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September 22, 2016
Borealis said today that it plans to study the feasibility of a new, world-scale propane dehydrogenation plant at its production site at Kallo, Belgium....
September 15, 2016
Nippon Shokubai has announced a price increase on acrylic and methacrylic monomers outside Japan, effective 1 October. Hydroxyethyl acrylate and hydroxymethyl acrylate prices will increase by $200/metric ton, and the respective methacrylates will increase by $300/metric ton....
September 15, 2016
Dow Chemical said Thursday in a state regulatory filing that it will begin starting up its 750,000–metric ton/year propane dehydrogenation unit (PDH) in Freeport, Texas. There was no estimate for when the start-up would be complete, but the filing made through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality says flaring associated with the start-up is expected to last through 22 September....
September 15, 2016
Oxea has announced price increases on 2-ethylhexanol (2-EH) and 2-ethylhexanoic acid, effective 1 October. The price of 2-EH will increase by $0.05/lb in North America and Mexico, and by $110/metric ton in South America. The price of 2-ethylhexanoic acid will increase by $0.06/lb or $130/metric ton in North America....
September 14, 2016
SI Group (Schenectady, New York) has agreed to buy TPC Group’s (Houston) Baytown, Texas, manufacturing facility, including an on-site terminal and manufacturing assets for nonene, tetramer, and other propylene derivatives. Financial terms were not disclosed....
September 8, 2016
US nonfuel-propylene inventory increased during the week that ended on 2 September, according to data from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). The increase represented a second consecutive weekly jump in inventory levels, something not seen since the first week of July....
September 6, 2016
Williams Partners (Tulsa, Oklahoma) is looking at ways to monetize its share of the Geismar, Louisiana, olefins plant and complex, according to a statement issued on 6 September. Williams Partners says the options include sale or a long-term, fee-for-service tolling agreement. The proceeds of a sale would be used to reduce debt and planned equity issuances, says the company....
September 1, 2016
LG Chem will restart its Yeosu, South Korea, naphtha cracker late today, after a brief shutdown, a company source tells Oil Price Information Service, an IHS Markit company. The...
August 31, 2016
US nonfuel-propylene inventory rebounded slightly during the week that ended on 26 August, according to data released by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Wednesday. It is the first time in eight weeks that inventory has increased....
August 31, 2016
Japan's two leading oil refiners and producers of petrochemicals—JX Holdings Inc. (Tokyo) and TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K. (Tokyo)—today announced that they have finalized an agreement to merge as of 1 April 2017, forming the biggest refiner in the country....
August 30, 2016
State-owned CPC Corp. (Taipei, Taiwan) will restart its 80,000-barrel per day residual fluid catalytic cracker (RFCC) at the company's Dalin, Taiwan, refinery on 2 September, a company...
August 25, 2016
US nonfuel propylene inventory came down for a seventh consecutive week, according to data released by the US Energy Information Administration. Inventory levels last week were the lowest in nearly two years....
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