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January 19, 2017
Lotte Chemical, one of South Korea's largest petrochemical producers, has submitted a bid to acquire Jurong Aromatics Corp., a major aromatics producer....
January 18, 2017
Sinopec has settled its January contract price for para-xylene (p-xylene) at 7,110 renminbi/metric ton, up 240 renminbi/metric ton ($35) from December. This is equivalent to...
January 17, 2017
Source: Korea Customs Service. South Korea’s 2016 para-xylene (p-xylene) exports rose by 572,214  metric tons or 9.8% year-over-year (YOY), to 6.43 million metric tons...
January 16, 2017
Iran’s 2016 ethylene glycol (EG) exports hit a new annual peak of 604,104 metric tons, according to the latest official data released today. The 2016 EG export volume was 342,401...
January 10, 2017
The Asian benzene/para-xylene (p-xylene) spread widened to $70/metric ton Tuesday as benzene continues its relentless climb since the start of 2017. Between 3 January and 10 January...
January 4, 2017
BP and Rosneft (Moscow, Russia) have completed the dissolution of the companies' Ruhr Oel refining and petrochemical joint venture (JV) in Germany. The companies announced the move in...
December 29, 2016
Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) has announced the commissioning of the first phase of its para-xylene (p-xylene) plant at Jamnagar, Gujarat State, India. The plant has an annual...
November 29, 2016
A team of chemical engineering researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Armherst) has developed a novel, chemical process to make para-xylene (p-xylene), the...
November 27, 2016
Abu Dhabi has embarked on an expansion plan that includes doubling petrochemical capacity, entering the aromatics business, and building an export-oriented refinery....
November 24, 2016
A fire broke out at Reliance Industries’ refinery site at Jamnagar, India, at 3am local time today, killing two contract workers and injuring six, local reports say. The incident...
November 10, 2016
Supply of heavy naphtha to Asia is expected to tighten with new aromatics plants starting up in India and the Mideast, says Chung Jiwon, director for Asia business development and...
November 7, 2016
Kuwait Paraxylene Production Co. (KPPC; Kuwait City) is shutting down its aromatics complex in November for a three-week turnaround, in tandem with KPPC's naphtha feedstock supplier...
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