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June 12, 2014
TPC Group, North America's leading producer of butene and butadiene, and UOP today announced the they have entered into an agreement for UOP to be the exclusive licensor of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/TPC-and-UOP-link-in-on-purpose-butadiene-technology-licensing_61720.html
June 3, 2014
Linde and BASF announced today that they intend to cooperate in developing and licensing processes for on-purpose production of linear butenes and butadiene. BASF has developed process...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Linde-and-BASF-join-forces-to-develop-on-purpose-butadiene-production-technology_61503.html
May 15, 2014
OMV (Vienna) says it has started up an expansion of butadiene capacity at the company's Schwechat, Austria, refinery and petrochemical complex. Butadiene capacity was increased by 30%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/OMV-completes-butadiene-hike-in-Austria_61084.html
April 1, 2014
Butadiene demand growth is expected to outpace crude C4 production over the 2013-18 period, marking a return to more "historically typical market conditions," said Bill Hyde...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/IHS-WPC-2014-Butadiene-demand-to-outpace-supply-in-2013-18_59964.html
March 28, 2014
Ineos today announced new milestones in its previously reported £300-million ($499.3 million) survival plan at the company’s Grangemouth complex, in the United Kingdom. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Ineos-to-close-plants-at-Grangemouth-convert-complex-to-shale-based-feedstock_59879.html
March 28, 2014
Diminished production of propylene and butadiene as a result of the shift toward lighter feedstocks is a growing challenge for integrated petrochemical producers, says Heidi...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/IHS-WPC-2014-Shale-shift-raises-concerns-for-some-non-ethylene-value-chains_59889.html
January 29, 2014
Olefin production went down in Western Europe during the last quarter of 2013, compared with the same quarter of the previous year, according to figures released by the Association of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Western-Europes-olefin-production-declined-in-fourth-quarter-of-2013_58390.html
December 11, 2013
Qatar Petroleum (QP; Doha) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Zeon Corp. (Tokyo) and Mitsui & Co. for the development of an integrated world-scale butadiene...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Qatar-Petroleum-signs-agreement-for-Ras-Laffan-butadiene-elastomer-project_57269.html
December 10, 2013
Michelin and sugar producer Tereos (Lille, France) have signed an agreement to pool their respective skills and capabilities with the goal of jointly developing innovative...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Michelin-and-French-sugar-ethanol-producer-partner-in-biobased-butadiene-project_57244.html
December 3, 2013
Ineos says it will be closing a number of old manufacturing assets at Grangemouth, UK., which will lead to some job cuts but not as many as 200, which Unite union feared. A spokesman...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Ineos-to-close-plants-at-Grangemouth-US-shale-gas-will-help-profitability_57054.html
November 12, 2013
TPC Group says it will spend about $5 million restart one of its two idled dehydrogenation units at Houston. Commencement of construction is contingent on obtaining the necessary...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/TPC-Group-to-Restart-Dehydrogenation-Unit-at-Houston_32641.html
November 12, 2013
TPC expects engineering design optimization for the project to be complete by the end of the third quarter of 2013, with start-up to come in 2016....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/TPC-gets-green-light-for-on-purpose-butadiene_50065.html
November 11, 2013
Axens (Rueil-Malmaison, France), IFP Energies Nouvelles (Ifpen; Rueil-Malmaison), and Michelin have launched BioButterfly, a plant chemistry research partnership that aims to develop...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Axens-partners-with-Michelin-IFP-in-French-research-initiative-for-biobased-butadiene_56616.html
October 31, 2013
Lanxess has extended a long-term agreement with Nova Chemicals to supply crude C4 as raw material for Lanxess’s North American production assets. Financial details have not been disclosed....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Lanxess-extends-North-America-C4-supply-agreement-with-Nova-Chemicals_56345.html
October 16, 2013
TVK (Tiszaújváros, Hungary) has begun construction of a 130,000-m.t./year plant for the recovery of butadiene, parent MOL Group (Budapest) said on 15 October. MOL expects to commission the plant in the second quarter of 2015....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/TVK-begins-construction-of-butadiene-plant-in-Hungary_55976.html
July 19, 2013
Weak tire demand has resulted in falling butadiene and styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) prices, according IHS Chemical's most recent Market Advisory Service: Global C4 Olefins &...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Weak-tire-demand-worldwide-puts-pressure-on-butadiene-and-SBR-prices_53737.html
July 12, 2013
Global Bioenergies (Evry, France), a developer of light olefin bioproduction processes, says it has closed a share issue that it launched on 27 June, raising a total of €23...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/French-bioolefins-company-raises-&euro23-million-via-share-issue_53595.html
May 21, 2013
Cobalt Technologies (Mountain View, CA) says it has partnered with two unnamed Asian companies for the development of biobased butadiene. The deal calls for the construction of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Cobalt-signs-biobased-butadiene-deal_52066.html
May 21, 2013
OMV (Vienna) has earmarked €230 million ($301.6 million) to build a new butadiene plant at its Burghausen, Germany, refinery site and upgrade the company’s existing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/OMV-to-invest-in-new-butadiene-capacity-in-Germany-and-Austria_52056.html
May 9, 2013
Braskem's first quarter earnings totaled R$227 million ($113 million), up 49% year-over-year (YOY) from R$152 million, but down 18% sequentially from R$275 million in the fourth quarter of 2012....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Braskem-first-quarter-net-income-up-49-percent_51886.html
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