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June 18, 2009
Japanese refiner Cosmo Oil (Tokyo) says it has signed an agreement with Korean refiner Hyundai Oilbank (Seoul) for the establishment of a 50-50 joint venture company that will produce...
June 14, 2009
S-Oil (Seoul) says it has begun construction of the previously announced aromatics complex at its Onsan refinery in Korea. S-Oil will invest about won1.4 trillion ($1.12 billion) to...
May 12, 2009
The construction of a previously announced para-xylene plant at Gulei near Zhangzhou, China has begun, say reports. The project was relocated from Xiamen, China after protests by...
May 5, 2009
ExxonMobil says it has shut several units at its Singapore Chemical Plant due to scheduled maintenance. The turnaround is expected to last about eight weeks, the company says...
April 29, 2009
The chemicals industry is at a turning point in the global supply of olefins as this will be the first year that olefins production from the Middle East cannot be absorbed by...
April 3, 2009
Prices U.S.: 40.5 cts/lb March contract; $770-$790 m.t./fob, spot EUROPE: €695 m.t./del, March contract; $770-$780 m.t./fob, spot ASIA: $855/m.t. cost & freight, China Outlook...
February 27, 2009
Mitsubishi Chemical says it plans to cease production of purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and para -xylene in Japan with the closure of two plants next year. The company will...
February 4, 2009
Equate Petrochemical Co. (Safat, Kuwait), a joint venture in which Petrochemical Industries Co. of Kuwait and Dow Chemical each hold 42.5% and local companies Boubyan Petrochemical and...
January 16, 2009
The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP; Beijing) has approved construction of a para -xylene plant near Zhangzhou, China. The project was relocated from Xiamen, China after...
January 5, 2009
Axens (Rueil-Malmaison, France) announced today that the company’s ParamaX technology is to be used at the petrochemical plant being planned for the Atyrau Refinery in...
November 21, 2008
Nippon Oil plans to halt production at its 420,000-m.t./year para-xylene unit at Oita, Japan by the end of this month due to poor margins and falling demand for petrochemicals, media...
October 26, 2008
Residents of Taizhou, China have started an environmental protest campaign against plans led by PetroChina to build a para-xylene plant near the city, reports say. The plant would form...
September 12, 2008
Chevron Phillips Chemical says its indirect wholly owned subsidiary Puerto Rico Core has agreed to sell all of its Guayama, PR aromatics production facility to Louisiana Chemical...
August 18, 2008
IndianOil says it plans to acquire an additional 100 acres of land adjacent to the company’s Haldia, India refinery for a previously announced project to expand the refinery and...
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