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October 7, 2011
North American butadiene prices have plunged in recent weeks, driven by lower demand and sluggish buying interest. Contracts for the month of October settled at a decrease of 30...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Butadiene-Prices-Slump-on-Sluggish-Demand_38092.html
August 25, 2011
Invista says it has resolved its legal dispute against butanediol (BDO) licensor Frontech (Houston). Invista filed suit last year for misappropriation of trade secrets, theft, false...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Invista-Settles-BDO-Lawsuit_37177.html
August 22, 2011
TPC Group (TPCG; Houston) has started planning for an on-purpose butadiene plant that would use one of two idled dehydrogenation units at the company’s Houston site. The plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/TPCG-Plans-On-Purpose-Butadiene-Unit-in-Houston_37003.html
August 22, 2011
Genomatica, a San Diego-based developer of sustainable chemicals, says it has produced butadiene from biobased feedstocks. The company, which is currently advancing its first product...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Genomatica-Pursuing-Biobased-Butadiene_37055.html
August 10, 2011
TPC Group reported second-quarter net income of $34.3 million ($2.12/share), up 138% from the year-ago quarter on strong margins and volumes in its C4 segment. Earnings were more than double the mean analyst estimate of 96 cts/share, as reported by Thomson Reuters....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/TPC-Group-Earnings-Surge-on-Strong-C4-Demand-and-Margins_36827.html
August 8, 2011
Shell Chemicals has sold its 60% stake in the Sabina Petrochemicals butadiene joint venture at Port Arthur, TX, leaving BASF and Total Petrochemicals as the sole partners with 60-40...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Shell-Exits-Sabina-Butadiene-JV-Making-BASF-and-Total-Sole-Owners_36685.html
August 2, 2011
BASF and Total Petrochemicals USA have announced a change in ownership of the Sabina Petrochemicals butadiene joint venture at Port Arthur, TX. Shell Chemicals will exit the jv...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Shell-Exits-Sabina-Butadiene-JV-Leaving-BASF-and-Total-as-Sole-Partners_36590.html
June 13, 2011
Tightness in the North American butadiene market has driven up contract prices for the month of June to an all-time high. June contracts rose by 9 cts/lb on the low end and by a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Butadiene-Contracts-in-North-America-Hit-Record-High_35367.html
June 10, 2011
Toyo Engineering (Narashino, Japan) says its Toyo Engineering Korea (Seoul) subsidiary has been awarded a contract by Petrokimia Butadiene Indonesia, a subsidiary of Chandra Asri...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Toyo-Engineering-Awarded-Contract-to-Build-Butadiene-Plant-in-Indonesia_35444.html
June 1, 2011
U.S. olefins production rose sequentially in the first-quarter of 2011 by an average of 5.7%, according to the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association (NPRA; Washington). The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/First-Quarter-U-S-Olefins-Production-Rises_35215.html
May 12, 2011
Marubeni (Tokyo) says it has entered into a long-term purchase agreement with Braskem for butadiene. This long-term contract is valued at about $550 million, Marubeni says. Braskem is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Marubeni-and-Braskem-Sign-Deal-for-Butadiene_34787.html
May 2, 2011
LyondellBasell reported first quarter net income of $660 million, up from $8 million in the year-ago period, on stronger sales volumes and improved margins in most of its business...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/LyondellBasells-Earnings-Soar-on-Strong-Sales-and-Improved-Margins_34498.html
April 14, 2011
Lanxess says it will invest €10 million ($14.4 million) to expand solution styrene butadiene rubber (SSBR) and neodymium polybutadiene rubber (Nd-PBR) capacity at its Orange, TX...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Lanxess-to-Expand-Performance-Rubber-Capacity-at-Orange-TX_34112.html
February 18, 2011
LyondellBasell reported fourth-quarter 2010 net income of $874 million ($1.54/share), compared to a net loss of $850 million for the year-ago quarter. Fourth-quarter EBITDA was $762...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/LyondellBasells-Earnings-Soar-on-Higher-Sales-Renewed-Demand_32932.html
January 7, 2011
Zeon Chemicals (Tokyo) is building a new Solution Polymerized Styrene-Butadiene Rubber (SSBR) plant at Jurong Island, Singapore, the company announced today. The plant will use a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Zeon-to-Build-SBBR-Plant-in-Singapore_31955.html
November 29, 2010
U.S. olefins production rose sequentially in the third-quarter of 2010 by an average of about 2.36%, according to the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association (NPRA...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/NPRA-Olefins-Production-Slightly-Increased-in-Third-Quarter_31216.html
November 1, 2010
Invista says it has signed a technology licensing agreement with Markor Chemical (Urumqi, China) for butanediol (BDO) manufacturing technology, which will be used at Markor’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Invista-Licenses-BDO-Technology-in-China_30642.html
September 17, 2010
TPC Group reported net income of $14.4 million, or 80 cts/share, in its fiscal fourth-quarter ended June 30, up 85% from the year-ago period on higher selling prices and improved sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/TPCs-Profit-Rises-on-Strong-Sales-and-High-Volumes_29621.html
September 7, 2010
SCG Chemicals, the chemical subsidiary of Siam Cement Group (SCG; Bangkok), says it has acquired an additional 4.39% stake in petrochemicals producer Bangkok Synthetics (Bangkok) from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/SCG-Chemicals-Increases-Stake-in-Thai-Petchem-Firm_29277.html
August 18, 2010
U.S. olefins production rose sequentially in the second-quarter of 2010 by an average of about 3.7%, according to the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association (NPRA...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/NPRA-Olefins-Production-Continues-to-Increase_28845.html
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