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October 9, 2015
Production at Total's Carling, France, naphtha cracker is scheduled to end on 5 October—the culmination of a previously announced program to close the plant, says Philippe...
October 8, 2015
Salalah Methanol Co. (SMC) has prequalified eight engineering & construction firms to build a previously announced ammonia plant in the Salalah Free Zone of Oman. The facility will...
October 7, 2015
Inovyn, the Ineos-Solvay chlorvinyls joint venture, is building a large-scale potassium hydroxide (KOH) production facility at its Antwerp/Lillo site in Belgium. This move reinforces...
October 7, 2015
Sahara Petrochemicals has announced that the startup of Saudi Butanol Co.’s butanol plant under construction at Al Jubail, has been delayed until the fourth quarter. The plant...
October 7, 2015
Hyundai Paint (Incheon, South Korea) says it will spend 13.6 billion South Korean won ($11.5 million) to build a new paints factory at its Incheon site in South Korea. The plant is...
October 6, 2015
BASF will more than double its chlorine capacity based on membrane-cell technology. The company will add 250,000 m.t./year capacity to the existing membrane-cell process plant at the...
October 5, 2015
Sadara Chemical, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical, has announced that it amended its articles of association on 5 October to reflect an increase in its...
October 5, 2015
Petro Rabigh, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, on Monday is launching a tender for the engineering, material supply, and construction work for three new...
October 2, 2015
Oxea (Dallas) says detailed engineering continues on a world-scale propanol plant that is to be built at Bay City, TX. The company expects to bring the plant on stream in late 2017, one year later than planned when the project was first announced in March 2014. A 2-ethylhexanol (2-EH) plant announced at the same time has also been postponed....
October 1, 2015
Evonik Industries said on Thursday that it plans to build an additional world-scale methionine plant in Singapore. The plant will produce the amino acid DL-methionine and be fully...
October 1, 2015
Kuraray on Thursday announced that it will expand production facilities at its plant at Saijo, Japan, for optical-use Poval film, which serves as a base film for polarized film, an...
September 30, 2015
The Methanol Corp. (Aliso Viejo, CA) has acquired key assets of the bankrupt Nafta Petrochem (Lendava, Slovenia) for €5.6 million ($6.3 million) in an auction. The deal includes...
September 30, 2015
Sika said on Wednesday that it is opening its first concrete admixture and mortar production facilities in Nigeria and the Ivory Coast and has established subsidiaries in Ethiopia and...
September 30, 2015
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia) says it has started constructing permanent power supply facilities at its planned Ust-Yayva potash mine in Russia's Perm Region. Uralkali plans to invest...
September 30, 2015
The acquisition by Sinopec (Beijing), China’s largest petrochemicals company, of a stake in Sibur (Moscow), Russia’s largest petrochemicals player, is expected to be...
September 29, 2015
Mitsubishi Polyester Film is investing $100 million to expand capacity of its Greer, Greenville County, SC facility. Completion of the project is expected by the third quarter of 2017...
September 29, 2015
Construction work at a natural gas processing unit (NGPU) that forms part of Petrobras's Comperj refinery project at Itaboraí, Brazil, has been halted, according to various...
September 28, 2015
Asahi Kasei says that it will build a  production line for manufacturing its Hipore brand lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery separator at the company’s production complex at...
September 28, 2015
Fluor Corp. announced on Monday that it has signed a three-year agreement with Sasol Group Technology to perform a range of projects as an integrated team at Sasol’s facilities...
September 28, 2015
China XLX Fertiliser, a coal-based producer of urea, compound fertilizers, and methanol, says it has constructed a compound fertilizer plant in Jilin Province, China. The plant is...
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