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September 24, 2007ExxonMobil Chemical will increase paraxylene capacity by 25% and benzene capacity by 20% at its Rotterdam-Botlek, Netherlands facility....
July 31, 2007S-Oil Corp. (Seoul) has completed the installation of ExxonMobil Chemical Technology Licensing’s Pxmax technology at S-Oil’s Onsan, Korea refining and petrochemical...
July 31, 2007The municipal government of Xiamen, China has suspended construction of a $1.4-billion para-xylene plant in the city after local residents held mass demonstrations, and sent more than...
July 30, 2007After the general retreat in spot prices two weeks ago, the relative strengths and weaknesses of various products came to the fore last week. Spot ethylene in the U.S. turned upward...
July 30, 2007Resilient mixed xylenes feedstock prices have prompted U.S. ortho-xylene producers to nominate contract price increases for February of 2 cts-4.5 cts/lb despite softening o-xylene spot...
July 30, 2007UOP says it has been selected by PetroChina to supply technology, basic engineering services, and equipment for an aromatics complex at PetroChina’s refining and petrochemical...
July 26, 2007Prices U.S.: 50.75 cts/lb del, Feb. contracts; $1,090-$1,110/m.t. fob, spot EUROPE: €830/m.t. del, March contracts; $1,050-$1,065/m.t. fob, spot ASIA/PACIFIC: $1,050/m.t. c&f...
July 25, 2007First-quarter U.S. petrochemical production gained 4% from the year-ago period, to 48.5 billion lbs, says the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association (NPRA; Washington)...
July 24, 2007European butadiene contracts have settled for the second quarter at a €25/m.t. increase, to €895/m.t. del, a record high. Strong demand and tight supplies boosted prices...
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