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April 29, 2016Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem; Al Khubar) says it will carry out scheduled turnaround maintenance on several of its manufacturing facilities at Jubail, Saudi...
April 15, 2016Eastman (Kingsport, TN) has announced price increases on n-propyl alcohol and acetate, solvent blends, n-butyl acetate, and isophthalic acid, effective 1 May. The company cites raw material and other operating costs....
April 5, 2016Celanese (Dallas) is raising the price of industrial ethanol in China by Rmb 100/m.t., and ethyl acetate in Europe by €30/m.t., effective immediately. The company attributes the increase to “recent market conditions.”...
March 29, 2016Celanese has increased the price of acetic acid in China by Rmb200/m.t. ($30.73), citing “recent market conditions." Celanese announced a Rmb100/m.t. increase earlier this month. The price of feedstock methanol began to rebound in February....
March 15, 2016Celanese (Dallas) has increased the price of butyl acetate in Asia outside of China by $50/m.t., effective immediately. The company cites “the recent rapid increase and continued volatility in raw materials prices.”...
January 26, 2016Celanese says it will increase the price of ethyl acetate in Europe and the Mideast by €60/m.t. ($65.06), effective 1 February. The company increased prices in the Americas by 5...
November 17, 2015Acetic 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...
October 16, 2015
Celanese says it will increase the price of vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) and ethyl acetate globally on 1 November. VAM prices will increase 3 cts/lb in North America, $60/m.t. in Central and South America, €50/m.t. in Europe and the Middle East, and $50/m.t. in Asia outside China. Ethyl acetate prices will increase 5 cts/lb in North America and $200/m.t. in Central and South America....
July 7, 2015Oman has asked engineering companies to submit proposals for a previously announced, world-scale acetic acid project, planned at Duqm, Oman, by a joint venture between Oman Oil Co. and...
June 29, 2015Synthesis Energy Systems (SES; Houston) says it has partnered with two Chinese companies to repurpose and expand its Zao Zhuang New Gas (ZZ) facility at Zao Zhuang, China, to include capacity for the production of 100,000 m.t./year of acetic acid and 10,000 m.t./year of propionic acid....