypropylene-spunbond-capacity-in-Indonesia_66281.html
December 17, 2014
Evonik Industries has been appointed by Shell MDS (Malaysia)—the joint venture owner and the operator of the Shell middle distillate synthesis plant in Bintulu, Sarawak—as...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Shell-extends-Evoniks-distribution-of-GTL-hardwaxes-to-emerging-regions_66234.html
December 17, 2014
JSR (Tokyo) says that it has agreed with Taiwanese chemical company Chang Chun Petrochemical (Taipei) to establish a joint venture to manufacture display materials at Changshu, China...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/JSR-and-Chang-Chun-Petrochemical-to-establish-JV-to-manufacture-display-materials-in-China_66236.html
December 17, 2014
Technip has been awarded a contract worth approximately €100.0 million ($124.1 million) by Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC; New Delhi) to build a 6.0-million standard cubic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Technip-receives-oil-and-gas-terminal-contract-from-ONGC-in-India_66228.html
December 17, 2014
Umicore (Brussels) says that it will construct a facility at the Hemaraj industrial estate in Thailand for the production of emission-control catalysts for light-duty vehicles. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Umicore-to-build-automotive-catalyst-facility-in-Thailand_66225.html
December 17, 2014
BASF subsidiary BASF India (Mumbai) says that a Würth (Künzelsau, Germany) subsidiary headquartered in Navi Mumbai, India, will take over the import, distribution...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/BASF-and-Wurth-team-up-for-automotive-refinish-coatings-business-in-India_66224.html
December 17, 2014
Sinopec says that its Maoming olefins facility has increased its operating rates and is expected to produce a total of 1.14 million m.t. of ethylene during this year. Sinopec Maoming...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Sinopec-ups-ethylene-production-at-Maoming-complex_66238.html
December 16, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says it will invest up to $500.0 million for 50% ownership of a joint venture that will operate a fully integrated, world-scale phosphate business...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/ICL-forms-Chinese-phosphates-JV-with-Yunnan-Yuntianhua_66208.html
December 16, 2014
Dow Chemical will supply quantum dot material to LG Electronics, which is launching a new range of high-tech TVs in early 2015. Dow is building a quantum dot factory in South Korea...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Electronics-and-Dow-link-in-quantum-dot-TV-project_66204.html
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