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June 14, 2013
Qatar Petroleum (QP; Doha) has invited companies to carry out feasibility studies for propylene- and benzene-derivative complexes to be built at Ras Laffan, Qatar, near existing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Qatar-plans-propylene-and-benzene-derivatives-projects-as-part-of-major-petchems-push_52834.html
May 10, 2013
European margins for caprolactam could swing back to a loss as fundamentals for May are expected to be unfavorable, IHS chemical says in its latest Global Nylon Fibers & Feedstocks...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/European-caprolactam-margins-under-pressure_51848.html
May 2, 2013
Belarus has reduced export duties on oil and derived products effective 1 May 2013. Petrochemical products affected include benzene, toluene, and xylenes, according to a report from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Report-Belarus-cuts-export-duty-on-aromatics_51669.html
April 24, 2013
UOP, a Honeywell subsidiary, will provide technology for the production of aromatics at Brunei Hengyi Industries' new petrochemical complex in Brunei, Honeywell announced today. Brunei...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/UOP-to-supply-technology-for-aromatics-complex-in-Brunei_50888.html
April 8, 2013
Jurong Aromatics Corp. (JAC; Singapore) has chosen Pac Lab Instruments (Houston) as the provider of laboratory instruments at JAC's manufacturing complex at Jurong Island, Singapore...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/JAC-chooses-Pac-Labs-equipment-for-Singapore-aromatics-complex_50985.html
April 5, 2013
Polycarbonate continues to face margin pressure as PC production costs increase on tighter supply and higher prices for feedstock benzene, an IHS Chemical report says. The demand...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/IHS-Chemical-Subdued-demand-volatile-benzene-likely-to-hurt-polycarbonate-margins_50922.html
March 21, 2013
Although shale gas has cut into North American benzene supply and raised prices, it has simultaneously advantaged the production of benzene derivatives...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/IHS-WPC-Shale-will-drive-benzene-derivatives-in-North-America_50684.html
March 20, 2013
Anellotech (Pearl River, NY) says it plans to make available 100-kilogram samples of green benzene and green toluene to strategic partners for downstream product development purposes...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Anellotech-to-provide-biobased-aromatics-samples-before-years-end_50638.html
March 7, 2013
Polystyrene (PS) prices fell in Europe between January and February, sliding on the back of lower-than-expected demand. But sellers are expecting an increase in the styrene monomer...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/European-PS-producers-bullish-on-prices-despite-weak-end-user-demand_50275.html
February 19, 2013
Petróleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA; Caracas) says that repair work and preparation for restart are ongoing at its refinery site in El Palito, Puerto Cabello...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Reports-El-Palito-complex-still-offline-contradicting-PDVSA-statement_49936.html
February 7, 2013
Braskem's net profit swung back to positive territory in the fourth quarter of 2012 as the company reported 275 million reais ($138.3 million) in net earnings, compared with a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Braskem-swings-to-a-net-profit-in-the-fourth-quarter_49647.html
January 29, 2013
Chiyoda has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract by Taiyo Oil (Tokyo) to develop a 10,000-bbl/day transalkylation unit, Chiyoda announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Chiyoda-awarded-EPC-contract-for-Taiyo-Oil-aromatics-expansion-in-Japan_49411.html
January 18, 2013
Hyundai Cosmo Para-Xylene (HCP), a joint venture between Cosmo Oil Corp. (Tokyo) and Hyundai Oilbank (HDO; Seoul), has announced that production at its aromatics facility at HDO's...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Hyundai-Cosmo-jv-makes-its-first-p-xylene-shipment-from-new-plant_49100.html
January 16, 2013
Indian Oil Corp. (IOC; New Delhi) would like to participate in the previously announced share auction process of Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd. (HPL; Kolkata, India), say reports in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Indian-Oil-may-participate-in-Haldia-Petrochemicals-share-auction-reports-say_49008.html
November 15, 2012
Shell says it has taken a final investment decision to debottleneck its steam cracker at Bukom Island, Singapore. This is expected to increase the capacity of olefins and aromatics by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Shell-to-increase-capacity-at-petrochemical-complex-in-Singapore_47712.html
September 17, 2012
The recent bump in prices for benzene, toluene, and mixed xylenes in Europe may already be tipping over from boom to bust, market watchers say. Spot benzene ran up more than $200/m.t...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/European-Aromatics-Spike-May-Have-Already-Peaked_46314.html
May 25, 2012
Rosneft (Moscow), Russia’s oil and gas major with petrochemical ambitions, has appointed Igor Sechin as the new president of the company. The appointment was endorsed by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/New-Company-President-Plans-to-Revitalize-Rosneft_43717.html
May 18, 2012
Eramo: Asian demand will drive global growth. The state of the global petrochemical industry and strategies for chemical markets in Asia topped discussion at the Asia Petrochemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/APIC-2012-A-Positive-Outlook-For-Asias-Petchem-Industry_43562.html
April 30, 2012
Foster Wheeler announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by Abu Dhabi National Chemicals Company (ChemaWEyaat; Abu...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Abu-Dhabi-Moves-Ahead-with-ChemaWEyaat-Aromatics-Awards-Contract-to-Foster-Wheeler_43114.html
April 30, 2012
  Nizhnekamskneftekhim (Nizhnekamsk, Russia), one of the largest petchems producers in Russia, has selected the Lummus ethylene and Linde alpha olefins processes for a major...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Nizhnekamsk-Signs-Contracts-with-Lummus-and-Linde-for-Petchems-Projects-in-Russia_43107.html
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