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December 1, 2015
Reliance Industries (Mumbai) is pressing ahead with preparations to import US shale gas for three of its steam crackers in India. The company is building a 480-kilometer ethane...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Reliance-readies-infrastructure-to-import-US-shale-gas-for-Indian-crackers_75506.html
December 2, 2015
Low river levels and a delay in the applications process for saline wastewater injection will require K+S (Kassel, Germany) to cut back production at several of its potash mines in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/K+S-to-temporarily-cut-production-at-German-sites_75490.html
December 1, 2015
October statistics for Chinese imports show that styrene volumes have plummeted following an all-time high reached in September. Total styrene imports for October were 290,515 m.t...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/China-styrene-imports-plummet-benzene-rebounds-p-xylene-imports-at-lowest-level-for-2015_75492.html
November 30, 2015
Neste Jacobs (Porvoo, Finland) and Borealis have signed an agreement for Neste Jacobs to deliver the engineering, procurement, and construction management services to upgrade and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Borealis-awards-Neste-Jacobs-contract-to-revamp-Stenungsund-ethylene_75487.html
November 30, 2015
Yara (Oslo) said on Monday that a subsidiary of Liberty Mutual Insurance (Boston) has acquired 25% of the shares in Yara Dallol for $51.25 million. Yara's share of the proceeds is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Yara-brings-in-new-partner-into-potash-project-in-Ethiopia_75484.html
December 2, 2015
Elemental Minerals (Perth, Australia) announced on Thursday that it has received a non-binding equity investment proposal from Summit Private Equity of at least US$40 million, at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Elemental-Minerals-receives-investment-proposal-for-potash-project_75468.html
November 27, 2015
Indonesia’s state energy group Pertamina (Jakarta) and Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil company of Saudi Arabia, on Thursday signed a heads of agreement for joint ownership...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Pertamina-and-Saudi-Aramco-ink-deal-for-refinery-petchems-in-Indonesia_75474.html
November 23, 2015
Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, on 18 October approved a new law, “The Taxation of Profits from Natural Resources,” in a form that implements the conclusions of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/ICL-says-impact-of-new-minerals-tax-likely-to-be-lower-than-expected_75416.html
November 23, 2015
CB&I announced on Monday that a joint venture between CB&I and CTCI Corp. (Taipei) has received a notice of intention of award valued at approximately $2.8 billion from Oman...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/CB-and-I-and-CTCI-win-$2-8-billion-ethylene-plant-order-in-Oman_75419.html
November 23, 2015
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the world’s largest potash producers, has announced that on 23 November 2015, its board of directors approved the application to the United...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Uralkali-board-approves-delisting-of-GDRs-and-announces-open-market-buyback-program_75422.html
November 20, 2015
LyondellBasell announced on Thursday that it is advancing plans to build the world's largest propylene oxide (PO) and tert-butyl alcohol (TBA) plant in the Houston area. LyondellBasell...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene_oxide/LyondellBasell-plans-worlds-largest-PO-TBA-plant-in-Texas_75399.html
November 20, 2015
Repair works at Shell's site in Moerdijk are expected to take about four weeks, the company told IHS Chemical following the completion of an initial impact assessment. The steam...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Repairs-at-Moerdijk-to-take-four-weeks-tightening-olefin-supply-in-Europe_75397.html
November 18, 2015
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM; Santiago) reports a net profit of $13.7 million in the third quarter, down about 80% year-on-year (YOY). The results were dented by a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/SQMs-third-quarter-net-income-contracts-weighed-down-by-restructuring_75300.html
November 17, 2015
PhosAgro (Moscow) on Tuesday reported its financial results covering the nine months through end of September, with revenue rising 64% year-on-year (YOY), to 142.3 billion Russian...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/PhosAgro-raises-profits-and-revenues-in-first-nine-months_75288.html
November 17, 2015
BP intends to sell its petrochemical complex in Decatur, AL, as part of a broader reorganization of its global petrochemicals business, the company said on Tuesday....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/BP-to-put-Decatur-AL-petrochemical-complex-on-the-block_75278.html
November 17, 2015
Acetic acid demand in Europe is holding firm especially into vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) and ethyl acetate. Meanwhile, acetic acid supply is well balanced and the impact of a force...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Limited-impact-from-LyondellBasells-US-force-majeure-on-VAM-prices-in-Europe-despite-tighter-market_75275.html
November 16, 2015
Dubai Natural Gas Co. (Dugas), a wholly owned subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Co. (Enoc), has announced plans to set up a maleic anhydride manufacturing joint venture with India's...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/maleic_anhydride/Dubai-and-Indian-firms-link-in-maleic-anhydride-JV-in-the-Mideast_75240.html
November 16, 2015
Trade participants in the US aromatics market are looking to label and add low-chloride (LC) benzene to the existing standard to address contamination during transport from Asia....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Low-chloride-US-benzene-spec-proposed-after-contamination-in-transit-from-Asia_75267.html
November 16, 2015
Monthly benzene exports from South Korea have seen some significantly high volumes for 2015, ranging from a peak of 282,000 m.t. to a low of 185,000 m.t. However, recent data obtained...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Sharp-drop-in-South-Korea-benzene-exports-to-the-US-overall-styrene-p-xylene-exports-remain-high_75248.html
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