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March 10, 2008Demand growth for ethylene glycol (EG), which reached record levels in 2007, will not be enough to counter the global supply surplus forecast to begin in late 2008, says PCI Xylenes...
February 22, 2008Rising prices for ethylene glycol boosted margins, PTT Chemical says....
January 31, 2008China Petroleum and Chemical Corp. (Sinopec; Beijing) and Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (Sabic; Riyadh) today signed a heads of agreement (HOA) toward forming a previously announced...
January 22, 2008Dow Chemical ended force majeure and related volume allocation on monoethylene glycol (EG) and diethylene glycol last week, helping prices to normalize, sources say. Dow declared force...
November 9, 2007Ethylene glycol (EG) prices have climbed substantially since August, with fiber-grade contracts gaining 22 cts/lb, or 43%, and antifreeze-grade spot gaining 37 cts/lb, or 77%...
October 22, 2007Dow Chemical has declared force majeure on monoethylene glycol (MEG) and diethylene glycol (DEG), citing an unplanned outage at its Seadrift, TX site. The company’s Hahnville, LA...
October 16, 2007The company cites an extended, unplanned outage at its Seadrift, TX plant....
August 20, 2007ExxonMobil Chemical has been able to tap significant profit where most integrated oil majors have quit or stumbled by containing costs and exploiting the benefits of refinery and...
August 9, 2007Huntsman says it is scaling up its proprietary process to produce propylene glycol (PG) from glycerin—a by-product of biodiesel production, and will make it available for...
July 25, 2007First-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)...
July 24, 2007European butadiene contracts have settled for the second quarter at a €25/m.t. increase, to €895/m.t. del, a record high. Strong demand and tight supplies boosted prices...
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