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October 22, 2014
UOP, a Honeywell subsidiary, says that Cepsa Chemical Shanghai will use UOP's phenol process to produce phenol and by-product acetone — key building blocks for polycarbonate...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/UOP-technology-selected-for-Cepsa-phenol-project-at-Shanghai_64672.html
October 8, 2014
India has imposed definitive antidumping duties on phenol imports from the United States and Taiwan, India's Ministry of Finance has announced. This duty, effective retroactively from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/India-imposes-definitive-antidumping-duties-on-US-Taiwan-phenol-exports_64281.html
September 30, 2014
Ineos and ADPO (Beveren, Belgium), a logistics provider specializing in liquid bulk, have signed an agreement that will give ADPO's new terminal water access to the river Scheldt, via...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Ineos-and-ADPO-sign-logistics-cooperation-agreement-for-port-of-Antwerp_64145.html
May 2, 2014
There has been a slight uptick in phenol and phenol derivatives demand in Europe partly as result of an improved economic outlook, notably in the automotive sector, and an absence of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Phenol-prices-firm-up-in-Europe-but-longer-term-sentiment-is-bearish_60758.html
May 1, 2014
Titan Group (Omsk, Russia) has increased its polypropylene (PP) capacity at Omsk through a technology upgrade, the company announced. Capacity has increased by 25% from about...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Titan-completes-PP-capacity-hike-at-Omsk_60734.html
April 11, 2014
Sumitomo has agreed to acquire a minority share in Cepsa Química China (Shanghai), and the resulting company will be a 75-25 joint venture between Cepsa (Madrid) and Sumitomo...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Sumitomo-buys-stake-in-Cepsa-phenol-project-at-Shanghai_60253.html
March 14, 2014
Emergency services are assessing the damage caused in yesterday’s explosion at the Omsk rubber plant’s phenol-acetone complex in Russia, local reports say. The facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Explosion-at-Omsk-rubber-plant-damages-phenol-acetone-complex-injures-several-people_59400.html
February 11, 2014
Blue Island Phenol is permanently closing its phenol/acetone facility in Alsip, IL, which the company shut down on 13 December 2013 after an explosion that injured two workers....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Blue-Island-Phenol-will-not-restart_58742.html
January 2, 2014
Initial reports indicated that a power outage resulted in a loss of cooling. The company will be required to submit a comprehensive list of necessary repairs and modifications to the court and to complete the work before the plant, which produces phenol, can return to production, according to Illinois District Attorney Lisa Madigan....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Blue-Island-Phenol-ordered-to-remain-offline-until-investigation-completed_57719.html
October 9, 2013
A Korean research team at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Kaist; Daejeon, South Korea) has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Korean-researchers-engineer-an-E-coli-strain-able-to-produce-phenol-from-glucose_55779.html
September 24, 2013
Ineos Phenol and Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical Co. (YPC) have begun construction of a 650,000-m.t./year phenol-acetone facility at Nanjing, China, the companies announced on 23 September. They expect the facility, which will include a 550,000-m.t./year cumene plant, to be operational by the end of 2016.
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http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Ineos-Phenol-and-Sinopec-YPC-break-ground-on-$500-million-phenol-acetone-project_55380.html
August 27, 2013
PKN Orlen (Płock, Poland) is carrying out preparatory work for the development of an additional phenol production unit at the company's Płock refinery and petrochemicals complex, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/PKN-Orlen-seeks-contractors-to-build-phenol-plant_54764.html
June 17, 2013
European benzene supply is expected to remain tight as use of lighter feedstocks limits production of benzene coproduct, according to the latest IHS Chemical Market Advisory...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Tight-European-benzene-supply_52863.html
April 29, 2013
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) says it will buy the 40% it does not already own in PTT Phenol from parent PTT for 4.97 billion baht ($169.88 million). The transaction...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/PTT-Global-Chemical-to-acquire-full-control-of-PTT-Phenol_51553.html
March 19, 2013
Ineos Phenol and Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical Co. (Sinopec YPC) have initialled joint venture agreements for the design, build, and future operation of a previously announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Ineos-Sinopec-proceed-with-phenol-acetone-investment_50536.html
March 11, 2013
Ineos Phenol and Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical Co. (Sinopec YPC) have today initialled joint venture agreements for the design, build, and future operation of a previously announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Ineos-and-Sinopec-go-ahead-with-$500-million-phenol-acetone-investment-in-China_50408.html
January 30, 2013
Borealis announced major investment projects today at its manufacturing plants at Stenungsund, Sweden; and Porvoo, Finland. The investments, with a combined expenditure in excess of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Borealis-announces-&euro45-million-investment-at-sites-in-Sweden-Finland_49441.html
April 20, 2012
Honeywell’s performance materials and technologies unit posted first-quarter segment profit of $319 million, a 12% gain from the year-ago quarter. Sales were up 19%, to $1.62 billion. UOP sales were up 40% from the prior-year quarter, Honeywell says....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/UOP-Lifts-Honeywells-Chemical-Results_42869.html
March 2, 2012
Momentive Specialty Chemicals reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $47 million, compared with net income of $53 million in the year-ago period. The company’s revenues fell 2% to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Momentive-Records-Losses-on-Destocking-Volume-Declines_41774.html
February 16, 2012
Momentive Specialty Chemicals says it will close its Pardubice, Czech Republic  phenolic specialty resins facility June 30 to better align its assets with European market demand...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/phenol/Momentive-to-Close-Czech-Phenolic-Resins-Plant_41435.html
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