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April 27, 2016Saudi Kayan, a Sabic affiliate, says it has restarted several plants following a scheduled turnaround earlier this year. On 11 April it restarted its ethylene oxide-ethylene glycol...
March 29, 2016Shell executive v.p. Graham van't Hoff and CNOOC's Xiaoli sign the final investment decision for expanding the CSPC jv. China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC; Beijing) and Shell...
March 24, 2016MEGlobal (Dubai) has chosen Dow Chemical’s Oyster Creek site at Freeport, TX, for the location of a new world-scale ethylene glycol (EG) facility, which the company expects to bring online in mid-2019. The plant will receive ethylene from Dow’s new Freeport ethane cracker under a long-term supply agreement....
March 21, 2016Eastman (Kingsport, TN) has announced a 3 ct/lb (7 ct/kilogram) global increase in glycol ether prices, effective 1 April. The products affected are ethylene glycol monobutyl ether, which Eastman markets as EB solvent, and diethylene glycol monobutyl ether, marketed as DB solvent....
March 14, 2016Sasol (Johannesburg) said on Monday that in the ‘lower-for-much-longer’ oil price scenario, it is re-phasing certain projects. Cost control remains Sasol’s primary...
January 12, 2016Loop Industries (Los Angeles) has completed a pilot plant to validate the company's proprietary polyethylene terephthalate (PET) depolymerization technology, the company says. Positive...
December 29, 2015Dow Chemical announced on Wednesday that it has finalized the transaction to sell its ownership interest in MEGlobal (Dubai) to Equate Petrochemical Co. and has received $1.5 billion...
December 18, 2015Samsung Engineering on Friday announced that Lotte Chemical has awarded it a contract for a 700,000-m.t./year ethylene glycol (EG) plant at Lake Charles, LA. Samsung earlier received...
December 16, 2015The planned expansion of CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Co. (CSPC)—a 50-50 joint venture between China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC; Beijing) and Shell at Huizhou...
December 16, 2015Dong Xiaoli (l.), general manager assistant CNOOC; and Graham van't Hoff (r.), executive v.p. of Shell, at the HOA signing ceremony in China. A subsidiary of Shell; and China...