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May 21, 2015
BASF declared force majeure on the supply of ethylene oxide (EO) in Europe yesterday and until further notice, the company confirmed to CW. BASF has also been forced to declare force...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/BASF-declares-force-majeure-on-EO-MEG-in-Europe_70523.html
May 18, 2015
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok), Thailand’s largest and one of Asia’s fastest-growing petrochemical players, tells CW that it will invest about $1 billion in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/PTTGC-to-build-PO-polyols-complex-in-Thailand-details-US-ethane-cracker-plans_70462.html
May 12, 2015
Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical says that it is carrying out urgent repairs on its ethylene oxide (EO) and ethylene glycol (EG) production units at Nanjing, China. The company was...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/Sinopec-Yangzi-carries-out-emergency-repairs-to-EO-EG-units-aims-for-early-restart_70316.html
May 6, 2015
A previously announced petchems project planned in Belmont County, OH, is expected to require a capital expenditure of $5 billion, sources tell CW on the sidelines of the APIC 2015...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/PTTGC-outlines-Ohio-Indonesian-petchem-projects_70118.html
April 22, 2015
BASF-YPC plans to restart its steam cracker and petrochemical units in Nanjing, China, at the end of May once a planned shutdown maintenance program is completed, a company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/BASF-YPC-to-restart-cracker-and-petrochemical-units-end-May_69662.html
April 21, 2015
An explosion occurred this morning at an ethylene glycol (EG) unit operated by Sinopec Yangzi at Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China, a Sinopec Corp. spokesman confirmed today. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/Sinopec-confirms-morning-blast-at-Yangzi-ethylene-glycol-unit_69621.html
March 12, 2015
Saudi Kayan, a Sabic affiliate, said today that it had to extend its steam cracker maintenance period by an additional 10 days after discovering a technical fault. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/Kayan-extends-maintenance-at-Jubail-halts-PE-production_68471.html
February 8, 2015
Saudi Kayan, a Sabic affiliate, said on Sunday that the Ministry of Petroleum has allocated more ethane gas to the company, which will be used to increase capacity of its steam cracker...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/Saudi-Kayan-to-debottleneck-cracker-ethylene-oxide-plant_67632.html
February 1, 2015
Saudi Kayan, a Sabic affiliate, said on Sunday that it plans to shut several units at its petrochemicals complex at Jubail for a scheduled maintenance in February and October. Kayan...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/Saudi-Kayan-to-shut-several-units-for-maintenance_67386.html
December 22, 2014
Shell Chemicals confirms that it has restarted operations at its wholly owned propylene oxide-styrene monomer (POSM) plant and ethylene oxide (EO) plant at the company's Moerdijk...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/Shell-restarts-POSM-EO-plants-at-Moerdijk_66395.html
October 9, 2014
Ineos has abandoned plans to build an ethylene oxide-ethylene glycol (EO-EG) facility at its Battleground manufacturing complex at La Porte, TX. No other sites are being considered, says the company....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/Ineos-cancels-Battleground-EO-EG-project_64398.html
June 13, 2014
The Mexican Petroleum Institute (IMP; Mexico City), has completed a basic engineering study requested by the petrochemicals subsidiary of Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex; Mexico...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/Mexican-Petroleum-Institute-completes-basic-engineering-study-for-Pemex-EO-expansion_61798.html
April 24, 2014
Nippon Shokubai has announced a new long-term business plan through 2020, along with a shorter term action plan covering the next three years. The company has reconfirmed safety as a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/Nippon-Shokubai-sets-targets-under-new-business-plan_60536.html
April 3, 2014
La Seda de Barcelona's (El Prat de Llobregat, Spain) assets at El Prat and Tarragona, Spain have been acquired by Cristian Lay (Jerez de los Caballeros, Spain), Cristian Lay announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/Cristian-Lay-acquires-La-Seda-EO-EG-and-PET-assets-in-Spain_60042.html
March 28, 2014
The United States will probably gain at least three new ethylene oxide/ethylene glycol facilities by 2018, says Tison Keel, director/ethylene oxide and derivatives at IHS Chemical. Although very little new capacity has been announced, favorable economics and ample feedstock make a strong case for investment, he says....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/IHS-WPC-Three-new-EG-plants-in-US-likely-by-2018_59906.html
March 28, 2014
Recent additions to ethylene glycol capacity might have kept the global market in rough balance, but serious production issues have limited actual availability, according to Tison Keel, director/ethylene oxide and derivatives at IHS Chemical. The result will be unsustainably high operating rates, tight supply, and high prices, he says....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/IHS-WPC-Outages-will-push-EO-EG-operating-rates-into-the-red_59897.html
February 6, 2014
Plants owned and operated by La Seda de Barcelona (El Prat de Llobregat, Spain) at El Prat and Tarragona, Spain are to be acquired by Cristian Lay (Jerez de los Caballeros, Spain)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/La-Seda-to-sell-petchem-assets-in-Spain-to-market-entrant_58604.html
November 29, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has concluded substance evaluation on four substances—ethylene oxide, tributyl phosphate, m-tolylidene diisocyanate, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/ECHA-concludes-evaluation-on-four-substances_56996.html
October 17, 2013
Huntsman will begin installing a third ethylene oxide (EO) unit at its Port Neches, TX, site on 22 October. The 120,000-m.t./year unit will increase the site’s EO capacity by 25%, the company says. Huntsman expects the new unit to begin operating in the second quarter of 2015....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/Huntsman-to-break-ground-on-Port-Neches-EO-expansion_56000.html
October 10, 2013
The Mexican state of Veracruz is expected to receive $5 billion in direct investment by chemical companies, foreign and domestic, in Mexico, over the next five years, according to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene_oxide/Mexicos-state-of-Veracruz-expects-$11-billion-in-direct-investments-into-its-petrochemical-industry_55711.html
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