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August 5, 2014
Bowleven (Edinburgh, UK), an Africa-focused oil and gas exploration group, says that the president of Cameroon has signed a formal decree awarding the Etinde exploitation authorization...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Cameroon-approves-Etinde-energy-project_62984.html
August 5, 2014
LSB Industries (Oklahoma City) has awarded a $5.3-million contract to Rockwell Automation to supply process automation systems for a 360,000-m.t/year nitric acid plant and a 375,000-m.t./year ammonia plant that LSB is building at its El Dorado, AR, facility. The nitric acid plant, estimated to cost $120 million, will replace a plant lost in an explosion in 2012. LSB has estimated the cost of the ammonia project, which was announced in 2013, at $250-300 million....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/LSB-Industries-hires-Rockwell-Automation-for-El-Dorado-projects_62975.html
August 5, 2014
EPA has issued a final greenhouse gas prevention of significant deterioration construction permit for the expansion of OCI Partners' (OCI; Nederland, TX) methanol plant near Beaumont, TX. OCI plans to increase the plant’s methanol capacity by 25%, to 912,000 m.t./year and its ammonia capacity by 15%, to 305,000 m.t./year....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/OCI-Partners-gets-greenhouse-gas-permit-for-expansion-project_62977.html
August 4, 2014
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem; Al Khubar) announced today that its International Polymers Co. (IPC) affiliate has begun trial runs of its the ethylene vinyl acetates...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Sipchem-and-Hanwha-begin-trial-runs-at-EVA-LDPE-plant-at-Al-Jubail_62948.html
August 4, 2014
RusVinyl, an equally owned joint venture between Sibur (Moscow) and SolVin, on 3 August began test batch production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), Sibur announced today. Solvay holds a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/RusVinyl-begins-producing-PVC-in-Russia_62961.html
August 4, 2014
BP announced today that the government of Indonesia, through the Ministry of Environment (Jakarta), has approved the Tangguh liquefied natural gas (NGL) expansion project and issued an...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/BP-receives-environmental-permit-for-LNG-expansion-project-in-Indonesia_62959.html
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
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