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March 5, 2015
Yeochun NCC (YNCC; Seoul) has not been feeding 10% liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) into the company's No. 1 naphtha cracker at Yeosu, South Korea, since early February, a source close to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Yeochun-NCC-stops-feeding-LPG-into-cracker_68328.html
March 5, 2015
Propylene inventories were up in the United States for the week ended 27 February, according to data released by the US Energy Information Administration. It is the third straight week...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Propylene-stocks-up-in-US-for-third-straight-week_68324.html
March 4, 2015
Benzene spot prices have gained more than $100/m.t. in Europe in one week, prompted primarily by a push-up on price in the US market. The increase in spot prices has led some players...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Europe-benzene-spot-price-gains-boosted-by-US-prices_68307.html
March 4, 2015
Ineos plans to integrate the Americas business activities of Ineos ABS into Styrolution by the end of 2015. The marketing, sales, customer service, supply chain, procurement, R&D, human resources, and manufacturing functions of the two businesses will be merged, says Ineos....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/Ineos-to-integrate-Ineos-ABS-Styrolution-in-the-Americas-by-year-end_68304.html
March 4, 2015
Allana Potash (Toronto) is seeking to link with Yara International and other companies in its previously announced potash fertilizer project in Ethiopia. Both Allana and Yara are...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Allana-Potash-seeking-to-link-with-Yara-in-Ethiopian-potash-project_68300.html
March 4, 2015
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM; Santiago) posted net income of $78 million in the fourth quarter of 2014, compared with $69 million one year earlier. The comparison...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/SQMs-net-income-up-sales-stable_68294.html
March 4, 2015
Celanese has raised its acetic acid prices in China and the rest of Asia, effective 3 March, the company says. Celanese cites a "recent rapid increase and continued volatility in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Celanese-raises-acetic-acid-prices-in-China-and-rest-of-Asia_68291.html
March 4, 2015
Rennovia (Santa Clara, CA) and Johnson Matthey have entered into a joint agreement for the co-development and manufacture of catalysts to be used in the scale-up and commercialization...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/adipic_acid/Rennovia-Johnson-Matthey-to-co-develop-and-manufacture-catalysts-for-biobased-adipic-acid-process_68297.html
March 3, 2015
The US March benzene contract was finalized at a split settlement on Monday. One producer settled at $2.08/gal, while a lower settlement was completed by another producer at $2.04/gal...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/US-benzene-split-settlement-for-March-shows-wide-spread_68289.html
March 3, 2015
LSB Industries (Oklahoma City, OK) reports net income of $657,000 for the fourth quarter, down from $37.3 million in the year-ago period. Sales totaled $181.3 million, up 22% year-over-year (YOY). Adjusted earnings of 9 cts/share fell short of the analysts’ consensus estimate of 35 cts/share, as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/LSB-Industries-fourth-quarter-results-miss-estimates_68271.html
March 3, 2015
Discussions on the March toluene contract for Europe reached an impasse Tuesday with no further settlements forthcoming initial price of $668/m.t. agreed Friday, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/March-toluene-contract-price-talks-at-an-impasse-in-Europe_68274.html
March 2, 2015
Wood Group (Houston) says it is providing detailed engineering, procurement, and fabrication services for the process control systems required by ExxonMobil Chemical’s multibillion-dollar expansion project at ExxonMobil's Baytown and Mont Belvieu plants near Houston....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Wood-Group-awarded-process-controls-contract-for-ExxonMobil-ethylene-PE-project_68233.html
March 2, 2015
PotashCorp has signed an agreement to purchase a 9.50% stake in producer and distributor Fertilizantes Heringer (Viana, Brazil) from that company's controlling shareholders for $55.7...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/PotashCorp-acquires-9-5-percent-stake-in-Brazil-fertilizer-firm_68227.html
March 2, 2015
India plans to reduce customs duties on a range of petrochemical products and feedstocks, such as styrene monomer and naphtha, when its fiscal year 2015-16 begins on 1 April, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_dichloride/India-to-cut-customs-duties-on-products-including-styrene-naphtha_68220.html
March 2, 2015
China was the leading destination for benzene exports from South Korea for a second straight month in February, data obtained by IHS Chemical show. More than 98,000 m.t. of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/China-retains-top-spot-for-benzene-exports-from-Korea_68213.html
March 2, 2015
The California Environmental Protection Agency’s office of environmental health hazard assessment (OEHHA) says that it intends to list styrene as known to cause cancer under the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/California-seeks-to-list-styrene-as-carcinogen_68203.html
March 2, 2015
Shell Chemicals has upgraded its mixed xylene (MX) production at a major US site from an 843 grade to an ASTM 5211 grade, the company says. The upgrade follows the addition of a clay...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/Shell-completes-mixed-xylenes-upgrade-at-Deer-Park_68204.html
March 1, 2015
Iran is making good progress with construction of what it says will be the world’s largest methanol plant. Mohammad Hassan Peyvandi, deputy head of the National Petrochemical Co...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/methanol/Iran-builds-mega-methanol-plant-at-Bandar-Dayyer_68205.html
February 27, 2015
Oxiteno, the chemicals business of Ultrapar (São Paulo), posted a 98 million reais ($34 million) Ebitda during the last quarter of 2014 down 9% year-on-year (YOY), according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_glycol/Oxiteno-Ebitda-drops-in-fourth-quarter_68181.html
February 27, 2015
Petrochemicals Malaysia restarted its polystyrene (PS) plant at Pasir Gudang, Johor, on 21 January after completing a prolonged shutdown maintenance program which began in early...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/Petrochemicals-Malaysia-restarts-high-impact-polystyrene-plant_68178.html
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