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April 21, 2015
Mohammad-Hassan Peyvandi, deputy managing director of the National Petrochemical Co., (NPC; Tehran), has told reporters that Indian companies have made a proposal to build an...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Iran-confirms-Indian-interest-in-building-urea-plant_69631.html
April 21, 2015
Sabic has reached preliminary agreement with an unidentified US supplier to import shale gas for its Wilton, UK steam cracker for the next 10 years. The company announced in August...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Sabic-proceeds-with-plans-to-import-US-ethane-feedstock-for-UK-cracker_69629.html
April 20, 2015
Sanmar Group (Chennai, India) will invest $350 million to expand its chemical facility at Port Said, Egypt, the Egyptian embassy in New Delhi says. Plans include constructing a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Sanmar-to-build-PVC-plant-in-Egypt_69600.html
April 20, 2015
Aecon Group (Toronto) has been awarded a contract by K+S (Kassel, Germany) for additional work on K+S's Legacy potash mining project in Saskatchewan. Work will begin in the second...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/K+S-awards-additional-contract-for-potash-project-in-Canada_69605.html
April 20, 2015
Harvest Minerals (Subiaco, Australia) has acquired the Sergi potash project, near Vales in the state of Sergipe, Brazil. Harvest Minerals has entered into a binding agreement with...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Australia-fertilizer-developer-acquires-Brazil-potash-project_69604.html
April 20, 2015
CB&I said today that it has been awarded a contract by NefteGazIndustriya, through project developer Maveg GmbH, to provide engineering and procurement services for the Afipsky Oil...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/CB-and-I-awarded-contract-to-upgrade-refinery-in-Russia_69603.html
April 17, 2015
National Petrochemical Company (NPC; Tehran) expects to start up a second 1 million m.t./year ethylene plant at the Kavian petrochemical complex in Assaluyeh, Iran, by September, according to a local news report....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/NPC-aims-to-start-up-second-Kavian-cracker-by-September-report_69582.html
April 17, 2015
Solvay has launched the previously announced expansion at its Augusta, GA, manufacturing facility to install the first world-scale polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin production...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Solvay-starts-constructing-PEEK-plant-in-US_69562.html
April 17, 2015
Huntsman says that its performance products division plans to expand capacity for specialty amines at its manufacturing facilities at Petfurdo, Hungary; and Conroe, TX. The new...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Huntsman-expands-capacity-for-specialty-amines-in-Hungary-US_69559.html
April 16, 2015
Sibur (Moscow) says that its biggest investment project, a world-scale petrochemicals complex at Tobolsk, Russia, will likely reach mechanical completion in 2019, one year later than...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Sibur-delays-world-scale-petchem-project-due-to-challenging-economic-environment_69511.html
April 16, 2015

Celanese and Mitsui & Co. today announced that they are planning a potential methanol joint venture to be located at Celanese’s facility at Bishop, TX. Celanese says it has filed for air permits, and that a final decision to build the plant, which would have a capacity of 1.3 million m.t./year, will consider prevailing methanol market conditions and construction costs, among other factors.

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http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Celanese-Mitsui-explore-methanol-JV-at-Bishop-TX_69474.html
April 16, 2015
Energy major Rosneft (Moscow), tire producer Pirelli and synthetic rubber maker Synthos (Oswiecim, Poland) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to carry out a feasibility...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Synthos-joins-Rosneft-and-Pirelli-in-synthetic-rubber-project-in-Russia_69502.html
April 15, 2015
Braskem is reevaluating its planned Parkersburg, WV cracker, a joint venture with Odebrecht, to address uncertainties generated by the steep decline in crude oil pricing. Assuming it proceeds, startup would come after 2020, says Fernando Musa, CEO of Braskem America. “This is something that we will continue to pursue, and look for the right timing and moment to invest,” he adds....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Braskem-slows-Marcellus-cracker-considers-polypropylene-expansion_69458.html
April 15, 2015
The signing ceremony of the previously announced polypropylene (PP) project at Sumgayit was held today in Baku, Azerbaijan, in the framework of an Italian trade mission to Azerbaijan...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Socar-and-Tecnimont-sign-contract-for-PP-plant-in-Azerbaijan_69443.html
April 14, 2015
ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions said today that it has been awarded a contract for the basic engineering package and license for a hard paraffin production facility at...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/ThyssenKrupp-Industrial-Solutions-awarded-contract-for-hard-paraffin-plant-in-Poland_69402.html
April 13, 2015
Arkema has expanded its acrylic resin manufacturing capacity at Araçariguama, Brazil, by 60%, the company announced today. A new reactor will enable Arkema to introduce its...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Arkema-starts-up-coatings-resins-reactor-in-Brazil_69372.html
April 13, 2015
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC), Mitsubishi Corp. (MC), and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) announced today that they have signed an agreement with state-owned National Gas Company of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Mitsubishi-Gas-Chemical-and-partners-finalize-$1-billion-methanol-and-DME-investment-in-Trinidad_69354.html
April 13, 2015
KBR said on Friday that it has been awarded a reimbursable contract by Flint Hills Resources for the modification and expansion of its Corpus Christi West, TX, refinery. The revenue...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/KBR-awarded-contract-to-expand-Corpus-Christi-West-refinery_69352.html
April 13, 2015
Petronas Chemicals said today that its previously announced Sabah Ammonia Urea (Samur) project at Sipitang, Sabah State, Malaysia, is about 90% complete and on track for completion in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Petronas-confirms-ammonia-urea-complex-onstream-in-2016_69367.html
April 13, 2015
Cascades (Quebec City) plans to build a biorefinery at its Norampac-Cabano facility at Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, PQ, to extract hemicellulose from wood chips, it says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Canadian-firm-to-build-biorefinery-to-extract-hemicellulose-from-wood-chips_69361.html
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