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December 3, 2007
S-Oil Corp. (Seoul) says it will invest about $1.5 billion to build a second aromatics complex at the company’s Onsan, Korea refinery. The complex will produce 900,000 m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Korean-Refiner-Plans-Aromatics-Complex_9160.html
November 20, 2007
Olefins production dropped and some aromatics production rose sharply in the third quarter, compared to the same year-ago period, says results from a recent survey published by the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/U-S-Production-Output-Mixed-Volumes-Down_8978.html
September 24, 2007
ExxonMobil Chemical will increase paraxylene capacity by 25% and benzene capacity by 20% at its Rotterdam-Botlek, Netherlands facility....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/ExxonMobil-Plans-Aromatics-Expansion-at-Rotterdam_7886.html
September 14, 2007
ExxonMobil Chemical says it will proceed with building a “multibillion-dollar” steam cracker complex at Singapore. The company had been mulling the project since late-2004...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/ExxonMobil-Confirms-Second-Petchem-Complex-in-Singapore_7630.html
August 27, 2007
Prices U.S.: $3.57/gal fob, spot; $3.59/gal fob, August contracts EUROPE: $1,052/m.t. cfr, spot, €769/m.t. cif, August contracts ASIA/PACIFIC: $1,029/m.t. fob Korea spot Outlook...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/benzene_7128.html
August 7, 2007
Tessenderlo Group (Brussels) says it will cease production of chlorobenzene at Pieve Vergonte, Italy, citing “grave” market conditions. Tessenderlo says that margins in its...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Tessenderlo-Closes-Chlorobenzene-Unit_6903.html
August 7, 2007
North American petrochemical markets were quiet this week with the Canada Day holiday celebrated Monday and U.S. Independence Day celebrated Wednesday. Feedstocks were quiet, most...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/COMMENTARY_6774.html
August 6, 2007
Crude oil and feedstock prices rose again last week, pushing spot petrochemical prices higher. Spot olefins on both sides of the Atlantic remained tight as minor supply outages in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/COMMENTARY_5709.html
July 31, 2007
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE; Atlanta), an electronic energy marketplace, says it has agreed to acquire ChemConnect’s (Houston) commodity trading division in an all-cash...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/ICE-Buys-ChemConnects-Commodity-Business_6571.html
July 30, 2007
U.S. petrochemical production during the fourth quarter rose 14% year-on-year, to 48.2 billion lbs, but total inventories fell 3% from the year-ago period, to 5.7 billion lbs, says the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Petchem-Production-Up-But-Inventories-Down_5650.html
July 30, 2007
UOP says it has been selected by PetroChina to supply technology, basic engineering services, and equipment for an aromatics complex at PetroChina’s refining and petrochemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/UOP-Lands-Contract-to-Design-Aromatics-Plant-in-China_5530.html
July 30, 2007
Global Earnings to Rebound Earnings for the global plastics industry will rebound this year, following price declines in the past few months due to inventory destocking and falling...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Plastics_5314.html
July 25, 2007
Dow Chemical says it will boost capacity of divinylbenzene (DVB) at Midland, MI by about 3 million lbs/year. The additional capacity is due onstream in the fourth quarter. The project...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Dow-Boosts-DVB-Capacity_6160.html
July 25, 2007
Dead in the water: Songhua spill caused contamination. Jilin Petrochemical (JPC; Jilin, China), a PetroChina subsidiary, has been fined Rmb1 million ($129,000) for an explosion in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/PetroChina-Handed-Maximum-Fine-for-River-Pollution-Accident_5505.html
July 25, 2007
The City of Houston has asked major refiners and chemical makers in the area to participate in a voluntary benzene emission-reduction program, in hopes that facilities sign on to help...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Houston-Asks-Oil-and-Chemical-Firms-to-Volunteer-in-Benzene-Reduction-Program_5833.html
July 25, 2007
Sharply rising global oil prices pushed benzene prices higher through February. That gave producers the leverage they needed to implement March contract increases of 10% in the U.S...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Benzene-Contracts-Rise-Styrene-Slips_5862.html
July 24, 2007
European butadiene contracts have settled for the second quarter at a €25/m.t. increase, to €895/m.t. del, a record high. Strong demand and tight supplies boosted prices...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/COMMENTARY_6200.html
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