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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
June 27, 2014
Pulp, paper, and timber company UPM (Helsinki) is completing work on the world's first commercial-scale, wood-based biorefinery at Lappeenranta, Finland, the company says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/UPM-to-commission-first-commercial-scale-wood-based-biorefinery_62123.html
June 27, 2014
Acron (Velikiy Novgorod, Russia), a producer of fertilizers; and the Rio Tinto group have formed a joint venture to evaluate developing their jointly held potash properties in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Acron-and-Rio-Tinto-form-JV-to-develop-Albany-potash-deposit-in-SK_62120.html
June 26, 2014
Afton Chemical (Richmond, VA), part of NewMarket Corp., has held a ground breaking ceremony for a previously announced chemical additives manufacturing facility on Jurong Island...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Afton-Chemical-breaks-ground-on-Singapore-project_62049.html
June 26, 2014
Haldor Topsøe is establishing an automotive catalyst production facility in Brazil, the company announced today. It will focus on manufacturing catalysts that can remove...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Haldor-Topsøe-to-build-automotive-catalysts-plant-in-Brazil_62045.html
June 26, 2014
Ashta Chemicals (Ashtabula, OH) says it will invest $60 million to convert its mercury-cell chlor-alkali plant to membrane-cell technology. Ineos Technologies will provide process design services and three Bichlor bipolar electrolyzers....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Ashta-Chemicals-to-convert-Ohio-chlor-alkali-plant-to-membrane-cell-process_62021.html
June 26, 2014
Sabic and Mitsubishi Rayon, partners in an equally-owned methyl methacrylate (MMA) and polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) manufacturing joint venture in Saudi Arabia, earlier this...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Sabic-Mitsubishi-Rayon-jv-awards-contract-for-delayed-MMA-PMMA-project-in-Saudi-Arabia_62043.html
June 26, 2014
Bayer MaterialScience’s (BMS) polyurethane systems house Bayer Pearl has broken ground for its new headquarters in the Dubai Investments Park, which will be the site of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/Bayer-MaterialScience-and-Pearl-Insulation-break-ground-for-Dubai-project_62044.html
June 24, 2014
BioAmber's (Minneapolis) Canadian subsidiary, a joint venture with Mitsui & Co., has secured a C$20-million ($18.6 million) commercial loan from a financial consortium led by...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/projects/BioAmber-secures-C$20-million-loan-for-Sarnia-biobased-succinic-acid-project_61989.html
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