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March 31, 2014
CB&I today detailed its contract award by Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat). CB&I’s contract, valued in excess of $40 million, covers the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/CB-and-I-details-Orpics-petchems-project-award-in-Oman_59933.html
March 24, 2014
Honeywell is to supply a new integrated control and safety system to Qatar Fuel Additives Co. (Qafac; Doha). The overhaul will help the Mesaieed, Qatar–based complex reduce...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/Honeywell-to-help-improve-operations-at-Qafacs-methanol-and-MTBE-plants-in-Qatar_59779.html
January 20, 2014
Industries Qatar (IQ; Doha) on Sunday announced a tentative shutdown schedule for its manufacturing facilities during the first quarter. IQ’s shutdown timetable in the first...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/Industries-Qatar-plans-lengthy-plant-closures-in-first-quarter_58118.html
February 18, 2013
Recently formed Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Co. (Muntajat; Doha) with exclusive rights to market and distribute Qatar’s regulated chemicals and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/Qafac-is-first-company-to-join-new-Qatar-marketing-firm-full-transition-expected-by-mid-year_49923.html
January 11, 2013
Evonik will develop its C4 products chain with the expansion of its butene-1 capacity at the Marl Chemical Park (Marl, Germany), and by expanding its butadiene capacity at Antwerp...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/Evonik-to-expand-C4-chain-capacity-in-Germany-and-Belgium_48915.html
January 3, 2013
Sibur (Moscow) says it has completed an expansion of methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) capacity at Tchaikovsky, Russia, to 220,000 m.t./year, from 200,000 m.t./year. The project involved...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/Sibur-completes-MTBE-expansion_48711.html
September 13, 2012
TPC Group's board of directors has approved the restart project of the company's dehydrogenation facility in Houston. The $265-million project will refurbish and restart the assets to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/TPC-Board-Approves-Dehydrogenation-Restart_46223.html
August 17, 2010
Keyuan Petrochemicals (Ningbo, China), an independent producer of petrochemicals established in 2007, reported a $4.9-million net income in the second quarter of this year and $10.7...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/Keyuan-Petrochemicals-Reports-Higher-Sales-and-Earnings_28829.html
June 15, 2010
EPA has suspended work on four of its cancer risk assessments after a National Toxicology Program (NTP; Research Triangle Park, NC) report identified concerns about research conducted...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/Methanol-Cancer-Research-Suspended-After-U-S-Officials-Identify-Problems_27447.html
April 23, 2010
Huntsman says it has significantly reduced its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by introducing a series of energy management systems during the past two years at its Port Neches, TX...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/Huntsman-Saves-Millions-of-Dollars-with-Energy-Efficiency-Overhaul-at-Port-Neches-TX_26245.html
February 3, 2010
Sibur (Moscow) says it has agreed to sell its Kauchuk JSC (Volzhskii, Russia) unit to Roel Corp. (Moscow). The deal forms part of Sibur's exit from non-core businesses, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/Sibur-Sells-MTBE-Unit-to-Roel-Corp-_24563.html
January 4, 2010
Invitations to bid for some units, which will form part of a previously announced elastomers joint venture between Sabic and ExxonMobil at Al Jubail and Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, are...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/Bids-Expected-Shortly-for-Sabic-ExxonMobil-Elastomers-Complex_23854.html
October 19, 2009
A federal jury in Manhattan has ruled that ExxonMobil is liable for contaminating the New York City drinking water wells with fuel additive methyl tert-butyl ether, awarding the city...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/ExxonMobil-Found-Liable-in-New-York-MTBE-Case_22180.html
September 29, 2009
Royal Dutch Shell says it has agreed to sell its downstream businesses in Greece to Motor Oil (Hellas) Corinth Refineries S.A. (Athens, Greece) for about €246 million. The deal...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/Shell-Sells-Downstream-Assets-in-Greece_21679.html
August 19, 2009
LyondellBasell’s sales of Bio-ethyl tertiary butyl ether (Bio-ETBE), a biofuel derived from ethanol and isobutylene, which is used as an additive in gasoline, are growing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/Bio-ETBE-Business-Builds-at-LyondellBasell_20866.html
November 27, 2008
Amid the global economic turmoil and widespread shuttering of chemical plants Evonik Industries has disclosed that it has made a committment to spend tens of millions of dollars to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/Evonik-Rides-the-Economic-Storm-with-Capacity-Increases-for-Isobutene-and-Methionine_15624.html
April 8, 2008
KBR says it has completed a methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) to iso-octene conversion project at Valero’s refinery in Corpus Christi, TX. The project is based on a process...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/KBR-Converts-MTBE-to-Iso-Octene_11213.html
April 2, 2008
Braskem says it will invest R$100 million ($57.9 million) to convert its methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) production lines at Camaçari, Brazil into ethyl tert-butyl ether (ETBE)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/Braskem-Converts-MTBE-Line-to-ETBE_11101.html
August 7, 2007
North American petrochemical markets were quiet this week with the Canada Day holiday celebrated Monday and U.S. Independence Day celebrated Wednesday. Feedstocks were quiet, most...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/mtbe/COMMENTARY_6774.html
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