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June 9, 2014
The Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) has extended China’s antidumping measures for acetone imported from Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan for a further five years...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/China-extends-antidumping-measures-on-acetone-from-Japan-Singapore-South-Korea-and-Taiwan_61617.html
May 2, 2014
There has been a slight uptick in phenol and phenol derivatives demand in Europe partly as result of an improved economic outlook, notably in the automotive sector, and an absence of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/Phenol-prices-firm-up-in-Europe-but-longer-term-sentiment-is-bearish_60758.html
May 1, 2014
Titan Group (Omsk, Russia) has increased its polypropylene (PP) capacity at Omsk through a technology upgrade, the company announced. Capacity has increased by 25% from about...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/Titan-completes-PP-capacity-hike-at-Omsk_60734.html
April 11, 2014
Sumitomo has agreed to acquire a minority share in Cepsa Química China (Shanghai), and the resulting company will be a 75-25 joint venture between Cepsa (Madrid) and Sumitomo...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/Sumitomo-buys-stake-in-Cepsa-phenol-project-at-Shanghai_60253.html
March 14, 2014
Emergency services are assessing the damage caused in yesterday’s explosion at the Omsk rubber plant’s phenol-acetone complex in Russia, local reports say. The facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/Explosion-at-Omsk-rubber-plant-damages-phenol-acetone-complex-injures-several-people_59400.html
February 11, 2014
Blue Island Phenol is permanently closing its phenol/acetone facility in Alsip, IL, which the company shut down on 13 December 2013 after an explosion that injured two workers....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/Blue-Island-Phenol-will-not-restart_58742.html
January 2, 2014
Initial reports indicated that a power outage resulted in a loss of cooling. The company will be required to submit a comprehensive list of necessary repairs and modifications to the court and to complete the work before the plant, which produces phenol, can return to production, according to Illinois District Attorney Lisa Madigan....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/Blue-Island-Phenol-ordered-to-remain-offline-until-investigation-completed_57719.html
September 24, 2013
Ineos Phenol and Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical Co. (YPC) have begun construction of a 650,000-m.t./year phenol-acetone facility at Nanjing, China, the companies announced on 23 September. They expect the facility, which will include a 550,000-m.t./year cumene plant, to be operational by the end of 2016.
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http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/Ineos-Phenol-and-Sinopec-YPC-break-ground-on-$500-million-phenol-acetone-project_55380.html
July 4, 2013
Green Biologics (Abingdon, UK), an industrial biotechnology company, and Easy Energy Systems (Welcome, MN), a producer of cellulosic ethanol from waste paper, have entered into an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/Green-Biologics-Easy-Energy-Systems-to-produce-biobased-n-butanol-and-acetone_53385.html
June 20, 2013
LanzaTech (Roselle, IL) a producer of low-carbon fuels and chemicals from waste gases, and Siemens Metals Technologies (Linz, Austria) have signed a 10-year cooperation agreement to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/LanzaTech-and-Siemens-sign-10-year-agreement-to-convert-off-gases-into-bioethanol_52915.html
June 10, 2013
China's Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) says that it began, on 8 June, a final review of antidumping measures on acetone imported from Japan, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan. China...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/China-reviews-antidumping-measures-on-acetone-from-Japan-Korea-Singapore-and-Taiwan_52713.html
April 29, 2013
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) says it will buy the 40% it does not already own in PTT Phenol from parent PTT for 4.97 billion baht ($169.88 million). The transaction...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/PTT-Global-Chemical-to-acquire-full-control-of-PTT-Phenol_51553.html
March 19, 2013
Ineos Phenol and Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical Co. (Sinopec YPC) have initialled joint venture agreements for the design, build, and future operation of a previously announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/Ineos-Sinopec-proceed-with-phenol-acetone-investment_50536.html
March 11, 2013
Ineos Phenol and Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical Co. (Sinopec YPC) have today initialled joint venture agreements for the design, build, and future operation of a previously announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/Ineos-and-Sinopec-go-ahead-with-$500-million-phenol-acetone-investment-in-China_50408.html
March 1, 2013
Unusually weak demand for coproduct phenol has tightened acetone supply in the United States and Europe, sending prices upward, say analysts at IHS Chemical. Acetone prices for small...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/Acetone-prices-in-Europe-and-US-rise-on-tight-supply-weak-phenol_50145.html
December 19, 2011
A joint venture between Eastman Chemical and China National Tobacco Corporation today broke ground on a 30,000 m.t./year acetate two plant at Heifei, China. The plant will be in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/Eastman-JV-to-Build-Acetate-Tow-Plant-in-China_39904.html
October 19, 2011
Cepsa (Madrid) has held a groundbreaking ceremony for a previously announced phenol-acetone project at Shanghai. The plant will be built in the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/Cepsa-Breaks-Ground-on-Phenol-Acetone-Project-at-Shanghai_38421.html
October 4, 2011
Industry executives attending the European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) annual meeting, currently taking place in Berlin, confirm a weakening in demand in petrochemical markets in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/EPCA-2011-Petrochemical-Markets-Soften_38018.html
August 30, 2011
Mitsui Chemicals has announced plans to replace isopropyl alcohol (IPA) production based on propylene feedstock at its Osaka works with a new plant based on acetone, a product the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/Mitsui-Chemicals-Switches-IPA-Production-from-Propylene-to-Acetone-Feedstock_37252.html
August 16, 2011
Sunoco says it will sell its phenol manufacturing facility in Haverhill, OH to Goradia Capital (Houston) for $106.5 million. The deal marks Sunoco’s exit from the chemicals business. The deal is expected to be completed by the end of 2011....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetone/Goradia-Capital-Acquires-Sunocos-Phenol-Assets_36923.html
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