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March 27, 2015
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) says it intends to stop production at its Al Jubail acetic acid plant to carry out regular maintenance. The facility will stop...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Sipchem-to-halt-production-of-acetic-acid-for-plant-turnaround_68965.html
March 26, 2015
Celanese has raised its acetic acid prices in China and Asia (excluding China) effective 25 March—the former for a third time and the latter for a second time this...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Celanese-hikes-acetic-acid-prices-in-China-for-third-time-in-March-second-time-for-Asia_68914.html
March 11, 2015
Celanese has raised its acetic acid prices in China, effective 10 March—its second hike this month—citing a “rapid increase and continued volatility in global...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Celanese-hikes-acetic-acid-prices-in-China-for-second-time-in-March_68426.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
January 15, 2015
BP has lifted force majeure on acetic acid as well as acetic anhydride at the company's Hull-Saltend, UK  site, the company announced today. The force majeure was lifted effective...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/BP-lifts-acetic-acid-force-majeure-at-UK-site_66854.html
November 13, 2014
BP has extended the force majeure on acetic acid production at the company's Hull-Saltend site in the United Kingdom, through December, the company says. BP will, however, raise its...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/BP-extends-acetic-acid-force-majeure-at-UK-site-through-year-end_65357.html
November 4, 2014
KBR (Houston) says that it has signed an agreement with engineering and construction firm Chiyoda (Yokohama, Japan) to license its CT-Acetica technology. Chiyoda developed the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/KBR-signs-acetic-acid-technology-alliance-with-Chiyoda_65079.html
November 2, 2014
Indian Oil (New Delhi) is developing a cracker project on the east coast of India based on shale gas ethane from the United States, CW has learned. S. Mitra, executive...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Indian-Oil-mulls-cracker-based-on-US-shale-gas-revives-acetic-acid-project-to-hike-SBR-capacity_65042.html
October 8, 2014
BP has declared force majeure on production at the company's Hull-Saltend site in the United Kingdom. The declaration is effective from 00.01am on  4 October, BP says. BP's...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/BP-declares-force-majeure-on-acetic-acid-and-acetic-anhydride-at-UK-site_64339.html
September 23, 2014
Engineers India has signed a contract with Assam Petrochemicals for its previously announced 500 -.t./day methanol and 200-m.t./day acetic acid project being built at Namrup, Assam...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Engineers-India-signs-methanol-and-acetic-acid-plant-contract-in-Assam_63938.html
June 18, 2014
Indian Oil (IOC; New Delhi) and BP have abandoned plans for an acetic acid joint venture in India, citing high capital costs. The proposed 50-50 jv would have built a 1-million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/BP-Indian-Oil-cancel-plans-for-acetic-acid-JV_61899.html
June 10, 2014
Eastman Chemical has made “significant progress” toward restoring operations at its Kingsport, TN, facility after a widespread power outage forced an unplanned shutdown on 4 June, the company says. With the possible exception of butyl acetate, the shutdown is unlikely to have much impact on the delivery of acetyl products, according to IHS Chemical....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Eastman-restoring-operations-at-Kingsport-limited-impact-on-acetyls-says-IHS_61653.html
December 16, 2013
The government of Oman and BP today signed a gas sales agreement and an amended production sharing agreement for the development of the Khazzan field, with BP as the operator. The full...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/BP-and-Oman-sign-major-gas-and-acetic-acid-investment-deal_57412.html
November 7, 2013
BP announced today that it is ready to commercialize two new technologies: the SaaBre synthesis gas (syngas)-to-acetic acid process and Hummingbird, a process that directly converts...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/BP-to-commercialize-breakthrough-acetic-acid-technology-at-a-world-scale-plant_56515.html
November 4, 2013
Celanese said today that its French and Spanish subsidiaries have informed their employee delegates at Roussillon, France, and the work council at Tarragona, Spain, about their intent...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Celanese-to-close-acetic-anhydride-and-VAM-plants-in-France-and-Spain_56414.html
October 10, 2013
The Mexican state of Veracruz is expected to receive $5 billion in direct investment by chemical companies, foreign and domestic, in Mexico, over the next five years, according to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Mexicos-state-of-Veracruz-expects-$11-billion-in-direct-investments-into-its-petrochemical-industry_55711.html
October 4, 2013
Lyondell Chemie Nederland, a subsidiary of LyondellBasell Industries; and Oiltanking Stolthaven Antwerp have signed a 10-year agreement for the storage and handling of glacial acetic...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/LyondellBasell-and-Oiltanking-Stolhaven-sign-10-year-agreement-for-storage-of-GAA-and-VAM_55645.html
June 14, 2013
Oil India (Noida) will acquire a 49% stake in Assam Petrochemicals' expansion project planned at Namrup, in the Indian state of Assam. The government of Assam holds a majority stake in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Oil-India-to-take-49-percent-stake-in-Assam-Petrochemicals-Namrup-project_52832.html
May 22, 2013
Oxea announced that it has successfully started operations at its new carboxylic acids plant at Oberhausen, Germany—boosting the company’s carboxylic acid production...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Oxea-starts-operations-at-German-carboxylic-acids-plant_52246.html
March 13, 2013
ZeaChem (Lakewood, CO) says it has successfully produced commercial-grade cellulosic chemicals and ethanol at its 250,000-gal/year demonstration biorefinery at Boardman, OR...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/ZeaChem-starts-production-of-commercial-grade-cellulosic-chemicals_50471.html
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