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February 23, 2015
Four petrochemical units at Feyzin, France, are expected to go into an eight-week maintenance turnaround starting tomorrow, according to local news report. Total operates a refinery at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Report-Total-Solvay-petchem-JV-in-France-to-start-eight-week-turnaround_68001.html
February 20, 2015
US prompt benzene spot prices have again dropped below the $2.00/gallon mark this week on the back of ample supply, weak demand, declining crude futures, and the potential for imports...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Benzene-prices-fall-back-below-$2-00gallon-in-US-on-weak-fundamentals_67933.html
February 17, 2015
South Korea’s benzene exports to the United States fell 48% in January from 136,501 m.t. in December 2014, to 71,615 m.t., but shipments to China almost tripled, to 95,149 m.t....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Koreas-benzene-exports-sank-to-US-but-soared-to-China-in-January_67801.html
February 12, 2015
Yeochun NCC (YNCC; Seoul) has scheduled maintenance shutdown programs for several of its petrochemical plants at its Yeosu, South Korea, complex between 14 May and 14 June, a source...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Yeochun-NCC-to-shut-several-plants-for-maintenance_67741.html
February 10, 2015
The Loyal Group plans to shut its six expandable polystyrene (EPS) plants in China from 14 February for at least two weeks, a source close to the company said Tuesday. Citing weak EPS...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Loyal-Group-to-shut-EPS-plants-in-China-this-weekend-for-two-weeks_67671.html
February 9, 2015
Benzene fundamentals have been mixed in the United States this week, as spot prices have followed the uptick in NYMEX WTI crude futures, and supply availability remains ample. Prompt...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Energy-pushing-US-benzene-higher-rather-than-supply-demand-fundamentals_67625.html
February 5, 2015
Aromatics prices fell $15-55/m.t. in Asia today, erasing most of the week's gains as regional market sentiment turned bearish following a slump in overnight crude oil futures. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Asia-aromatics-prices-lose-most-of-weeks-gains-today-on-crude-slump_67521.html
February 4, 2015
Aromatics spot prices have firmed in the United States heading into February—mixed xylene (MX) values are still higher than benzene and toluene—alongside stronger NYMEX...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Aromatics-open-February-higher-in-the-US-on-stronger-energy-futures_67467.html
February 3, 2015
Benzene production and inventories in the United States for the fourth quarter of 2014 were up from the same time one year earlier, according to data released by the American Fuel and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/AFPM-Higher-fourth-quarter-benzene-production-and-inventories-in-US_67382.html
January 30, 2015
Japan's exports of major aromatics products mostly fell in 2014, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Finance (Tokyo). Exports of para-xylene (p-xylene) were 2.40...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Japans-exports-of-p-xylene-benzene-declined-in-2014-toluene-mixed-xylene-exports-up_67345.html
January 28, 2015
Pertamina (Jakarta) does not plan to carry out a maintenance program for its aromatics plant at Cilacap, Indonesia in 2015, a source close to the company said today. The plant's...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Pertamina-plans-to-operate-aromatics-plant-throughout-2015_67259.html
January 28, 2015
Winter Storm Juno in the United States took a more northeastern route than initially forecast, on 26 January and early yesterday, missing refineries and aromatics plants in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Winter-Storm-Juno-misses-aromatics-production-in-northeast-US_67251.html
January 27, 2015
Winter Storm Juno in the northeastern United States could reduce aromatics operations for several producers in the region. The National Weather Service (Silver Spring, MD) issued...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Winter-Storm-Juno-may-impact-northeast-US-aromatics_67225.html
January 23, 2015
South Korea's benzene exports to China have increased in January on month-on-month and year-on-year (YOY) bases, data obtained by IHS Chemical show. Volatile crude oil futures have put...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/South-Koreas-benzene-exports-to-China-rise-amid-crude-volatility_67165.html
January 23, 2015
Production of several major aromatics products declined in Japan during 2014, data from the Japan Petrochemical Industry Association (JPIA; Tokyo) show. JPIA posted data for 18...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Japans-aromatics-production-declined-in-2014_67159.html
January 22, 2015
The US benzene market was firming this week alongside stronger numbers coming out of Asia, position taking ahead of the upcoming February contract settlement; as well as planned and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/US-benzene-firms-well-above-$2-00gal-mark_67127.html
January 22, 2015
Saudi Aramco Total Refining & Petrochemical (Satorp), a joint venture in which Aramco holds 62.5% and Total the balance, has announced an increase in quarterly and annual net...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Satorp-reports-large-quarterly-and-annual-losses_67076.html
January 21, 2015
Anellotech (Pearl River, NY), a green innovation and technology company, IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN) and its subsidiary Axens today announced a strategic alliance to develop and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Anellotech-IFP-and-Axens-form-alliance-to-commercialize-biobased-aromatics-technology_66965.html
January 21, 2015
Russia is cutting its export duty on benzene, toluene, and xylenes (BTX), as well as for crude oil and other derivatives, effective February, the Ministry of Economy (Moscow)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Russia-cuts-export-duties-on-aromatics_67044.html
January 16, 2015
South Korea's benzene exports surged 35% in 2014 versus 2013 as new aromatics plants started operations, Korea Customs Service statistics show. About 1.88 million m.t. was exported...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/South-Koreas-2014-benzene-exports-surged-35-percent-on-plant-start-ups_66925.html
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