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December 15, 2010
GALLOGLY: Positioned for growth. LyondellBasell says it is well-positioned to take capitalize on the favorable natural gas prices and ethane advantage in the U.S., LyondellBasell CEO...
December 9, 2010
The Shaw Group says it has been awarded a contract by Gail India (New Delhi) to provide technology and engineering for a previously announced ethylene plant at Pata, India. The...
December 8, 2010
Shell Chemicals has confirmed CW’s exclusive report that it is in discussions to form a petrochemicals joint venture in Qatar. “We are actively in discussions with Qatar...
December 8, 2010
Saudi Aramco and its joint venture partner Dow Chemical will soon announce plans to proceed with their mega petrochemical complex at Jubail, says Khalid A. Al-Falih, president and CEO of Saudi Aramco....
December 7, 2010
Strong demand recovery in 2010 and the need to foster innovation in the Mideast are key themes at the Fifth Annual GPCA Forum being held December 8-9 in Dubai. Attendance is expected to exceed 1,300, up more than 20% from last year.

December 2, 2010
Dow Chemical says it will increase ethane cracking capability on the U.S. Gulf Coast by 20%- 30% over the next two to three years, and is reviewing joint venture options for building a...
November 30, 2010
Enterprise Products Partners says it has started operations at its 75,000-bpd natural gas liquids (NGL) fractionator at its Mont Belvieu, TX, bringing nameplate capacity to 305,000 bpd...
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...
November 19, 2010
This Week on CW: BHP Billton has withdrawn its bid for PotashCorp in the face of opposition from Canadian regulators. Talks to sweeten the deal, which must provide a "net...
November 12, 2010
Nova Chemicals announced third-quarter net income of $54 million compared to a net loss of $19 million in the year-ago period. Sales were up 31%, to $1.38 billion, on higher margins...
November 11, 2010
Ineos’s Chocolate Bayou, TX petchem complex suffered an unplanned outage yesterday as a result of a lightning strike, market players say. The company operates two ethylene...
November 9, 2010
Braskem and Ineos Technologies have announced a strategic partnership for polyethylene (PE) technologies covering licenses for Innovene's slurry- and  gas phase-process to produce high-density PE (HDPE) and linear-low density PE (LLDPE)  in future projects. They will jointly conduct R&D programs for slurry and gas-phase PE platforms....
November 9, 2010
Chevron says it will buy natural gas producer Atlas Energy (Moon Township, PA) for $3.2 billion. The acquisition will provide Chevron with an attractive natural gas resource position...
November 8, 2010
LyondellBasell has appointed Bob Patel as senior v.p./olefins and polyolefins, Europe, Asia and International, with additional responsibilities for licensing and catalyst sales...
November 2, 2010
Moody's Investors Service (New York), the ratings agency, has raised Dow Chemical's credit outlook to 'stable' from 'negative,' on account of the company's improved financial...
October 27, 2010
Sibur (Moscow), Russia's largest petrochemicals player, has outlined it's medium-term investment plans. Dmitri Konov, CEO, speaking today to the press by satellite connection during...
October 20, 2010
Siluria, a San Francico-based start-up that recently gained recognition for demonstrating technology to convert methane directly to ethylene at low temperatures, says it has raised over $13 million in Series A funding. The investment allows the company to optimize its platform to meet the performance levels required for commercialization....
October 20, 2010
Greencol Taiwan Corp. (GTC; Kaohsiung, Taiwan), an equally owned joint venture between China Man-Made Fiber Corp. (Taipei) and the trading group Toyota Tsusho Corp. (Nagoya City...
October 15, 2010
Reliance Industries says it has raised about $1.5 billion in debt. Market watchers say the debt was raised to finance Reliance’s new U.S. shale gas projects. A $1 billion...
October 11, 2010
China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) says it will purchase a one-third stake in Chesapeake Energy’s (Oklahoma City, OK) 600,000 oil and gas leasehold acres at its Eagle...
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