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December 15, 2014
Export Development Canada (EDC; Ottawa) is acting as lead arranger in a $3.30-billion dollar debt financing consortium to Socar Turkey Aegean Refinery (Star; Istanbul) project in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/Canadas-export-credit-agency-lead-arranger-in-$3-30-billion-financing-for-Turkey-refinery-petchems-project_66180.html
December 4, 2014
GTC Technology (Houston) has signed an agreement with Shandong Sincier Chemical Group (SSCG) to provide GTC's technology for a 280,000-m.t./year toluene alkylation unit at a new...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/GTC-Technology-to-license-toluene-alkylation-technology-to-Chinese-refiner_65837.html
December 1, 2014
Rosneft (Moscow) says it has agreed to acquire Total's 16.67% stake in refinery and petrochemicals company PCK Raffinerie (Schwedt, Germany). The deal was signed in Sochi, Russia by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/Rosneft-to-buy-Totals-stake-in-refinery-aromatics-complex-in-Germany_65760.html
November 3, 2014
Several petrochemical plants and refineries in the United States will complete scheduled turnarounds over the next few weeks, and the additional production will enter an already...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/US-plant-turnarounds-end-amid-long-supplies-declining-prices_65057.html
November 3, 2014
Ethylene production in the United States totaled 13.7 billion lbs in the third quarter, up 3% from 13.3 billion lbs in the prior quarter, according to the latest production figures...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/AFPM-US-production-of-ethylene-fell-YOY-in-third-quarter_65055.html
October 31, 2014
PDVSA (Caracas) and Hess Corp. (New York) have reached a tentative agreement to sell their 355,000- bbl/day Hovensa refinery at Saint Croix, US Virgin Islands, to Atlantic Basin...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/PDVSA-Hess-agree-to-sell-refinery-petchems-site-in-US-Virgin-Islands_65030.html
October 23, 2014
As the US market changes specifications for gasoline for the winter season, cheaper year-on-year (YOY) butane prices are likely to push more mixed xylenes (MX) into the chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/US-gasoline-spec-changes-lower-Asian-demand-to-soften-aromatics-prices_64754.html
October 9, 2014
ExxonMobil's aromatics complex at Botlek, Netherlands will undergo a six-week planned turnaround starting this week, according to market sources. ExxonMobil had not replied to IHS...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/Sources-ExxonMobil-aromatics-plant-at-Botlek-to-undergo-six-week-planned-turnaround_64379.html
October 8, 2014
Saras Group (Sarroch, Italy) has reached a preliminary agreement to acquire certain downstream processing units and related personnel at Versalis's plant at Sarroch. Financial...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/Saras-to-acquire-Versalis-assets-in-Sardinia_64290.html
September 11, 2014
Vung Ro Petroleum (VRP; Tuy Hoa, Vietnam) has broken ground on a previously announced refinery and petrochemical complex, and seaport development, at Hoa Tam industrial zone in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/Reports-Vietnam-firm-breaks-ground-on-$4-billion-refinery-petrochemical-complex_63724.html
June 18, 2014
The petrochemical plant at Isfahan, Iran, has stopped producing aromatics because of the lack of feedstock, local news agencies report, citing the plant’s managing director...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/Feedstock-shortage-halts-aromatics-production-at-Isfahan-petrochemical-plant_61888.html
January 9, 2014
An explosion occured today at about 14.00 GMT at Shell's Godorf, Germany aromatics complex, German media sources have reported. There were no casualties and the resulting fire is under...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/Reports-Explosion-at-Shell-aromatics-site-in-Germany_57844.html
January 9, 2014
Foster Wheeler has been awarded a contract by Socar Turkey Aegean Refinery (Alia─ča, Turkey), a subsidiary of Socar Turkey (Istanbul), for project management consultancy (PMC) services...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/Foster-Wheeler-awarded-PMC-contract-for-refinery-petchems-project-in-Turkey_57830.html
December 6, 2013
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank; Washington) has authorized a $640.7-million direct loan to Socar Turkey Aegean Refinery (STAR; Istanbul) to finance the export...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/Ex-Im-Bank-authorizes-$641-million-loan-to-refinery-petchems-project-in-Turkey_57168.html
November 19, 2013
An explosion today at Total's 360,000-bbl/day refinery at Antwerp killed two people, according to a statement issued by the refinery. The blast occurred at 14.00 GMT, and operations at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/Explosion-at-Totals-Antwerp-refinery-kills-two-petchem-market-impact-uncertain_56782.html
November 11, 2013
Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex; Mexico City) aims to improve operating margins in its petrochemical operations through the company's recently updated business plan for the period 2014-18...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/Pemex-identifies-target-areas-for-petchems-in-2014-18-business-plan_56618.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/mixedxylenes/Mexicos-state-of-Veracruz-expects-$11-billion-in-direct-investments-into-its-petrochemical-industry_55711.html
August 9, 2013
Taiyo Oil (Tokyo) selected Honeywell's UOP subsidiary to supply technology and catalysts to improve operational flexibility and production at Taiyo's Shikoku aromatics plant at Ehime...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/Taiyo-Oil-selects-Honeywells-UOP-to-improve-operational-flexibility-at-aromatics-plant_54395.html
June 28, 2013
Belarus will raise export duties on oil and oil products, including aromatics, on 1 July , according to the press service of the Belarusian government, quoted by news agency BelTA. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/Report-Belarusian-government-raises-export-duties-on-aromatics_53199.html
May 2, 2013
Belarus has reduced export duties on oil and derived products effective 1 May 2013. Petrochemical products affected include benzene, toluene, and xylenes, according to a report from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mixedxylenes/Report-Belarus-cuts-export-duty-on-aromatics_51669.html
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