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December 1, 2015
Production activities at Braskem's steam cracker at Santo Andre, Brazil, part of the Grande ABC chemical cluster in São Paulo State, have resumed, the company says. As a result...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Braskems-cracker-at-Grande-ABC-cluster-restarts_75512.html
November 9, 2015
Altivia Petrochemicals (Houston) said on Friday that it has completed the acquisition of the Haverhill Chemical (Houston) assets, which produce phenol, acetone, alpha-Methylstyrene (AMS) and bisphenol-A (BPA). The completion of the acquisition comes after a US bankruptcy court approved the sale earlier in the week....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Altivia-completes-Haverhill-acquisition-product-to-ship-this-month_75115.html
November 4, 2015
Acetone prices in Asia are under pressure and likely to continue falling as supply continues to outpace demand, IHS Chemical says. Three new Chinese units—Sinopec, FCFC...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Acetone-prices-in-Asia-likely-to-continue-falling-as-supply-outpaces-demand_74957.html
October 1, 2015
Ineos announced on Thursday that it has acquired the aromatics business of Axiall for $52.4 million at closing with an additional $10.5 million payable upon satisfaction of certain...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Ineos-acquires-Axialls-aromatics-business-Axiall-to-close-phenol-plant_74111.html
September 22, 2015
Altivia Petrochemicals (Houston) has agreed to acquire all of Haverhill Chemicals' (Houston) phenol, acetone, alpha-methylstyrene (AMS), and bisphenol A (BPA) assets. The facilities...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Altivia-signs-agrees-to-acquire-Haverhills-phenol-acetone-AMS-BPA-assets_73820.html
September 17, 2015
Excess length in Europe’s acetone market has begun to impact the aromatics sector as phenol-acetone producers have been forced to cut operations in an attempt to improve...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Acetone-oversupply-forces-phenol-acetone-operating-rate-cuts_73739.html
August 25, 2015
Haverhill Chemicals' (Houston) CEO Alberto Spera confirmed that he was leaving the company on 21 August, after meetings with prospective buyers of the company took place that week. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Haverhill-CEO-leaving-fate-of-company-still-in-the-balance_73122.html
June 29, 2015
Cepsa (Madrid) has lifted the force majeure on phenol and acetone supplies from the company's Huelva, Spain, site, the company confirmed Monday. The force majeure was originally...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Cepsa-lifts-force-majeure-on-phenol-acetone-at-Huelva-Spain_71725.html
June 25, 2015
Production of phenol and acetone at Borealis’s Porvoo, Finland site is not expected to return to normal levels until the second week of July, a company statement said Thursday...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Borealis-phenol-acetone-production-expected-to-return-to-normal-in-July_71612.html
June 18, 2015
Cepsa (Madrid) expects to be back at normal operating rates at its phenol and acetone production unit at Huelva, Spain by July although a force majeure on these products remains...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Cepsa-expects-phenol-acetone-production-at-Spanish-site-to-return-to-normal-by-July_71435.html
June 16, 2015
Borealis has declared force majeure on phenol and acetone supply from the company's Porvoo,  Finland site, effective 15 June and until further notice, the company has confirmed to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Borealis-declares-force-majeure-on-phenol-acetone-from-Finnish-site_71372.html
June 15, 2015
The closure of Haverhill Chemicals' (Houston) production site at Haverhill, OH with the potential loss of 141 jobs—announced late last week—remains uncertain after the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Impact-of-Haverhill-shutdown-on-phenol-market-in-US-could-be-limited_71319.html
June 15, 2015
Haverhill Chemicals (Houston) has announced that it has begun suspending operations at its Haverhill, OH, production site. The company says that since acquiring the plant three years...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Haverhill-says-it-is-suspending-production_71276.html
June 10, 2015
Haverhill Chemicals (Houston) is working to secure alternative sources of financing after banks unexpectedly withdrew their support, company sources close to the matter have told IHS...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Haverhill-Chemicals-seeks-alternative-financing-denies-plant-closure-reports_71144.html
May 15, 2015
Deepak Nitrite (Pune, India) has established a wholly owned subsidiary, Deepak Phenolics, to manage a project to build a phenol-acetone plant at Dahej, India, Deepak Nitrite says...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Deepak-Nitrite-establishes-subsidiary-to-manage-phenol-acetone-project-contractors-have-been-selected_70425.html
May 12, 2015
Sabic Europe has restarted cyclohexane production at its 195,000-m.t./year unit at Teeside, UK after just over one week offline with technical difficulties. Meanwhile, there is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Sabic-restarts-cyclohexane-production-Cepsa-declares-force-majeure-on-phenol_70338.html
May 8, 2015
Mitsui Chemicals plans to shut its phenol plant at Osaka from 29 June until 5 August to conduct a planned maintenance program, the company says. The plant has a design capacity of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Mitsui-Chemicals-to-shut-phenol-plant-at-Osaka-end-June-for-maintenance_70238.html
April 29, 2015
Mitsubishi Chemical will shut its phenol plant at Kashima, Japan, in June for a scheduled maintenance program lasting about a month, the company says. The plant has a production...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Mitsubishi-Chemical-to-shut-phenol-plant-in-June-for-maintenance_69911.html
April 29, 2015
Cepsa (Madrid) plans to have its new phenol plant at Shanghai running at full capacity by May, the company says. It has a design capacity of 250,000 m.t./year of phenol; 150,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Cepsa-expects-new-Chinese-phenol-plant-to-hit-full-output-by-May_69909.html
April 24, 2015
Borealis began a planned maintenance shutdown today at the company's phenol-acetone unit at Porvoo, Finland, Borealis has confirmed. The turnaround is expected to last until 3 June...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Borealis-begins-planned-maintenance-at-phenol-acetone-unit-in-Finland_69801.html
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