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January 8, 2016
Continued uncertainty in the energy markets will keep feedstocks at the forefront of developments in petrochemicals this year. The price of oil remains surprisingly low. IHS expects...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Outlook-petrochemicals-Cracker-margins-to-improve_76296.html
December 2, 2015
Shell Chemicals has confirmed that it has declared force majeure "on its base chemical products customers" with effect from 1 December because of a technical issue with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Shell-declares-force-majeure-on-base-chemicals-at-Singapore-site_75542.html
December 2, 2015
Invista and Lanzatech (Chicago) say they have developed processes to produce biobased butadiene both directly and from precursors 1,3 butanediol and 2,3 butanediol, via...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Invista-Lanzatech-advance-biobased-butadiene_75536.html
November 10, 2015
MOL (Budapest) has inaugurated a previously announced butadiene facility at Tiszaújváros, Hungary, the company announced today. The plant is expected to improve the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/MOL-inaugurates-butadiene-facility-Europes-butadiene-producers-face-softening-demand_75134.html
October 19, 2015
Shell confirmed Monday that it has lifted the force majeure it declared last week on base chemicals produced at its Pulau Bukom, Singapore, steam cracker complex. Shell has been in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Shell-restarts-Singapore-cracker-lifts-force-majeure-_74466.html
October 15, 2015
A fire broke out at Braskem's site at Santo Andre, Brazil at 16.30 local time on 14 October causing the site to be shut down, the company has announced. The incident occurred at one of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Production-halted-at-Braskem-site-in-Brazil-following-fire_74421.html
August 31, 2015
Evonik Industries has started up plants for C4-based products at its Marl, Germany, site, part of a three-digit million-euro investment for these products in Europe. The plants were...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Evonik-starts-up-C4-expansion-at-Marl-using-new-technology_73322.html
August 4, 2015
Star Refrigeration (Glasgow, UK) has upgraded a 35-year-old refrigeration plant at Sabic’s Wilton, UK, butadiene unit. The project brought Sabic's Wilton petrochemical complex...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Refrigeration-unit-upgrade-completed-at-Sabic-butadiene-plant-in-UK_72735.html
July 16, 2015
Shell Chemicals has restarted its 940,000-m.t./year steam cracker at Moerdijk, Netherlands, Shell confirmed to CW today. Most of the production units at Shell's Moerdijk complex have...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Shell-restarts-Moerdijk-cracker-supplies-customers-with-product_72195.html
July 1, 2015
Evonik has commissioned production plants at Antwerp for C4-based products, on schedule, the company announced today. Meanwhile, at Marl, Germany, C4 capacities are also being...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Evonik-completes-butadiene-MTBE-expansions-at-Antwerp_71804.html
June 15, 2015
Yeochun NCC (YNCC; Seoul) has begun the process to restart its No. 1 naphtha cracker at Yeocheon, South Korea, after the plant was shut on 14 May for regular maintenance, a source...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Yeochun-NCC-restarting-No-1-cracker-butadiene-unit-online_71291.html
June 11, 2015
Omnova Solutions says it is shutting down styrene butadiene (SB) latex production at its facilities in Calhoun, GA and Mogadore, OH, as part of a cost-cutting program expected to save...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Omnova-to-shutter-SB-latex-production-in-Georgia-and-Ohio_71186.html
May 27, 2015
TPC Group said Tuesday that it does not expect any additional issues stemming from a fire at that took place its 545,000-m.t/year butadiene plant in Houston earlier this week. In...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/No-additional-issues-expected-after-TPCs-Houston-butadiene-plant-fire_70727.html
May 26, 2015
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok), Thailand’s largest petrochemicals' producer, has selected technologies for its $5.7-billion project planned at Dilles Bottom, OH. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/PTTGC-selects-technologies-for-US-project-could-raise-capacity-at-planned-Indonesia-refinery_70666.html
May 14, 2015
Yeochun NCC (YNCC; Seoul) shut its No. 1 naphtha cracker at Yeocheon, South Korea today for 30–40 days of planned maintenance, a source close to the company says. YNCC yesterday...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Yeochun-NCC-shuts-No-1-cracker-for-planned-maintenance_70399.html
May 12, 2015
Olefins and derivatives producer TVK (Tiszaújváros, Hungary) says it achieved sales in first-quarter 2015 of 88.9 billion forint ($325.4 million), down 12% year-on-year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/TVK-sales-fall-on-lower-prices-but-profits-leap_70333.html
May 6, 2015
A previously announced petchems project planned in Belmont County, OH, is expected to require a capital expenditure of $5 billion, sources tell CW on the sidelines of the APIC 2015...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/PTTGC-outlines-Ohio-Indonesian-petchem-projects_70118.html
April 22, 2015
BASF-YPC plans to restart its steam cracker and petrochemical units in Nanjing, China, at the end of May once a planned shutdown maintenance program is completed, a company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/BASF-YPC-to-restart-cracker-and-petrochemical-units-end-May_69662.html
April 17, 2015
Yeochun NCC (YNCC; Seoul) is on schedule to shut its no. 1 naphtha cracker and several aromatics plants from the middle of May for 30–40 days of planned maintenance, a source...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Yeochun-NCC-on-track-to-shut-cracker-aromatics-plants-16-May-for-maintenance_69543.html
April 14, 2015
Lotte Chemical (Seoul) plans to adjust feedstocks at its steam crackers at Yeosu and Daesan, South Korea, at the end of April for about two to three months, a source close to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Lotte-Chemical-to-change-feedstock-at-steam-crackers_69397.html
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