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July 21, 2016
Odessa Portside (Fertilizer) Plant, Ukraine Ukraine's privatization of Odessa Port Plant (OPP; Odessa, Ukraine), one of the largest producers of fertilizers in Ukraine, has fallen...
July 21, 2016
Olin Corporation (Clayton, Missouri) has updated its financial guidance, citing weak demand for caustic soda and high raw material costs. The company now expects net income in the second quarter to be “approximately breakeven” and for adjusted Ebitda to total about $180 million. Guidance issued with the Olin’s first quarter results estimated net income of $0.10-0.20 per share and adjusted Ebitda of $220-240 million....
July 21, 2016
PKN Orlen today announced that its board has approved the construction of a metathesis unit at its PÅ‚ock, Poland manufacturing complex. The facility, first announced in 2014, will be...
July 21, 2016
Yara International ASA (Oslo, Norway), a leading player in the fertilizer industry, has reported weaker underlying second-quarter results on lower fertilizer prices, with Ebitda...
July 21, 2016
Amec Foster Wheeler announced today that it has been awarded an engineering and project management services contract by PT Pertamina (Persero) and Saudi Aramco for the upgrade and...
July 20, 2016
Alpek's (Monterrey, Mexico) second-quarter consolidated net income totaled $70 million, down 25% year-on-year (YOY). The company's consolidated EBITDA for the quarter meanwhile grew 7%...
July 20, 2016
An explosion occurred in a methanol storage tank at Caldic Chemie's (Rotterdam, Netherlands) site at Europoort in the port of Rotterdam on 19 July at 19.18 local time, the company...
July 19, 2016
Because of the excess ethylbenzene (EB) capacity at few facilities in the United States along with advancements at some plants, producers have been able to export more EB out of the...
July 19, 2016
Enterprise Products Partners LP (Houston, Texas) says it has loaded the first two vessels to receive polymer-grade propylene (PGP) for export from the Enterprise Hydrocarbons Terminal (EHT) on the Houston Ship Channel. The EHT, which is directly supplied by fractionators and storage wells at Enterprise’s Mont Belvieu, Texas, complex, can load up to 5,000 metric tons per day of PGP. The company is making other investments that will increase the supply of PGP available for export, including constructing a propane dehydrogenation unit at Mont Belvieu....
July 19, 2016
Algeria has signed three agreements with Indorama Corp. (Jakarta, Indonesia) that are valued at a combined $4.5 billion, according to local media news outlets. The first agreement, a...
July 18, 2016
The Indian Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers (New Delhi) announced on 13 July that the cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved a plan to revive...
July 18, 2016
Westlake Chemical Corp. (Houston, Texas) is restarting its Calvert City, Kentucky, complex, which has been offline for over six weeks. The company estimates a $40 million impact divided between second- and third-quarter financial results....
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