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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
February 27, 2012
Global demand for benzene totaled about 42 million m.t. in 2011 and is forecast to grow about 3%/year through 2016, to nearly 50 million m.t., according to a new report by IHS...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Study-Slow-Growth-Expected-for-Benzene_41513.html
January 27, 2012
Total says that a recently announced aromatics and ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) copolymer project by the company's Samsung Total Petrochemicals joint venture will cost a combined $1.8...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Total-Details-Aromatics-Project-in-Korea_40865.html
January 25, 2012
Total has shelved plans to divest a refinery in the U.K. after failing to find a buyer for the plant. Patrick Pouyanné, head of Total's refinery and chemicals business...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Total-Shelves-Divestment-of-U-K-Refinery_40771.html
January 19, 2012
UOP, a Honeywell subsidiary, says it has been selected by Samsung Total Petrochemicals, a 50-50 joint venture between Samsung Group and Total, to provide technologies for Samsung...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/UOP-Technology-Selected-for-Samsung-Totals-Aromatics-Project-in-Korea_40579.html
January 18, 2012
U.S. benzene contracts were settled higher by 70 cts/gal for January, up more than 23% from December, and spot aromatics prices have shot even higher as multiple forces combine to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Reformer-Reductions-Pinch-Aromatics_40550.html
January 11, 2012
Samsung Total Petrochemicals says it will build an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer (EVA) plant in addition to a recently announced para-xylene plant, at the company's Daesan, Korea...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Samsung-Total-Adds-EVA-Plant-to-Aromatics-Project_40381.html
December 21, 2011
Total announced today that through its wholly owned subsidiary PetroFina, it signed an agreement with ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemicals under which ExxonMobil will transfer to Total...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Total-Buys-ExxonMobil-out-of-Fina-Antwerp-Olefins_39970.html
December 1, 2011
Lummus Technology, a CB&I subsidiary, has been awarded a contract by CJSC Vostochnaya Neftechimicheskaya (VNHK), a subsidiary of OJSC Rosneft (Moscow) for the license and basic...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Rosneft-Builds-Large-Naphtha-Cracker-Complex-in-Russias-Far-East_39432.html
September 26, 2011
Saudi Aramco has awarded a contract to Axens to provide its process technologies for a previously announced refinery at Jazan, Saudi Arabia as well as the associated aromatics complex...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Aramco-Awards-Contract-to-Axens-for-Jazan-Refinery-and-Aromatics-Complex_37790.html
August 18, 2011
Jurong Aromatics Corp. (JAC) plans to hold a groundbreaking ceremony on August 26 for the company's previously announced $2.4-billion aromatics project at Jurong Island, Singapore, CEO...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Construction-to-Start-Next-Week-on-Singapore-Aromatics-Project_36957.html
May 31, 2011
Korean refining group S-Oil says it has agreed to buy a 33.4% stake in polysilicon maker Hankook Silicon (Seoul) for won 265 billion ($245 million), as part of S-Oil’s drive to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/S-Oil-Buys-Stake-in-Polysilicon-Producer-Doubles-P-Xylene-and-Benzene-Capacity-at-Onsan_35177.html
April 12, 2011
Abu Dhabi National Chemicals Co. (ChemaWEyaat) says it has awarded a project management consulting contract to WorleyParsons for the previously announced Tacaamol aromatics complex in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/WorleyParsons-Awarded-Contract-for-Abu-Dhabi-Aromatics-Project_34069.html
March 24, 2011
Showa Denko and Nippon Steel Chemical (NSC; Tokyo), a subsidiary of Nippon Steel (Tokyo), say they have agreed to establish a joint venture company that will take over NSC's production...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Nippon-Steel-Chemical-and-Showa-Denko-to-Form-Aromatics-and-Styrene-Joint-Venture_33673.html
March 12, 2011
Petrochemical production in Japan has been severely disrupted by the massive earthquake that struck the northeast coast of the country earlier today. The deadly quake measured 8.9 on...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Massive-Earthquake-Disrupts-Petrochemical-Production-in-Japan_33372.html
March 11, 2011
Honeywell subsidiary UOP says that PTT Aromatics and Refining (Bangkok), an affiliate of energy company PTT (Bangkok), has selected the UOP CCR Platforming R-264 catalyst to produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/UOP-Catalyst-Selected-by-PTT-for-Aromatics-Facility-in-Thailand_33204.html
January 12, 2011
Energy company PTT (Bangkok) expects to decide on a merger plan for several of its petrochemical-producing affiliates by the end of this quarter and to start implementing the merger in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/benzene/Thailands-PTT-to-Merge-Petchem-Affiliates-this-Year_32104.html
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