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October 20, 2015
Sadara, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical and currently starting up its $20-million complex at Al Jubail, reports increased losses in the third quarter and the...
October 20, 2015
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) reports a major drop in third-quarter profits, citing lower selling prices for all of its products, which lowered margins. Net profit in...
October 20, 2015
Wacker Chemie has officially started up a new reactor for vinyl acetate ethylene copolymer (VAE) dispersions at its Calvert City, KY, site. The company has invested around...
October 20, 2015
Sinopec is in discussions to acquire a controlling stake in Taiwan's Xianglu Group's Dragon Aromatics, a producer of para-xylene (p-xylene) and benzene. The talks are at an advanced...
October 20, 2015
Russia is planning two export-oriented methanol plants at the Port of Ust-Luga, near Saint Petersburg, mainly targeting the European markets. The investors have already secured land...
October 21, 2015
Badlands NGLs (Denver) says it has licensed Univation Technologies’ Unipol polyethylene (PE) process for four 600,000-m.t./year production lines, two at a site in North Dakota and two at an unnamed US site. The facilities will produce both linear low-density PE and high-density PE....
October 20, 2015
The US specialty chemicals market contracted 1.0% year-on-year (YOY) in September on a three-month moving average (3MMA), according to the latest issue of ACC's specialty market volume...
October 19, 2015
Celanese (Dallas) reports third-quarter earnings of $151 million, down 40% year-over-year (YOY), on sales of $1.4 billion, down 20% YOY. Adjusted earnings per share of $1.50 were well ahead of the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.37, as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
October 19, 2015
Shell confirmed Monday that it has lifted the force majeure it declared last week on base chemicals produced at its Pulau Bukom, Singapore, steam cracker complex. Shell has been in...
October 19, 2015
Several Saudi firms have reported third-quarter results, with Tasnee and Nama Chemicals losing substantially, while Saudi Arabian Fertilizers Co., (Safco), a Sabic affiliate, reports...
October 19, 2015
South Korea's benzene export volumes have consistently been high during 2015, however levels dropped throughout July, August, and September. Recent data obtained by IHS Chemical show...
October 19, 2015
S-Oil, (Seoul), South Korea's third-largest refiner and a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, on Monday reported a third-quarter loss, with results hurt by a slump in its refining business...
October 19, 2015
Versalis (Milan), the chemicals subsidiary of ENI (Rome), has achieved a major turnaround since its creation some three years ago. The restructuring includes reducing petrochemicals...
October 20, 2015
Sabic on Sunday reported a major decline in third-quarter profits, citing lower selling prices for its products. Third-quarter net profit was down 9.4%, to 5.6 billion Saudi riyals...
October 16, 2015
US October propylene contracts settled higher on Friday at an increase of 0.50 cents per pound, as spot prices have inched higher on the back of fundamentals. The October polymer grade (PG) grade contract settled at 30.50 cents per pound, while the chemical grade (CG) contract settled at 29.00 cents per pound....
October 16, 2015
Reliance Industries says net profits for the company’s fiscal second quarter, ended 30 September, increased 12.5% compared with the same period of the previous year, to about...
October 16, 2015
LG Chem (Seoul) says net profits increased 48% in the third quarter of 2015 compared with the year-ago period, to 342.4 billion South Korean won ($303.8 million). Third-quarter sales...
October 16, 2015
Air Liquide has been granted a new contract with ITER-India for the design and manufacturing of 19 cryogenic lines for the ITER project, strengthening its leadership in extreme...
October 16, 2015
The CEOs of 10 of the world’s largest oil and gas companies, which together provide almost a fifth of all oil and gas production and supply nearly 10% of the world’s...
October 21, 2015
Orion Engineered Carbons has agreed to purchase Evonik Industries’ 52% stake and Deutsche Investitions und Entwicklungsgesellschaft’s (DEG) 15% stake in carbon black maker...
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