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October 26, 2011
Lummus Technology has been awarded a contract by China Coal Shaanxi Yulin Energy & Chemical Co., a subsidiary of the China Coal Group, for the license and engineering design of two...
May 11, 2011
Sahara Petrochemical Co. and Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Maaden) have signed a shareholders' agreement to build a previously announced chlor-alkali and ethylene dichloride (EDC) complex...
March 9, 2011
The sale of Vinyls Italia, the troubled manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), has still to be concluded, despite hopes expressed late last year by...
May 11, 2010
Dow Chemical says it will idle its 195,000-m.t./year methylene chloride and chloroform production unit at Plaquemine, LA indefinitely due to weak market economics. The methylene...
November 6, 2009
Petkim Petrokimya (Izmir, Turkey) and National Petrochemical Co. (NPC; Tehran) have signed a memorandum of understanding to study and build an equally owned, integrated polvinyl...
October 27, 2009
Troubled polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and vinyl chloride monomer producer Vinyls Italia (Porto Marghera, Italy) could “realistically” restart plants in northeastern Italy and...
October 7, 2009
The company, in special administration, has failed to secure raw material supplies; its plants remain offstream following a summer maintenance shutdown....
July 1, 2009
Dow will shut an ethylene plant and ethylene oxide/ethylene glycol production unit in Hahnville, LA (Taft) and an ethylene dichloride and vinyl chloride monomer facility in Plaquemine, LA. Dow says it expects to eliminate its purchases of ethylene from the merchant market, roughly 3 billion lbs/year, due to the U.S. closures....
August 27, 2007
Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd. (GACL; Vadodara, India) says it is in discussions to partner with Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC; New Delhi) in an ethylene dichloride (EDC)...
July 25, 2007
First-quarter U.S. petrochemical production gained 4% from the year-ago period, to 48.5 billion lbs, says the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association (NPRA; Washington)...
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