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July 7, 2014
The fertilizer industry in the Arabian Gulf, led by the increased investments from petrochemical producers, is growing twice as fast as the global industry average, the Gulf...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/GCC-fertilizer-industry-grows-more-than-double-global-average_62263.html
July 7, 2014
LG International (LGI; Seoul) and its partner Hyundai Engineering & Construction have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with state-owned energy group Turkmengas (Ashgabat)...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/LGI-extends-involvement-in-Turkmenistan-projects-will-offtake-products_62262.html
July 7, 2014
Kazakhstan Potash Corp. (KPC; Melbourne), formerly known as Fortis Mining, a minerals exploration company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, today informed the exchange that it...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Kazakhstan-Potash-acquires-new-deposit-aims-to-become-major-potash-player_62267.html
July 4, 2014
Sasol (Johannesburg), Mozambique’s national oil company, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (Maputo) and Italy’s energy group ENI (Rome) have announce plans for a joint...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Sasol-ENI-to-study-large-gas-to-liquids-project-in-Mozambique_62251.html
July 3, 2014
Synthos (Oświęcim, Poland) will invest 631.2 million zloty ($207.6 million) across three petrochemical projects at the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Krakow, Poland, the SEZ...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Synthos-announces-three-petchem-projects-at-Krakow_62239.html
July 3, 2014
Huntsman Polyurethanes Shanghai, a joint venture between Huntsman and Shanghai Chlor-Alkali Chemical (SCAC), plans to double methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) splitting capacity of its facility in the Shanghai Chemical Industrial Park (SCIP). The expansion, which will begin operation in 2017, will increase the site’s MDI splitting capacity to 480,000 m.t./year, says Huntsman....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Huntsman-Shanghai-Chlor-alkali-JV-to-double-MDI-splitting-capacity_62220.html
July 2, 2014
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the world’s largest potash producers, today gave an update on the development of the Ust-Yayvinsky block of the Verkhnekamsk potash deposit...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Uralkali-makes-progress-with-new-potash-mine-at-Berezniki_62215.html
July 2, 2014
CB&I has announced that it has been awarded a contract by LSB Industries subsidiary El Dorado Ammonia to engineer, procure, fabricate, and construct a 30,000-ton, full-containment...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/CB-and-I-awarded-ammonia-storage-tank-contract-by-LSB-Industries_62211.html
July 2, 2014
CB&I says it has been awarded contracts valued in excess of $90 million by NefteGazIndustriya, through project developer Maveg, to provide technology licenses and front-end...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/CB-and-I-awarded-contracts-to-revamp-oil-refinery-in-Russia_62208.html
July 2, 2014
Esso Belgium, a division of ExxonMobil, announced today that it plans to install a new delayed coker unit at its 320,000=bbl/day Antwerp refinery to convert heavy, higher-sulfur...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/ExxonMobil-to-invest-more-than-$1-billion-in-Antwerp-refinery_62204.html
July 2, 2014
LG Chem today confirmed plans to build an electric vehicle battery plant in China. The company, the world's largest producer of car batteries, said last month that it was in the final...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/LG-Chem-confirms-plans-to-build-electric-vehicle-battery-plant-in-China_62203.html
July 1, 2014
Saif Al Khaili Group (Abu Dhabi), a privately owned conglomerate with wide ranging interests, on Saturday signed an agreement with Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) to build...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Abu-Dhabi-to-build-first-chlor-alkali-manufacturing-complex_61829.html
July 1, 2014
Russian joint stock company Gammachim (Moscow), a trader in oils, fats, and detergents, plans to build a higher fatty alcohols plant in the special economic zone (SEZ) of Alabuga...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Russian-firm-plans-oleochemicals-plant-in-Alabuga-SEZ_62182.html
July 1, 2014
Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden) has announced that its Ma’aden Waad Al Shamal Phosphate Co. subsidiary on Monday signed financing agreements with the Public Investment...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Maaden-raises-funds-for-$7-5-billion-phosphate-JV-in-Saudi-Arabia_62179.html
July 1, 2014
BASF today confirmed that, together with partners, it is progressing with plans to double methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) capacity at the Caojing chemical industry park...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/BASF-Huntsman-confirm-plans-to-double-MDI-capacity-in-China_62174.html
July 1, 2014
Sibur representatives last week visited the village of Chernigovka, in Russia’s Amur Region, to investigate siting its previously announced petrochemical complex. Sibur and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Sibur-looking-at-alternative-sites-for-petchem-project-in-far-eastern-Russia_62153.html
June 30, 2014
Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem; The Woodlands, TX) plans to begin a 100,000-m.t./year expansion of  its Cedar Bayou normal alpha-olefins (NAO; also called linear alpha-olefins) plant in Baytown, TX, in July 2015. The company says its board has approved the project, which has already obtained the necessary environmental permit from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/CPChem-gets-greenlight-for-Cedar-Bayou-normal-alpha-olefins_62158.html
June 30, 2014
JBF Industries (Mumbai) says it has started up its new polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plant at Geel, Belgium. The plant, designed to produce 432,000 m.t./year of PET, is...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/JBF-Industries-starts-up-Europes-largest-PET-plant-in-Belgium_62157.html
June 27, 2014
Saudi Kayan, a Sabic affiliate, has begun trial runs at its natural detergent alcohols plant at Al Jubail. Full commercial production is expected to be achieved in the next six months...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Saudi-Kayan-starts-up-detergent-alcohols-plant_62126.html
June 27, 2014
Braskem plans to build an ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) plant at its La Porte, TX, site, the company announced today. Groundbreaking for the new plant will take...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Braskem-to-build-UHMWPE-plant-at-Texas-site_62124.html
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