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February 23, 2011
Mitsubishi Chemical and Asahi Kasei have decided to establish a 50-50 limited liability partnership (LLP) for the integrated and unified management of their naphtha cracking operations...
February 22, 2011
Westlake Chemical reported fourth-quarter net income of $84.1 million ($1.26/share), nearly 7 times higher than the year-ago period, and beating analysts’ estimates of 74...
February 22, 2011
Australian mining firm BHP Billiton says it will enter the U.S. shale gas market in a $4.75-billion deal with Chesapeake Energy (Oklahoma City, OK). BHP Billiton will acquire about...
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...
February 14, 2011
The Shaw Group says it has been awarded a contract by Qatar Petrochemical Co. (Qapco; Doha) to provide basic engineering services for the expansion of a 720,000-m.t./year ethylene...
February 10, 2011
A fire ripped through Enterprise Products Partners’ natural gas liquids (NGLs) storage facility at Mont Belvieu, TX yesterday afternoon following a pipeline explosion. One...
January 28, 2011
Sabic says it has taken its No. 4 naphtha cracker at Geleen, the Netherlands offstream due to a technical fault. The plant accounts for 660,000 m.t. of Sabic's 1.3-million m.t./year...
January 25, 2011
Keyuan Petrochemicals (Ningbo, China) says it has received approval from the Chinese authorities for a patent related to the company's proprietary Multiple Ethylene Propylene (MEP)...
January 21, 2011
A board meeting of TAIF (Nizhnekamsk, Russia) and Nizhnekamskneftekhim at Kazan, Russia  today approved Nizhnekamskneftekhim's strategic development program covering 2011-16 and...
January 20, 2011
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. (Petro Rabigh; Rabigh, Saudi Arabia), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, has announced un-audited financial results for...
January 14, 2011
Two world-scale petrochemical projects are expected to go ahead shortly in Qatar, rather than the previously announced one, CW has learned. Senior officials in Qatar told CW recently...
January 12, 2011
PPG Industries says it will sell land at its Natrium, WV site to natural gas producer Dominion Transmission (Richmond, VA) for the construction of a natural gas processing and...
January 12, 2011
Energy company PTT (Bangkok) expects to decide on a merger plan for several of its petrochemical-producing affiliates by the end of this quarter and to start implementing the merger in...
January 12, 2011
Royal Dutch Shell is in discussions with CNOOC (Beijing), its partner in an existing 50-50 CSPC petrochemicals joint venture at Huizhou, China, on a separate $7.5...
December 30, 2010
Gazprombank (Moscow) has agreed to sell a 50% stake in Sibur, Russia’s largest petrochemical company to Miracle, a company controlled by Leonid V. Mikhelson, CEO of Novatek...
December 28, 2010
A fire has shut down Petronas Chemicals' aromatics plant at Kertih in the oil-producing Malyasian state of Terengganu. The fire was put out quickly after flaring up on Friday night...
December 27, 2010
Saudi Aramco and China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), the parent company of PetroChina, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to expand crude oil trade and strengthen cooperation on refinery and petrochemical projects....
December 22, 2010
Bayer is considering leasing or selling land in West Virginia in order to attract investors interested in building an ethane cracker in order to take advantage of ethane produced from...
December 22, 2010
Eastman Chemical says it has completed the restart of a previously idled ethane cracking unit at its Longview, TX complex ahead of schedule. The restart increases Eastman’s...
December 20, 2010
Sasol says it has entered the North American shale gas market by acquiring a 50% interest in Talisman Energy’s (Calgary, AB) Farrell Creek assets at the Montney shale play in...
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