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May 22, 2015
Eastman Chemical says it will increase prices on methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) in North America and Latin America by 5 cts/lb ($110/m.t.), effective 5 June or as contracts allow. The company cites elevated operating costs, especially in raw materials....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/Eastman-to-increase-MIBK-prices_70638.html
May 22, 2015
Williams Partners' confirmed late Thursday that ethylene production at its Geismar, LA, olefins plant has been temporarily affected and customers have been notified that their...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Williams-Geismar-ethylene-production-affected-by-power-outage_70635.html
May 22, 2015
Week-on-week, Asian spot styrene prices posted the steepest fall of $110/m.t. among several aromatics in the region, IHS Chemical data show, while price spreads between related...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Asian-styrene-prices-post-sharp-week-on-week-fall-spread-to-benzene-narrows_70630.html
May 22, 2015
India has approved the setting up of an ammonia-urea complex at Namrup, Assam with a production capacity of 864,000 m.t./year, the cabinet says, at an estimated investment of 45...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/India-approves-ammonia-urea-plant-at-Namrup-Assam_70621.html
May 22, 2015
With styrene prices in Europe moving higher this week, IHS Chemical analysts have said the arbitrage window between the United States and Europe is more favorable compared with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/US-European-styrene-arbitrage-more-attractive-option_70590.html
May 22, 2015
Market participants said on Thursday this week that the Williams Partners' Geismar, LA, facility would be shut for a minimum of one week, because of an electrical outage brought on by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Sources-say-Williams-Louisiana-facility-down-after-lightning-strike_70589.html
May 22, 2015
India has approved a plan to spend 60 billion Indian rupees ($1.11 billion) to revive a shut urea plant at Sindri (Jharkhand), the cabinet says. The plant, which has been shut since...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/India-approves-plan-to-revive-shut-urea-plant-at-Sindri_70623.html
May 22, 2015
PotashCorp’s CEO Jochen Tilk on Thursday said that the company will continue to review whether to retain its  shareholdings in fellow potash producers, SQM (Santiago, Chile)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/PotashCorp-reviewing-shareholdings-in-SQM-and-ICL_70628.html
May 21, 2015
BASF declared force majeure on the supply of ethylene oxide (EO) in Europe yesterday and until further notice, the company confirmed to CW. BASF has also been forced to declare force...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_glycol/BASF-declares-force-majeure-on-EO-MEG-in-Europe_70523.html
May 21, 2015
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (Espoo, Finland) has developed a method of manufacturing benzene, toluene, xylene (BTX) chemicals by combining the gasification of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Finnish-researchers-develop-method-to-manufacture-BTX-chemicals-by-gasifying-lignocellulosic-biomass_70559.html
May 21, 2015
Japan’s production of benzene, toluene, and xylenes fell in April by 10%, 4%, and 2%, respectively, from March, the Japan Petrochemical Industry Association (JPCA) announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Japans-April-production-of-aromatics-falls-from-March_70550.html
May 21, 2015
Chemours, DuPont’s performance chemicals subsidiary, has named Bryan Snell president of the titanium technologies business, effective immediately. He replaces BC Chong, who is pursuing new career opportunities, says the company....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/titanium_dioxide/Chemours-names-head-of-titanium-technologies-business_70525.html
May 21, 2015
Propylene stockpiles increased in the United States for the week ended 15 May, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration. Non-fuel use propylene stocks were...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Propylene-stocks-up-in-US-for-first-time-in-two-weeks_70526.html
May 20, 2015
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM; Santiago) reports net income of $71.7 million for the first quarter, down from $81 million one year earlier. Income before tax was $99.6...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/SQMs-first-quarter-net-income-shrinks_70519.html
May 20, 2015
Daelim Industrial (Seoul) and Daewoo Engineering & Construction (Seoul) announced on Wednesday that they have won a 3.5 trillion South Korean won ($3.2 billion) order to build a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Daelim-and-Daewoo-win-major-petrochemicals-plant-order-from-S-Oil_70513.html
May 20, 2015
OCI (Amsterdam), a global producer of fertilizers and methanol, in its trading update on Wednesday said that first quarter 2015 revenue was lower than in the same period last year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/OCI-reports-lower-sales-and-production-volumes-due-to-plant-upgrades-gas-shortages_70512.html
May 19, 2015
The US benzene market may hit a floor this week, according to IHS Chemical analysts, as spot prices have moved well below the $2.50/galmark on the back of ongoing styrene turnarounds...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/US-benzene-market-looking-for-a-floor-amid-supply-glut_70506.html
May 19, 2015
Oxea (Oberhausen, Germany) has launched a short-chain fatty alcohol product, n-nonanol. Oxea says its structure is almost completely linear, making the product “a potent and cost-effective alternative” to natural fatty alcohols derived from palm oil or coconut oil....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/oxoalcohols/Oxea-launches-short-chain-fatty-alcohol_70495.html
May 19, 2015
Naphtachimie's steam cracker and butadiene plant at Lavéra, France, remain offstream following a fire that damaged an electrical cable on 17 May. "The repair of equipment...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Ineos-Total-JV-cracker-offstream-following-fire-Kem-One-declares-force-majeure-on-PVC_70494.html
May 19, 2015
Neste Jacobs (Porvoo, Finland) and Socar, Azerbaijan's state-owned oil company, have signed an agreement for Neste Jacobs to act as the project management consultant (PMC) and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Neste-Jacobs-awarded-PMC-contract-for-ammonia-urea-project-in-Azerbaijan_70493.html
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