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July 31, 2015IHS Chemical says that PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) has declared force majeure following the unscheduled shutdown of its No. 2 aromatics unit at the company's Map Ta Phut...
June 26, 2015PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) has cut runs at its aromatics complex No. 1 at Map Ta Phut, Thailand, due to unstable operations, IHS Chemical understands. There had been reports...
May 12, 2015Sabic Europe has restarted cyclohexane production at its 195,000-m.t./year unit at Teeside, UK after just over one week offline with technical difficulties. Meanwhile, there is...
May 8, 2015Sabic expects to know early next week when it will be able to restart production at its 195,000-m.t./year cyclohexane facility at Teeside, UK. The unit came off-line on 26 April with...
January 9, 2015Sabic's European regional subsidiary is encountering "system issues," and the company does not yet know when these issues will be fully resolved and when business will be...
October 9, 2014ExxonMobil's aromatics complex at Botlek, Netherlands will undergo a six-week planned turnaround starting this week, according to market sources. ExxonMobil had not replied to IHS...
July 8, 2014Two workers were injured on 7 July by a fire at Chevron Phillips Chemical’s (CPChem; The Woodlands, TX) Port Arthur, TX, facility. CPChem says the cause of the fire has not yet been determined....
March 21, 2013Although shale gas has cut into North American benzene supply and raised prices, it has simultaneously advantaged the production of benzene derivatives...
March 14, 2012BASF says it will expand cyclohexane oxidation capacity at its Antwerp Verbund site by about 50,000 m.t./year. The total amount of the investment will be approximately €10 million...
January 20, 2011DSM says its DSM Engineering Plastics unit has agreed to form two joint ventures with KuibyshevAzot (KA; Togliatti, Russia) in which DSM will hold a majority stake. In addition, DSM...
June 1, 2009Mitsubishi Chemical says it will exit the caprolactam and styrene monomer businesses within the next two years as it restructures its petrochemicals businesses. “The...
July 25, 2007Rhodia says it will invest €30 million ($40.9 million) to increase production of phenol and cyclohexanol at Paulinia, Brazil. The project entails a 25% increase in phenol and...
July 25, 2007A CSX train carrying chemicals, including cyclohexane, derailed and caught fire 30 miles south of Louisville, KY last Wednesday, forcing about 500 people within a mile radius to...