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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
January 29, 2013
The company projects adjusted earnings growth between 45 cts/share and 50 cts/share in 2013, a gain of 12–13%....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Celanese-earnings-flat-on-lower-volumes-and-pricing_49413.html
December 19, 2012
Ineos says it has renewed an agreement with BP for the supply of acetic acid feedstock to Ineos's vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) plant at the Saltend Chemicals Park in Hull, UK. BP...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Ineos-renews-agreement-with-BP-for-acetic-acid-supplies-to-VAM-plant-in-UK_48494.html
October 28, 2012
Petrobras has licensed the Chiyoda Acetica acetic acid technology for a previously announced gas-to-chemicals complex at Linhares in southeast Brazil. The technology was licensed...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Petrobras-to-use-Chiyodas-Acetica-acetic-acid-process-in-gas-to-chemicals-complex_47310.html
January 18, 2012
Celanese cut its full-year 2011 adjusted earnings outlook to $4.45/share, 15 cts-25 cts below its previous estimates, citing weak European demand for acetyl intermediates. Celanese's updated estimate implies fourth-quarter adjusted earnings of 56 cts/share, about 31% below the average analyst estimate as reported by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Celanese-Cuts-2011-Earnings-Outlook-on-Weak-European-Demand_40538.html
November 28, 2011
Indian Oil Corp. (IOC; New Delhi) says it has signed a memorandum of understanding with BP to explore the potential for establishing a 50-50 joint venture to build a 1-million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/BP-Indian-Oil-JV-to-Build-Acetic-Acid-Plant-in-India_39352.html
June 14, 2011
Samsung-BP Chemicals Co. (Ulsan, Korea) will debottleneck its acetic capacity plant at the Ulsan complex. The company owned 51% by BP and 49% by Samsung will add 100,000 m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Samsung-BP-Adds-Acetic-Acid-Capacity-in-Korea_35503.html
June 3, 2011
Reliance Industries’ chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani, said in a speech at the company’s annual general meeting today that the company plans to increase the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Reliance-to-Increase-PBR-and-SBR-Capacity-Build-Acetic-Acid-Plant_35263.html
January 21, 2011
Celanese says it has signed an memorandum of understanding with Wison (Nanjing) to provide syngas for Celanese’s advanced ethanol production....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/Celanese-Secures-Feedstock-for-Chinese-Ethanol-Plants_32331.html
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