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July 17, 2013
Solvang (Stavanger, Norway), a shipping company, is attempting to dissolve Evergas Solvang Ethylene, a petrochemical transportation joint venture between Evergas (Copenhagen), which is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Solvang-and-Evergas-dispute-future-of-ethylene-shipping-JV_53701.html
July 15, 2013
WorleyParsons has been awarded a contract by Sasol North America for the previously announced integrated gas-to-liquids (GTL) and ethane cracker complex planned at Lake Charles...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/WorleyParsons-awarded-Sasols-integrated-GTL-and-ethane-cracker-contract_53628.html
July 5, 2013
Sibur, Russia’s leading petrochemicals producer, has expressed concerns over possible ethylene overcapacity in the Volga region, if all the announced investments materialize and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Russia-could-face-ethylene-overcapacity-Sibur-warns_53408.html
July 1, 2013
Shell Chemical has extended by six months its option to buy a site in Monaca, PA, for the location of a world-scale cracker that would process ethane from the Marcellus shale...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Shell-extends-option-to-buy-Pennsylvania-cracker-site_53301.html
June 30, 2013
The National Petrochemical Co.’s (NPC; Tehran) director/production Ali Bossaghazadeh says that the second phase of the Kavyan petrochemical complex will come online this year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Irans-second-Kavyan-ethylene-plant-to-come-online-this-year_53278.html
June 30, 2013
Sinopec plans to invest 18.79 billion Chinese renminbi ($3.06 billion) in a gas-based ethylene complex at Qingdao, Shandong Province, according to a proposal filed with China’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Sinopec-to-build-gas-based-ethylene-complex-at-Qingdao_53276.html
June 28, 2013
Williams says it has property-damage and business-interruption coverage with a combined per-occurrence limit of $500 million; deductibles of $10 million per occurrence for property damage; and a 60-day waiting period per occurrence for business interruption....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Williams-expects-insurance-to-cover-damage-to-Geismar-cracker_53188.html
June 24, 2013
Williams says it will probably have to replace piping, heat exchangers, and reboilers adjacent to the fractionator, which were seriously damaged....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Williams-details-extensive-damage-to-Geismar-cracker_53083.html
June 14, 2013
Williams officials said Friday afternoon that a second employee has died following Thursday's propylene explosion and fire at the company's Geismar, LA, olefins plant. Williams...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Williams-confirms-second-death-from-Geismar-explosion_52850.html
June 14, 2013
Williams immediately shut down the facility, which has 646,000 m.t./year of ethylene capacity -- 2.4% of the 27 million m.t./year of ethylene capacity in the US....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Impact-of-Williams-explosion-on-ethylene-market-uncertain-IHS-Chemical_52848.html
June 13, 2013
The cracker has ethylene capacity of  646,000 m.t./year and coproduct propylene capacity of 43,000 m.t./year, according to IHS Chemical. An ongoing $450–500-million expansion project will increase ethylene capacity by 272,000 m.t./year, according to Williams, which had targeted completion of the project for the second half of 2013. Williams also operates a 270,000-m.t./year propylene splitter at the site....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Update-Explosion-at-Williamss-Geismar-cracker-kills-one-injures-73_52817.html
June 3, 2013
Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) plans to add a 10th furnace to an existing ethylene unit at its Sweeny complex at Old Ocean, TX, increasing ethylene production capacity by 200...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/CPChem-to-increase-ethylene-production-at-Old-Ocean-TX-by-200-million-lbsyear_52512.html
May 29, 2013
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Co. (Orpic; Muscat), plans to invest $3.6 billion to develop a petrochemicals complex near the Ṣuḥār, Oman, refinery, which will provide raw...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Oman-details-$3-6-billion-investment-in-petchems-at-ur_52355.html
May 23, 2013
Since early April, the BASF-Total steam cracker has been able to produce up to 40% of its ethylene from ethane and another 40% from butane and propane....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/BASF-Total-Port-Arthur-steam-cracker-to-process-ethane_52267.html
May 21, 2013
Financial results from commodity and diversified firms continue to reflect persistent weakness in the global economy, although expanding ethylene margins have helped many stave off...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/First-quarter-profits-pressured-despite-strong-ethylene-margins_52111.html
May 9, 2013
Braskem's first quarter earnings totaled R$227 million ($113 million), up 49% year-over-year (YOY) from R$152 million, but down 18% sequentially from R$275 million in the fourth quarter of 2012....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Braskem-first-quarter-net-income-up-49-percent_51886.html
May 8, 2013
Williams Partners (Tulsa, OK) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $321 million, down 21% year-over-year (YOY).  “NGL margins declined 50% from the first-quarter...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Williams-Partners-net-income-down-YOY-on-NGL-margins-offset-by-olefins_51837.html
May 7, 2013
Kuwait’s previously announced Olefins III project is expected to require an investment of $8–9 billion, according to a report from state news agency Kuna. Preparations for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Report-Kuwaits-Olefins-III-project-estimated-to-cost-$8-9-billion_51809.html
May 7, 2013
(This story has been corrected. An earlier version stated that Westlake's first quarter net income increased by 190% YOY, whereas the actual increase was 40%. We regret the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Westlake-earnings-leap-40-percent-YOY-beat-street-estimate-corrected_51768.html
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