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August 16, 2016
Huntsman Corp.  (The Woodlands, Texas) says it shut down all process units at its Port Neches, Texas, facility early on the morning of 15 August after a site-wide power outage. Huntsman expects to return the facility to normal operations "within the next three days," the company tells CW....
July 11, 2016
MEGlobal (Dubai, United Arab Emirates), a wholly owned subsidiary of Equate Petrochemical Co. (Kuwait City, Kuwait), has selected Dow Chemical Co.’s Meteor ethylene...
May 27, 2016
Sadara Chemical has entered into a supply agreement with Surfactants’ Detergent Co. (SDC), which plans to build a production facility at the PlasChem Park site at Jubail, Saudi...
April 27, 2016
Saudi 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 22, 2016
Shell 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 7, 2016
Sasol (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...
December 16, 2015
The 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 15, 2015
Dong 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...
December 1, 2015
Production activities at Braskem's steam cracker at Santo Andre, Brazil, part of the Grande ABC chemical cluster in São Paulo State, have resumed, the company says. As a result...
November 9, 2015
Oxiteno (São Paolo) intends to build a $113 million, 170,000 m.t./year ethoxylation unit at its site in Pasadena, TX, more than doubling the original planned capacity. The company hopes to begin construction by the second quarter of 2016, with start-up to come in the fourth quarter of 2017. João Parolín, CEO, says the investment is part of a long-term plan to turn the Pasadena site into a large, integrated production facility capable of supplying the range of Oxiteno’s technology to the North American market....
September 15, 2015
Shell Chemicals on Wednesday commissioned a 140,000-m.t./year high-purity ethylene oxide (HPEO) and 140,000-m.t./year ethoxylates facilities in Singapore. The projects more than...
June 29, 2015
BASF will lift its force majeure on ethylene oxide (EO) in Europe as of 1 July, the company has announced. BASF declared force majeure on the supply of EO in Europe on 19 May, as...
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