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January 28, 2008
Toyo Engineering says that together with PT Rekayasa Industri, Indonesia’s state-owned engineering company, it has received a $300-million, lump sum turnkey contract to build a...
January 14, 2008
JGC and its JGC Arabia (Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia) subsidiary have been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction contract to build a previously announced olefins plant for...
January 14, 2008
North American olefins producers will continue to enjoy solid margins and strong demand this year, analysts say. Limited capacity increases worldwide and delayed cracker startups in...
November 27, 2007
The company expects to post earnings from continuing operations of 75 cts-80 cts/share, 7%-10% below current average analyst estimates of 86 cts/share, as surging raw material costs offset strong sales growth....
October 2, 2007
Eastman Chemical’s Longview, TX ethylene and propylene plant is back online, following an unexpected outage on September 8, a company representative says. Plant 4, one of the...
October 1, 2007
Foster Wheeler (FW) has been awarded a contract to provide project management consultancy and front-end engineering and design (FEED) for a previously announced petrochemical complex...
September 20, 2007
Gail India (New Delhi) says that gas and naphtha feedstock supply agreements have been signed for a previously announced, $1.24-billion petrochemical complex planned in the state...
August 9, 2007
Huntsman says it is scaling up its proprietary process to produce propylene glycol (PG) from glycerin—a by-product of biodiesel production, and will make it available for...
August 7, 2007
Texas Petrochemicals (TPC) says it has completed the expansion of its Baytown, TX facility, and expects start-up and initial plant operations to begin by the end of the month. The...
August 6, 2007
Lanxess says it will increase its ethylene propylene diene rubber (EPDM) capacity to more than 140,000 m.t./year. The company’s EPDM output is split between Marl, Germany and...
August 6, 2007
A consortium of eight companies has abandoned plans to construct a propylene pipeline linking Rotterdam and Antwerp with the Ruhr region of Germany (CW, Nov. 30/Dec. 7, 2005, p. 21)...
August 6, 2007
Crude oil and feedstock prices rose again last week, pushing spot petrochemical prices higher. Spot olefins on both sides of the Atlantic remained tight as minor supply outages in...
July 31, 2007
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE; Atlanta), an electronic energy marketplace, says it has agreed to acquire ChemConnect’s (Houston) commodity trading division in an all-cash...
July 31, 2007
Dow Chemical has announced propylene glycol (PG) price increases of 4 cts/lb, around 5%, in North America, effective July 1, or as contracts allow. The increase applies to mono-, di-...
July 30, 2007
U.S. petrochemical production during the fourth quarter rose 14% year-on-year, to 48.2 billion lbs, but total inventories fell 3% from the year-ago period, to 5.7 billion lbs, says the...
July 30, 2007
Borouge (Abu Dhabi) has awarded Samsung Engineering a $300-million contract to build a metathesis plant as part of Borouge’s previously announced Borouge 2 project at Ruwais, Abu...
July 30, 2007
Arkema says it has agreed with Essar Chemicals (Mumbai) to study forming a 50-50 joint venture to manufacture acrylic acid and esters in India. “This will be the first acrylic...
July 27, 2007
U.S. spot ethylene prices continued to rise last week on the back of brisk trade, increasing about 2 cts/lb. Propylene spot prices also advanced, by around 3 cts/lb, on increased...
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