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March 13, 2013
ZeaChem (Lakewood, CO) says it has successfully produced commercial-grade cellulosic chemicals and ethanol at its 250,000-gal/year demonstration biorefinery at Boardman, OR...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/ZeaChem-starts-production-of-commercial-grade-cellulosic-chemicals_50471.html
March 6, 2013
SK Gas (Seoul), South Korea's largest importer and distributor of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), said today that it has signed a deal with Lummus Technology to use Lummus’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/SK-Gas-selects-Lummus-Catofin-technology-for-PDH-plant-in-Korea_50274.html
March 1, 2013
Ascend Performance Materials (Houston) is proceeding with plans to build a $1.2-billion propane dehydrogenation (PDH) facility at its Chocolate Bayou complex at Alvin, TX. The PDH unit...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Ascend-plans-$1-2-billion-PDH-plant-at-Chocolate-Bayou_50166.html
February 27, 2013
Ascend Performance Materials (Houston) is proceeding with plans to build a $1.2-billion propane dehydrogenation (PDH) facility in at its Alvin, TX, site. The PDH unit will use propane...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Ascend-plans-$1-2-billion-on-purpose-propylene-plant-at-Alvin-TX-site_50088.html
February 13, 2013
Alpek (San Pedro Garza García, Mexico) reported a 52% drop in net consolidated profit during the fourth quarter, to $518 million. Consolidated fourth-quarter revenue...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Alpek-consolidated-profit-falls-52-percent-in-fourth-quarter_49781.html
February 7, 2013
Braskem's net profit swung back to positive territory in the fourth quarter of 2012 as the company reported 275 million reais ($138.3 million) in net earnings, compared with a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Braskem-swings-to-a-net-profit-in-the-fourth-quarter_49647.html
February 7, 2013
European demand for polypropylene (PP) remains weak. The weakness is compounded by propylene feedstock prices, which, between September 2012 and January 2013, shed €70/m.t. ...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/European-PP-contract-price-increases-may-be-limited-by-weak-demand-despite-slightly-firmer-propylene_49634.html
February 5, 2013
The strike at Sabic Europe's plant at Geleen, Netherlands, has ended, according to a Sabic announcement to the Saudi stock exchange today. “Due to the limited magnitude of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Staff-returns-to-work-at-Sabics-Geleen-plant_49580.html
January 31, 2013
Fluor has been awarded a contract by Williams (Tulsa, OK) to provide preliminary engineering services for a previously announced propane dehydrogenation (PDH) project near...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Fluor-awarded-Williams-propane-dehydrogenation-plant-contract-in-Canada_49464.html
January 31, 2013
Strike action at Sabic's plant at Geleen, in the region of Limburg, Netherlands, commenced today, and operations at the site's production plants are being wound down, Sabic says...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Strike-at-Sabics-Geleen-site-causes-progressive-halt-of-operations_49470.html
January 30, 2013
Employees at Sabic Europe's Geleen, Netherlands, complex have launched strike actions after talks between management and the FNV trade union on 28 January failed to reach an agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Labor-dispute-threatens-operations-at-Sabics-Geleen-site-reports-say_49436.html
January 30, 2013
SK Gas (Seoul) said in a regulatory filing that it will invest $890 million to build a propylene plant at Ulsan, South Korea, as part of its push into the petrochemical industry. SK...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/SK-Gas-to-build-$890-million-propylene-plant-at-Ulsan_49433.html
January 28, 2013
The Naphtachimie steam cracker at Lavéra, France, is expected to restart operations partially during the first half of March, IHS Chemical says. The cracker sustained a fire in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Naphtachimie-cracker-at-Lavera-to-restart-partially-in-March_49375.html
January 25, 2013
PKN Orlen's (Plock, Poland) petrochemical operations swung back into positive earnings territory during the fourth quarter of 2012, with the company's consolidated results showing a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/PKN-Orlens-petrochemical-activities-swing-to-a-quarterly-profit_49356.html
January 17, 2013
The European olefin market will see 2.9 million m.t./year of steam cracker capacity enter plant turnarounds between March and June 2013, according to IHS Chemical data. These...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Planned-outages-during-second-quarter-could-tighten-Europes-olefin-market_49035.html
January 16, 2013
Indian Oil Corp. (IOC; New Delhi) would like to participate in the previously announced share auction process of Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd. (HPL; Kolkata, India), say reports in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Indian-Oil-may-participate-in-Haldia-Petrochemicals-share-auction-reports-say_49008.html
January 10, 2013
Westlake Chemical has begun the previously announced expansion of the Petro 2 ethylene unit at its complex at Lake Charles, LA, the company said today. The expansion work, taking place...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Westlake-commences-ethylene-expansion-at-Lake-Charles_48861.html
January 9, 2013
PetroLogistics (Houston) has successfully completed repairs on its propane dehydrogenation (PDH) facility at Houston and resumed production of propylene. PetroLogistics shut the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/PetroLogistics-restarts-PDH-facility_48838.html
January 8, 2013
Ongoing discussions could lead to the development of additional PDH capacity, says the company....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Enterprise-PDH-unit-sold-out_48766.html
December 20, 2012
PetroLogistics (Houston, TX) brought its propane dehydrogenation (PDH) facility in Houston down for unscheduled repairs on 17 December owing to a damaged compressor. ...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/PetroLogistics-Houston-PDH-facility-down-for-repairs_48524.html
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