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September 6, 2016
Williams Partners (Tulsa, Oklahoma) is looking at ways to monetize its share of the Geismar, Louisiana, olefins plant and complex, according to a statement issued on 6 September. Williams Partners says the options include sale or a long-term, fee-for-service tolling agreement. The proceeds of a sale would be used to reduce debt and planned equity issuances, says the company....
September 5, 2016
ChemChina and Rosneft have signed an agreement setting out the framework for implementation of the Far-Eastern Petrochemical Co. project, located near the city of Nakhodka, Russia....
September 5, 2016
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings says that its purified terephthalic acid (PTA) subsidiary MCC PTA India (Haldia, India), that is being divested, will change its name to Materials...
September 2, 2016
Toluene and benzene contracts have once again settled at a divergence in Europe. Initial September toluene settlements have been agreed on at $540 per metric ton, an increase of $60...
September 2, 2016
Mitsubishi Corp. (Tokyo, Japan) and the regional government of Sakhalin Island, Russia, have signed a contract to build a methanol plant on the island....
September 1, 2016
The recently settled European September benzene contract puts the US price at a premium over Europe for the first time this year. Since January, European contracts have been settling...
September 1, 2016
LG Chem will restart its Yeosu, South Korea, naphtha cracker late today, after a brief shutdown, a company source tells Oil Price Information Service, an IHS Markit company. The...
September 1, 2016
Europe's styrene barge contract price for September was agreed on today at €1,035 per metric ton fob Rotterdam, a decrease of €20 per metric ton from the August settlement...
August 31, 2016
US nonfuel-propylene inventory rebounded slightly during the week that ended on 26 August, according to data released by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Wednesday. It is the first time in eight weeks that inventory has increased....
August 31, 2016
Avantor Performance Materials (Center Valley, PA) and NuSil Technology (Carpinteria, CA), both portfolio companies of New Mountain Capital (New York), have signed a definitive...
August 31, 2016
Westlake Chemical Corporation (Houston) says it has closed the $3.8-billion acquisition of Axiall Corporation (Atlanta, Georgia), becoming North America’s third-largest producer chlor-alkali and second-largest producer of polyvinylchloride (PVC). The transaction, announced on 10 June, was approved by Axiall shareholders in a vote on 30 August....
August 31, 2016
Japan's two leading oil refiners and producers of petrochemicals—JX Holdings Inc. (Tokyo) and TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K. (Tokyo)—today announced that they have finalized an agreement to merge as of 1 April 2017, forming the biggest refiner in the country....
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