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November 20, 2015
Repair works at Shell's site in Moerdijk are expected to take about four weeks, the company told IHS Chemical following the completion of an initial impact assessment. The steam...
November 16, 2015
US November propylene contracts settled late Thursday 1.0 ct/lb higher. The increase comes alongside recent production issues in early November. The November polymer-grade grade...
November 12, 2015
Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Co. (Takreer) has announced the commissioning of its Ruwais, United Arab Emirates, refinery expansion project. The crude distillation unit and all associated...
November 3, 2015
Heavy rain and flooding forced Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem; The Woodlands, TX) to shut down operations at its Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, TX, on 1 November, according to a filing with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. According to a subsequent filing, CPChem expects to complete a site-wide restart on 12 November....
November 2, 2015
Williams says it has signed a long-term agreement to supply propylene from its planned propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant near Edmonton, AB, to North American Polypropylene (NAPP), which would co-locate a polypropylene plant on the same site....
October 26, 2015
Advanced Petrochemical Co., a Saudi producer of propylene and polypropylene, said on Sunday that its joint venture in South Korea, SK Advanced, completed constructing a propane...
October 22, 2015
Unipetrol (Prague), a subsidiary of PKN Orlen (Plock, Poland) has recorded an operational profit of 3.0 billion Czech kronor and a net profit of CzK1.6 billion in the third quarter...
October 21, 2015
US nonfuel-use propylene stocks did not change during the week that ended on 16 October, but propane/propylene stocks fell for the first time in three weeks, according to data released on Wednesday by the Energy Information Administration (EIA)....
October 19, 2015
Shell confirmed Monday that it has lifted the force majeure it declared last week on base chemicals produced at its Pulau Bukom, Singapore, steam cracker complex. Shell has been in...
October 16, 2015
US October propylene contracts settled higher on Friday at an increase of 0.50 cents per pound, as spot prices have inched higher on the back of fundamentals. The October polymer grade (PG) grade contract settled at 30.50 cents per pound, while the chemical grade (CG) contract settled at 29.00 cents per pound....
October 15, 2015
A fire broke out at Braskem's site at Santo Andre, Brazil at 16.30 local time on 14 October causing the site to be shut down, the company has announced. The incident occurred at one of...
October 1, 2015
Saudi Industrial Investment Group (SIIG; Riyadh) has announced that two of its joint venture complexes at Al Jubail will be undergoing a scheduled maintenance period starting 1...
September 30, 2015
The acquisition by Sinopec (Beijing), China’s largest petrochemicals company, of a stake in Sibur (Moscow), Russia’s largest petrochemicals player, is expected to be...
September 25, 2015
Versalis (Milan) will continue to operate its 490,000-m.t./year steam cracker at Porto Marghera, Italy, until the end of 2016 after entering into an ethylene supply agreement with a...
September 23, 2015
Ineos says its polymer unit at its Chocolate Bayou facility in Alvin, TX should be back up this week, and its two olefins units at the site should be back up in the next 2–3...
September 22, 2015
Unipetrol (Prague), a subsidiary of PKN Orlen (PÅ‚ock, Poland) on Monday confirmed that the Litvinov, Czech Republic–based steam cracker, which was taken off-line on 13 August...
September 22, 2015
Length in Europe’s propylene market will not cause steam cracker operators to dial back run rates and so the availability of pyrolysis gasoline (pygas) for aromatics production...
September 21, 2015
A power outage at two petrochemical facilities before the weekend in Chocolate Bayou, just south of Houston, has had little impact on the market to start the week. On Friday morning...
September 21, 2015
The US September propylene contract settled at a decline of 3 cents per pound on Friday, on the back of ample supply and weak crude futures. As a result, the decline took the...
September 13, 2015
Abbas Sha’ri Moqaddam, managing director of the National Petrochemical Co. (NPC; Tehran) says the company plans to build a gas-to-propylene (GTP) plant with the help of an...
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