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October 9, 2016
A fire broke out at Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd.'s (HPL; Kolkata, India) production complex at East Medinipur, India, on 9 October, according to local media reports. The incident...
September 29, 2016
Shell Chemicals says it declared force majeure on its supply of base chemicals in Singapore Thursday following the shutdown of the company's naphtha cracker at Pulau Bukom, Singapore, on 27 September....
September 15, 2016
Ashland today announced it is enacting sales control on 1-4 butanediol (BDO) and N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (M-Pyrol) In North America, to manage inventory and ensure that forecasted...
September 13, 2016
Kuraray, PTT Global Chemical, and Sumitomo say they have signed a heads of agreement to perform a feasibility study for potentially developing a butadiene derivatives manufacturing project in Thailand....
September 8, 2016
Butadiene has tightened worldwide, the result of continued plant outages in Asia, stronger demand in the United States, and in Europe solid demand growth combined with heavy arbitrage exports. Prices remain relatively flat in Europe....
September 5, 2016
ChemChina and Rosneft have signed an agreement setting out the framework for implementation of the Far-Eastern Petrochemical Co. project, located near the city of Nakhodka, Russia....
August 16, 2016
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has officially inaugurated the Egyptian Ethylene and Derivatives Co. (Ethydco; Alexandria, Egypt) ethylene and derivatives complex, according to...
June 10, 2016
JG Summit Petrochemicals, a subsidiary of JG Summit Holdings (Manila), expects to invest $500-600 million to expand its steam cracker at Batangas, Philippines, according to local media...
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...
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...
December 1, 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...
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...
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