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August 1, 2014
Hangzhou Hangding Nylon Tech has commissioned a nylon-6 plant at the Economic Technical Development Area of Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China. The facility uses the Uhde...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Chinese-firm-commissions-nylon-6-manufacturing-plant_62928.html
July 31, 2014
Nippon Shokubai, a leading producer of acrylic acid and superabsorbent polymers (SAP), today announced the cancellation of its project to double SAP capacity at its Nisshoku Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Nippon-Shokubai-cancels-China-superabsorbents-project_62854.html
July 30, 2014
BHP Billiton (Melbourne, Australia Signing ceremony, Opportunities Agreement, (L-R) Kawacatoose First Nation Chief Darin Poorman, Day Star First Nation Chief Lloyd Buffalo, Alex...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/BHP-Billiton-signs-opportunities-agreement-with-three-Saskatchewan-First-Nations-on-Jansen-potash-project_56642.html
July 30, 2014
Velocys (Oxford, UK), a technology innovator for smaller scale gas-to-liquids (GTL), has made the final investment decision and will proceed with construction of a commercial GTL plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Velocys-commercial-GTL-plant-in-Oklahoma-to-go-ahead_62806.html
July 30, 2014
PhosAgro (Moscow) said today that its CEO, Andrey Guryev, met with Nick Bowen, the executive global head/mining services at Orica, to discuss the final construction stage of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/PhosAgro-and-Orica-on-track-with-emulsion-explosives-project-in-Russia_62803.html
July 30, 2014
Air Liquide will invest close to €40 million ($53.9 million) in an air separation unit (ASU) that will supply paper maker Klabin's factory at Ortigueira --as well as to another...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Air-Liquide-to-build-&euro40-million-ASU-in-Brazil_62700.html
July 29, 2014
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals is to form a new polymers company at the end of this month to build and operate a superabsorbents production facility at Yeosu, South Korea, to meet brisk...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Sumitomo-Seika-Chemicals-outlines-superabsorbents-investment-in-Korea_62771.html
July 29, 2014
M&G Chemicals says that its wholly owned subsidiary, M&G International, has formed a joint venture with Anhui Guozhen Co. (Guozhen) to build a $325-million cellulosic biorefinery at Fuyang, China. M&G will hold a 70% stake in the company, Anhui M&G Guozhen Green Refinery Co., and Guozhen will hold the remaining 30%....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/M-and-G-forms-JV-with-Chinese-firm-to-build-$325-million-biorefinery-in-China_62762.html
July 28, 2014
Stepan announced on Friday that it is carrying out front-end engineering design for a $60–70-million chemical production facility in the industrial corridor of Ascension Parish...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Stepan-plans-surfactants-and-polymer-intermediates-plant-in-Louisiana_62730.html
July 28, 2014

Arkema has started up a new, 45,000-m.t./year methyl acrylate plant at at its site at Clear Lake, TX. The new plant is the last piece of a $110-million project to beef up the company’s US acrylics business.

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http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Arkema-completes-$110-million-acrylics-project-with-Clear-Lake-methyl-acrylate-plant_62748.html
July 28, 2014
BASF today declined to comment on Indian press reports that it is in discussions with privately owned Essar (Mumbai) to form a $2-billion petrochemicals joint venture in India...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/BASF-declines-to-comment-on-talks-with-Essar-on-petchems-JV_62738.html
July 25, 2014
China's National Energy Administration (NEA; Beijing) has told local authorities to curb irrationally developing coal-to-oil and coal-to-gas projects, after new technology sparked an...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/China-to-curb-investment-in-small-scale-coal-based-projects_62711.html
July 24, 2014
Linde announced today that it has signed a contract to supply liquid oxygen, nitrogen and argon to Conroe Welding Supply (Conroe, TX)—an independent distributor that serves the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Linde-to-supply-gases-to-Texas-welding-distributor_62698.html
July 24, 2014
ENI (Rome) announced today that its chemicals production subsidiary Versalis (Milan) has signed a cooperation agreement with CB&I under which CB&I will market and provide...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/CB-and-I-to-market-Versaliss-LDPE-and-EVA-technologies-in-North-America_62692.html
July 24, 2014
S-Oil (Seoul) today reported improved second-quarter results and outlined investment plans under new increased ownership by Saudi Aramco, including construction of an olefins complex...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/S-Oil-swings-to-profit-to-diversify-portfolio-with-olefins-complex_62689.html
July 23, 2014
Calabrian (Kingwood, TX) is expanding sulfur dioxide (SO2) production at its Port Neches, TX, plant by 50%. The company expects the multimillion dollar expansion to be online by the end of the year....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Calabrian-to-expand-sulfur-dioxide-production-by-50-percent_62679.html
July 23, 2014
The Galveston County Economic Alliance announced on Tuesday that Fund Connell USA Energy and Chemical Investment Corp. is exploring plans to build a large methanol production and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Chinese-group-plans-$4-5-billion-methanol-complex-at-Texas-City_62657.html
July 22, 2014
Tesoro (San Antonio) says it plans to produce petrochemical feedstock in its US west coast refining system. The company intends to gather intermediate feedstock, primarily reformate...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Tesoro-to-produce-xylene-on-US-West-Coast-for-export-to-Asia_62629.html
July 22, 2014
ZeoGas (Houston), a developer of natural gas-to-gasoline projects, has entered into a license agreement to use ExxonMobil's research and engineering subsidiary’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/ZeoGas-to-use-ExxonMobil-methanol-to-gasoline-technology-in-US-Gulf-Coast-project_62627.html
July 21, 2014
Air Liquide announced today that it has signed an agreement with Natgasoline (Beaumont, TX), a wholly owned subsidiary of OCI (Sittard, Netherlands), to supply oxygen for...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Air-Liquide-to-provide-ASU-to-planned-OCI-methanol-plant_62612.html
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