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November 15, 2012
Shell says it has taken a final investment decision to debottleneck its steam cracker at Bukom Island, Singapore. This is expected to increase the capacity of olefins and aromatics by...
November 5, 2012
Equate announced today that it has restarted its 550,000-m.t./year ethylene glycol unit at Al Shu╩┐aybah, Kuwait. “The unit was successfully restarted after being...
September 5, 2012
Foster Wheeler announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Shell Global Solutions International to develop the basic engineering package for a previously announced...
August 29, 2012
Equate says the re-start of its ethylene glycol (EG) plant, which was shut down for repairs on August 2, 2012, following a fire in July, will be delayed by approximately two months...
August 8, 2012
Sabic said today that it intends to shut down a 700,000-m.t./year ethylene glycol (EG) plant operated by its Sharq Eastern Petrochemical joint venture at Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia...
August 2, 2012
Equate Petrochemical Co., said today that it has shutdown one of its ethylene glycol units with a total capacity of 550,000 m.t./year. “The shutdown will be for approximately six...
July 3, 2012
Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Shell say they have agreed to advance their previously announced petrochemical project at Ras Laffan, Qatar, to the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) phase...
June 5, 2012
Coca-Cola, Ford Motor Company, H.J. Heinz, Nike and Procter & Gamble have formed a consortium to promote research for developing polyethylene terephthalate (PET) that is 100%...
April 4, 2012
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the chemical assets of Old World Industries (Northbrook, IL), including a production facility...
March 14, 2012
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says it is studying a world-scale, greenfield steam cracker and ethylene glycol (EG) project in the U.S....
February 8, 2012
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says it will acquire the chemical assets of Old World Industries (Northbrook, IL), including its production facility located at Clear Lake, TX, for $795 million. Old World will retain its consumer products division, including Peak antifreeze. As part of the purchase agreement, Old World will enter into a long-term glycol supply contract with Indorama for its antifreeze production in the U.S....
January 9, 2012
Compass Minerals says highway deicing sales volumes were about 2,724,000 tons in the fourth-quarter of 2011, down 17% from the year-ago quarter due to less severe snow events. The...
December 5, 2011
Ineos Oxide has narrowed down its site selection process for a previously announced ethylene oxide (EO), ethylene glycol (EG) and derivatives manufacturing complex on the U.S. Gulf...
December 5, 2011
Shell and Qatar Petroleum have signed a heads of agreement for the development of a previously announced multi-billion dollar petrochemical production joint venture in Qatar. Total...
October 4, 2011
Shell Chemicals says it is aiming to restart its refinery at Bukom Island, Singapore over the next few days and to avoid halting operations at any of its Singapore petrochemical plants...
August 8, 2011
Global demand for ethylene glycol (EG) increased 12.1% in 2010, to about 19.5 million m.t., and it is forecast to grow about 5.4%/year through 2015, driven by increased demand for...
June 24, 2011
Amid developing plans to build a world-scale ethylene plant integrated with derivative units in the Marcellus Shale play of the Northeast U.S., Shell Chemicals says it expects steady...
May 25, 2011
China is accelerating its shift to coal-derived chemicals to offset its growing dependence on oil imports. The country is on track to significantly hike its coal-to-chemical and fuel...
March 21, 2011
Shell Chemicals has confirmed that its 800,000 m.t./year ethylene plant on Pulau Bukom, Singapore, has been taken offline due to "operational issues" and the company has...
February 22, 2011
Ube Industries and HighChem (Tokyo) say they will license their technologies to Qianxixian Qianxi Coal Chemical Investment (Guizhou province, China) for transforming synthesis gas...
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