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December 2, 2014
Private equity firm SK Capital (New York) – a boutique investor with a major focus on chemicals – this morning completed a new, $1-billion funding round, the firm’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/SK-Capital-raises-$1-billion-fund-update_65772.html
March 21, 2014
Ineos announced today that it is taking legal action against Sinopec and Sinopec subsidiaries, including Sinopec Ningbo Engineering Co. (SNEC), for breach of contract and/or misuse of trade secrets. Sinopec has denied the charge...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/Ineos-sues-Sinopec-over-misuse-of-acrylonitrile-technology_59752.html
November 27, 2013
Styrolution says it will consolidates its Indian operations. The assets include ABS India (SAI; Vadodara, India) and Styrolution India Private Ltd. (Mumbai). Styrolution India Private...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/Styrolution-to-consolidate-its-ABS-operations-in-India_56957.html
August 22, 2013
The US Department of Energy (DOE) is seeking feedback from public- and private-sector stakeholders on the need for federal financial assistance for the research, development...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/US-DOE-seeks-information-on-renewable-carbon-fiber-technologies-including-biobased-acrylonitrile_54637.html
May 22, 2013
Ineos Nitriles has signed a heads of terms agreement with Tianjin Bohai Chemical Industry Group to create an equally owned joint venture to produce acrylonitrile, the company announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/Ineos-Nitriles-and-Tianjin-Bohai-to-form-acrylonitrile-joint-venture_52222.html
May 8, 2013
An explosion on board a train carrying chemicals has killed 2 people and injured 93 near the town of Schellebelle, Belgium. The fire broke out when six tanker wagons derailed on 4 May...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/Chemical-train-derailment-kills-2-updated_51802.html
April 29, 2013
Pemex's petrochemical products generated 7.64 billion Mexican pesos ($618 million) in domestic sales for the group during the first quarter of 2013, the company has announced. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/Pemexs-petchem-production-volume-falls-7-1-percent-during-the-first-quarter_51558.html
April 23, 2013
Polymer manufacturer Nizhnekamskneftekhim (Nizhnekamsk, Russia) formally commissioned a 60,000-m.t./year acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) unit, during a visit by Rustam...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/Nizhnekamskneftekhim-commissions-60000-m-t-year-ABS-unit_51364.html
April 15, 2013
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC) and Mitsubishi Corp. say they are in the final stages of an agreement with the government of Trinidad and Tobago and local partner, Neal & Massy...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/Japanese-firms-confirm-plans-for-petchem-project-in-Trinidad-and-Tobago_51137.html
March 1, 2013
Oversupply and sluggish demand will continue to impact the price of acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) in Europe throughout 2013 with changes mostly dictated by feedstock prices, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/European-ABS-prices-to-stagnate-in-2013-on-poor-demand-oversupply_50133.html
February 22, 2013
Oversupply and sluggish demand will continue to impact the price of acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) in Europe throughout 2013 with changes mostly dictated by feedstock prices, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/European-ABS-prices-likely-to-remain-stagnant-during-2013-due-to-poor-demand-oversupply_49993.html
January 3, 2013
Ramnarine: Regulatory approvals pending. Mitsubishi Corp. is leading a consortium of investors to build a two-phase methanol-to-petrochemicals complex at La Brea, Trinidad, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/Mitsubishi-Corp-leads-methanol-to-petrochemicals-consortium_48542.html
July 16, 2012
Arkema’s Coatex subsidiary is buying an additives and emulsions production site at Araçariguama, near São Paulo, Brazil, from Resicryl (São Paulo). The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/Arkema-to-Buy-Production-Site-in-Brazil_44895.html
March 8, 2012
Asahi Kasei Chemicals (AKC), an Asahi Kasei subsidiary, says it will construct a new acetonitrile plant at Ulsan, Korea. The plant will have a production capacity of 11,000 m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/Asahi-Kasei-Builds-Acetonitrile-Plant-in-Korea_41873.html
March 5, 2012
Keyuan Petrochemicals (Ningbo, China), an independent petchems manufacturer which started-up in 2007, says it plans to expand its production capacity for styrene butadiene styrene...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/Keyuan-Petrochemicals-Plans-SBS-Expansion_41791.html
October 4, 2011
BASF and Ineos, partners in the styrenics joint venture Styrolution, say the company started operating as an independent unit on October 1, 2011, following approval from the relevant...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/BASF-and-Ineos-Launch-Styrolution-Are-Close-to-Divesting-Spanish-ABS-Asset_38020.html
April 27, 2011
Sabic has agreed to form a joint venture with Asahi Kasei and Mitsubishi Corp. that will build and operate plants producing acrylonitrile and sodium cyanide in Saudi Arabia. The jv...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/Sabic-to-Form-Acrylonitrile-and-Sodium-Cyanide-JV-with-Asahi-Kasei-and-Mitsubishi_34403.html
January 28, 2011
This Week on CW: At ACI 2010, held this week in Orlando, the cleaning industry expressed renewed optimism as demand continues to rise. Rising demand, of course, means higher volumes...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Jan-28_32528.html
January 24, 2011
Asahi Kasei Chemicals (AKC), an Asahi Kasei subsidiary, says it will construct a large new plant for the production of acrylonitrile (AN) at Ulsan, Korea. Construction of the plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/Asahi-Kasei-to-Build-Acrylonitrile-Plant-in-Korea_32370.html
September 23, 2010
DSM (Heerlen, the Netherlands), today announced major targets under the company's DSM In Motion strategy, which replaces the Vision 2010 program. The company has also announced the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acrylonitrile/DSM-Sets-Ambitious-New-Targets-to-Double-Caprolactam-Capacity-in-China_29706.html
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