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January 8, 2016
Westlake Chemical Partners (Westlake Partners; Houston) has approved plans to expand ethylene capacity at Calvert City, KY, by 70 million lbs/year (31,751 m.t./year). It expects to complete the project during the first half of 2017....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylbenzene/Westlake-to-expand-ethylene-at-Calvert-City_76306.html
November 4, 2015
Versalis, the chemicals subsidiary of ENI (Rome); and KBR, a global technology, engineering, procurement, and construction company, announced on Wednesday that they have agreed on KBR...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylbenzene/Versalis-and-KBR-enter-ethylbenzene-and-styrene-technology-agreement_74956.html
July 9, 2015
CB&I on Thursday announced Carbon Holdings awarding it a contract for the license and basic engineering design of an ethylbenzene and styrene plant to be built at Ain Sokhna...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylbenzene/Egypt-awards-contract-to-CB-and-I-for-large-ethylbenzene-styrene-plant_72042.html
January 28, 2015
Cepsa Química (Madrid), a Cepsa subsidiary,  is mulling the sale of two of its petrochemical facilities, according to local press reports. One plant is near Cádiz...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylbenzene/Reports-Cepsa-considers-selling-some-PTA-and-other-assets_67237.html
December 30, 2014
Versalis, the chemicals subsidiary of ENI (Rome), says that it has signed a firm agreement for the previously announced divestment of some of the company's petrochemical production...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylbenzene/Versalis-signs-agreement-to-divest-petchem-assets-at-Sarroch-to-refining-firm_66495.html
October 8, 2014
Saras Group (Sarroch, Italy) has reached a preliminary agreement to acquire certain downstream processing units and related personnel at Versalis's plant at Sarroch. Financial...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylbenzene/Saras-to-acquire-Versalis-assets-in-Sardinia_64290.html
October 2, 2014
Brazil's antitrust body CADE (Brasilia) has approved the acquisition of Innova (Triunfo, Brazil), a subsidiary of Petrobras (Rio de Janeiro), by plastic packaging and styrene producer...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylbenzene/Brazil-antitrust-body-approves-Videolar-acquisition-of-Petrobras-styrenic-assets_64231.html
October 2, 2013
Petrobras's (Rio de Janeiro) shareholders have approved the sale of Innova (Triunfo, Brazil) to plastic packaging and styrene producer Videolar (São Paulo) in a deal valued at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylbenzene/Petrobrass-shareholders-approve-divestment-of-Innova_55583.html
August 18, 2013
Petrobras says that its board of directors on Friday approved plans to sell $2.1 billion worth of assets, including upstream and downstream operations. The company is selling...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylbenzene/Petrobras-sells-$2-1-billion-worth-of-assets-including-Innova_54546.html
June 13, 2013
Two companies remain in the race for the acquisition of Innova (São Paulo), the styrene unit of state-owned Petrobras, based at Triunfo, Brazil, according to Valor...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylbenzene/Reports-Elekeiroz-and-Videolar-competing-to-acquire-Petrobrass-styrene-assets_52805.html
April 29, 2013
Pemex's petrochemical products generated 7.64 billion Mexican pesos ($618 million) in domestic sales for the group during the first quarter of 2013, the company has announced. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylbenzene/Pemexs-petchem-production-volume-falls-7-1-percent-during-the-first-quarter_51558.html
April 26, 2013
Shell Chemicals' steam cracker at Moerdijk, Netherlands, is experiencing technical difficulties that have delayed the plant's restart following planned maintenance, unconfirmed reports...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylbenzene/Reports-Technical-difficulties-delay-restart-of-Shells-Moerdijk-cracker_51527.html
November 12, 2012
Egypt’s president Mohamed Morsi has opened a complex producing styrene and polystyrene at the Dekheila Port at Alexandria, Egypt. The plant was built by the Egyptian Styrenics...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylbenzene/Egyptian-president-opens-EStyrenics-complex-at-Alexandria_47629.html
February 4, 2009
Equate Petrochemical Co. (Safat, Kuwait), a joint venture in which Petrochemical Industries Co. of Kuwait and Dow Chemical each hold 42.5% and local companies Boubyan Petrochemical and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylbenzene/EQUATE-Readies-Huge-Petchems-Complex_16784.html
September 15, 2008
Chicago Bridge & Iron (CB&I; The Woodlands, TX) says it has been awarded technology licenses and basic engineering contracts by Essar Gujarat Petrochemicals (Ahmedabad, India)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylbenzene/Lummus-Bags-Contract-for-Indian-Petrochemical-Complex_14185.html
April 21, 2008
Sibur-Khimprom CJSC (Perm, Russia), a Sibur subsidiary, has awarded an engineering, procurement, and installation support contract to Toyo Engineering Korea for a previously announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylbenzene/Sibur-Selects-Toyo-to-Build-EB-Unit_11442.html
September 7, 2007
The Shaw Group says its Stone & Webster (S&W) unit has been awarded contracts to build two big ethylene plants and a large ethyl benzene (EB)-styrene complex in China. S&W...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylbenzene/S-and-W-Bags-Two-Crackers-and-an-EB-Styrene-Plant-in-China_7433.html
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