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December 11, 2014
Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) began upgrade works on the ammonia plant at the company's petrochemical site at Camargo in the state of Chihuahua, northwestern Mexico, this week...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Pemex-begins-upgrade-works-at-idle-ammonia-plant_66081.html
December 10, 2014
Benzene prices fell below $800/m.t. cif Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA) on 9 December, trading at $770-780/m.t., and benzene was notionally pegged at $740-765/m.t. today—the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Benzene-reaches-five-year-low-in-Europe-on-continued-crude-weakness-oversupply_66066.html
December 10, 2014
Sohar Port and Freezone (Sohar, Oman) has struck a deal with Oman International Petrochemical Industry Co. (Ompet; Muscat) for a facility that will manufacture purified terephthalic...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/terephthalic_acid/Ompet-reaches-agreement-for-PTA-PET-project-in-Oman_66020.html
December 10, 2014
Global Bioenergies has produced bio-sourced propylene via fermentation. The company says it has created a proprietary prototype strain that is able to convert glucose into...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Global-Bioenergies-succeeds-in-making-bio-sourced-propylene_65981.html
December 10, 2014
Poland has notified that European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) that it intends to submit an intention dossier on methanol to the Registry of Intentions (RoI). A previous intention...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/methanol/Methanol-to-be-submitted-to-RoI-under-Reach_66036.html
December 10, 2014
Sirius Minerals (London), a potash development company with properties in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom; and North Dakota, said today that Rachel Rhodes, CFO, will leave the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Sirius-Minerals-appoints-new-CFO_66013.html
December 10, 2014
India plans to impose an antidumping duty of $79.75/m.t. on acetone from South Korea, a notification from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (New Delhi) says. The tariffs result...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/-India-to-slap-antidumping-duty-on-acetone-from-South-Korea-_66011.html
December 10, 2014
Japan's ethylene production totaled 588,400 m.t. in November, down 1.7% year-on-year from 598,600 m.t., according to figures released by the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Japans-ethylene-output-down-1-7-percent-in-November_66038.html
December 10, 2014
A sinkhole that appeared east of Uralkali's (Berezniki, Russia) Solikamsk-2 potash mine has grown to 50 meters by 80 meters, the company said in an update today. The sinkhole, when...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Sinkhole-near-Uralkali-mine-has-grown-efforts-to-minimize-impact-ongoing_66030.html
December 8, 2014
National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee; Riyadh) said on Sunday that on 4 December it signed an agreement to purchase an additional 13% stake in titanium dioxide (TiO2) producer Cristal...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/titanium_dioxide/Tasnee-signs-deal-to-raise-stake-in-TiO2-producer-Cristal_65945.html
December 8, 2014
PhosAgro (Moscow), a leading fertilizer producer, said today that it has signed a contract with GEA Messo for the design, delivery, and assembly of equipment for a new ammonium sulfate...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/PhosAgro-to-build-ammonium-sulfate-plant-as-part-of-2020-growth-strategy_65951.html
December 8, 2014
Jurong Aromatics Corp. (JAC; Singapore) plans to shut down its plant at Jurong Island, Singapore, on 22 December for maintenance, industry sources say. The maintenance results from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Jurong-Aromatics-plans-maintenance-shutdown-this-month_65963.html
December 5, 2014
LyondellBasell Industries begun to cut operating rates at its Maasvlakte, Netherlands, propylene oxide–styrene monomer unit, near the Port of Rotterdam, today after industrial...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene_oxide/LyondellBasell-lowers-operating-rates-at-POSM-unit-in-Netherlands_65933.html
December 5, 2014
China's Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange (CZCE; Zhengzhou) will launch evening trading from next week for products including purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and methanol. The new trading...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/methanol/China-commodity-exchange-launches-evening-trading-hours-for-PTA-methanol_65927.html
December 5, 2014
Técnicas Reunidas (TR; Madrid) says it has been awarded a contract to build a nitric acid plant for Yara at Porsgrunn, Norway. The contract is worth about €85 million ($104...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Tecnicas-Reunidas-to-build-nitric-acid-plant-for-Yara-in-Norway_65924.html
December 5, 2014
Office Chérifien des Phosphates (OCP; Casablanca) reports 11.6 billion Moroccan dirhams ($1.30 billion) in revenue during the third quarter, up 13%  from DH10.2 billion one...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Moroccos-OCP-posts-third-quarter-revenue-up-13-percent-on-higher-pricing-volume_65922.html
December 5, 2014
Cepsa (Madrid) today restarted cumene and phenol plants at the company's Huelva, Spain, site, a company source has confirmed. The cumene unit stopped operating at the start of October...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/cumene/Cepsa-restarts-cumene-phenol-units-at-Spanish-site_65917.html
December 4, 2014
KBR announced today that it has signed an agreement with PT Rekayasa Industri (REKIND; Jakarta) to provide ammonia technology in the Indonesian, Southeast Asian and Asian markets...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/KBR-forms-ammonia-licensing-alliance-with-Indonesian-engineering-firm_65876.html
December 4, 2014
Yanbu National Petrochemicals Co. (Yansab), a Sabic subsidiary, announced today that it would carry out a 35-60 day maintenance turnaround in April 2015 at the company's ethylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_glycol/Report-Yansab-plans-35-60-day-turnaround-at-EG-complex-next-April_65862.html
December 4, 2014
GTC Technology (Houston) has signed an agreement with Shandong Sincier Chemical Group (SSCG) to provide GTC's technology for a 280,000-m.t./year toluene alkylation unit at a new...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/GTC-Technology-to-license-toluene-alkylation-technology-to-Chinese-refiner_65837.html
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