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June 9, 2012
Advanced Petrochemical Co. (Advanced; Jubail, Saudi Arabia) on Saturday June 9, 2012 signed a sales agreement with Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemical Co.  (Satorp...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Saudi-Aramco-Total-and-Advanced-Petrochemical-Sign-Propylene-Supply-Deal_44069.html
June 3, 2012
Sahara Petrochemicals (Riyadh) has announced that its Al Waha Petrochemicals joint venture with LyondellBasell was taken offline on June 1 for a scheduled maintenance turnaround and to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Al-Waha-Propane-Dehydro-and-PP-Complex-are-Offline-for-Modifications_43935.html
May 31, 2012
Gunvor Group (Geneva), an independent commodity trading company, says it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Petroplus's refinery at Ingolstadt, Germany and related German...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Swiss-Trader-to-Acquire-Propylene-Producing-Refinery-in-Germany_43846.html
May 25, 2012
Rosneft (Moscow), Russia’s oil and gas major with petrochemical ambitions, has appointed Igor Sechin as the new president of the company. The appointment was endorsed by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/New-Company-President-Plans-to-Revitalize-Rosneft_43717.html
May 15, 2012
Süd-Chemie, a Clariant subsidiary, says that its “breakthrough” catalyst used in the Lummus Catofin propane dehydrogenation (PDH) technology has been successful in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Sud-Chemie-Launches-Improved-PDH-Catalyst-for-Catofin-Technology_43474.html
April 30, 2012
  Nizhnekamskneftekhim (Nizhnekamsk, Russia), one of the largest petchems producers in Russia, has selected the Lummus ethylene and Linde alpha olefins processes for a major...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Nizhnekamsk-Signs-Contracts-with-Lummus-and-Linde-for-Petchems-Projects-in-Russia_43107.html
April 27, 2012
UOP, a Honeywell subsidiary, says that Zhangjiagang Yangzi River Petrochemical Co. (Zhangjiagang, China) has selected UOP’s C3 Oleflex process technology to produce propylene at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/UOP-Technology-Selected-for-Propylene-Project-in-China_43057.html
April 26, 2012
UOP, a Honeywell subsidiary, says its UOP C3 ­and C4 Oleflex processes have been selected by Shandong Chambroad Petrochemicals (Binzhou, China), a subsidiary of Shandong Chambroad...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/UOP-Technology-Selected-for-Propylene-and-Isobutylene-Plants-in-China_42999.html
March 27, 2012
OPX Biotechnologies, a Boulder, CO-based industrial biotechnology firm, says it has reached a “major step toward commercialization” by demonstrating its biobased acrylic...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/OPX-Hits-Acrylic-Acid-Milestone_42330.html
March 26, 2012
A surge in shale gas production is rapidly transforming the North American petrochemical industry, improving the cost position of producers and prompting major plans for new...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Petrochemicals-Shale-Gas-Restores-U-S-Competitiveness_42235.html
March 7, 2012
Dow Chemical says its Board of Directors has authorized capital to finalize detailed engineering and purchase long lead-time equipment for a new, world-scale propane dehydrogenation...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Dows-Board-Authorizes-Freeport-Propylene-Investment_41858.html
February 27, 2012
Formosa Plastics says it will invest about $1.7 billion at its Point Comfort, TX site to build a new, grassroots 800,000-m.t./year ethane cracker, an associated 600,000-m.t./year propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit and a new 300,000-m.t./year low-density polyethylene (LDPE) resin plant. Start-up is expected in 2016, Formosa says.
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http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Formosa-Updates-Plans-for-U-S-Expansion_41617.html
February 24, 2012
This Week on CW:   BASF’s fourth-quarter earnings were adversely impacted by economic weakness, but the company still showed profitability and forecasts growth for this...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Feb-24_41588.html
February 14, 2012
Saudi Arabia's Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu says it has authorized previously announced chemical expansion projects totaling SR21.2 billion ($5.6 billion) at Jubail. The deals...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Saudi-Arabia-Approves-$5-6-Billion-Expansion-Projects-at-Jubail_41339.html
January 27, 2012
This Week on CW: Eastman Chemical announced plans to acquire Solutia for $4.7 billion in cash and stock, including assumed debt. The purchase price of $27.65/share, including cash and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Jan-27_40883.html
January 25, 2012
Total has shelved plans to divest a refinery in the U.K. after failing to find a buyer for the plant. Patrick Pouyanné, head of Total's refinery and chemicals business...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Total-Shelves-Divestment-of-U-K-Refinery_40771.html
January 19, 2012
Kuwait’s previously announced Olefins III project is expected to be completed by end 2016, Maha Mulla Hussain, chairperson of Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC) told CW recently...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Kuwait-Details-Olefins-III-Mohammad-Hussain-to-Succeed-Al-Terkait-at-Equate_40582.html
January 16, 2012
Oil and gas company OMV (Vienna) says it will consider plans to divest the company's 45% stake in Bayernoil (Ingolstadt, Germany) as part of a previously announced program to sell...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/OMV-Considers-Sale-of-Stake-in-German-Refiner_40483.html
January 9, 2012
Petrochemical producers expect a stronger year as demand continues to recover and capacity additions in the Mideast slow. Global demand for ethylene is expected to increase 3.9% in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Petrochemicals-Stronger-Demand-Expected_40268.html
January 5, 2012
Dow Chemical says it has selected Honeywell to provide technology for its recently announced propane dehydrogenation unit (PDH) at Freeport, TX. Dow says the PDH unit will have the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Dow-Selects-Honeywell-Technology-for-New-PDH-Unit_40189.html
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