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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%...
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...
March 27, 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...
March 27, 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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....
July 18, 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 &...
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