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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....
July 18, 2016
South Korea exported 507,420 metric tons of para-xylene (p-xylene) in June, down 12.5% from May, IHS Chemical data show. Volume to China fell almost 70,000 metric tons month on month...
July 18, 2016
South Korea’s benzene exports rose 9,740 metric tons, or 7%, in June, to 146,770 metric tons, according to the latest data received by IHS Chemical. Volume to the United States...
July 18, 2016
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. (Petro Rabigh), a joint venture between Saudi Arabian Oil Co. and Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd., has completed partially repairing a damaged turbine...
July 15, 2016
Europe's acetone market has been enjoying a rare period of strong pricing in recent months thanks to reduced supply. Prices have remained firm during July, but whether this will be...
July 15, 2016
Ineos Nitriles has declared force majeure on acrylonitrile (ACN) from its Green Lake plant in Port Lavaca, Texas, because the pipeline supplying over 90% of its propylene feedstock has been shut down....
July 15, 2016
Many domestic styrene monomer supply contracts up for retender in 2017 are already being completed this year, but with significantly higher fees, according to IHS Chemical. With two years of healthy spot margins behind them, North American producers aim to achieve similar results for contract business....
July 15, 2016
Acron (Velikii Novgorod, Russia), a leading producer of fertilizers, has increased deliveries to the domestic market in the first six months of this year nearly 20%, to 550,000 metric...
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