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December 31, 2014
Asian aromatics prices have lost much of their value in 2014, falling toward the end of December to about half of their levels one year ago, IHS Chemical data show. Prices have fallen...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Aromatics-prices-have-fallen-by-half-in-Asia-during-2014_66509.html
December 30, 2014
Versalis, the chemicals subsidiary of ENI (Rome), says that it has signed a firm agreement for the previously announced divestment of some of the company's petrochemical production...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Versalis-signs-agreement-to-divest-petchem-assets-at-Sarroch-to-refining-firm_66495.html
December 23, 2014
Jurong Aromatics Corp. (JAC, Singapore) has shut its petrochemical plant on Jurong Island, Singapore, about 22 December for maintenance and modification, the company said Tuesday. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Jurong-Aromatics-shuts-plant-for-maintenance-work_66411.html
December 8, 2014
Jurong Aromatics Corp. (JAC; Singapore) plans to shut down its plant at Jurong Island, Singapore, on 22 December for maintenance, industry sources say. The maintenance results from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Jurong-Aromatics-plans-maintenance-shutdown-this-month_65963.html
November 28, 2014
Brazil has lowered import duties on para-xylene (p-xylene) from 4% to 0%, the Foreign Trade Chamber (Camex; Brasilia) announced. The duty reduction is applicable for 80,000 m.t. of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Brazil-lowers-import-duties-on-p-xylene-for-six-months-effective-1-December_65718.html
November 14, 2014
Europe's para-xylene (p-xylene) contract price (ECP) has not yet settled for November despite market chatter about a preliminary agreement. Asia's contract price (ACP) has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Europe-p-xylene-November-contract-remains-unsettled_65453.html
November 13, 2014
Samsung Total Petrochemicals, a 50-50 joint venture between Samsung and Total, has inaugurated an aromatics expansion at the jv's plant at Daesan, South Korea. The won1.66-trillion...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Samsung-Total-inaugurates-p-xylene-expansion-in-Korea_65361.html
November 10, 2014
Virent (Madison, WI) and the PlantPET Technology Collaborative (PTC) have announced that they have signed an expression of interest that provides individual members of the PTC an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Virent-PlantPET-Technology-Collaborative-sign-expression-of-interest-on-plant-based-p-xylene_65253.html
November 10, 2014
The board of directors of PetroChina-Rosneft Orient Petrochemical (Tianjin) Co., a joint venture in which China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC; Beijing) has 51% and Rosneft the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/CNPC-and-Rosneft-endorse-Tianjin-refinery-and-aromatics-study_65246.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/paraxylene/AFPM-US-production-of-ethylene-fell-YOY-in-third-quarter_65055.html
October 27, 2014
SK Global Chemical and JX Nippon Oil & Energy have inaugurated their joint-venture para-xylene (p-xylene) plant at Ulsan, South Korea. The companies together have invested 936.3...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/SK-Global-Chemical-JX-Nippon-inaugurate-p-xylene-plant-in-Korea_64815.html
October 24, 2014
Para-xylene (p-xylene) spot prices have come off significantly in Europe this month as p-xylene spot prices have dropped in Asia on the back of a significant fall in energy markets...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/P-xylene-prices-fall-in-Europe-on-the-back-of-softer-Asian-prices-weaker-energy-markets_64788.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/paraxylene/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/paraxylene/Saras-to-acquire-Versalis-assets-in-Sardinia_64290.html
October 2, 2014
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC; Tokyo) said today that it will quit the purified terephthalic acid (PTA) business at the end of March 2015. MGC and Toyobo are partners in Mizushima...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Mitsubishi-Gas-Chemical-to-quit-PTA-business-p-xylene-plants-future-questionable_64230.html
September 22, 2014
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) said today that its aromatics complex number two, with a combined capacity of 1.07 million m.t./year, has been taken off-line to repair a reactor...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/PTTGC-takes-large-aromatics-complex-off-line-to-carry-out-repairs_63919.html
September 9, 2014
Coca-Cola is making an additional investment in the development and commercialization of Virent's (Madison, WI) registered biobased para-xylene (p-xylene), BioFormPX, Virent announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Coca-Cola-invests-to-help-Virent-scale-up-biobased-p-xylene_63675.html
July 22, 2014
Tesoro (San Antonio) says it plans to produce petrochemical feedstock in its US west coast refining system. The company intends to gather intermediate feedstock, primarily reformate...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Tesoro-to-produce-xylene-on-US-West-Coast-for-export-to-Asia_62629.html
July 2, 2014
Aramco Overseas Co. (AOC), a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, confirmed today that it has agreed in principle to acquire Hanjin Group’s entire stake in S-Oil Seoul), comprising...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Saudi-Aramco-to-buy-Hanjin-Group-out-of-S-Oil-for-$1-95-billion_62206.html
June 2, 2014
Gevo (Englewood, CO) says it is selling para-xylene (p-xylene) derived from its renewable isobutanol to Toray Industries. Toray expects to produce polyester fibers, yarns, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/paraxylene/Gevo-ships-biobased-p-xylene-to-Toray_61474.html
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